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.
"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.