Chicago Homicides+500 – News With Mary Dixon

The Tribune’s count of 512 following the Labor Day weekend surpasses the murder total for all of 2015 … Chicago’s top cop says the city’s gun violence won’t be under control until gun offenders are made to serve tougher sentences … The CTU’s president says she’s not ruling out a teachers strike in the next month … The US Senate has stalled on approving money to fight the Zika outbreak, over whether some of that cash should go to Planned Parenthood … UNICEF reports 28-million children have been uprooted by war – and nearly as many have abandoned their homes to look for a better life … UN climate scientists warn that our oceans are warming, and it’s causing changes beyond the world’s coral reefs … The White Sox beat the Tigers … the Cubs lost in Milwaukee … It’s going to be hot and humid again today … with a chance of storms and heat indexes as high as 105-degrees this afternoon.

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