Chicago Public Schools Teachers On Strike; Mayor Says, 'I Hope This Work Stoppage Will End Soon'A teachers’ strike is going ahead in Chicago on Thursday, after Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted unanimously to go ahead with a walkout.
Thousands Of Runners Ready For Sunday's Chicago Marathon; 'You Gotta Respect The Distance'It’s ready, set, and almost go time. The 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon takes off on Sunday, and more than 40,000 runners will be joining the race.
Chicago Marathon Owners Use 'Crowd Science' To Keep Track Of Runners Along The Race CourseIn two days, more than 40,000 runners will descend on Grant Park for the 2019 Chicago Marathon, and more than 1 million people are expected to line the race route to watch.
Chicago Teachers Union, Chicago Public Schools Back At Negotiating Table After 94% Strike Authorization VoteUnion leaders and CPS officials were meeting at CTU headquarters in the West Town neighborhood, hoping to agree to a contract both sides can support.
Police Rescue Woman From Burning Stolen SUV After Crash; 5 Hurt, Driver Fled SceneChicago police officers ran to the rescue when a stolen SUV burst into flames after crashing early Thursday in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood.
Classes To Resume At East Leyden High School A Day After Student Stabbed In HallwayStudents at East Leyden High School are heading back to class on Wednesday, a day after one of their classmates was stabbed, prompting a lockdown and an early dismissal from school.
Gages Lake School Reopens After Emergency Closing On Friday Due To Teacher ShortageHundreds of students at Gages Lake School were told to stay home Friday, because there were not enough teachers for the day.
Nurses Strike At University Of Chicago Medical Center; 'It Is Not Something That Anyone Wants To Do'More than 2,200 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center are on strike this morning, after contract talks with the hospital broke down this week amid a dispute over staffing levels.
Mom Organizes Protest After Claiming School Put Her Daughter Back In Same Class As Her BulliesStephanie Pearson-Davis said, for months now, her now 10-year-old daughter has been forced to share a classroom at Chelsea Intermediate School with the same students who bullied her in 2017.
Jury Selection To Begin For Corey Morgan And Dwright-Boone Doty In 'Targeted Assassination' Of 9-Year-Old Tyshawn Lee“It was the worst form of evil I think I’ve ever seen,” said Rev. Michael Pfleger, who presided over Tyshawn’s funeral.
Teen Football Player Dies, After Being Found Unresponsive In Swimming PoolA 14-year-old football player has died, after he was found unresponsive at the bottom of the swimming pool at Calumet New Tech High School in Gary, Indiana.
City Installing Concrete Barriers Along Lakefront To Prevent Flooding DamageLake Michigan reached near record high levels this year, due to an extremely wet spring.
Four Suspected In Three-State $1 Million Burglary Ring Arrested After Police Chase In Wisconsin“This was a big one. They were very active. They were hitting every few days, and they weren’t slowing down,” Greenfield Police Assistant Chief David Patrick said.
Treja Kelly Killed In Back Of The Yards Shooting After Altercation With Man Near AlleyAn 18-year-old girl was shot and killed while walking down the street Sunday night in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Victim Recovering After Bowling Ball Attack In Cicero; 'It's Offensive, It's Hurtful, It's Cruel'“What in your thought process says, ‘Bowling ball, hit him in the head while he’s being held,’” Tamekio Williams said of the attack on her son, Damante.