Geneva Teachers Strike Appears Near EndTeachers in west suburban Geneva have announced a tentative deal to end the first strike ever in District 304. However, schools will remain closed for a fifth day.
Bob Dole Salutes George H.W. Bush's CasketFormer U.S. Sen. Bob Dole saluted former President George H.W. Bush at the Capitol on Tuesday by standing up from his wheelchair and saluting the late president’s casket.
Teachers On Strike For First Time Ever In GenevaTeachers at Geneva School District 304 went on strike overnight, after contract negotiations broke down over a lack of progress on salary issues. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Teachers On Strike In GenevaTeachers at Geneva School District 304 went on strike overnight, after contract negotiations broke down over a lack of progress on salary issues. The strike impacts more than 5,800 students at nine schools in west suburban Geneva. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Acero Charter Schools Teachers On StrikeMore than 500 teachers and other staff at Acero charter schools were walking the picket line on Tuesday, after launching the nation’s first teachers strike at a charter school network. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
National Teacher's Academy Parents, Students Fight Closure PlanA judge is expected to rule Monday afternoon on an effort to block Chicago Public Schools officials from closing a South Loop elementary school, and converting it into a high school. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Parents Fight Plan To Close National Teacher's AcademyParents and students want their voices heard over a decision to convert a South Loop elementary school into a high school.
Ald. Willie Cochran Rejects Plea Deal In Corruption CaseRejecting a plea deal that his defense attorney said likely would have resulted in minimal jail time, outgoing Ald. Willie Cochran (20th) will instead face trial on fraud and bribery charges.
Candidates Line Up For Shot At Top Spot On BallotLess than two weeks after the midterms, the next election is kicking into gear in Chicago, as candidates for mayor, city clerk, city treasurer, and alderman launch their efforts to get on the February ballot. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Candidates Begin Filing Papers To Get On The Ballot In City ElectionsThe races for mayor, city clerk, city treasurer, and 50 City Council seats begin in earnest on Monday, as candidates begin filing petitions to get on the ballot for 2019. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Susana Mendoza Officially Jumps Into Race For MayorIt might be the worst-kept secret of campaign season. Illinois State Comptroller Susana Mendoza officially entered the race for mayor on Wednesday, nearly two weeks after a campaign announcement video leaked. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
City Council To Approve Mayor Emanuel's Final Budget PlanThe City Council will vote Wednesday on Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s final budget, a $10 billion spending plan that does not rely on any new taxes or fees. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Susana Mendoza Enters Race For MayorEight days after winning re-election as Illinois State Comptroller, Susana Mendoza is officially joining the race for mayor.
Activists Rally For Community Benefits Agreement For Obama CenterDozens of activists marched on the South Side on Monday, repeating demands for a "community benefits agreement" to protect local residents from being displaced by the Obama Presidential Center.
Porter County Asks FBI To Investigate Election Day ProblemsPorter County officials have asked the FBI to investigate possible wrongdoing, after a series of problems on Election Day led to massive delays in ballot counting.
How Did 2 Democrats Defeat Incumbents In GOP Strongholds?Two first-time Democratic candidates eked out victories in suburban congressional races on Tuesday, in districts that normally vote Republican, helping Democrats take control of the House. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Chicago Sees Best Voter Turnout For Midterm In 32 YearsChicago had its best midterm election turnout since 1986 on Tuesday, and election officials credited millennials for the big boost in voters.
Democrats Take House, Republicans Keep SenateDemocrats will have control of the House when the next Congress is seated in January, but it wasn't the massive blue wave they'd hoped for. Republicans extended their lead in the Senate. CBS 2's Nikole Killion reports.
Pritzker Defeats Rauner In IL Governor's RaceAfter one of the most expensive governor's races in U.S. history, Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner conceded to Democrat J.B. Pritzker less than an hour after the polls closed.
Millennials Pack The Polls Early On Election DayYoung voters could set records at the polls during this year's midterms, and Chicago is no exception. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Millennial Voter Turnout Could Set RecordMillennial voters are expected to turn out to vote in droves across the country, and Chicago is no exception. CBS 2's Lauren Victory reports.
Early Voting Sets Records For Midterm ElectionsPolls are open across Illinois as voters cast their ballots in the races for governor, other statewide offices, Congress, the Illinois General Assembly, and many county races. If early voting numbers are any indication, voters could see long lines at polling places on Tuesday. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Record-Setting Turnout So Far For Midterm ElectionsWith just one day until the most contentious midterm election in recent history, early voting is setting records in Cook County. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
Search Resumes In Calumet River For 2 Missing MenSearch teams returned to the Calumet River in the Hegewisch neighborhood Monday morning, looking for two men who disappeared when their car plunged into the water. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.