Lake County Authorities Hold Active Shooter Drill At Wadsworth SchoolEven the thought of a shooting at their child’s school is terrifying for parents, but officials in Lake County said they want to make sure they’re prepared should it ever happen, so they were staging an emergency drill in Wadsworth on Friday.
Wrigleyville "Busy Like Summertime" Ahead Of Cubs-Cardinals Playoff MatchupIt’s playoff pandemonium in Chicago. The mood is electric as Cubs fans can barely wait for Friday night’s National League Division Series opener against the archrival Cardinals in St. Louis.
Cameras, Microchips, Sensors Help Ensure Safety At Chicago MarathonHow do you plan for 45,000 runners and 1.7 million spectators at Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon? It starts months in advance, with the help of lots of people and technology.
McHenry Teachers Strike Enters Day 7Negotiations for a new contract for more than 150 teachers and staff at McHenry Community High School District 156 ended around 1:30 a.m. Friday. Some progress was made, but teachers and the district still have not reached a deal.
Homecoming Football Game A Casualty Of McHenry Teachers Strike
Ryan Dempster Channels Harry CarayWith the champagne spraying, Dempster was only too happy to indulge in a little Caray-ing on.
Chicago School Watchdog On Federal Indictment: Told You SoWendy Katten is hoping the indictment of Barbara Bryd-Bennett prompts school board members to listen to parents when they raise concerns about an issue.
Bugs Want Into Your Home As Temperatures CoolCBS 2’s Jeremy Ross reports on what those pests are and why they are showing up now.
Chicago Marathon Organizers Preparing For Warm WeatherRace officials with the Bank of America Chicago Marathon were taking a wait-and-see approach to the potential for temperatures that will be warmer than ideal for runners on Sunday.
Feds: Ex-CPS CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett To Plead Guilty To Corruption ChargesThe indictment alleges she steered no-bid contracts to SUPES for kickbacks and bribes. Byrd-Bennett, 66, of Solon, Ohio, is charged with 15 counts of mail fraud and five counts of wire fraud in the indictment.
Without Government Aid, Recovery From April Tornado Slow In FairdaleThe EF-4 tornado that hit Fairdale on April 9 has been described as the area's greatest natural disaster in generations.
Mixed Results At Start Of Taxi Driver StrikeAt least one association representing cab drivers across the city has pledged to go on strike on Thursday, to protest Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to allow rival ride-sharing companies to begin doing business at O’Hare and Midway airports, but it appeared many other cabbies were ignoring the work stoppage.