Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced he has reached a tentative agreement with the Fraternal Order of Police for a new contract for rank-and-file police officers.

School will be back in session on Wednesday as Chicago teachers vote to end the strike. Paris Schutz has the latest.

The Chicago Public Schools board approves a budget and a strike contingency plan. How will the new budget affect contract negotiations? Paris Schutz reports.

The School Board and the union rejected a report that was originally meant to strike a compromise between Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union. Now, a 30-day countdown begins to a possible teacher's strike. We talk with Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard and a union rep about the messy path forward.

Chicago Public Schools CEO Jean-Claude Brizard

Chicago teachers begin voting Wednesday to authorize a strike. Why have relations between the CPS and the union deteriorated so badly? We hear from schools chief Jean-Claude Brizard.

The mayor wants to save money by putting fewer firefighters on a truck,  but firefighters say that would compromise safety. Elizabeth Brackett and her panel take up the issue.