Trauma Center Activists Want 9 Comrades Released After Arrests At University Of ChicagoActivists seeking a trauma center at the University of Chicago Medical Center have demanded the immediate release of nine protesters who were arrested Wednesday night after barricading themselves inside school’s administration building.
Three Aldermen Cited For Trespassing After Immigration Sit-InAld. Proco "Joe" Moreno (1), Danny Solis (25) and Rey Colon (35) each sat-in, in front of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement office at 101 W. Congress Pkwy.
Pastor Wants Sharpton To Apologize For Comparing Local Activists To GangbangersRev. Al Sharpton, the New York activist who recently announced he’s renting an apartment in Chicago, and plans to address the violence issues, here appears to be stepping on some toes.
Emanuel Opponents Want CTU's Lewis To Run For MayorA group of activists has launched a grassroots effort to recruit Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis to run against Mayor Rahm Emanuel in 2015.
Activists Rally For Affordable Housing In LakeviewThey say they won't go without a fight, not even on a rainy day, chanting and marching outside buildings that for quite some time, offered SRO's, or single room occupancy units to those who had no other options.
Supporters Of Israel, Palestinians Stage Downtown RalliesAs negotiations continued to end the days of fighting between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, dueling rallies were held in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, by both pro-Israeli and pro-Palestinian activists.
Activists To Help Protect Trick-Or-Treaters From Egg-ThrowersSome Chicago neighborhood activists will be out on Halloween night, trying to protect trick-or-treaters from egg-throwers.
Occupy Movement Protesters Looking For Places To Stay During NATOOccupy Chicago activists are looking for help finding fellow demonstrators find a place to stay during the NATO summit, so they're asking Chicagoans to let them occupy their houses, apartments, back yards, or churches.
Activists Deliver 'Tax Bills' To Big Corporations On Tax DayAbout 200 people gathered at Federal Plaza on Tuesday to send a message on this Tax Day 2012.
Man, 80, Arrested After Shooting Alleged BurglarNeighbors in Englewood are not pleased after an 80-year-old man was arrested for shooting a man who was allegedly burglarizing his house.
Activists Rally For Same Sex Marriage Outside Holy Name CathedralJust days after state lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize gay marriage in Illinois, Chicago's Gay Liberation Network led a demonstration outside Holy Name Cathedral Sunday morning.
Activists Take Stand At 'People's City Council Meeting'The UIC forum was packed with more than 1,000 activists and union members Thursday night for the first ever “People’s City Council Meeting.”