Negotiations between the city and the Chicago Teachers Union ended early Wednesday -- all but guaranteeing a strike. As CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports, Mayor Lightfoot canceled classes preemptively.
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Mayor Lightfoot Tells State Lawmakers Chicago Needs CasinoThere were no clear wins for the mayor in Springfield on Tuesday, but she said one has to play the long game. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports from Springfield.
Wrigleyville Woman Found Mail Thrown In TrashMaggie Czerwein says a mail carrier was spotted tossing a box of mail in the dumpster. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports.
Same Sidewalk Covered With Ice One Year LaterCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports a building in the Loop criticized for not clearing its icy sidewalks is at it again. The sidewalks are covered with ice, making treacherous travel for pedestrians.
Northwestern Newspaper For Apologetic Editorial, Angering JournalistsCBS 2's Jim Williams reports a week after former Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared on campus, accompanied by protesters, Northwestern University's student newspaper published an apology for its coverage. Journalists say they shouldn't apologize for doing their job.
One Year Later: Slippery Loop Sidewalk Still Causing Problems DowntownAfter CBS 2's VInce Gerasole reported in 2018, a company in Chicago's Loop failed to clear the sidewalk in front of its building of ice. A year later, the same company is ignoring the problem as pedestrians proceed with caution on frozen sidewalks.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5PM 11-12-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a check on the extended forecast.
High Waves Threaten Homes In Rogers ParkThe waves have been crashing to the roofs of some lakefront homes in Rogers Park, and some are wondering whether it's even safe to live there anymore. CBS 2's Marissa Parra reports.
Man Charged In Crystal Lake StabbingA 23-year-old man has been charged with stabbing another man in the chest in northwest suburban Crystal Lake on Tuesday morning. Katie Johnston reports.
Project Onward Moving Artists UpwardA Chicago art studio in the Bridgeport neighborhood not only gives adult artists with developmental disabilities the space and materials to create, but to also expand on their works. Project Onward is celebrating its 15th anniversary with a show on Friday November 15 for anew exhibition, "The Brothers Juguilon: Palaces Around the World."
CBS 2 Weather Watch (11AM 11-12-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has a look at the extended forecast.
Lightfoot Heads To Springfield To Push Casino PlanMayor Lori Lightfoot is heading to Springfield today to roll the dice and try winning over state lawmakers on changes to the proposed Chicago casino.
Glen Ellyn Board Members To Vote On Temporary Ban Of Marijuana ShopsTuesday night, Glen Ellyn board members will vote on temporarily banning non-medical marijuana shops.
17-Year-Old Strikes, Bites Officers During Arrest In South AustinTwo officers were injured while taking a 17-year-old girl into custody around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday in South Austin.
Using An App To Order Pickup From Your Favorite Restaurant May Be Convenient, But It Might Cost You ExtraGrubHub, Postmates, Uber Eats, and other apps allow people to order food for pickup at their favorite restaurants, and avoid the lines. What you might not know is that the prices charged on those apps are often higher than what you’d pay ordering directly from the restaurant itself.
Innocent Woman: Chicago Police Handcuffed Me While I Was Naked During Wrong RaidAnjanette Young can't shake Feb. 21 out of her memory. It was a Thursday night, her night for self-care in her safest place – her home. She looked forward to relaxing with an episode of "Grey's Anatomy" awaiting her. Even her family and friends don’t contact her on Thursday nights, she joked.
Chicago Commuters Brace For A Morning Of Frigid TemperaturesCommuters are trying to catch CTA buses and train, while bundled up and waiting in the cold.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (5 A.M.11-12-19)CBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the forecast.
Aurora Police Officer Adam Miller Returns To Duty After Henry Pratt Workplace ShootingAn Aurora police officer who wounded in the Henry Pratt workplace shooting nine months ago, is now hours into his first shift returning to duty.
CBS 2 Weather Watch (10 P.M. 11-11-19)CBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has an extremely cold forecast.
Pilsen Hit-And-Run Driver Comes Back, Escalates SituationThe driver who hit Christopher Reyes' SUV took off, but then came back after leaving his license plate behind and nearly attacked Reyes' father, the vicitm said. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
3 Evanston Schools Targeted With Racist MailEvanston police say they're investigating the mail, which has been called racist, hateful, and offensive.
DCFS Attorneys Won't Defend Staffers In AJ Freund CaseCaseworker Carlos Acosta and his supervisor, Andrew Polovin will have to hire their own attorneys or represent themselves in a civil case stemming from the 5-year-old boy's death.
Artist Dead, 3 Others Hurt In StabbingThe stabbing followed a minor car accident in Portage Park, and artist Reinaldo Sanchez was being mourned Monday night. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Cold, High Lake Levels Bad News For Lake Shore DriveAld. Brian Hopkins warned about the threats posed by high lake levels in the summer. Now, Hopkins says we should expect a rough winter on Lake Shore Drive. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.