From Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton to some of the youngest ladies around Chicago, this Inauguration Day Wednesday was about Chucks and pearls. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
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Girls And Women Wear Chucks And Pearls In Rallying Cry For VP Kamala HarrisFrom Illinois Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton to some of the youngest ladies around Chicago, this Inauguration Day Wednesday was about Chucks and pearls. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Inspector General Investigating City Officials For Response To Botched Anjanette Young RaidThe CBS 2 investigation into the botched police raid of Anjanette Young’s home is sparking another investigation – this one focusing on the Mayor’s office and other city departments. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois State Sen. Heather Steans ResigningState Sen. Heather Steans (D-Chicago), who was instrumental in the passage of legislation legalizing recreational marijuana and same-sex marriage in Illinois, is resigning from office at the end of the month.
Dolton Village Trustee Tiffany Henyard Gives Away Gas For Free Amid Run For MayorIt’s campaign season in south suburban Dolton, and one mayoral candidate kicked it off by giving away gas for free. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Tight Security In Springfield And Beyond Ahead Of Inauguration DayAhead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration, security is sky-high in Washington – and in state capitals such as Springfield, where the National Guard is helping state Capitol Police. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Man Getting Unemployment Benefits After Suing IDESWith the Illinois Department of Employment Security failing to address issues with unemployment claims properly, a Glenview man had to take them to court to get his benefits. But what about others in his position? CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Officials: Questionable Spending In Chicago Heights Goes Beyond Library To Parks DivisionA new twist has emerged in a shady spending spree in south suburban Chicago Heights. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
State Vows To Crack Down On Unemployment Fraud As More Victims Come ForwardIn a new twist, some unemployment victims are getting change-of-address letters – even after their employers have told the state they are still on the job. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Firefighters Say Department Doesn't Consider COVID An On-The-Job IllnessHundreds of Chicago firefighters who got COVID-19 said they were stunned when they were told it is not considered an on-the-job illness. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Rep. Emanuel 'Chris' Welch Emerges As Frontrunner For Illinois House SpeakerLess than a day before the new Illinois General Assembly is sworn in, House Democrats appear to be moving closer to selecting a new Speaker, as Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch (D-Hillside) emerged as the frontrunner in the party's internal vote to replace Michael Madigan.
Multiple Republicans Back Impeachment Of President TrumpWhite House sources said as many as 20 House Republicans will vote in favor of impeachment.
State Rep. Darren Bailey Collapses During House Session In SpringfieldIllinois state Rep. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) was recovering Sunday after a medical scare during a state House session in Springfield.
House Democrats Prepare For New Impeachment Against President Trump Over Capitol AssaultIn a letter on Sunday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi outlined plans to make President Donald Trump the first president to be impeached twice. CBS News' Nancy Chen reports.
Push Gaining Steam For New Impeachment Of President Trump After Capitol AssaultHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House Democrats are laying plans for impeaching President Donald Trump again. CBS News' Tom Hanson reports.
Calls Mount For New Impeachment Of President Trump After Capitol RiotHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House Democrats are laying out plans for impeaching President Donald Trump again after the crisis Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol. CBS News’ Tom Hanson explains what’s next.
GOP Congresswoman Mary Miller Condemned For Hitler RemarksU.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) on Thursday called for the resignation of newly-elected downstate U.S. Rep. Mary Miller (R-Illinois) over the latter’s saying Adolf Hitler was “right on one thing.”
Suburban Man Expresses Regret After He Was Arrested During Riot At U.S. CapitolBradley Rukstales was deep in protest at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday afternoon – and then riots broke out. On Thursday night, Rukstales, of northwest suburban Inverness, told CBS 2’s Charlie De Mar things just got out of hand.
Two Men From Northwest Suburbs Among Those Arrested In D.C.Bradley Rukstales of Inverness and David Fitzgerald of Roselle are among the dozens of people arrested in Washington, D.C., after a mob of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
2 Northwest Suburban Men Among Those Arrested In Capitol StormingTwo men from Chicago’s northwest suburbs are among the dozens of people arrested in Washington, D.C., after a mob of rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Growing Number Of Illinois Members Of Congress Call For 25th Amendment For President TrumpAccusing President Donald Trump of inciting violence at the U.S. Capitol, after a mob of thousands stormed the building on Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) became the first Republican to call for the president's removal from office by invoking the 25th Amendment of the Constitution. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
After Rioters Storm U.S. Capitol, Several Illinois Lawmakers Call For Trump's Removal From OfficeAfter a mob of thousands stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, the FBI is asking for help identifying the rioters, while many Illinois lawmakers are calling for President Donald Trump to be removed from office for inciting the violence, including Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger, the first lawmaker from the president's own party to call for his ouster.
Many Say Storming Of Capitol Highlights Double Standards When It Comes To RaceWhile many were appalled at the storming of the U.S. Capitol that played out in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, many also insisted it also highlights the double standards that protesters of different races face in this country. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Scenes From The Chaos At The Capitol RiotFrom the minute the crisis at the Capitol began, emotions were high and cameras captured the moments.
Chicago Area Members Of Congress React After Rioters Storm CapitolAfter talking with several Illinois members of Congress, they all echoed just how important it was to get back on the House floor and finish certifying the election. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.