More Parents Smoking Marijuana Around Children, Study SaysAccording to researchers from Columbia University, the number of cigarette-smoking parents who said they used marijuana increased from 11 percent in 2002 to over 17 percent in 2015.
Smartphones Distract Parents From Connecting With Their Kids, Study SaysA new study on how the cellphone obsession is affecting parents claims that smartphones are preventing mothers and fathers from connecting with their children.
Parents Turn In Son To Stop School Shooting Plot In MichiganA Michigan high school student who was allegedly planning a deadly school shooting has been taken into custody after his parents alerted police about the threat.
Chicago's Undocumented Wonder: What Will Happen To My Children?Immigration advocates say fear of deportation is widespread. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
In Chicago, Trayvon Martin's Parents Reflect On Race And JusticeFive years ago this month, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot to death by a community watch volunteer. WBBM's Bob Roberts reports.
Lincoln Square Smoke Shop Under Fire For Being Near SchoolsWhen store logo for Mr. Nice Guy went up this week, so did some parental red flags. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Suburban Dad Suspends NFL At His Home, In Wake Of Controversy"I can't get up on Sundays and have to have those conversations all day with my son,” Cliff Hieronymus of Libertyville tells CBS 2's Derrick Blakley.
Enterovirus D68: What Every Parent Should KnowParents should be prepared for a new virus that is infecting the Midwest and looking to sweep the nation.
Parents Slam CPS Plans To Spend Nearly $10M On Office FurnitureThe Chicago Public Schools’ plan to more than double its budget for office furniture was not sitting well with parents, especially those who believe schools are being shortchanged.
Little Village Teachers, Parents To Boycott ISATTeachers at a Little Village school are joining a growing effort to boycott the upcoming Illinois Standards Achievement Test, saying students are over-tested, and the ISAT is no longer of any use to the children who take it.
Some Englewood Parents Succeeding, Despite Atmosphere Of ViolenceCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker talks with some Englewood parents to see how they're successfully raising their kids in a challenging environment.
Hearing Begins On School Closing LawsuitsA federal judge has begun a hearing on two lawsuits seeking to block plans to close 49 elementary schools, with testimony expected to last for up to four days.

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