Protesters waving Egyptian flags picketed in front of the Egyptian consulate in downtown Chicago Saturday, calling for President Hosni Mubarak to step down amid riots in the country. Protesters along Michigan Avenue chanted, "Hey Mubarak you will see, all Egyptians
Subpoenaed anti-war activists in Chicago have missed a federal grand jury hearing and say they won't cooperate with investigators.Maureen Murphy says she's one of nine activists ordered to appear at Chicago's Dirksen Federal Building on Tuesday morning.
"Rahm Emanuel was thrown off the ballot for mayor of Chicago today by an appellate court panel, a stunning blow to the fund-raising leader in the race," the Chicago Sun-Times reports.The Tribune is on the story as well.Emanuel, a former congressman from Chicago who was President O
A Chicago-based group called CeaseFire works in the city’s toughest neighborhoods. It trains former gang members to mediate conflicts that could turn violent. Those conflicts might be over turf or money, a pecking order or a personality clash.