Protesters declared, "Enough is enough," and called for a new people's coalition to engage in mass demonstrations to protect workers' rights and create jobs.
High school students are protesting Sears's purchase of clothing from a factory where a supervisor is an unpunished serial rapist of young females.
Cook County passed a major immigrant rights ordinance aiming to free undocumented immigrants being held in jails throughout the county.
Steelworkers and 1,000 others protested against a new free trade agreement being negotiated for the Pacific Rim countries.
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.