Protesters Shut Down Some Mag Mile Stores; At Least Four ArrestedThe demonstration, meant to disrupt “Black Friday” shopping on Chicago’s premier retail corridor, was in response to this week’s court-ordered release of a Chicago police car dash-camera video.
Laquan McDonald Protest Set For Friday As Shoppers Swarm Chicago's Mag Mile"It's going to shake up Michigan Avenue. It's going to make some people uncomfortable, and it should," one Chicago alderman says.
Protesters March For Second Night After Release Of Laquan McDonald Shooting VideoDozens of protesters are moving through the Loop Wednesday causing traffic disruptions in wake of the release of dashcam video showing Laquan McDonald fatally shot by a Chicago Police officer last year.
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.
Demonstration Held In Millennium Park To Protest Corruption In Malaysian GovernmentProtesters gathered in Millennium Park today to talk about government corruption in Malaysia.
20 Arrested At Michigan Ave. Demonstration Over State Budget ImpasseChicago Police say 20 people were arrested at a noontime protest on North Michigan Avenue where dozens demonstrated against politicians' handling of the state budget.
Tamir Rice's Mother Brings Fight For Justice To ChicagoThe mother of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was killed by police last year was in Chicago on Friday, for a series of meetings, marches, and protests about alleged police misconduct.
Marchers Protest Violence On South SideTwo hundred people rallied near Chicago police headquarters, demanding an end to the violence on East 35th Street.
Teachers Protest CPS Budget Cuts, LayoffsPublic school teachers were raising their voices against Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s leadership of the district; in particular his proposal to help shore up CPS finances by having teachers pay the full cost of their individual pension contributions, most of which is now paid by the district.
CTU Plans City Hall Protest As CPS Begins 1,400 LayoffsThe union said the district’s cutbacks are counterproductive, and will lead to fewer resources for educators. The Emanuel administration has said the cuts will save $200 million for a district reeling from paying $634 million in pension obligations.
Demonstration Turns Physical During U Of C Protest Calling For Adult Trauma Center
Activists Rally Against Rauner's Proposed Budget CutsEven though Democrats control the House and Senate, and approved a budget plan that is more than $3 billion in the red, state Sen. Emil Jones III (D-Chicago) wasn’t prepared to say his party shares in the blame for the budget cuts.