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Supporters of both Israel and Palestine staged competing rallies on Monday, outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Face Off Outside Thompson Center

Demonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.

07/28/2014

McDonald's

More Than 100 Demonstrators Arrested Outside McDonalds HQ For Minimum Wage Protest

More than half of the McDonald’s staff at its corporate headquarters was told to work from home on Wednesday, because the threat of demonstrations by minimum wage workers forced the company to close an office building.

05/21/2014

Supporters of same-sex marriage marched through the Loop Monday. (CBS)

Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Demonstrate In Chicago

Same-sex marriage proponents made their views known Monday with a march that wound through downtown Chicago.

03/25/2013

School Board Protest

Shouting Protesters Drive Chicago School Board To Halt Meeting

A Chicago School Board meeting was suspended Wednesday morning, as angry protesters jumped up and shouted about plans to close and consolidate some schools.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Mayor Emanuel talks with CBS 2. (CBS)

Emanuel Talks Chicago Protests, Presidential Politics

Mayor Rahm Emanuel insists he sympathizes with Occupy Chicago protesters and thinks they have valid concerns but says he can’t allow them to break the law. He talked with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.

11/18/2011

Seniors Protest

Seniors Join Occupy Chicago To Protest Safety Net Program Cuts

A large group of seniors joined Occupy Chicago protesters at Federal Plaza Monday morning for a lively protest.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 27: A man arrested during protests at the G8/G20 summits is released from the detention center June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Police have been making many arrests during the protests including many journalists during this final day of the G20 summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Expected Protests At G8, NATO Meetings Here Spur Colleges To Reschedule Events

In the spring, Chicago will host two big international meetings. And while the G8 and NATO summits are more than half a year away, protesters are already applying for permits to hold demonstrations.

09/29/2011

A man is arrested at a demonstration outside the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.  (Credit: CBS)

25 Arrested After Noisy Demonstration Blocked Traffic

Twenty-five people were arrested for blocking traffic briefly on Wacker Drive, during a noisy demonstration outside of an executives’ summit at a downtown hotel.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2011

Northwestern University Professor John Michael Bailey

NU Cancels Human Sexuality Class

Next fall, Northwestern University won’t offer a human-sexuality class that generated controversy in February after some students witnessed a live sex-toy demonstration.

05/09/2011

Northwestern University Professor John Michael Bailey

Pastor Bans NU Students Because Of Sex Toy Demo

A Tennessee Baptist church is refusing to allow students from Northwestern University to camp on its property, because of the recent demonstration at the university involving a sex toy.

CBS Chicago–04/08/2011

Northwestern University Professor John Michael Bailey

NU Professor Apologizes For Sex Toy Demonstration

The Northwestern University professor who allowed a live sex toy demonstration to take place in his classroom last month has apologized, although he maintains he sees “absolutely no harm” in what happened.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2011

Northwestern University

NU President Concerned Over Live Sex Demo

The president of Northwestern University says he is “troubled and disappointed” by a live sex demonstration held after a class in a human sexuality course and said it would be “investigated.”

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

Northwestern University

Northwestern Defends Sex Demonstration In Classroom

More than 100 Northwestern students watched as a naked woman was penetrated by a sex toy during an after-class session of the school’s popular “Human Sexuality” class.

03/02/2011