A possible solution has emerged for an unemployment benefits problem we have been reporting on for months. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
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State Urges Man To Apply For Gig Worker Unemployment After Penalty Weeks Hold Up His Benefits For MonthsA possible solution has emerged for an unemployment benefits problem we have been reporting on for months. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
President Trump Pushes To Name Successor To Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg QuicklyMeanwhile, Democrats are trying to scramble to stop any movement before the election. CBS News’ Paula Reid reports.
Boeing Faces New Accusations About 737 MAX JetlinerThe model was grounded 18 months ago after two deadly crashes. This week, congressional investigators provided the most scathing account yet of what went wrong. CBS News’ Kris Van Cleave reports.
Political Battle Heats Up Over Replacement For Justice GinsburgA day after the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a political battle is shaping up over who will name her replacement. CBS News’ Natalie Brand reports from Washington.
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Remembered As Equal Rights ChampionJustice Ginsburg shattered glass ceilings on her way to the nation’s highest court. CBS News’ Paula Reid reports.
Mayor Lightfoot, State's Attorney Foxx Honor Memory Of Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgMayor Lori Lightfoot on Saturday praised Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a tireless advocate for women's rights.
A Chicago Area Attorney Remembers Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgThe late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s ties to Chicago are many – and while she will be remembered for her time presiding over the nation’s most powerful courtroom, she also spent time in the Chicago area presiding over a wedding. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
OIG Report Says COPA Took Took Long To Release Some Police VideosThe Chicago Office of the Inspector General on Tuesday released a report concluding that the Civilian Office of Police Accountability is not following policies requiring the release of video and documents to the public within 60 days in police use-of-force incidents. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Illinois House Panel Investigates Possible Disciplinary Action Against Speaker MadiganHouse Speaker Michael Madigan is the most powerful person in Illinois politics, but he was recently implicated in an ongoing bribery investigation. Now, a state House committee will decide whether Madigan should be disciplined. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Bob Woodward Reports President Trump Knew About How Deadly Coronavirus WasThe legendary journalist claims in his new book "Rage” that President Donald Trump knew the coronavirus was five times more deadly than the flu, even as he was publicly saying it wasn’t. CBS News’ Scott Pelley’s exclusive interview with Woodward can be seen this coming Sunday on “60 Minutes.”
AG William Barr Credits Operation Legend With Reducing Chicago CrimeU.S. Attorney General William Barr was in Chicago Wednesday touting success with Operation Legend to reduce crime in the city, but Mayor Lori Lightfoot said not so fast. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Change Proposed To Rules About Blood Donations From Gay MenMembers of the LGBTQ community are applauding a new push in Congress to change the rules about blood donation from gay men.
City Faces $1.2 Billion Budget Shortfall For 2021Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday projected an $800 million budget shortfall for the rest of 2020, and a $1.2 billion deficit for next year, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take a severe toll on the city's tax revenues. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Ahead Of RNC, President Trump Addresses Family MatterPresident Donald Trump responded Sunday to newly-surfaced audio recordings believed to be his older sister, Maryanne Trump Barry, sharply criticizing him. CBS News’ Tom Hanson reports.
Firefighter Sounds Alarm About Giving Promotional Exams During PandemicAlarms were going off for some Chicago firefighters this week. First, there was a COVID-19 outbreak at the Quinn Fire Academy, and now, hundreds are expected to gather in one spot to take a test. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
A Look At National Politics As The 2020 Democratic Convention BeginsCBS News Political Correspondent Ed O’Keefe joins Irika Sargent to talk about the Democratic National Convention that starts Monday night, the 2020 election, and voting by mail.
Mail-Sorting Machines Taken Out Of Service In Chicago, Union Rep SaysOn Monday, CBS 2 learned that mail-sorting machines are being taken out of service at Chicago’s Main Post Office and also at O’Hare International Airport, and Democrats say it is all part of President Donald Trump’s nationwide effort to slow voting by mail. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
Protesters Turn Out At Postmaster General's HomeWith the coronavirus expected to prompt millions to vote by mail in the November election, the U.S. Postal Service is at the center of a growing political storm. CBS News’ Tom Hanson reports.
President Trump Claims Expanded Voting By Mail Will Lead To FraudThere is growing speculation that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will call lawmakers back from recess to address the accounts of slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service, while President Donald Trump claims expanded voting by mail will lead to rampant fraud. CBS News’ Weijia Jiang reports.
Remembering Former Gov. Jim ThompsonThe former governor, who served from 1977 until 1991, died Friday at the age of 84. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
State Sen. Terry Link Accused Of Tax EvasionThe 24-year veteran Illinois state senator and assistant senate majority leader is accused of falsifying his 2016 tax return.
State Sen. Terry Link Indicted On Tax Evasion ChargesLink has been in office since 1996.
New City Fire Contract Does Not Include New AmbulancesMayor Lori Lightfoot told CBS 2 at last year that more ambulances were expected when the new Fire Department contract was finalized. That day has arrived, and guess what – there won’t be a single ambulance added. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Top Democrats Fume After President Trump’s Executive Actions On StimulusPresident Donald Trump’s plan to bypass Congress’ stimulus bill could face legal challenges. CBS News’ Tom Hanson reports.