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Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly

Prosecutors Seek 14 Years For “NATO 3″

A judge will decide whether to heed the prosecutors’ request that three protesters accused of plotting Molotov cocktail attacks at a 2012 NATO summit in Chicago serve more than a decade in prison.

04/25/2014

Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly

Jury Finds NATO 3 Guilty Of Lesser Charges

A jury deciding whether three young men, dubbed the NATO 3, are would-be terrorists, reached a verdict on Friday.

02/07/2014

Brian Church, Jared Chase and Brent Vincent Betterly

Trial Begins For ‘NATO 3′ Protesters Accused Of Firebomb Plot

Defense attorney Sarah Gelsomino told the jury that her clients don’t represent a terrorism case. “Not even close,” she said, arguing that prosecutors have exaggerated the defendants’ actions.

01/21/2014

Chicago police clad in riot gear work near the site of the NATO Summit, as protesters march through the streets on May 20, 2012. (credit: Mason Johnson/CBS)

Arbitrator: City Owes Cops $1M For NATO Summit Overtime

The dispute stemmed from Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s decision not to pay officers time-and-a-half overtime pay.

09/25/2013

Sebastian Senakiewicz is charged with conspiracy planning, for allegedly plotting to use Molotov cocktails to disrupt the NATO summit. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Polish Immigrant Convicted Of NATO Bomb Threat Deported

A man convicted of making false terrorist threats during the NATO Summit in 2012 has been deported to Poland after serving his sentence, federal officials said.

08/14/2013

Midnight Circus troupe is jumping at Garfield Park, where Mayor Emanuel announced expanded Summer programs. (Credit: Craig Dellimore)

City To Use Leftover NATO Funds To Expand Summer Programs At Parks

The Emanuel administration has committed $750,000 in leftover NATO Summit funds to offer more nighttime events at city parks this summer.

WBBM Newsradio–05/14/2013

Protesters, some affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street movement, briefly clash with police as they demonstrate in downtown Chicago on the eve of the NATO summit on May 19, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Sixty heads of state, 2,500 journalists and thousands of protesters have converged on Chicago for the two day NATO meeting which begins on Sunday and will look to address the situation in Afghanistan among other global defense issues.Chicago police are preparing for the worst with many officers in riot gear and with their numbers enhanced by police from outside the city.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NATO Protester Suing City Over Arrest, Claiming Cops Beat Him

A man arrested during last year’s NATO protests is suing the city, claiming Chicago Police beat and dragged him after he was involuntarily pushed into a line of officers.

04/29/2013

Terror Plot Suspects

‘NATO 3′ Ask Judge To Toss Terrorism Charges

Lawyers for three out-of-state men known as the “NATO 3″ – who have been accused of plotting to firebomb political targets during the NATO Summit last spring – have asked a Cook County judge to dismiss the terrorism charges against them.

WBBM Newsradio–01/25/2013

Sebastian Senakiewicz, 24, and Mark Neiweem, 28, are accused of plotting to use Molotov cocktails during the NATO Summit. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Occupy Chicago Rallies In Support Of Jailed ‘NATO 5′ Protesters

Mark Neiweem is behind bars, accused of trying to sabotage the NATO Summit in May.

11/20/2012

Sebastian Senakiewicz is charged with conspiracy planning, for allegedly plotting to use Molotov cocktails to disrupt the NATO summit. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Pleads Guilty To Fake NATO Bomb Threat

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.

11/06/2012

NATO Flag

Unused NATO Summit Funds To Go Toward City Parks

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.

10/06/2012

Terror Plot Suspects

‘NATO 3′ Plead Not Guilty To Firebombing Plot

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.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

NATO Comic

New Comic Describes NATO Summit From Protesters’ Perspective

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.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012

Terror Plot Suspects

Defense Attorneys Release Indictment Against NATO 3, Call Charges ‘Politicized’

Defense attorneys have released an indictment handed up by a Cook County grand jury, against three out-of-town men behind held on terrorism-related charges for their alleged activities before the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

Terror Plot Suspects

‘NATO 3′ Indicted, But Prosecutors Keeping Details Secret

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.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Metra

Metra Says It Lost $800,000 During NATO Summit

Metra says it lost $800,000 in revenues during the NATO Summit weekend last month, as riders stayed away.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

City Council Chambers

City Council Praises NATO Summit, Honors Police

Chicago aldermen at a City Council meeting Wednesday added their voices to the chorus singing praises of the NATO Summit and everyone connected with it.

WBBM Newsradio–06/06/2012

Parking Meter Pay Box

Business Interests To Pay For Lost Parking Meter Revenue At NATO Summit

Business interests that pledged money to cover the costs of the NATO Summit are going to have to pay the Chicago’s parking meter lease company.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2012

Occupy Chicago protesters rally at the Thompson Center on May 29, 2012, to decry the treatment demonstrators faced from police during the NATO Summit and to demand the city reopen shuttered mental health clinics. (Credit: CBS)

Occupy Chicago Calls For City To Reopen Mental Health Clinics

A small but very vocal Occupy Chicago protest group marched through the Loop Tuesday afternoon, demanding some sort of compensation for what they say were the injuries they suffered during the NATO protests.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel discusses his first year in office and the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Poll: Emanuel Gets High Marks, Voters Want Teachers To Wait For Strike Vote

A new poll shows Mayor Rahm Emanuel getting high marks from voters during his first year in office, but little public support for an early vote on a possible Chicago teachers’ strike.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

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