Big city mayor to hold parents accountable for their kids' truancy

School districts across the country report a growing number of students simply aren't showing up, and that chronic truancy is being linked to upticks in crime. Now, the mayor of Washington D.C. is about to unveil a plan to hold parents accountable when their kids are chronically truant.

Miss Black Illinois Ebony Graves to compete for national title

Miss Black Illinois 2023 Ebony Graves is on her way to compete in the Miss Black USA Pageant on Aug. 6 in Washington, D.C. Ebony joined Good Day Chicago on Friday to talk about how she’s been preparing for her big trip, and what the title could mean for her.