Mayor Richard M. Daley can be sued as a defendant in a lawsuit filed over decades-old allegations of police torture and a citywide conspiracy to cover it up.
It was 101 degrees in the shade, but that didn't stop 200 white-haired retirees and others from rallying against any cuts to these programs.
State officials sent letters to four Catholic Charities agencies that place children, explaining the decision to not renew foster care and adoption contracts.
About 20 activists gathered in front of the Chicago Club to confront the CEO of Motorola Solutions, Greg Brown.
"Politics is a dirty business," remarked a juror after former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was convicted on 17 counts of corruption.
Parents in Chicago say they are staging an around-the-clock sit-in at an elementary school field house until school officials and elected representatives meet with them.
"I'm not asking for any handouts; I just want to stay alive," Susan said.
As part of the 4th annual Chicago Zombie March, members from UNITE HERE Local 1 applied some face paint and walked the picket line in front of the Congress Hotel.
Hundreds commemorated the 25th anniversary of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.
Classes at the school were on the "political time of day," capitalism, the labor movement, racism and immigration and LGBT rights.