Parents of public school students were feeling mixed emotions as they sent kids to half-day programs at scores of Chicago Public Schools sites on Monday during the teachers’ strike, while others were confused when they learned teachers had walked off the job.
Parents of kids at Chicago Public Schools have a huge stake in teacher contract talks, but no spot at the bargaining table; if there’s a strike, they’re left to wonder, “What will I do with my kids?”
Have you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.
Authorities have released recordings of 911 calls from the shooting massacre at a Sikh house of worship near Milwaukee earlier this month.
The food contains meat, organs, bone, and in some cases vegetables and fruit, all ground together and sold frozen. Just thaw it out and serve it up.
Call them Lollapa-losers; the free-loaders who crashed the entrance gates at Lollapalooza last year without paying. No encores allowed this year.
They’re calling “Call Me Maybe” the song of summer 2012, and Carly Rae Jepsen, the 26-year-old Canadian recording artist behind the song, has become an international superstar. She joined Vince Gerasole this morning to talk, and sing, about it.
The Chicago Board of Education and the Chicago Teachers Union have both unanimously rejected an independent arbitrator’s suggestions on how to end the contract stalemate with public school teachers.
The museum installed the canned-roar system for the NATO summit in May and decided to use it after-hours. CBS 2′s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Chicago’s 32nd edition of Taste of Chicago opened with diminutive Ald. Walter Burnett (27th) pronouncing it: “Shorter, but better, just like myself.”
The Taste of Chicago will open for business on Wednesday, a somewhat spicier business than in the past, if also smaller than Chicagoans and tourists are used to.
Relatives, friends and fans braved the heat for a chance to see the famous siblings — Jackie, Jermaine, Marlon and Tito – who made their way to the onetime Jackson family home at 2300 Jackson Street.
The Polish Museum of America on the city’s Near West Side is about to get back more than 100 stolen exhibits.
Fire torched a mobile home park in far north suburban Antioch on Tuesday, causing substantial damage and ruining some summer fun.
Jamal Lockett was fatally shot in the South Shore neighborhood on Saturday. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
An Army mom delivered a big surprise at her son’s Southwest Side elementary school on Tuesday.
While commuters riding the rails will face increased security Monday morning, some riders may not have any trains at all to catch.
As NATO officials were wrapping up their summit in Chicago, anti-NATO protesters marched to Boeing headquarters Monday morning before turning their attention to President Obama’s campaign headquarters on the other side of the Loop.
Four people are dead, and two others are critically injured, after a crash at 31st Street and Kedzie Avenue in the Little Village neighborhood overnight.
The NATO Summit does not begin until Sunday, but nurses from Chicago across the country and world are protesting Friday for a change in the nation’s economic policy.