McCarthy "Astounded" By Officers' Handling Of Protests; Not Resigning Over Laquan McDonald CasePolice Supt. Garry McCarthy praised Chicago's police force Friday for showing “remarkable” professionalism during several days of protests in the wake of the release of a video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teen, and that officer being charged with murder.
Four Arrested In Second Night Of Chicago DemonstrationsAbout 300 people marched in groups through River North and the Loop between 4:30 p.m. until after midnight in protests that followed the release of four more dash-cam vantage points from the scene of the Southwest Side shooting last October.
Activists Protest Budget Cuts Outside Gov. Rauner’s HomeCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports protesters are ready to spend the night outside Rauner’s condo inside a Lakeshore East high rise.
Twenty-five Arrested Following Chicago ProtestsA total of 25 protesters were placed into custody during protests throughout the city Saturday.
Chicago Churches Lead Protests Of Grand Jury Rulings In Garner, Brown Deaths It has been another day of protests across the Chicago area, as many churches are holding demonstrations expressing anger over recent deaths of several people in confrontations with police across the U.S.
Activists Say Chicago Police Used 'Stingray' Eavesdropping Technology During ProtestsActivists who have been protesting in Chicago claim they have proof that police have been using so-called Stingray technology to eavesdrop on their phones, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Governor Sends National Guard Units To FergusonAfter a night of violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri, with at least a dozen businesses burned to the ground, residents were left wondering why it had to happen. More than a dozen buildings were burned to the ground. At least 60 people were arrested during the protests, and at least 16 people were treated for injuries.
Fires Burn, Shots Ring Out In Ferguson After Grand Jury DecisionChaos erupted Monday night in Ferguson, Missouri, as protesters expressed their outrage at a grand jury’s decision not to indict a white police officer in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager.
Oakwood Hills Residents Seek To Block New Power PlantSome residents of a small community in McHenry County have begun gearing up to stop plans for a natural gas power plant in their village.
Postal Workers Demonstrate Against USPS Partnership With StaplesRoughly 200 postal workers and supporters picketed Saturday afternoon in front of a suburban Staples store, demonstrating against the postal service partnership with the office supply chain to provide some mail services.
Local Ukrainians Protest Outside Chicago ConsulateProtesters gathered once again in front of the Ukrainian consulate in Chicago this afternoon.
Chicago-Area Ukrainians Call On Consul General To ResignHere in Chicago, about 200 Ukrainian-Americans demonstrated at the consulate in River North.