Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke to reporters at City Hall on Thursday, a day after the Chicago Teachers Union set an Oct. 17 strike deadline if they don't have a tentative contract agreement. The mayor said there's no plan to make up lost school days if teachers walk off the job, but there is a contingency plan to keep school buildings open during a possible strike.
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The Christkindlmarket Market Officially Opens For The Holiday SeasonGuests were lined up in Daley Plaza ahead of the opening Friday, ready for roasted almonds, boot mugs and hot chocolate.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: AriesAries is the PAWS Dog of the Week. She is a cute eight-year-old terrier mix who's a good walker and enjoys exploring.
Air Traffic Control Audio Reveals Mistake At Midway, But The FAA Has No Record Of ItAn incursion at Midway calls that system into question, and Federal Aviation Administration officials won’t give clear answers for why it wasn’t reported or recorded. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Driver Arrested For Threatened Paramedics Treating Him After He Crashes His CarThe 37-year-old man was on 107th Street, near Avenue D, when his BMW hit a median and flipped on to its side.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (6 A.M. 11-15-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
From Flooded To Frozen, Montrose Dog Beach Has Become A Chronic MessThe entrance to a popular dog beach looks more like a treacherous ice skating rink; and even before the recent cold snap, Montrose Dog Beach looked more like an unsightly pond; a mass of flooded muck along the lakefront.
World's Largest Starbucks Roastery Will Add New, Atmosphere-Driven Dimension To Magnificent MileYou could call it the ritziest shopping area west of Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan – and on Friday morning, the Magnificent Mile adds the world’s largest Starbucks.
Former Ukraine Ambassador, Marie Yovanovitch, To Testify Before Congress TodayThe former Ukraine ambassador is next up in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M. 11-14-19)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has your forecast.
SUV Hit By Overhead Light Pole On Stony IslandBecause no one previously complained to CDOT about the pole, driver Hector Martinez could be on the hook for repairs to his vehicle. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Mayor's Casino Push Falls Short In SpringfieldThe state House adjourned their session without taking any action on Mayor Lori Lightfoot's casino proposal.
Illinois Senate President John Cullerton RetiringThe 71-year-old Democrat took over the post 11 years ago.
2 Men Shot In Little VillageTwo men were critically wounded in the drive-by at 27th Street and Pulaski Road.
Sexual Assault Reported At U Of C Frat HouseA University of Chicago student said she was sexually assaulted at the Delta Upsilon fraternity earlier this month. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Teen Speaks Out About Being Shackled By DCFSJawan Cross is not a prisoner -- he's a teen in foster care. But he was shackled by Department of Children and Family Services workers while being moved, and he wants to tell his story. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Transgender Students Win Locker Room Access In PalatineThe Palatine-Schaumburg High School District 211 board on Thursday night voted to grant transgender students unrestricted access to the restrooms and locker rooms of the gender with which they identify. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
An Incursion At Midway?How does a safety lapse near an active runway get brushed under the rug? Informants tell CBS 2 Investigator Brad Edwards about an incursion at Midway. Friday 11/15 at 10.
Shots Fired Into Oak Park BarbershopNo one was injured when gunfire rang out on North Avenue.
Nagy On Rams: 'They're Explosive. They Have Play Makers'The Chicago Bears face a Los Angeles Rams offense that is banged up and surprisingly struggling. But as CBS 2's Megan Mawicke reports, the Bears know that Jared Goff and company are still explosive and fast and could take off at any time.
Supt. Eddie Johnson Addresses Wrong RaidsPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson has repeatedly denied requests to sit down with the 2 Investigators about wrong raids, but he did talk with WVON 1690 AM. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey fact-checks his claims.
Unfinished Construction Project Causes Chaos For Woman Needing To Leave For DialysisCBS 2's Marissa Para reports numerous complaints were filed with the city of Chicago to fix a driveway so a woman could get to her car. Crews didn't fix the job...until CBS 2 showed up.
Judge Orders Change At DCFS After ShacklingTwo boys were unnecessarily shackled on the orders of the Department of Children and Family Services, and now, a judge has ordered a policy change. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
College Student Hospitalized After Being Hit By Alleged Drunk DriverA vigil was held at Lewis University for Michael Hassan, the student was hit by a semi last week. The driver of the vehicle was charged with DUI. Hassan is in a medically induced coma.
College Student Hospitalized After Being Hit By Alleged Drunk DriverCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports a college campus is gathering at a vigil to honor Michael Hassan, who was hit by a driver charged with DUI. Hassan is in a medically-induced coma.