After a year without a budget, state lawmakers come together to pass a six-month stopgap measure. K-12 schools get a full year of funding. Chicago police shift overtime to highest-crime districts as the police union chief blasts a lack of public respect for officers. A study finds UberPool beats CTA on speed, but not price.
And in sports, Bears legend Buddy Ryan dies, Kris Bryant makes MLB history, and White Sox pitcher James Shields finally lives up to his moniker "Big Game."
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