Garcia, Teachers Call For $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage At CPSThe Chicago Teachers Union has stepped up the fight to increase the minimum wage in Chicago, demanding better pay for non-union workers at the Chicago Public Schools, and mayoral candidate Jesus "Chuy" Garcia has joined their effort.
Man Shot And Killed Along Englewood Safe Passage RouteOfficers responding to a call of shots fired about 2:15 p.m. in the 5700 block of South Princeton Avenue found a 20-year-old man inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Lawndale Family Excited To Return To Welcoming School Last year thousands students were going to new so called "welcoming" schools after CPS closed 49 schools. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker returns to school with a Lawndale family whose concern has been replaced by excitement.
Each CPS Student Eligible For Free Lunch This School Year This year, there are some big changes that could impact the safety and health of Chicago Public Schools students. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
More Safe Passage Routes Coming To Chicago Public Schools A group of parents and community members gathered in the quiet auditorium of Penn Elementary School on the West Side Friday to hear how Chicago Public Schools officials are going to work to keep their kids safe this upcoming school year, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Amid Concerns, Safe Passage Routes Lived Up To Their NameWith the school year over, a statistic emerges: There were exactly zero serious incidents of violence along the routes.
House OKs Proposal To Require School Buses For Safe Passage RoutesCPS officials tried to block the proposal, saying it would cost the district more than $60 million a year.
McCarthy: Police Won't Rest Until Girl's Attacker Is Brought To JusticeChicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and other police and public officials tried to reassure a sometimes angry crowd of 200 Belmont-Cragin residents that detectives are doing all they can to find the rapist who left a 15-year-old girl for dead.
Enthusiastic Safe Passage Workers Brave ColdWhile it may be too soon to grade the CPS school closings and consolidation with other neighborhood schools, one aspect of that plan seems to be working well.
Boy, 16, Shot In Woodlawn A teenage boy was hurt in a shooting near a Chicago Public Schools Safe Passage Route in the Woodlawn neighborhood Monday afternoon.
Man Shot Along West Garfield Park Safe Passage RouteThe 44-year-old was shot in both legs and suffered a graze wound to his abdomen about 2:50 p.m. in the 4300 block of West Van Buren Street.
Safe Passage Worker Hit Woman, Stole Benefits Card: AuthoritiesLashia Brown, 22, has been charged with misdemeanor battery and felony ID theft.