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.
"With our broken system, we cannot ensure justice is achieved in every case," Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn said.
On Friday close to one thousand Chicagoans turned out at the Illinois State Office Building hopping mad about planned federal budget cuts proposed for HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development).
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?