Dress down for the NATO protests if you work downtown? Both protesters and a security consultant for the NATO summit are laughing off suggestions that downtown office workers dress casually to avoid becoming targets of protesters.
Now that spring is here, the Occupy Chicago protesters are back. Several hundred people participated in a Saturday march through downtown streets that ended in Grant Park, adjacent to Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway.
Anti-war activists planning a protest rally during the NATO summit in May have reached a compromise with city officials over the route of their planned protest march on the opening day of the summit.
Anti-war protesters appear ready to compromise with the City of Chicago about a march during the NATO summit.
Protestors have lost another round in their attempts to get a permit for a march through the Loop during the NATO summit.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel took some time off from running the city on Wednesday to campaign for a colleague up north, in Wisconsin, where the governor is facing a recall election later this year.
After listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.
Chicago police are buying 8,500 more face shields for police helmets in advance of the NATO summit in May. Meantime, a delegation of Chicago public officials, dignitaries and summit host committee representatives are at NATO headquarters in Belgium to tout the city and prepare for the upcoming summit.
A Chicago delegation was in Brussels on Wednesday, trying to sell the city to the world as they plan for the NATO summit in Chicago in May.
The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.
The other welcoming committee for the NATO summit in May says it’s changing the date of its march to make sure protestors don’t miss the ministers.
There is still a little confusion and a lot of questions from businesses in the shadow of McCormick Place, which will be the headquarters for the NATO summit in May. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.