Notable Past Teachers' Strikes: 1986-1987 Strike In Downstate Homer Lasted 8 MonthsChicago teachers went on strike for 19 days back in 1987 – the longest in Chicago history to date.
Lightfoot Offers Well-Wishes, Calls For Gun Control After Philadelphia Shooting That Injured 6 Police OfficersMayor Lori Lightfoot offered well-wishes, and called for gun control measures, after an incident in which at least six police officers were shot in Philadelphia Wednesday.
At Least 6 Philadelphia Police Officers Shot During Gun Battle, 2 Officers Safely Evacuated From HomeAt least six Philadelphia police officers were shot during a gun battle in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga section and rushed to the hospital on Wednesday afternoon, authorities say.
Chicagoan Accent Ranked 5th Sexiest In AmericaA travel website polled Americans to ask which areas of the U.S. have the sexiest accents, and Chicago came out near the top.
Homeless 'Good Samaritan' Gets Probation In GoFundMe ScamProsecutors contend Bobbitt, Katelyn McClure and McClure's then-boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, made up a story in 2017 about Bobbitt giving $20 to help McClure when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia.
Starbucks Employee Fired After Mocking Stuttering CustomerThe coffee chain says the behavior did not reflect the experience customers should have and the employee is no longer with Starbucks.
Starbucks To Employees: Let Anyone Use RestroomsThe company is trying to restore its reputation after the arrest of two black men at a coffee shop in Philadelphia.
Black Men Arrested At Starbucks Settle For $1 Each, Promise Of $200K ProgramThe arrest of Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson on April 12 touched off a furor around the U.S. over racial profiling.
Southwest Pilot Credited For Saving LivesDespite one death, the pilot is being credited with saving the lives of the others on board, managing an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Indiana Pilgrims Heading To Philadelphia To See Pope FrancisA group of Catholics from northwest Indiana was preparing for the journey of a lifetime, to make their own pilgrimage to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia.
Waukegan Couple Looks Forward To Seeing PopeThis will be the second time each has personally seen the pope. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Southwest Plane Struck By Ground Equipment At Midway; Another Aborts TakeoffFor the second time in three days, a Southwest Airlines flight aborted takeoff at Midway International Airport. The latest incident happened just hours after another Southwest Airlines plane struck a piece of ground equipment after landing at Midway.
History Lover's Travel Guide To PhiladelphiaIndependence Day is almost here. This year, make plans to visit our nation’s former capital, Philadelphia, and experience history up close and in person.
Zawaski: Breaking Down The Timonen TradeAssuming (and hoping) Kimmo Timonen is healthy, the Hawks have acquired exactly what they needed to acquire, Jay Zawaski writes.
East Coast Blizzard Stranding Many Travelers At O'Hare, MidwayThousands of flights across the country have been cancelled because of the storm, including hundreds of flights in Chicago, leaving many people spending the night at the airport.