Anti-NATO Protesters

Christopher French (left) is accused of pushing a Chicago police officer trying to make an arrest during an anti-NATO protest march on May 20, 2012. Alex Cerajewski (right) is accused of hurling two Gatorade bottles at police and urging “Black Bloc” anarchists to blend in with other protesters. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Two More Anti-NATO Protesters Facing Charges

Two more anti-NATO protesters have been charged with felonies, in the wake of Sunday night’s demonstrations in downtown Chicago.

05/22/2012

A Chicago Police officer puts away her gas mask during a protest of the NATO Summit in Chicago on Sunday, May 20, 2012. Several officers donned gas masks, after an apparent miscommunication, when word spread that some protesters had put on gas masks. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: Cops Donning Gas Masks During Protest Result Of ‘Miscommunication’

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday it was just a miscommunication this weekend, when police officers at Sunday’s anti-NATO demonstration began putting on their gas masks.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

Protesters march Thursday night in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. (CBS)

Analyst: Anti-NATO Protesters Help Raise Chicago’s Profile

A Northwestern University political scientist says there is some irony in the tension between city and demonstrators against the NATO Summit, because Chicago needs demonstrators to raise its international profile.

WBBM Newsradio–05/18/2012

Mental Health Protest

Anti-NATO Protesters Join Movement To Reopen Mental Health Clinics

With just two days to go before the NATO Summit begins, protesters are joining forces with the Mental Health Movement in their support to reopen clinics closed by the Emanuel administration.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2012