There were calls Thursday night for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resign, following the release of the video of the police shooting that killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Little Village Activists Want Mayor Lightfoot, Supt. Brown To ResignThere were calls Thursday night for Mayor Lori Lightfoot to resign, following the release of the video of the police shooting that killed 13-year-old Adam Toledo. CBS 2's Marie Saavedra reports.
Speechwriter Brian Boyer On His Time Working With Mayor Harold WashingtonThe Chicago Public Library has released an archive of printouts of speeches by Mayor Harold Washington. Brian Boyer, who served as chief speechwriter for Mayor Washington, joins CBS 2's Jim Williams to talk about his role with the mayor.
Chicago Public Library Posts Archive Of Speeches By Mayor Harold WashingtonNinety-nine years ago on Thursday, Chicago's first Black mayor, Harold Washington, was born. As CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, a big part of the birthday celebration includes a new exhibit of Washington's time in office - his speeches.
Chicago Heights Parks Supt. Frank Perez Backs Out Of Interview With CBS 2With only days left on the job, following complaints that he was given a $212,000 buyout amid controversy about the handling of funds, ,Chicago Heights Parks Supt. Frank Perez still is not talking to CBS 2.
Chicago Heights Parks Official Leaves Job With $212,000 Payout, To Frustration Of ManyChicago Heights parks Supt. Frank Perez wasn’t fired – he walked – and for that, taxpayers will foot a buyout of more than $200,000 for him. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Congress To Take Up President Biden's Infrastructure PlanCongress is back in business Monday, and President Biden's infrastructure plan will be a top focus for lawmakers. CBS News' Christina Ruffini reports.
CTU Wants To Delay Return Of CPS High School Students Amid COVID-19 SpikeA rapid rise in coronavirus cases in the Chicago area is a big concern for some Chicago teachers. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Lyons Village President Chris Getty Well Ahead In Reelection BidGetty faced a challenge by Richard Gatz.
Mayor Richard Irvin Handily Wins Reelection In AuroraIrvin capture more than half the vote against challengers Judd Lofchie and John Laesch.
Flossmoor To Elect Woman Mayor For First Time In Nearly 100-Year HistoryDr. Lakshmi Emory is up against Michelle Nelson for Flossmoor mayor.
CPS High School Students Set To Return To Class April 19, But COVID Rates Are Rising NowThe target date for Chicago Public Schools high school students to return to class is less than two weeks away. But as CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports, there could be a new sticking point.
Illinois Board Of Elections Executive Director Placed On Leave After Extortion AttemptThe executive director of the Illinois State Board of Elections has been placed on administrative leave, just one day before several cities hold their municipal elections.
South Suburban School Board Votes To Oust Member For Alleged Illegal Campaign SolicitingDolton School District 149 voted to oust a current school board member for illegal campaign funding – and he’s not even up for reelection. CBS 2''s Jermont Terry reports.
Latest Court-Ordered Report On CPD Reforms Offers Mixed Report CardThe independent monitor reviewing the Chicago Police Department’s progress on court-ordered reforms offered a mixed report card on Wednesday in its latest review. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
CBS News: Sen. Tammy Duckworth On Striving For 'That More Perfect Union'U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth recounts her journey from the pilot’s seat to losing both legs in Iraq, and then to Capitol Hill, in her new memoir. As CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes explained, it tells a different story than you might know.
Concrete Is Ripped Up Along Lakefront Ledge On Near North Side, Posing Serious HazardA huge hazard has developed along the lakefront that runners and bicyclists might not see coming. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs 4 Bills Into Law Targeting Jobs, Predatory Loans, HousingGov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday signed four bills into Illinois state law with the goal of a better economy for everybody.
Building Owner Says Alderman Is Retaliating After Her Online PostsSome building owners on the Northwest Side asked Ald. Jim Gardiner (45th) for an exception to permit parking restrictions so the tenants of the building could park on the block. Gardiner said no-can-do, and they believe he is doing it out of spite. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Chicago Cop Who Bragged About Killing Someone Was Assigned To Team Designed To 'Strengthen Community Trust'A Chicago Police Department (CPD) officer who bragged on camera about having killed someone spent months assigned to the department's team designed to improve police-community relations. CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards reports.
Evanston Moving Ahead With Reparations Plan, But Some Call It InsufficientOn Monday night, the City of Evanston moved forward with the plan to distribute money to Blacks in certain neighborhoods. But as CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reports, the move is divided – even amongst African-Americans.
Dr. Fauci Urges Precautions In Face Of COVID-19 Variants, But Pockets Of Resistance PersistAs more coronavirus variants spread throughout the U.S., experts say there are ways to keep new infections from surging once again. But as CBS News' Michael George reports, there are pockets of resistance -- including people burning masks.
City Council In Michigan City Approves Resolution Calling For Mayor Duane Parry To Step DownThere were new calls Tuesday night for the mayor of Michigan City, Indiana to resign.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls Out CPD After Suspects Remained Free Following Repeated Abuse Of 10-Year-Old GirlFive child sex offenders remained free until the CBS 2 Investigators got involved. Not only has the Chicago Police Department launched an internal investigation into its mishandling of a child sexual abuse case, but now Mayor Lori Lightfoot is also calling out the systematic failures that allowed these predators to remain free. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Mayor Demands Police Reforms Following CBS 2 Investigation Exposing 10-Year-Old's Abusers Remained FreeFive child sex offenders remained free until the CBS 2 Investigators got involved. Not only has the Chicago Police Department launched an internal investigation into its mishandling of a child sexual abuse case, but now Mayor Lori Lightfoot is also calling out the systematic failures that allowed these predators to remain free. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.