Two Protesters Arrested Outside Harrison District Police StationA man and a 17-year-old girl were arrested at a protest Tuesday evening outside the Harrison District police station on the West Side. Protesters became “unruly” as they approached the station at 3151 W. Harrison about 7:45 p.m. and started to climb onto parked squad cars, according to a statement from Chicago Police.
Protesters Block Downtown Traffic, Demand End To DeportationsA dozen protesters were arrested Tuesday morning, after blocking traffic on Congress Parkway as part of an anti-deportation rally that lasted more than an hour.
Students Walk Out Of Class To Protest CPS Budget CutsAbout 200 students walked out of a North Side high school on Friday, to protest the financial crisis the Chicago Public Schools system is facing.
Teachers Plan Rally Outside Bank Of America To Protest CPS DebtThe union expects a "big turnout" for its rally outside of the Midwest regional office of the Bank of America, which the union accuses of steering the Chicago Board of Education into making bad investments.
Angry With Emanuel, Protesters Boycott King Day BreakfastSome leaders of the city's black community are demonstrating outside the annual Martin Luther King breakfast over what they say are the failures of Mayor Emanuel.
Activists Want Chicago Cop Fired For Shooting That Killed TwoProtesters gathered outside a West Side police station on Wednesday, demanding the officer who shot and killed two people over the weekend be fired, and that Mayor Rahm Emanuel resign.
Laquan McDonald Supporters Stage "Black Christmas" Protest On Mag MileActivists plan to disrupt shoppers along the city’s busiest retail district on Thursday, in a protest they’ve dubbed “Black Christmas” in their continuing effort to pressure Mayor Rahm Emanuel to step down over the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Medical Students Stage "Die-In," Call On Emanuel To Step DownAbout 100 medical students and doctors staged a 16-minute “die-in” Thursday morning outside City Hall, joining the call for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign over the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.
Protesters Not Swayed By Emanuel's Apology; 'We’re Not Just Going To Go Away'Protesters who have been calling for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to resign ever since video of the fatal police shooting of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald was made public were not moved by the mayor’s apology Wednesday in a speech to the City Council.
Activists Deliver Petitions To Anita Alvarez's Office, Demanding Her ResignationProtesters angry over the fatal police shooting of Laquan McDonald are not giving up their fight to convince Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez to resign for her handling of the case, organizing a sit-in at her Loop office on Thursday.
Protesters Dance Outside Police HQ After Firing Of Supt. Garry McCarthyAbout 100 protesters celebrated the dismissal of Police Supt. Garry McCarthy on Tuesday night by dancing outside the doors to Chicago Public Safety Headquarters in the Bronzeville neighborhood.
In City Club Speech, Trump Won't Apologize For Controversial Remarks On ImmigrationThe City Club of Chicago said more than 2,000 people were on the waiting list for Donald Trump’s speech at Monday’s luncheon at Maggiano’s Banquets.