Talks Continue, Legal Filings Fly As CPS Classes Remain Out Over Remote Learning Fight; CPS Now Hopes Agreement Will Come To Get Kids Back To School MondayChicago Public Schools students on Friday were heading into the weekend facing another day of possible canceled classes Monday - while city officials said talks with the teachers' union "must be concluded this weekend."
Illinois State Museum Prepares Exhibit For Centennial Of Historic Route 66, And Wants Your ContributionsHistoric Route 66, which of course had one of its terminal points in Chicago, turns 100 in a few years. And an Illinois museum needs your help to celebrate the milestone.
Oak Park To Celebrate Betty White Day To Honor Legacy Of Late TV Star; 'We Need To Celebrate Betty'America’s Golden Girl died just a few weeks shy of her 100th birthday, but Betty White’s hometown of Oak Park is keeping their big centennial birthday bash as a tribute to the life she lived.
Alarm Sounds In Indiana Amid Spike In COVID-19 Cases And Hospitalizations, Serious ICU Bed ShortageAs CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported, Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb did not announce any new restrictions, but an extension of the state’s public health emergency – along with a dire plea.
Belmont Cragin Fire Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Fighting For Life, Many DisplacedOne person is dead, and another was fighting for life late Sunday, after a fire tore through an apartment complex in the Belmont Cragin community.
Quantum Martial Arts And Fitness Teaches Women Self-Defense To Fight Back In A CarjackingWe are all too well aware of the ongoing carjacking crisis here in Chicago – but now, a self-defense instructor has a solution in the form of a free course to help keep you safe.
North Lawndale Church Feeding People With Food, Life Skills, Educational Opportunities And Legal Help"She helps kids, the homeless, drug addicts. I’m looking where I can start donating and helping them help other people, just like they helped me."
New Plant Shop Joins Numerous Nontraditional Mall Tenants In Chicago As Retail Landscape EvolvesSome local malls are getting creative in a race to replace empty storefronts made worse by the pandemic.
East Chicago, Indiana Nonprofit 'Paying It Forward' Lives Up To Its Name For Families Having Trouble Getting Presents Under The Christmas TreeFor families who are grieving or who might have trouble putting food on the table, it might be tough getting presents under the tree for Christmas.
Jefferson Park Homeowner Creates Visual Magic, With Huge Rotating Christmas Tree Poking Through Roof; 'Go Big, Or Go Home'A real estate agent by day, a hobbyist woodworker by night, Dan DePaepe's huge rotating Christmas tree took him over a year of planning, and three days to set up.
'Success Absolutely Means Survival At This Point': Local Shops Inch Toward Recovery On Small Business SaturdayMany small businesses in Ravenswood are saying last year was make or break, but now that they've made it, they still need help.