Man Slashed In Fight Near City HallAbout 1:45 a.m., two homeless people got into a fight near the intersection of Clark and Randolph streets, police said.
Expert: Property Tax Hikes Could Chase Chicago Businesses, Residents AwayThe Emanuel administrations’ own new estimate shows a ballooning deficit of $754 million. Half of that is tied to Springfield's doing nothing about public worker pension reform.
Teachers Protest CPS Budget Cuts, LayoffsPublic school teachers were raising their voices against Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s leadership of the district; in particular his proposal to help shore up CPS finances by having teachers pay the full cost of their individual pension contributions, most of which is now paid by the district.
Chicago Eyes A City Income Tax On Residents, Suburbanites Who Work HereCBS 2’s Derrick Blakley takes a look at the smoke signals from cash-strapped Chicago City Hall.
Protesters Demand Meeting With Emanuel On Police BrutalitySeveral dozen activists, including clergy, staged a noisy protest outside the mayor’s office at City Hall on Tuesday, denouncing alleged police brutality, and the group managed to get an invitation for a conversation with a staff member.
City Hall Sit-In Ends PeacefullySeveral activists from the group Black Youth Project 100 planned a sit-in on the 5th floor of City Hall for the next 28 hours, because they said a black person is killed by a police officer every 28 hours in the U.S. They said their act of civil disobedience is their duty.
Protesters Removed From City Hall After Sit-In Over CPS Bond DealsChicago Police broke up a demonstration at City Hall on Thursday, after activists staged a sit-in to protest controversial bond deals at the Chicago Public Schools.
Disabled Residents Demand More Support For Accessible HousingA small crowd of people, most with varying disabilities, chanted outside City Hall; calling for more affordable, accessible, integrated housing.
Roach Scurries Around City Council Chamber As Pest Control Boss TestifiesA top Emanuel administration official was embarrassed Thursday when a rather large bug showed up while he was testifying at a Budget Committee hearing.
Dyett High School Supporters Arrested After Staging City Hall Sit-InNearly a dozen demonstrators were arrested at City Hall late Tuesday night, after staging a sit-in for several hours to protest the looming closure of Dyett High School.
Deadline Here For Chicago Vehicle StickersIf you haven’t purchased a city vehicle sticker yet, you’d better get to City Hall this afternoon, or face up to $260 in late fees and fines starting Wednesday.
Irish President Visits City Hall, Talks Immigration With MayorThe President of Ireland stopped by City Hall to exchange pleasantries and some frank talk with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.