Thousands of public school teachers and their supporters have flooded downtown streets Monday afternoon, for a rally in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters on the first day of the city’s first teachers’ strike in 25 years.
The Emanuel administration has reached a four-year labor agreement with the unions representing some 2,100 public safety workers
Supporters of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot will rally outside City Hall in Chicago Friday afternoon, after a Russian court convicted three members of hooliganism and sentenced them to two years in prison.
The sound level was high, but the impact yet to be determined, as a college junior collected about 15 supporters outside City Hall, leading a rally against the city’s violence problems, as activists donned T-shirts reading “Enough, Chicago.”
I know I’m not the only Chicagoan who’s angry about guns, and the murders on our streets; two more shot dead Monday night. City Hall is spending more time worrying and whining than stopping it.
City officials are at a loss to explain why some residents have been receiving bills for street signs that are significantly higher than they should be. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Demonstrators stood outside the mayor’s office to protest police brutality, though most of the alleged cases they cited happened in the suburbs, CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports.
Chicago Police were searching for a possible trespasser inside City Hall Tuesday night.
City Hall is apologizing. Parking tickets issued during Friday’s funeral procession for a Marine from Beverly have been voided.
Nine months after leaving City Hall, former Mayor Richard M. Daley isn’t letting the grass grow under his feet. Wednesday night, Daley opened up about his life out of office, and life without his late wife, Maggie.
Another side is weighing in on the Chicago school system’s plan to fix some failing schools.
For the second time since moving to increase fines and restrictions on protests for the upcoming G8 and NATO Summits, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has backed off.
Parents on Wednesday took their concerns over the Chicago Public Schools turnaround right to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s welcome mat.
A van slammed into a taxi downtown early Friday and caused the cab to roll over on the sidewalk next to City Hall, in an accident that sent four people to area hospitals.
Demonstrators sang outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall on Tuesday to make their case for passage of an ordinance that could force the closure of coal power plants in Chicago.
Another week, another embarrassing detail concerning the city’s parking meter monopoly; Chicago Parking Meters LLC has sent City Hall another bill for lost revenue from the city’s parking meters.
Parents of Chicago Public Schools students gathered outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office Monday to demand he hold off on plans to close or overhaul several public schools and meet with them.
Several prominent reformers will spend the next four months figuring out ways to end corruption at City Hall.
Two full days after Maggie Daley’s funeral, mourners continued to visit condolence books set up in the center of Chicago City Hall, to write words of remembrance and celebration for the Daley Family.
It could be one of those “be careful what you wish for” stories. Bringing the G8 and NATO summits to Chicago next spring was one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first major coups when he took office, or so he thought.