Chicago Public Schools Bus Companies Were Fined $270,000 For Violations Last YearDespite the penalties, parents are still reporting several busing issues so far this year.
CPS, Contractor Says They Are Working On School Bus Delays, But Problems PersistChicago Public Schools administrators say they're working to get school buses arriving on time after a CBS 2 report on parents frustrated by delays and no-shows during the first week of school.
Is Driver Shortage To Blame For School Buses Showing Late, Or Never, For CPS Kids?The excitement to catch the school bus is quickly becoming a nightmare for hundreds of Chicago Public Schools students.
Indiana School District Installs Cameras On School Buses To Catch Stop Arm ViolatorsWhen a driver blows by a school bus with its stop arm displayed, it puts young lives in danger, and now a school district in Indiana has found a way to improve safety.
Illinois Officials Urge Driver Awareness As Schools ReopenIllinois officials are reminding motorists that schools are reopening. That means lots of children getting on and off school buses.
School Buses Catch Fire In Lake VillaThree of the buses were completely engulfed in flames and destroyed, and two others were damaged.
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.
Many Local Schools Left Without School Buses Due To ColdSome school bus companies had problems getting their vehicles running Wednesday morning, after more than two weeks of sitting idle, often in subzero temperatures.
Slow Warming Trend Continues; Schools, Travel Getting Back To NormalSorry kids, winter break is over. It's back to class for hundreds thousands of students at public and private schools throughout the area – including the Chicago Public Schools.
Leo H.S. Gets New Buses To Help Kids Traverse Dangerous NeighborhoodsA Catholic high school on the South Side was showing off some new buses to help students in need, and they got a special blessing from Cardinal Francis George on Monday.
Mayor Sets Special City Council Session For New Gun OrdinancesMayor Rahm Emanuel has called for a special session of the City Council next week, to vote on updates to the city’s assault weapons ban; and stiffer penalties for gun crimes near schools, on school buses, and along Safe Passage routes to and from school.
Dummy Grenade Found On Orland Park School BusThe discovery prompted school officials to evacuate all buses at Carl Sandburg High School. No injuries were reported.
Oswego School Buses To Get WiFiSome school buses in Oswego will soon be online, reports WBBM's Veronica Carter.
Seven Buses Stolen In Indiana -- For Scrap?The eight Chicago school buses brazenly stolen last week for scrapping may not be an isolated case. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
School Buses Stolen Overnight, Shredded In Scrap YardEight school buses stolen from a South Side lot overnight were driven to a salvage yard and shredded into scrap, police said.