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Chicago Teachers’ Strike Nearing an End as ‘Tentative’ Agreement Reached

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Nearing an End as ‘Tentative’ Agreement Reached

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago’s first teachers’ strike in a quarter of a century is coming to an end after a five-day lock-out full of heated negotiations, which resulted in both sides reaching a “tentative agreement&rd…

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Nearing an End as ‘Tentative’ Agreement Reached

Chicago Teachers’ Strike Nearing an End as ‘Tentative’ Agreement Reached

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago’s first teachers’ strike in a quarter of a century is coming to an end after a five-day lock-out full of heated negotiations, which resulted in both sides reaching a “tentative agreement&rd…

Chicago Library Amnesty Program Yields $2M Worth of Returned Items

Chicago Library Amnesty Program Yields $2M Worth of Returned Items

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A Chicago Public Library amnesty program that allowed members to return overdue items without having to pay any late fees brought in more than 100,000 books, DVDs and other materials.The library’s fine amnesty -…

Obama’s Education Policies on Test in Chicago

Obama’s Education Policies on Test in Chicago

Scott Olson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The teacher’s strike in Chicago has the potential to become a big GOP talking point on the campaign trail if it continues to drag on.Why?  The obvious reason is the close connection Obama has with Chicago.&n…

Chicago Teachers Union Says It’s Been Given an Ultimatum

Chicago Teachers Union Says It’s Been Given an Ultimatum

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The Chicago teachers’ strike will stretch into a third day Wednesday after negotiators failed to reach a deal yet again Tuesday evening.After another long day of talks, David Vitale, the president of the Chica…

Chicago Teachers Union Says It’s Been Given an Ultimatum

Chicago Teachers Union Says It’s Been Given an Ultimatum

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — The Chicago teachers’ strike will stretch into a third day Wednesday after negotiators failed to reach a deal yet again Tuesday evening.After another long day of talks, David Vitale, the president of the Chica…

Chicago Strike Highlights Teacher’s Pay

Chicago Strike Highlights Teacher’s Pay

ABC News/Ma’ayan Rosenzweig(NEW YORK) — Teacher pay is back in the headlines as Chicago school teachers went on strike Monday.The average teacher salary is $71,236 in the Chicago Public School district, which includes elementary schools and high schoo…

Chicago Teachers Strike ‘Wrong… For Our Children,’ Mayor Says

Chicago Teachers Strike ‘Wrong… For Our Children,’ Mayor Says

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — As Chicago teachers and administrators walked on picket lines Monday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said it was “wrong … for our children” and urged negotiators to “stay at the table.”The strike is the first teachers strike …

Romney Calls on Obama to ‘Stand Up’ for Chicago Kids in Light of Teacher Strike

Romney Calls on Obama to ‘Stand Up’ for Chicago Kids in Light of Teacher Strike

Saul Loeb/AFP/J.D. Pooley/GettyImages(LAKE FOREST, Ill.) — Mitt Romney Monday night called on President Obama to take a stand on the Chicago Teacher’s Union strike, which is about to enter its second day in which 400,000 students will be shut ou…

Paul Ryan on Chicago Teachers’ Strike: ‘We Stand with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’

Paul Ryan on Chicago Teachers’ Strike: ‘We Stand with Mayor Rahm Emanuel’

Win McNamee/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) — Paul Ryan crossed party lines and voiced support for one of President Obama’s biggest backers Monday, saying, “We stand with Mayor Rahm Emanuel” in his fight with Chicago’s teachers, w…

Emanuel on Chicago’s Teachers Strike: Get It Done ‘For Our Children’

Emanuel on Chicago’s Teachers Strike: Get It Done ‘For Our Children’

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel today had a blunt message for negotiators involved in the ongoing teachers strike, the city’s first in a quarter of a century: “Stay at the table. Finish it for our children.&r…

Despite Crime Wave, 50 Chicago Police Sent to Dem Convention

Despite Crime Wave, 50 Chicago Police Sent to Dem Convention

ABC News(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Only days after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked for federal agents and U.S. Marshals to help combat the city’s wave of violence, about 50 Chicago police officers have arrived in Charlotte, N.C., to work perimeter security …

Despite Crime Wave, 50 Chicago Police Sent to Dem Convention

Despite Crime Wave, 50 Chicago Police Sent to Dem Convention

ABC News(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Only days after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel asked for federal agents and U.S. Marshals to help combat the city’s wave of violence, about 50 Chicago police officers have arrived in Charlotte, N.C., to work perimeter security …

Eleven Chicago Cops Sue City, Accusing Rahm Emanuel of Discrimination

Eleven Chicago Cops Sue City, Accusing Rahm Emanuel of Discrimination

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is named in a federal lawsuit from 11 of the city’s police officers, alleging that the mayor unlawfully removed them from his security detail when he took office in 2011.The officers…

Obama: ‘This Is Not Going to Be a Race Like Usain Bolt’

Obama: ‘This Is Not Going to Be a Race Like Usain Bolt’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(CHICAGO) — As the 2012 Olympic flame was extinguished in London Sunday night, President Obama exhorted a group of loyal supporters huddled in the front yard of his Chicago home to adopt the Olympic spirit and sprint to the …

Obama: ‘This Is Not Going to Be a Race Like Usain Bolt’

Obama: ‘This Is Not Going to Be a Race Like Usain Bolt’

JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages(CHICAGO) — As the 2012 Olympic flame was extinguished in London Sunday night, President Obama exhorted a group of loyal supporters huddled in the front yard of his Chicago home to adopt the Olympic spirit and sprint to the …

Chicago Teacher Accused of Beating Dog to Death Held on $200K Bail

Chicago Teacher Accused of Beating Dog to Death Held on $200K Bail

Medioimages/Photodisc/ThinkStock(CHICAGO) — A Chicago elementary school teacher was ordered held on $200,000 bail today after he admitted to police that he punched his rescue dog to death.Derek Fierro, 25, told officers the dog had eaten “every …

Hero Surgeon Dies in Lake Michigan Rescue Despite Wife’s Efforts To Save Him

Hero Surgeon Dies in Lake Michigan Rescue Despite Wife’s Efforts To Save Him

Courtesy Dana Suskind(CHICAGO) — A surgeon plunged into Lake Michigan’s waters roiled by rip tides and rough waves to save two young boys, but died despite his wife’s frantic efforts to revive him with mouth to mouth resuscitation, police and his wife…

Chicago Blocks Chick-fil-A After Anti-Gay Remarks

Chicago Blocks Chick-fil-A After Anti-Gay Remarks

PR NewsFoto/Chick Fil-A(CHICAGO) — A Chicago politician said he will block Chick-fil-A from opening a restaurant in his ward, following anti-gay marriage remarks by the fast food chain’s president. Alderman Joe Moreno, who represents Chicago’s Logan S…

Smoke on American Eagle Flight Causes Dramatic Emergency Landing

Smoke on American Eagle Flight Causes Dramatic Emergency Landing

File photo. American Airlines(BARTONVILLE, Ill.) — An American Eagle flight bound for Chicago was diverted first because of bad weather. But as the plane was about to land, smoke began to fill the cabin, causing passengers to jump from the aircraft a…

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