House Speaker Michael Madigan requested the probe last year from an attorney and former federal prosecutor. As CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports, the report particularly takes former House Clerk Tim Mapes to task.
Report Outlines Serious Concerns About Sexual Harassment In SpringfieldHouse Speaker Michael Madigan requested the probe last year from an attorney and former federal prosecutor. As CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports, the report particularly takes former House Clerk Tim Mapes to task.
Trump Defends His Handling Of EconomyPresident Trump calls the state of the economy one of his greatest accomplishments and is pushing back against fears of a recession. CBS News' Paula Reid reports.
State Senator Apologizes For Mock Trump Assassination PhotosState Sen. Martin Sandoval is apologizing for the photos, which did not involve him directly, but were taken at his fundraiser.
Trump Says He Was Just Floating Clemency For BlagojevichPresident Donald Trump today said he just wanted to see if giving clemency to Gov. Road Blagojevich was popular.
Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Stepping DownBrown sat down with CBS 2's Brad Edwards, and defended her record amid some high-profile controversies.
Trump Backing Off On Blagojevich Commutation?President Donald Trump's tone was more tepid Thursday evening as he tweeted about the possibility of commuting former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's prison sentence. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Those Who Put Blago Behind Bars React To Possible ClemencyCBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports on how the former head of the Chicago FBI, and the jury forewoman, are reacting to President Donald Trump talking about clemency for Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
How Patti Blagojevich Has Pushed For Her Husband's ReleasePatti Blagojevich's actions appear very calculated in her efforts to convince President Donald Trump to release her husband, Gov. Rod Blagojevich. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Blagojevich Jury Forewoman Reacts To Possible ClemencyCBS 2 caught up with Connie Wilson after President Donald Trump said he was considering former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's prison sentence.
The Longstanding Trump-Blagojevich RelationshipPresident Donald Trump and former Gov. Rod Blagojevich may not be 'friends,' but they do have a longstanding relationship that goes beyond Blagojevich's appearance on 'The Celebrity Apprentice.' CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Big Break Coming For Blagojevich?President Trump said late Wednesday that he is seriously considering commuting the sentence of former Gov. Rod Blagojevich. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov has more on how it could all play out.
Commutation Coming For Blagojevich?President Donald Trump said on Air Force One Wednesday night that he is likely to commute former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's sentence, according to reports. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
BREAKING: Trump Likely To Commute Blagojevich's SentenceThe New York Times reports President Trump talked about a possible commutation for the former governor on Air Force One Wednesday night. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Lightfoot Slams Ivanka Trump Over TweetIvanka Trump's tweet about violence in Chicago this past weekend contained some factual inaccuracies.
Mayor Lightfoot Slams Ivanka Trump Over TweetMayor Lori Lightfoot takes Ivanka Trump to task over the First Daughter's tweet about Chicago violence that contained incorrect information.
State Sen. Tom Cullerton IndictedThe DuPage County state senator accused of embezzling more than $250,000. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
Have Six Aldermen Lived Up To Their Vow To Fight Red Light Cameras?An activist got hundreds of candidates to sign a pledge four years ago to fight the city’s red light cameras if elected. Six of those candidates are now aldermen, so what have they done to keep their promise? CBS 2 Morning Insider Vince Gerasole asked them what they've done.
Hopes High For Planned Hard Rock Casino In GaryThe planners behind the Hard Rock Casino hope it will revitalize struggling Gary, but some ask why this time will be different. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
New Reaction To OIG Report On Body CamsMayor Lightfoot and police Supt. Johnson say there will be accountability for failure to comply with the rules for police body cameras. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Police React To OIG Report On Body CamsPolice and Mayor Lori Lightfoot have reacted to a report that is raising questions about Chicago’s police body camera program. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Lawmaker Proposes Reintroducing Statewide Animal Abuser RegistryIllinois state Sen. Tom Cullerton's proposal comes as a Cook County registry is finally being used. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Blagojevich Not On Trump's Pardon ListPresident Donald Trump issued full pardons for five convicted criminals and commuted the sentences for two others Monday, but former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was not one of them.
Mayor Lightfoot Caught Calling FOP Official A 'Clown'Mayor Lori Lightfoot apologized Wednesday -- sort of -- after being caught on an open mic calling the vice president of the Fraternal Order of Police a 'clown.' CBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Two Laws To Protect Young ImmigrantsYoung immigrants now have more protections in Illinois, after Gov. JB Pritzker signed two new laws on Tuesday.
Some Skeptical About City's Parking Ticket Policy ChangesMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced a plan to change policies for the issuance of parking tickets. But as CBS2's Charlie De Mar reports, some are skeptical about the idea.
City Calls For Relief For Those Drowning In Ticket DebtMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the city's ticketing policies. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
No Sign Of Expected Immigrant Deportation CrackdownThere have been no reports of undocumented immigrants being detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents as had been expected this weekend, but people living in the Latino community on the city’s Southeast Side say they’re still on edge. CBS 2's Cesar Rodriguez reports.
Durbin Says Feds Not Prepared To House Immigrants Caught Up In ICE RaidsIn two days, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents could begin conducting raids to arrest and deport thousands of undocumented immigrants across the nation, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin said he’s concerned about where people who are detained in the Chicago area will be housed.
Brad Stephens Defends Dual Roles As Rosemont Mayor, State RepresentativeBradley Stephens is one of the highest-paid mayors in the country, earning a $260,000 salary as the mayor of Rosemont, a village with a population of 4,200. Now he stands to earn another $69,000 a year as a state representative. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.