Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the city of Chicago is stepping up efforts to prevent kids from vaping, amid a growing number of deaths and serious illnesses connected to electronic cigarette use.
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Mayor Seeking Total Ban On Flavored E-CigarettesMayor Lori Lightfoot says the city of Chicago is stepping up efforts to prevent kids from vaping, amid a growing number of deaths and serious illnesses connected to electronic cigarette use.
What Will Attack On Saudi Refinery Mean At Gas Pump?Attacks in Saudi Arabia crippled the world's largest refinery and nearby oil fields, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo believes Iran is to blame. CBS News' Nikole Killion reports.
Anne Burke Named Illinois Supreme Court Chief JusticeIllinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke has been named the court's next chief justice.
Why Are Chicago Police Overtime Costs Still So High?The city is still spending tens of millions of dollars in police overtime, even with the number of officers on the streets at a 10-year high. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
Vrdolyak Asks For Delay In SentencingFormer Ald. Ed Vrdolyak suffered a fall this week, and his attorneys want his sentencing date postponed in his tax evasion case.
Police Lawsuit Settlements Account For Big Chunk Of City DeficitThe city has paid an average of $95 million each year in the past decade to settle lawsuits against the Chicago Police Department. CBS 2's Chelsea Irving reports.
War Of Words Continues Between Lightfoot, Sen. CruzMayor Lori Lightfoot and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz have been in a spat on Twitter over gun control. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
CPS Celebrates Opening Of New Englewood STEM High SchoolHundreds of families in Englewood are celebrating the opening of a new $85 million high school, but to make way for that school, the neighborhood had to lose four others. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
CPS Opens New Englewood STEM High SchoolHundreds of families in Englewood are celebrating the opening of a new $85 million high school, but to make way for that school, the neighborhood had to lose four others. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Mayor Harold Washington On His Reform EffortsIn this clip from a 1983 CBS 2 news special, Mayor Washington talks with Don Craig and Mike Flannery about his efforts to reform city government, 100 days into his first term in office.
Mayor Harold Washington On Creating Jobs, City Council TurmoilMore from the 1983 CBS 2 news special "Mayor Harold Washington: 100 Days Later," with Don Craig and Mike Flannery.
CBS 2 Vault: Mayor Harold Washington On 100 Days In OfficeMayor Harold Washington sits down with CBS 2's Don Craig and Mike Flannery to talk about his record in office, while Chicagoans weigh in with their concerns, in this CBS 2 news special from 1983.
Mayor Lightfoot Faces Tough Decisions For BudgetMayor Lori Lightfoot will address the city's budget in her State of the City address Thursday evening. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
The Oft-Troubled History Of The James R. Thompson CenterGov. J.B. Pritzker’s decision to put the James R. Thompson Center up for sale got the Morning Insiders curious – is selling a prized possession really the way to balance the budget? CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole took a look inside the troubled history of the Illinois state office building.
Mayor Lightfoot To Outline Huge Budget DeficitFacing a budget deficit of up to $1 billion, Mayor Lori Lightfoot is set to begin outlining her plan to dig out of the massive hole at her “state of the city” address Thursday night. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Reflects On 100 Days In OfficeWhile she would not give herself a letter grade, Mayor Lori Lightfoot outlined her achievements, and places where there is a need for improvement, in an interview with CBS 2's Irika Sargent.
100 Days In: Mayor Lightfoot On Property Taxes, CrimeIt's been 100 days since Mayor Lori Lightfoot was sworn in. The mayor sat down with CBS 2's Irika Sargent to talk about a variety of issues, including property taxes and the city's ongoing efforts to curb crime.
Does Automated Software To Expunge Marijuana Records Work?Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has announced a partnership with Code for America to expunge low-level marijuana records. But does it really work? CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.
FULL INTERVIEW: Mayor Lightfoot Marks 100 Days In OfficeMayor Lori Lightfoot talks with CBS 2’s Irika Sargent about several subjects as she reaches the milestone of 100 days in office.
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Trump's New Rules For Detaining Immigrant ChildrenIllinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is joining 18 other states and the District of Columbia in a lawsuit against the Trump administration’s efforts to eliminate limits on how long migrant children can be kept in detention.
New Call To Ban Horse Carriages In ChicagoThe call comes after Animal Care and Control ordered a carriage horse to be removed from the streets this past weekend. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Teachers Reject Contract Proposal; Could Strike Be Coming?The Chicago Teachers Union on Monday rejected a fact finder's contract recommendation, and the teachers say they are prepared to strike. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Chicago Teachers' Union Is Prepared To StrikeThe union has rejected an independent fact finder's recommendation for a contract, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot says there's no reason to strike. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Chicago Teachers Union Rejects Contract Offer; Strike One Step CloserThe Chicago Teachers Union has rejected an independent fact finder’s contract recommendation, setting up a possible strike if they cannot reach a deal with the Chicago Public Schools.
Planned Parenthood, ACLU Seek To Block Missouri Abortion LawCritics of a new Missouri ban on abortions at or after eight weeks of pregnancy are asking a judge to block the law from taking effect this week.
Former Rep. Joe Walsh To Challenge President TrumpWalsh represented the northwest suburbs for one term. He now calls President Trump 'unfit' and is apologizing for some of his own past rhetoric.
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.