Mayor Emanuel’s tour of a student-run garden was interrupted by protestors.
With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.
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?
As CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports, whether NATO protests were a front-page headline or just another story buried inside depends on where you live.
Ending a two day meeting of world leaders, President Obama said his hometown “performed magnificently” as a host for the NATO summit.
On Sunday night, President Barack Obama took some time off from his NATO duties to throw the football around at Soldier Field.
The second day of intense talks is in progress at the NATO Summit, and the major focus remains how to deal with the war in Afghanistan.
Several protesters were released from police custody Monday morning, after dozens were arrested the day before following a violent clash with police.
Following an anti-NATO march to McCormick Place and conflict with police, protesters staged a late night sit in front of the Art Institute where Michelle Obama was hosting a dinner.
In a massive show of force, police in riot gear clashed violently with protesters at the end of the anti-NATO summit march on Sunday afternoon.
Protesters clashed several times on Saturday with police in the Loop, shutting down streets during a nearly six hour march through the city.
The signs of the NATO Summit in Chicago aren’t limited to the fighter planes that roared over Chicago on Friday.
As as dignitaries arrive for the NATO Summit in Chicago, protesters and police are making news for an arrest controversy earlier this week in Bridgeport.
Zero Hour arrives at midnight Friday, shutting down South Lake Shore Driver through the weekend.
NATO protesters, including Occupy Chicago members, briefly shut down the Michigan Avenue bridge and slowed traffic around the Loop in an impromptu march following a peaceful rally held by a nurse’s union at Daley Plaza this afternoon.
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.
NATO protesters say they are being harassed and unlawfully arrested and even detained ahead of the summit.
Prosecutors said Michael E. Lowe, 24, was found with heroin while in town to join the NATO protests.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got a tour of the communications center on Thursday.
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