Mayor Seeks Written Counter Proposals From CTU In CPS Contract NegotiationsWith 10 days until a possible teachers' strike, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city is prepared to compromise if the Chicago Teachers Union will provide a written counteroffer to the Chicago Public Schools' contract proposals. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Mayor Lightfoot Calls On CTU To Put Contract Terms In Writing Amid Talks With CPSWith a possible teachers' strike only 10 days away, Mayor Lori Lightfoot accused the Chicago Teachers Union of not providing the Chicago Public Schools with a detailed contract proposal to counter the offers the district has made over the last several months.
Mayor Lightfoot Says She's Focused On Getting A Deal After Teachers Set Strike DateWith a strike date looming, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said she’s focused on getting a deal done with the Chicago Teachers Union to keep students in class. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe reports.
No Plans To Make Up Lost School Days At CPS If Teachers StrikeMayor 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.
Pritzker: Sen. Sandoval Must Resign From CommitteeGov. J.B. Pritzker says state Sen. Martin Sandoval must resign as chair of the Transportation Committee while the feds investigate him.
Strike Date Set For CPS TeachersIf no agreement is reached, teachers will go on strike on Oct. 17. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and her staff did not talk about it Wednesday, as CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Heated Village Meeting In Lyons After RaidCBS 2 tried to get answers from village officials, but few had any comment.
Dan Webb Donated $1,000 To State's Attorney Kim FoxxA court filing says the special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case donated the money to the State's Attorney, but he says he did not remember. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Webb Reveals Donation To Kim FoxxDan Webb, the special prosecutor appointed in the Jussie Smollett case, revealed in a court filing that he donated $1,000 to State’s Attorney Kim Foxx.
Chicago Public Library System Getting Rid Of Late FeesThe Chicago Public Library will eliminate all late fines starting Tuesday – and wipe out all users’ existing fines – becoming the largest public library system in the U.S. to go fine-free.
Politics Are Stressing People Out, Study ShowsIf you are sick and tired of hearing about politics, you are not alone. As CBS News’ Katherine Johnson explains, the current political atmosphere is stressing many people out.
Multiple Raids On Suburban Village HallsThe FBI raids targeted the village halls in McCook and Lyons, and an investigative activity was also reported at the Summit Village Hall. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
FBI Agents Raid Lyons, McCook Village HallsAgents also raided an insurance agency run by Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty, and conducted an investigative action at the Summit Village Hall. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Trump Call Transcript Summary Shows He Pressed Ukrainian President To Probe BidenAs the U.S. House begins an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, investigating accusations he withheld military aid to Ukraine in exchange for an investigation of Joe Biden, the White House released a transcript of the call at the center of the allegations.
Chicago Activists Head To D.C. For Rally To End Gun ViolenceA group of 600 Chicagoans is headed to Washington, D.C., to demand Congress pass tougher gun safety laws.
FBI Raids Home, Office Of State Sen. SandovalFederal agents raided state Sen. Martin Sandoval's Springfield office Tuesday, as well as his Southwest Side home. CBS 2's Tim McNicholas reports.
FULL INTERVIEW: One-On-One With FBI's Jeffrey SalletCBS 2's Brad Edwards has an exit interview with outgoing Chicago FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Jeffrey Sallet.
Tonight At 10: An Exit Interview With FBI's Jeffrey SalletChicago FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Jeffrey Sallet leaves his post on Friday. He talked with CBS 2's Brad Edwards about his time in the post, and Chicago corruption.
Mayor Seeks To Keep Recreational Marijuana Sales Out Of Downtown AreaRecreational marijuana sales would be banned in most of downtown Chicago, and the rest of the city would be split into seven "cannabis zones" where legal pot dispensaries could operate under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules, when weed becomes legal in Illinois next year. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Mayor Outlines Proposed Zoning Rules For Recreational Marijuana SalesRecreational marijuana sales would be banned in most of downtown Chicago, and the rest of the city would be split into seven "cannabis zones" where legal pot dispensaries could operate under Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposed zoning rules. CBS 2's VI Nguyen reports.
Mayor Seeking Total Ban On Flavored E-CigarettesMayor Lori Lightfoot says the city of Chicago is stepping up efforts to prevent kids from vaping, amid a growing number of deaths and serious illnesses connected to electronic cigarette use.
What Will Attack On Saudi Refinery Mean At Gas Pump?Attacks in Saudi Arabia crippled the world's largest refinery and nearby oil fields, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo believes Iran is to blame. CBS News' Nikole Killion reports.
Anne Burke Named Illinois Supreme Court Chief JusticeIllinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke has been named the court's next chief justice.
Why Are Chicago Police Overtime Costs Still So High?The city is still spending tens of millions of dollars in police overtime, even with the number of officers on the streets at a 10-year high. CBS 2's Megan Hickey reports.