Chicago teachers strike in 2012, the union's first strike in 25 years.Michelle Gavin/DNAinfo

Union President Tells Chicago Parents To Prepare For ‘Short-Term’ Strike

The union’s Tuesday night announcement came just hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters that she was ready to write staffing and class size promises into the union contract.

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With Students Home, Mount Carmel Faculty Making 3D-Printed Masks For Senior Homes

Mount Carmel faculty have donated 40 protective masks after hearing "horror stories" about the lack of protective gear from senior home workers.

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West Ridge Has Highest Number Of COVID-19 Cases In City: ‘We Must Take This As A Call To Action’

Over 225 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed in the diverse North Side neighborhood, according to the state of Illinois.

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Some Non-Essential Businesses Remain Open In Chicago: ‘It’s Profits Over People,’ Worker Says

Businesses that break the rules face fines up to $10,000. City officials urged workers or witnesses to report these scofflaws to 311.