Activists March On Magnificent Mile To Protest Laquan McDonald ShootingActivists shut down part of Michigan Avenue on Black Friday, and planned to march to Water Tower Place, to protest the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Mother Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Calls For Release Of Dashcam FootageNow that the city has released the Laquan McDonald video, the mother of another male killed by Chicago police wants his video released too, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Black Aldermen Again Call For Ouster Of Police Supt. Garry McCarthyA day after the Emanuel administration released video of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, the City Council Black Caucus renewed its demand that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy resign or be fired.
Thanksgiving Basket Brigade Volunteers Prepare Donations To Needy FamiliesSome very grateful people came out to a west side warehouse this morning for the seventh annual Chicago Thanksgiving Basket Brigade and they were the ones preparing donations, not receiving them.
Children's Hospital At UIC Holds Thanksgiving Party For Pediatric Cancer Patients, FamiliesThe event was at the school’s student center, just blocks from the hospital where so many of them have spent a lot of time dealing with very serious issues.
Parents Press Chicago School Board Over Carbon Monoxide Leak At NW Side SchoolPeople upset over a carbon monoxide leak at a Northwest Side school that sent dozens of students to the hospital took their frustrations to the Chicago Board of Education today.
Blogger Honored For Food Activism At Public SchoolsA Buffalo Grove educator and blogger has been named one of the most inspiring women in food.
Lyric Plays "La Marseillaise" Before Opening Of The Merry WidowLast night's opening at the Lyric Opera brought some in the audience to tears, but it was more about current events than the performance.
After Church Destroyed By Fire, Woodlawn Parish Finds Temporary Home Thanks To Neighboring ChurchMembers of a Woodlawn parish gathered for mass this morning in a new space after a fire last month severely damaged their church.
Protesters Accuse City Of Shooing Homeless Out Of UptownProtesters took to the streets of the Uptown neighborhood Monday night to show their anger over the city's treatment of the homeless in the area, accusing police of removing the homeless from the neighborhood.
Kirk Joins Thousands In Stair Climb Up Willis TowerU.S. Senator Mark Kirk joined thousands of others in climbing the Willis Tower this morning to raise money for the group that helped him recover from a stroke.
Fire Destroys Memorial For Murdered 9-Year-Old Tyshawn LeeThe Chicago Fire Department is investigating an early-morning fire in the alley where 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee was shot and killed last week, reports WBBM Nancy Harty.