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.
Staffing Issues, COVID-19 Cases At Postal Service Prompt Concern About Mail-In BallotsThere are now 44 days until the November election, and on this day, when everyone is being urged to register to vote, we are learning there are big worries about mail-in ballots. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey 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.
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.
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.
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.
Rochester, N.Y. Mayor Fires Police Chief Over Daniel Prude CaseRochester, New York Mayor Lovely Warren abruptly fired that city’s police chief Monday, in the wake of the death of Chicago man Daniel Prude in police custody back in March.
President Trump, Democratic Nominee Biden Focus On Battleground StatesThe COVID-19 pandemic remains a major campaign issue. CBS News' Tom Hanson 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.
Vice President Candidates Visit WisconsinCBS 2 Political Reporter Dana Kozlov reports on the messages Mike Pence and Kamala Harris had for Wisconsin voters.
Pence, Harris Visit Wisconsin On Labor DayCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic VP Candidate Kamala Harris both visit Wisconsin, considered a swing state in the upcoming election.
Protests Rage On In Rochester, Across CountryThere have been protests for several days in Rochester, New York over the death of Daniel Prude of Chicago in police custody, and social justice protests also rage on around the country. CBS News' Michael George reports.
Group Launches 60 Days Of Protests Before Election DayA group on Saturday kicked off 60 days of planned protests leading up to the 2020 presidential election.
Republican Lawmakers In Illinois Form Special CommitteeThe group wants to investigate House Speaker Michael Madigan who was implicated in an alleged bribery case.
Harvey Man Questions Police Response To Stolen CarA Harvey man thought calling police to report his stolen car might help get it back. Instead, he believes a series of mistakes by that police department allowed thieves to get away with his car – twice. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Blake Family Holds Rally On Block Where Jacob Blake Was ShotAs President Donald Trump visited Kenosha on Tuesday, Jacob Blake's family held a block party and service event and said they wanted the focus to be on Blake. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Kenosha Residents React To President Trump's VisitPresident Donald Trump was on the ground in Kenosha for a little over two hours, and the question remains among residents – was the visit for political points, or something bigger? CBS 2’s Chris Tye reports.
Signs Of Healing At Rally For Jacob BlakeSome of Jacob Blake's family returned Tuesday for a block party where Blake was shot seven times by a Kenosha police officer. As CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports, the family wanted the focus to be on Blake, and not on President Trump.
President Trump Visits Kenosha, Announces Help For Businesses That Were DestroyedIn his visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin on Tuesday, President Donald Trump saw firsthand some of the businesses that were burned out there during civil unrest last week, following the shooting of Jacob Blake by police. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
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.
Some Worry Ahead Of President Trump's Visit To KenoshaPresident Donald Trump will be touring some of the damage from the unrest in Kenosha and will be meeting with police, but he will not be meeting with Jacob Blake's family. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Apprehension Ahead Of President Trump's Visit To KenoshaIn the wake of unrest following the shooting of Jacob Blake by police, President Donald Trump is coming to Kenosha against the wishes of some state and local leaders. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports from Kenosha.