At one of the schools ordered closed by CPS – there was quiet opposition from some parents today…and some seemed resigned to what is about to happen. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
Timothy Smith tearfully apologized Thursday for pimping his pregnant wife and for gunning down an unarmed man who came to their McHenry County home seeking sex.
The list of Top Ten fugitives in McHenry County got shorter after a man wanted for the sexual abuse of a girl was captured by police and federal agents in Milwaukee.
Two bodies were found inside a car on the South Side and one of the victims worked for Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
A north suburban teacher gives new meaning to the term “burning your bridges behind you,” as she resigns on a YouTube video decrying a shift towards “Teaching to the Test.”
The Chicago School Board voted to close 49 underutilized or underperforming elementary schools on Wednesday as part of a plan to close a $1 billion budget deficit.
The Chicago Board of Education on Wednesday voted to close 49 elementary schools, in what is believed to be the biggest single mass shutdown of schools in U.S. history.
McMahon said people can agree or disagree with his decision not to file charges, but he stands by it as the right thing to do. He said there was no evidence of a coverup, and that the problem was more one of ignorance of the state’s reporting law than anything else.
Morton West High School has been placed on lock down for precautionary reasons after an unknown individual entered the building.
The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would require parents to send their kids to school before their 7th birthday, in a vote that broke down along party lines.
A 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a “Columbine-style” attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.
Workers at the Will County Recorder of Deeds office have been complaining of a rotten stench in the office, but officials haven’t been able to figure out what’s causing it.
The attorney for an 87-year-old woman who accuses Donald Trump of cheating her in a skyscraper condo deal told Chicago jurors on Wednesday that the “Apprentice” star lied on the witness stand — then added he was personally repulsed by him.
A woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.
The lawyer for six men who accused a prominent Jesuit priest of sexually abusing them as children, said the approximately $3 million settlement for each victim is a small measure of justice in the case.
The longtime backer of a push to expand gambling in Illinois has dropped his name from a pending bill over “perceived conflict of interest” with a law firm where he’s counsel.
A suburban church with a team of four-legged ministers has been dispatched to Oklahoma to help victims of this week’s tornado disaster.
Police are trying to nail down details about a man who was shot by an off-duty Merrillville police officer after the two engaged in a physical altercation outside of the Merrillville Planned Parenthood Health Center on Monday afternoon.
Hours before a final vote by the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools officials have agreed to back off of plans to close four of the 53 elementary schools targeted for closing at the end of the school year, Board Vice President Jesse Ruiz confirmed Wednesday morning.
CBS 2′S Brad Edwards went inside a shelter in the southwest suburbs that’s given one resident peace of mind for a lifetime.
2013 Chicago Auto Show took place at McCormick Place, February 9th – 18th.
The ice-encrusted remains of a massive abandoned warehouse, the site of the biggest blaze in Chicago in about seven years, was still smoldering on Wednesday …
Teachers marched down Michigan Avenue, taking aim at the use of TIF money for non-educational purposes. Things seemed more optimistic for the teachers’ strike Thursday, a deal close to being struck. Though school won’t come back on Friday, it seems likely there will be classes come Monday. (Credit: Mason Johnson)
The teachers’ strike is on its second day and will likely to go into a third, according to Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis. Salary is far from the only issue on teachers’ minds. Other issues include quality of the classroom, job security, and teacher evaluations…
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