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Chicago Teacher Crosses Picket Line, Keeps WorkingTeacher and chess coach Joseph Ocol has crossed the picket line and is working during the Chicago teachers' strike, and it's not the first time. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
End To Teachers' Strike Seems More DistantChicago Teachers Union President Jesse Sharkey said after Mayor Lightfoot issued a letter asking the teachers to come back to work without a deal, his hopes for a quick resolution to the strike are 'dashed.'
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CPD Supt. Says Cop Who Shot Friend Should Be FiredPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson now says an Officer Patrick Kelly, who poliec admit shot his friend, should be fired. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Teachers Balk At Mayor's Call To Come Back To WorkMayor Lori Lightfoot has asked striking Chicago teachers to return to work before an agreement is reached. As CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli report, teachers want nothing to do with the idea.
Trees Down, Power Out After Windy Day In GaryA tree barely missed one woman's house, while many others blocked roads and many customers lost power. CBS 2's Jim Williams reports.
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Man Charged With Smearing Poop In BridgeportPolice say Ke Hu smeared feces on cars in the Bridgeport neighborhood earlier this year.
Something Old Is Gleaming New At A Former Post OfficeCBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports the Old Post Office is now shiny and new on the inside. The Art Deco building went through a multi-million dollar restoration and several companies have already signed leases to become tenants in the new Old Post Office.
Teachers Balk At Mayor's Request That They Return To WorkMayor Lori Lightfoot has asked striking teachers to return to work before an agreement is reached, but the Chicago Teachers Union says no such thing will happen. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
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Uncertain Future For CPD Superintendent JohnsonCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov report after CPD superintendent Johnson revealed to Mayor Lightfoot that he had a few drinks before being slumped over in his vehicle last week, questions swirl around his future with the force.

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