Terror Plot Suspects

Attorneys: ‘NATO 3’ Defendants Arrested To Justify Summit Security

Defense attorneys for the three men accused of making firebombs to attack police and other high-profile targets during the NATO Summit claimed police and prosecutors fabricated the charges to justify the intense security measures put in place for the summit.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

A busload of 45 anti-NATO protesters arrived in the Lakeview neighborhood on May 16, 2012, after a 38-hour trip from New York City. (Credit: CBS)

Out-Of-Town Protesters Arrive, Board-Up Crews Hard At Work For NATO Summit

Final preparations are underway for the NATO Summit this weekend, as downtown businesses and residential buildings begin taking extra precautions.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Andy Thayer

Protest Organizer: Violence By NATO Outweighs Any Violence Over Summit

Those who are planning protests around the NATO summit are staying on message, and avoiding questions about the potential for violence to erupt.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2012

(l-r): Douglas Wright, Joshua Stafford, Brandon Baxter, Anthony Hayne and Connor Stevens are charged in a plot to blow up a bridge in the Cleveland area. (Credit: WOIO-TV/Cleveland)

Men Who Plotted To Blow Up Cleveland Bridge Had Eyes On Chicago

The self-described anarchists charged with plotting to blow up a bridge outside Cleveland also talked about plotting acts of terror in Chicago during the NATO summit, according to a criminal complaint.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

Haymarket Sculpture

125th Anniversary Approaching For Haymarket Riot

This weekend, Chicagoans will observe the 125th anniversary of the notorious Haymarket Affair, and commemorations are planned.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011