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.
Members of Occupy Chicago were staging a sit-in outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall, in protest of planned budget cuts to mental health clinics.
Between 300 and 500 Occupy Chicago demonstrators walked out of area colleges Wednesday and marched on Chicago City Hall and the James R. Thompson Center.
It was reading time and protest time for more than 100 city librarians and supporters Monday morning at a rally outside Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s office at City Hall.
Demonstrators had a two-pronged agenda when they took their protests to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon.
City budget hearings got underway Wednesday morning at City Hall, as aldermen questioned Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s budget team about the spending plan for 2012.
As Mayor Rahm Emanuel unveils his first budget, corporate protesters are taking their message to City Hall.
The Des Plaines municipal building had to be evacuated late Thursday morning for a freon leak.
Bad blood between City Hall and the Chicago Teachers Union showed no sign of getting any better on Wednesday as the mayor and the union traded shots again over the push to get teachers to voluntarily accept a longer school day.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to eliminate the city’s Department of Environment as he continues to prepare his plan to close a projected $637 million budget shortfall.
Police in Aurora are investigating a string of vandalism incidents involving smashed windows.
A commotion erupted in the Loop this morning, when a ComEd vault began spewing smoke and caused power outages.
Chicago City Clerk Susanna Mendoza wants her staff removed from the basement of City Hall, due to a persistent problem with cockroaches.
City Hall has laid off 80 full time traffic aides, as part of the budget cutbacks that Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced back in May.
Labor unions representing city workers on Tuesday will announce cost-cutting suggestings that take aim at managers. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has an early look.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel promised sweeping ethics reforms during his campaign, and now he has rolled out a new round.
More serious charges have been lodged against a man who allegedly yelled a profanity targeting Mayor Richard M. Daley as he was leaving City Hall for the last time Friday, May 13, police said.