Chicago Public Schools teachers are on strike Thursday morning and set to picket outside every CPS school. That means no school for 360,000 students.

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President Trump Commutes Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's SentenceAfter spending nearly eight years in prison for his conviction on for, among other things, trying to sell an appointment to the U.S. Senate seat once held by Barack Obama before he was elected president in 2008, ex-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich will soon go free, after President Donald Trump granted him clemency on Tuesday.
Albany Park Teacher Charged With Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-OldCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe has the latest on the arrest of a special education teacher suspected in sexually assaulting a 13-year-old. Parents at the school she works at are upset they were never notified of the incident.
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Lakers' All-Star Anthony Davis: 'The New Format Was Amazing'Los Angeles Lakers center Anthony Davis, a Chicago native, said he and his fellow NBA All-Stars liked the game’s new format, after Davis sunk the game-winning free-throws for Team LeBron against Team Giannis.
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Investigation Underway After Deadly Shooting In Loop CTA TunnelPolice said two men and a woman were shot in the CTA tunnel between the Red and Blue Lines just after 2 a.m. Monday.
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No New Trial After All For Gerald Reed, Who Claims He Was Tortured Into Double Murder ConfessionFourteen months after a Cook County Judge ruled Gerald Reed should get a new trial for a 1990 double murder, based on his claims of torture, another judge on Friday threw out that ruling, and ruled Reed will continue serving his life sentence. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Students Suffer Overdose At Community Christian Alternative AcademyThree students reportedly suffered an overdose at Community Christian Alternative Academy on Thursday morning. Katie Johnston reports.
Temps Plunge on Thursday For A Friday Deep FreezeCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast details on the very cold weather coming through Thursday evening and sticking around through Friday.

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