Nearly a year after his wife Maggie's death, former Mayor Richard M. Daley sits down with Rick Kogan for an extended interview. Then we'll invite you to share your thoughts on Daley's legacy. Plus Ald. Fioretti tells us why he voted against Mayor Emanuel's budget today. And filmmaker Mary Fishman.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has cancelled his travel plans indefinitely to stay with his ailing wife.Daley's former top press aide Jacqueline Heard said in an e-mail to the Associated Press that the former mayor planned to fly to Harvard University next week as a visiting fellow.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley could soon have fewer bodyguards to rely on. Mayor Rahm Emanuel told reporters Tuesday that a security analysis at the end of the summer will decide whether or not Daley still needs protection.
The big Oprah United Center farewell came and went without a hitch (except for the couple that got engaged on stage). The morning reports had Oprah brunching with family and friends, almost like the morning after a big wedding. The shows are being edited now. The dates have been finalized.
Declaring that Chicago is ready for change, Rahm Emanuel took the oath of office Monday, becoming the 46th mayor in Chicago's history and the first Jewish resident to occupy the office.Nearly all of Chicago's top elected officials were on hand for the occasion, as were Vice President Joe Biden and s