New IPRA Boss Promises Integrity In Police Misconduct InvestigationsSharon Fairley, acting chief administrator of the Independent Police Review Authority, discusses organizational changes with the embattled agency.
Laquan McDonald Protesters Gather At Mayor's Home, City HallDozens persisted in demanding Mayor Emanuel's resignation.
Tongue-In-Cheek Craigslist Posting Advertises “Soon To Be Vacant” Fifth Floor Loop OfficeThere's a new advertisement on Craigslist for what the ad calls a "soon to be vacated prestigious Loop office."
Protesters Want Federal Probe Of Emanuel, AlvarezAbout 200 activists made 16 laps around City Hall on Friday, demanding a federal investigation of how Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez handled the Laquan McDonald case. They circled the building once for each time McDonald was shot by Officer Jason Van Dyke last year.
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.