Brent Vincent Betterly (left), Jared Chase and Brian Church | Chicago Police photos

Sentencing For NATO 3 Set For April 25

A Cook County judge Friday set a tentative April 25 date for post-trial motions and sentencing of three out-of-town activists known as the NATO 3, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.


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‘NATO 3’ Activist Charged With Squirting Urine, Feces On Jail Guard

One of the “NATO 3” protesters facing trial on terrorism charges from protests during last year’s NATO Summit in Chicago has been charged with aggravated battery, accused of squirting a shampoo bottle filled with urine and feces on a Cook County Jail guard, the Sun-Times is reporting.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Chicago Using Unspent NATO Money On School Gardens

Mayor Emanuel’s tour of a student-run garden was interrupted by protestors.


U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

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.


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)

White Sox To Honor Chicago Police For NATO Performance

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.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2012

NATO Protests May 20th

Police Supervisor’s Wife Got Threatening Phone Call During NATO Summit

Were police families the target of threats from protesters?


The NATO protesters' clashes with Chicago police were big news locally. (CBS)

Clashes In Chicago Not Big News Everywhere

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.


President Obama speaks at the end of the NATO Summit. (CBS)

President Obama: Chicago ‘Performed Magnificently’ During NATO Summit

Ending a two day meeting of world leaders, President Obama said his hometown “performed magnificently” as a host for the NATO summit.


President Barack Obama throws a football on the field at Soldier Field following the NATO working dinner in Chicago, Illinois, May 20, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Photo: Obama Plays Football At Soldier Field

On Sunday night, President Barack Obama took some time off from his NATO duties to throw the football around at Soldier Field.

670 The Score–05/21/2012

Obama On NATO Summit

NATO Leaders To Discuss Paying For Afghan Army After Withdrawal

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.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012

Area North Protest

NATO Protesters Hold Vigil Outside Area North Police Station

Several protesters were released from police custody Monday morning, after dozens were arrested the day before following a violent clash with police.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2012


Protesters Stage Michigan Avenue Sit-In In Front Of Art Institute

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.


Demonstrators clash with police during a protest against the NATO Summit on May 20, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. Several protesters and journalists were injured in skirmishes with police outside the convention center. Today is the first day of the two-day summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Police, Protesters Clash At End Of Anti-NATO Protest

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 and police clash at Washington and Dearborn. (Credit: John Dodge/CBS)

Protesters Clash With Police Downtown

Protesters clashed several times on Saturday with police in the Loop, shutting down streets during a nearly six hour march through the city.


Kite Festival

NATO Dignitaries Come Out For Kite Festival

The signs of the NATO Summit in Chicago aren’t limited to the fighter planes that roared over Chicago on Friday.

CBS 2–05/19/2012

Darrin Annussek, who was detained by police, talks with the media Friday. (CBS)

Arrested Protester Charges Mistreatment After Police Raid Apartment

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.


The last few motorists traveled South Lake Shore Drive Friday before NATO security restrictions closed it for the weekend. (CBS)

For Commuters, NATO Transportation Lockdown Arrives

Zero Hour arrives at midnight Friday, shutting down South Lake Shore Driver through the weekend.


Police in helmets gather at Michigan and Upper Wacker, where an impromptu NATO protest march stalled traffic. (CBS/Ron Gleason)

Impromptu Protest March Slows Traffic In Loop, 2 Arrested

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.


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

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

NATO Protesters Claim Police Conducted Unlawful Raid

NATO protesters say they are being harassed and unlawfully arrested and even detained ahead of the summit.