What Would The Proposed Teachers' Contracts Cost?Even if you don't have children, all Chicago homeowners can expect to pay up for a new teachers' contract.
Chicago Teachers Union President: 'Our Recommendation Is That There Be A Strike'Delegates will have the final say with a vote on Wednesday, but the president of the Chicago Teachers Union said Tuesday night that the union is recommending a teachers’ strike.
Mayor Lightfoot Takes Action, Investigation Begins Following CBS 2 Probe Into Wrong Raids By PoliceOur CBS 2 Investigators are getting results – the Chicago Police Department is under investigation for officers obtaining bad search warrants and then raiding the homes of innocent families.
Officials: City Schools Will Be Open, But No Instruction Will Occur, In Event Of Teachers' StrikeMayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools Chief Executive Officer Janice K. Jackson said Wednesday that city schools will be kept buildings open in the event of a teachers’ strike.
CPS Staff, Park District Staff Deliver Strike Notices TuesdayStaff members from Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Park District hand-delivered strike notices to Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office at City Hall Tuesday.
Immigration Agents Detain Workers At Route 66 Pizzeria On Southeast Side, Officials SayFederal immigration agents detained five people at a Southeast Side pizzeria Monday, the Mayor’s Office confirmed.
Lightfoot: Pot Sales Banned In Downtown ChicagoMayor Lightfoot has divided the city into seven zones for recreational marijuana sales. She said seven dispensaries should be allowed in each zone, but the central business district, including the Mag Mile, should be off limits.
Why Is City Paying Out Tens Of Millions In Police Overtime With More Officers On The Street?The number of Chicago Police officers on the street is at a 10-year high – so why are taxpayers still paying tens of millions of dollars in police overtime?
Goodell, Former NFL Players Turn Out To Clean Up Douglas Park, Reward Community LeaderIn advance of the NFL-100 kickoff, several former players joined Commissioner Roger Goodell for a cleanup of Douglas Park on the city’s West Side.
City Has Paid More Than $524 Million Over Past Decade To Settle Lawsuits Against PoliceFifty-two million dollars – it’s a staggering amount of money, and also the average paid each and every year in the last decade to settle lawsuits against the Chicago Police Department.
Cruz Fires Back At Mayor Lightfoot, Correlates High Murder Rates With Aggressive Gun Control Laws In ChicagoA war of words between Mayor Lori Lightfoot and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) continued on Twitter Tuesday – with Cruz firing back and insisting that the pro-gun rights policy he favors would be a better idea for Chicago.
Mayor Lightfoot Takes Sen. Ted Cruz To Task Over Tweet About Chicago And Gun ControlMayor Lori Lightfoot on Monday took U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to task Monday after Cruz held up Chicago as an example of a failure of gun control.
Full Text: Mayor Lori Lightfoot's State Of The City AddressHere is the complete text of Mayor Lori Lightfoot's State of the City address.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says City Has $838 Million Budget Shortfall, Warns Of Consequences If Casino, Pension Reform Don't Go Through
New Program Could Mean Tougher Sentences For Gun Offenders In ChicagoA new program called GunStat could lead to tougher sentences for gun offenders in Chicago.