Two Illinois state senators are trying to pass a measure that would allow religious adoption agencies to deny requests from same-sex couples in civil unions.
10,000 trade unionists and their supporters from around Chicago and Illinois poured into Daley Plaza downtown.
ICE plans to promote a lighter image through a new "community outreach program," but immigrant and community activists are not convinced.
Republican budget cuts served as the backdrop for a recent labor and community rally and march sponsored by the Chicago Teachers Union.
After years of community campaigns, investigations and pressure, the EPA finally confirmed high levels of toxic lead in the air and around local schools.
Chicago Jobs with Justice joined with U.S. Uncut and other community allies and marched on the Bank of America, demanding that the financial giant pay its fair share of federal taxes
18-year-old Belinda Sanchez was shocked when her principal told her she couldn't wear a tuxedo to prom.
The city of Chicago is facing allegations that police tortured suspects into false confessions through much of the 70s and 80s.
Undocumented immigrant youth spoke out about their lives, each telling a powerful story.
Over a hundred angry demonstrators from Chicago's southeast side rallied at the Illinois state building to protest plans for construction of a coal gasification plant in their neighborhood.