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.
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.
Same-sex marriage proponents made their views known Monday with a march that wound through downtown Chicago.
A Chicago School Board meeting was suspended Wednesday morning, as angry protesters jumped up and shouted about plans to close and consolidate some schools.
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.
A large group of seniors joined Occupy Chicago protesters at Federal Plaza Monday morning for a lively protest.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.