A Northwest Side man arrested on a terrorism charge just before the May NATO Summit in May pleaded guilty Tuesday and was sentenced to four years in prison and deportation.
A $6.5 million combination of NATO legacy and Chicago Park District capital funds will be invested in neighborhood and transformative park projects across the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced on Saturday.
Three anti-NATO protesters have pleaded not guilty to charges they were planning to use Molotov cocktails to attack Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home, President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters, and several police stations.
A new comic is recounting the NATO Summit back in May in cartoon form, and it doesn’t share the admiration for Chicago Police officers that dominated the headlines in the days after the summit.
Three out-of-state men were indicted in court Tuesday morning, on accusations that they plotted to attack President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters and Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s house during the NATO Summit, but prosecutors declined to share copies of the indictment with defense attorneys.
Metra says it lost $800,000 in revenues during the NATO Summit weekend last month, as riders stayed away.
CHICAGO (CBS) – Veterans who returned their medals to NATO just over a week ago gathered at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial at on the Chicago River on Monday, to talk about their feelings on Memorial […]
All was well and there was plenty of praise for Chicago police during the NATO weekend. But now, all is not well — not when it comes to how the police are being paid.
A Chicago police officer, who was stabbed in a fracas during protests of the NATO Summit over the weekend, was among the first batch to take in a free White Sox game at U.S. Cellular Field on Wednesday.
The mother of an anti-NATO protester accused of threatening to blow up a train overpass defended her son Wednesday and described him as a “good boy.”
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday that he is sympathetic with downtown businesses that might have suffered because of all the people who stayed away due to the NATO Summit, but he said the gathering of world leaders was still very good for Chicago.
Two more anti-NATO protesters have been charged with felonies, in the wake of Sunday night’s demonstrations in downtown Chicago.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has been getting high praise from city leaders, Chicago residents, and rank-and-file officers, for leading from the front lines during confrontations between police and protesters during the NATO summit.
The head of the Chicago Fraternal Order of Police is praising his members for the jobs they did over the past few days during the NATO summit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel was out thanking people in the South Loop Tuesday morning for putting up with NATO.
The Crosstown Classic went off without a hitch this past weekend – even with the NATO Summit – and now, the White Sox want to say thank you to Chicago Police officers.
Were police families the target of threats from protesters?
If you followed the street protests of the past several days, you probably noticed there were a lot of axes to grind.
While few foreign journalists had time to enjoy, Chicago during the NATO Summit just ended, several of them praised the city and say they will return on their own time.
Police Supt. Garry McCarthy and several other observers have praised officers in the field for their restraint during the NATO Summit protests, but some protest leaders say they cannot see McCarthy’s justification for the use of force.
Police and NATO protesters clashed multiple times in Chicago on May 20th. Protesters started the day with speeches in Grant Park, then marched to McCormick Place. After being forced from McCormick, protesters took to the loop to march throughout the night…
Anti-NATO protesters march from Grant Park, through downtown Chicago and the South Loop, to McCormick Place, for a protest rally, featuring Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans giving back their service medals.
NATO protesters had an impromptu march down Jackson, stopping at Michigan and Congress. (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS Chicago)
National Nurses United protested NATO and G8 by protesting at Daley Plaza on May 18th. With nearly a thousand protesters in attendance, they wore green in support of the Robin Hood tax. One of many speakers was Tom Morello, previously of Rage Against the Machine. (credit: CBS/Mason Johnson)
NATO protesters were outside Prudential Plaza, 180 N. Stetson, on May 17th, the Chicago campaign headquarters for President Obama. (credit: CBS/Mason Johnson)
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