Chicago Teachers Union Urging Teachers to Consider Striking If No Contract By OctoberA Chicago Teachers Union bulletin posted Wednesday warns “a possible strike deadline looms,” urging teachers to consider going on strike if no contract "by October."
Waukegan Police Discover Rare 'DMT' Drug Lab in Apartment BuildingThe rare, hallucinogenic drug, is known on the street, as "businessman's trip" or "Dimitri."
103-Year-Old Veteran Takes Honor Flight ThursdayJoseph Slavik will fly to Washington, courtesy of VNC Honor Flight of Northern and Western Illinois.
Police Still Questioning Man After Tuesday Fatal House FireAn ATF dog on the job sniffing for accelerants is just one tool of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) investigators as they search for the cause of the fire.
2 Dead, 5 Wounded In Shootings WednesdayThe most recent fatal shooting happened Wednesday morning in Englewood.
Chicago School Board Approves $5.4B CPS BudgetThe Chicago Board of Education voted unanimously today to approve a controversial $5.4 billion budget for the Chicago Public Schools, including a property tax hike to fund teacher pensions.
Chicago Cubs' Current Chances Of Winning World SeriesFollowing the release of MLB's playoff schedule, even the most cautious Cubs fan is circling all of those dates in October, including those late in the month.
Surging Prices For EpiPens Worry Allergy SufferersRecent reports about the skyrocketing cost of EpiPens – injectors used to treat severe allergic reactions or allergy attacks – has the people who rely on them getting worried.
Transgender Artist Sues City Over Ban On Topless PerformancesA transgender woman has filed a discrimination lawsuit against the city, challenging the Chicago ordinance prohibiting women from going topless in establishments that hold liquor licenses.
Drug Lab Found During Eviction At Waukegan ApartmentAbout 11 a.m., the manager of an apartment building in the 1000 block of Lakehurst Drive called police to report that numerous chemicals had been found during the eviction of a unit, according to a statement from Waukegan police.
Eddie Vedder Halts Wrigley Concert To Kick Out Unruly FanPearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder brought Monday night’s concert to a sudden halt when he apparently saw a man in the Wrigley Field crowd harassing a woman, and kicked the man out.
Board Of Education To Vote On $5.4 Billion CPS BudgetAfter weeks of discussions, the Chicago Public Schools budget comes down to a vote, and not everyone is thrilled with the direction the spending is going.

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