Occupy Chicago

Appellate Court Rules Park Curfew Constitutional, Occupy Protesters To Face ChargesA state appellate court reinstated arrests against 92 people who were arrested in Grant Park as part of the Occupy Chicago protests in 2011, ruling that the city’s curfew in some public parks is constitutional.
Man Charged With Hitting Officer At Protest Held On $10K BondA protester accused of hitting a Cook County correctional officer in the face with a tree branch during a demonstration outside the jail was ordered held on $10,000 bond Wednesday.
Occupy Chicago Rallies In Support Of Jailed 'NATO 5' ProtestersMark Neiweem is behind bars, accused of trying to sabotage the NATO Summit in May.
Judge Tosses Grant Park Arrests Of Occupy Protestors As UnconstitutionalA Cook County judge has dismissed charges against dozens of Occupy Chicago protesters who were arrested in Grant Park after a rally last October, ruling the curfew they were charged with violating is unconstitutional.
A Year Later, Occupy Movement Vows To Push OnThe Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.
Occupy Activists Protest Outside Obama Campaign HQ During DNCAbout 50 protestors chanted as 10 black coffins were placed on the sidewalk outside of President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters at Prudential Plaza on Tuesday, each with the words "Hope" and "Change" on the top.
Occupy Chicago Publication Prevails Over Intellectual Property Complaint By TribuneA volunteer-operated news publication by the Occupy Chicago movement that references the Chicago Tribune in its name will not have to hand over its domain name to the newspaper.
Employees: Staffing Agency Shut Down, Said No One Would Be PaidEmployees are furious amid reports that a Chicago business employing hundreds of people has abruptly closed.
Occupy Chicago Fights For Publication Referencing TribuneOccupy Chicago is fighting an effort by the Chicago Tribune to hand over the Web domain names for its publication that references the newspaper.
Protesters Charged After Mag Mile March, Claim Police Were Out Of ControlA dozen protesters have been charged after a rowdy demonstration that spilled onto the Magnificent Mile, but the protesters claim police were the ones who were out of control.
A Dozen Protesters Arrested During March On Michigan AvenueA dozen protesters were arrested Wednesday evening, during a protest march through downtown Chicago, as part of a show of solidarity with a student strike in Quebec.
Occupy Chicago Calls For City To Reopen Mental Health ClinicsA 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.