Students and faculty at Columbia College are protesting plans to raise tuition, as the school also weighs cutting some programs and restructuring some academic departments, according to published reports.
The host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.
Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is apologizing ahead of time for those who may be inconvenienced when NATO and the world leaders of the G8 gather in Chicago next spring.
It could be one of those “be careful what you wish for” stories. Bringing the G8 and NATO summits to Chicago next spring was one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first major coups when he took office, or so he thought.
The Occupy Chicago protesters are trying to strike a deal with City Hall for a permanent place to gather, but haven’t gotten very far.
Demonstrators had a two-pronged agenda when they took their protests to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon.
The Wall Street protests have spread across the county and have taken root in Chicago for nearly a month. But some are now asking: Is anyone really listening? Demonstrators believe they are, CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
A day after “Occupy Chicago” protesters and union activists teamed up for a large rally in downtown Chicago, jobs and the economy remained key issues for protesters at a number of events in downtown Chicago.
The “Occupy Chicago” protesters have been camped out in front of the Federal Reserve Bank at LaSalle and Quincy streets for 11 days.
Protests are expected at the Kendall County Republican picnic Saturday, as the man known as “America’s toughest sheriff” is expected to attend.
A historical marker will be dedicated this weekend at the South Side’s Rainbow Beach, which was the site of civil rights protests more than 50 years ago.
A lawsuit that led to the release of hundreds of e-mails to Wisconsin’s Gov. Scott Walker has resulted in the resignation of a prosecutor in Indiana.
Dozens of Chicago homeowners stormed the Bank of America office downtown Wednesday, complaining that the bank is dragging its feet on their loan modification requests.
The poor – and those who work to help the poor – held a large noontime rally in the Loop to protest what they say are federal budget cuts that will leave them in the lurc
Activists angered by human services budget cuts in Washington blocked an intersection at rush hour Friday, prompting arrests.
Planned Parenthood held a midday rally in the Loop to protest the recent vote in the House of Representatives that would bar all federal funding for the organization, which provides health care to poor women, including abortions.
Indiana Democrats did not show up for work on Tuesday, shutting down the statehouse on Tuesday and preventing a vote on a controversial union work bill.
The Chicago Teachers Union says it is fully in sympathy with Madison, Wis., teachers who have closed schools there for two days in a row.
In just a few hours, pro-democracy demonstrators will picket the Egyptian Consulate.