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Mayor Rahm Emanuel laughs as the crowd at the Chicago Blackhawks victory rally boos the mention of his name. (Credit: CBS)

Blackhawks Fans Boo Mayor Emanuel At Stanley Cup Rally

Mayor Rahm Emanuel was soundly booed Thursday at the Blackhawks’ championship rally, and he didn’t have to say a word do draw fans’ ire.

06/18/2015

Blackhawks defenseman Kimmo Timonen kisses the Stanley Cup after being introduced at the team's victory rally at Soldier Field. Timonen is retiring after winning his first Stanley Cup at age 40. (Credit: CBS)

Blackhawks, Fans Celebrate Stanley Cup: ‘Let’s Do Four’

Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz spoke for all of Chicago on Thursday when he said celebrating a Stanley Cup championship will never get old, no matter how many times the team pulls off the feat.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2015

Blackhawks fans wait on the concourse at Soldier Field, until rain passes ahead of Thursday morning's victory rally. (Credit: CBS)

Rain Doesn’t Dampen Fans’ Spirits Ahead Of Blackhawks Parade And Rally

Blackhawks fans clearly didn’t mind getting a bit wet Thursday morning, for a chance to see the Stanley Cup champions parade through downtown Chicago, ahead of a victory rally at Soldier Field.

06/18/2015

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Rain Expected Ahead Of Of Blackhawks Parade; Scattered Storms Possible For Rally

As Blackhawks fans flock downtown for the big Stanley Cup victory party, they’ll want to keep some rain gear handy, as heavy rain was bearing down on the city just ahead of the parade downtown.

06/18/2015

Blackhawks fans cross the Jackson Street bridge over the Chicago River, on their way to the parade route for the Blackhawks official victory parade and rally on Thursday. (Credit: CBS)

Blackhawks Fans Head Downtown Early To Line Up For Parade

Thousands of Blackhawks fans will be lining the streets to cheer for their hockey heroes on Thursday, and some just couldn’t wait to get a front row seat for the Stanley Cup victory parade.

CBS Chicago–06/18/2015

The Blackhawks pose for a photo after winning the Stanley Cup following a 2-0 win against the Lightning in Game 6. (Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks Parade Route Expanded By City

The parade will now start at Washington and Racine.

CBS Chicago–06/17/2015

Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane carries the Stanley Cup to the pitchers mound before the game between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians on June 16,  2015 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Rally Tickets Sell Out Fast

Free tickets to the Blackhawks rally at Soldier Field were gobbled up in short order Wednesday afternoon, leaving lots of disappointed fans out in the cold.

06/17/2015

Fast food workers and other minimum wage employees stage a rally outside the McDonald's at 83rd and Ashland, to call for $15 an hour. (Credit: CBS)

Minimum Wage Workers Call For $15 An Hour

A series of protests across the country was planned for Wednesday, as activists planned their biggest push yet for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.

04/15/2015

Hundreds of parents and daycare providers rallied outside the Thompson Center to call on lawmakers to restore child care funding. (Credit: Lisa Fielding/WBBM)

Daycare Providers Rally To Get State Funding Restored

Hundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.

01/30/2015

A McDonald's employee who walked off the job Thursday speaks to reporters at a rally where hundreds of minimum wage workers called on state lawmakers to approve a $15-an-hour minimum wage in Illinois. (Credit: CBS)

Minimum Wage Workers Keep Up The Fight For $15-An-Hour

Fast 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.

12/04/2014

Jackie Robinson West coach Darold Butler addresses the crowd at Millennium Park, at a rally to celebrate the team's national title in the Little League World Series. (Credit: CBS)

Jackie Robinson West Players To Chicago: “Thank You, We Love You”

The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.

08/27/2014

Jackie Robinson West players and coaches hold the 2005 White Sox World Series trophy while visiting U.S. Cellular Field during the parade celebrating their Little League World Series national title. (Credit: CBS)

JRW Players Hoist World Series Trophy; Also Get Trip To Disney World

Jackie Robinson West players got a couple nice surprises on Wednesday as the city saluted the Little League World Series national champions.

08/27/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Chicago Going All Out To Honor Jackie Robinson West

On Wednesday, the national champion Jackie Robinson West All-Stars will be the toast of the town, as the city hosts two rallies and a parade through the South Side to celebrate the team’s success in the Little League World Series.

CBS Chicago–08/27/2014

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars, from Chicago, celebrate following their 7-5 win over Las Vegas during the United States championship game of the Little League World Series at Lamade Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pa.  (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

City Sets Parade Route, Rally Locations For Jackie Robinson West

The Jackie Robinson West All-Stars captured the hearts of Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2014

Assyrian Americans supporting U.S. military support in Iraq demonstrate in downtown Chicago. (CBS)

Assyrian Rally In Chicago Supports U.S. Airstrikes In Iraq

Iraqi Christians demonstrating in Daley Plaza were thankful for the action.

08/08/2014

Supporters of both Israel and Palestine staged competing rallies on Monday, outside the Thompson Center in downtown Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Israeli, Palestinian Supporters Face Off Outside Thompson Center

Demonstrators filled up the area around the Thompson Center and the Daley Center on Monday, for competing rallies – one in support of Israel, the other in support of Palestinians.

07/28/2014

Students stage a peace rally at a Safe Haven summer camp on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)

CPS Students Rally For Peace At Summer Camps

Several rallies were being held across the city on Wednesday, as part of the city’s effort to keep children safe from violence during summer break.

07/02/2014

Bicyclists gather at Daley Plaza on Friday for the 23rd annual Bike To Work Rally. (Credit: Twitter/bikechicago)

Cyclists Celebrate Chicago Bike Week At Daley Plaza

The Bike To Work Rally is the culmination of Chicago Bike Week, a weeklong series of activities to promote bicycle commuting.

06/20/2014

Illinois State Capitol

Same-Sex Marriage Supporters, Opponents To Rally In Springfield

Proposed legislation to legalize same-sex marriages in Illinois passed the state Senate in February, but has stalled in the House.

10/15/2013

An undated photo of Trayvon Martin (CBS)

Chicagoans Rally For Justice For Trayvon Martin

Speakers drew comparisons between Trayvon Martin’s death and the 1955 murder of Chicago teenager Emmett Till in Money Mississippi, an attack that some say triggered the modern Civil Rights movement.

07/20/2013

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