Protesters Shut Down Morningstar Lobby, Blame State Budget Cuts On BillionairesPolice forced six protesters to leave the lobby of Morningstar in downtown Chicago on Monday morning, after they picketed inside to protest state budget cuts they claim are being forced by big corporations opposed to tax hikes.
Trauma Center Activists Want 9 Comrades Released After Arrests At University Of ChicagoActivists seeking a trauma center at the University of Chicago Medical Center have demanded the immediate release of nine protesters who were arrested Wednesday night after barricading themselves inside school’s administration building.
2 Officers Shot At Protest Outside Ferguson Police StationTwo officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.
Rauner Appearance Met With Pro-Union Demonstrators
Chicago Cop Car Blares 'Sweet Home Alabama' Alongside Black ProtestersWas it a bad a choice of an iconic song? Or was it a racist message to weekend protesters? CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
Chicago Protesters Block Traffic, Stage 'Die-Ins' Following NY Grand Jury DecisionHundreds of protesters marched in downtown Chicago Thursday, in the wake of the New York grand-jury decision not to indict a white police officer in the death of a black arrestee over the summer.
Minimum Wage Workers Keep Up The Fight For $15-An-HourFast food and home healthcare workers were rallying in the River North neighborhood early Thursday, hoping to keep the pressure on state lawmakers to raise the minimum wage.
City Hall Sit-In Ends PeacefullySeveral activists from the group Black Youth Project 100 planned a sit-in on the 5th floor of City Hall for the next 28 hours, because they said a black person is killed by a police officer every 28 hours in the U.S. They said their act of civil disobedience is their duty.
Chicago’s Ukrainian Community Prays, Mourns Deaths Of ProtestersAfter Ukraine’s bloodiest week in decades, members of Chicago’s Ukrainian community prayed Sunday and pondered the uncertain future of a country in turmoil.
Chicago Board Of Ed Approves Seven New Charter SchoolsMore than two dozen protesters camped out in front of Chicago Public Schools headquarters overnight, ahead of a school board meeting to weigh plans for 17 new charter schools.
Whittier Fieldhouse Protesters Acquitted Of TrespassingThey were arrested when they tried to stop the demolition of the Whittier Elementary School fieldhouse -- known as La Casita -- which came without warning.
Protesters Confront DePaul President Over Taxpayer Money For Proposed ArenaDennis Holtschneider said the city should address the controversy and that DePaul’s $70 million contribution will come from private fundraising and sales of game-day tickets.