About 3,000 union janitors occupied the plaza outside of Chase Bank in downtown Chicago Sunday afternoon, as the group prepared for contract negotiations.
Several hundred students, their parents and staff from the two schools in West Northfield District 31 marched and rallied Tuesday, urging voters to approve a tax increase.
About two dozen supporters of the rebels attempting to overthrown Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad staged political theater Saturday in front of Water Tower Place, on North Michigan Avenue.
A rally against violence was held in Chicago Monday night, near the scene where a teenage girl from Highland Park was sexually assaulted and left unconscious on New Year’s Eve.
Staff, parents and students from School District 300 in the northwestern suburbs were headed to Springfield on Monday to tell lawmakers they oppose extending existing tax incentives to keep Sears headquarters in Hoffman Estates.
Protesters from Occupy Chicago have been in Chicago’s Financial District for two weeks, and on Friday, they will hold a march and rally downtown.
A raucous crowd of postal workers braved the chilly drizzle at the Thompson Center on Tuesday protest the proposed closing of 3,700 branches across the country.
Thousands of union workers gathered at Daley Plaza on Saturday in a show of solidarity for union colleagues in Wisconsin, where the governor and Republican lawmakers have passed legislation severely limiting their collective bargaining rights.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk has applauded the idea of U.S. support for enforcement of the no-fly zone in Libya, which he believes will tilt momentum back to the rebellion against Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
Carol Moseley Braun is raising some eyebrows, after she made a comment about Adolf Hitler at a rally over the weekend.
While people continue to protest in the streets of Egypt, hundreds of Chicagoans were rallying outside of the Egyptian consulate in Chicago Saturday afternoon.
The president tries to turn the tide for his Democratic Party as Election Day approaches.
Democrats were out early Saturday trying to fire up voters before President Barack Obama’s Chicago rally.
Metra will close a train station near President Barack Obama’s Saturday afternoon Hyde Park rally.