Officials Promise Air Conditioning In All Chicago Classrooms By 2017Chicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool says the $135 million investment is a critical step forward for both students and teachers.
CPS To Install Air Conditioning At Every School Within 5 YearsMore than 200 existing public schools in Chicago currently have no air conditioning, or are only partly air-conditioned. Those schools will be given air conditioning within the next five years.
Hot Start For Beginning Of School Year In ChicagoAs classes begin for the Chicago Public Schools, the city will be seeing some of the hottest conditions of the year.
Heat Wave Brings Early Christmas For Air Conditioner RepairmenBusiness is on fire at air conditioning repair companies.
CPS Pledges To Invest In Schools That Receive Students From ClosingsAs the Chicago Public Schools prepares to announce its final list of schools that will be closed or consolidated at the end of the school year, district officials were promising investments for schools that receive affected students.
Copper Thieves Strike HIV/AIDS Service Center; Patients High And DryServices have been all but shut down at an HIV/AIDS service center on the city’s West Side for the past two weeks, after vandals stole copper from the building and left it without electricity or air conditioning.
Excuses To Be In A/CGood gravy. It is still so stupid hot. Even if it’s not triple digits, this is still gross. My shirt is holding onto every inch of my back. Walking is hard. Biking makes me feel and smell like a surly viking. THIS MUST STOP. Let’s go cool off and remember that we live in an age where for the low, low cost of our children’s future with an ozone layer, we can be cold right now – YEAH! Besides, they’ll probably invent totally green-recyclable-organic A/C units that make the rainforest glow with Gaia’s energy. We deserve to be cold, and the kids will fix it! DOUBLE YEAH!
More Than 400 Jail Inmates Relocated When Air Conditioning FailsMore than 400 Cook County Jail inmates had to be shifted to different facilities Friday night when air conditioning units in the building they were housed in overheated.
Extreme Heat Spurs Rush For Air Conditioner RepairsWhen temperatures get extremely hot, as they have for the last several days, something else goes up too -- calls to air conditioner repair companies.
Too Hot For Driver's Test, Examiner Tells MotoristA 94-year-old Glenview woman encountered a road block when she went to the DMV to take an on-road examination. CBS 2's Brad Edwards explains.
Power Back On In Lincoln Park After Sweltering NightThe buzz of air conditioners is back for nearly 3,000 Lincoln Park neighborhood residents who lost power overnight.
CPS Cancels Summer Classes At 12 Schools Due To Extreme HeatAs the heat ratchets up above 100 degrees Thursday, the Chicago Public Schools are canceling classes in 10 buildings that do not have working air conditioning.