The stories have been the hottest online at chicagotribune.com, leading Monday to the highest day's web traffic since Chicago hosted the
This story is of enormous significance to local readers. Though that's by no means the only audience paying attention.
Since the teachers have walked, Ahmed-Ullah and Hood have been joined by a dozen or more colleagues from all departments at the Tribune in chronicling what the strike means to the city, its politicians, and perhaps most importantly, its children and their parents.
From early-morning video coverage of picket lines to stakeouts of late-night negotiations, the Tribune has been on the case of a story that has gained national attention.