CHICAGO -- The only surprises in the Feb. 22 mayor's race were how quickly Rahm Emanuel's victory came in and the low voter turnout in the first mayor's race in decades that didn't have a Daley on the ballot.
The battle for union recognition by charter schoolteachers has grown as charters have assumed a larger presence in the city.
Activists against police torture here welcome Ill. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's lawsuit to stop Jon Burge, the former police commander convicted for lying about the torture of suspects, from receiving his pension.
In rallies nationwide, union members told communities of the retailer's record and urged opposition to Walmart - even if itscaled back from its usual "superstores."
Miguel Del Valle emerges as Chicago's progressive mayoral candidate.
The Chicago Chamber of Commerce announced it's endorsement of 35 aldermanic candidates Jan. 26.
The Illinois Supreme Court will decide if Rahm Emanuel will stay on the mayoral ballot for Chicago's Feb. 22 election. But is he the right choice for Chicagoans?
A founder of one of the oldest African American history museums in the country has died.
The Chicago Unemployed Workers Council, a project of Chicago Jobs with Justice, staged a jobs demonstration last Friday to coincide with the release of unemployed figures for October.
CHICAGO - Che "Rhymefest" Smith, a 33-year-old Hip-hop artist and third generation resident of the southside's Woodlawn neighborhood, announced Oct. 22, that he will run for alderman of the 20th Ward.