The nine activists with the South Side trauma center campaign who were arrested Wednesday after staging a sit-in at a University of Chicago administrative building are appearing in bond court Friday morning, according to the Trauma Care Coalition.
The U.S. economy added 280,000 jobs last month, while the unemployment rate inched up from 5.4 percent to 5.5 percent in May, according to the Labor Department.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits last week dropped to 276,000, which was a decline of 8,000.
Nine activists with the campaign for a South Side trauma center were arrested Wednesday night after they shut themselves inside the university's administration building as part of a sit-in.
Illinois Senate Democrats on Tuesday put forward a series of legislative proposals focused on helping middle-class families.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to meet with organized labor leaders Wednesday for a discussion on the issues facing the city, including its pension crisis.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is planning to propose new rules to limit greenhouse gas emissions from airplanes.
The Rauner administration on Tuesday detailed $400 million worth of spending cuts it is set to implement "in order to begin balancing the phony Madigan-Cullerton budget,” according to a news release.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has named four new members of the Chicago Board of Education.