Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Chicago

A Year Later, Occupy Movement Vows To Push On

The Occupy movement is now a year old and about 125 people celebrated in the rain at LaSalle Street and Jackson Boulevard Monday night.

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2012

A protestor affiliated with Occupy Wall Street holds a sign fashioned as a birthday cake on September 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opinion: Occupy Wall Street’s First Anniversary

Occupy Wall Street made the world aware of Wall Street’s nearly-obscene inequities. But, unfortunately, that has been about it. How much has really changed because of the 12-month-old movement?


CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 26:  Protesters with Occupy Chicago march from the financial district to City Hall October 26, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. At City Hall, the protesters chanted as they marched through the building and up to the mayor's fifth floor office where they demanded the mayor drop charges against some 300 protesters arrested for trying to occupy Grant Park over the past two weeks and ease restrictions on protests being scheduled for the G8/NATO summits which will take place in the city in May 2012.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Economist: NATO/G8 Summits Could Be A Disaster

A University of Chicago economist says Antarctica or Guam would be better places than Chicago for the upcoming G8 and NATO summits, now scheduled for mid-May in the Windy City.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

Demonstrators briefly blocked the LaSalle Street Bridge in downtown Chicago Thursday. (CBS)

Chicago Protest Takes Over LaSalle Street Bridge

Hundreds of Occupy Chicago protesters took to the streets in downtown Chicago on Thursday, marching against corporate greed and economic inequality. The protesters shut down the LaSalle Street Bridge around 4 p.m. as part of their demonstration.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

‘Occupy Chicago’ Protesters Talk Economy, Education At Town Hall Meeting

Hundreds of people filled Chicago Temple for a “Move the Money” town hall meeting Thursday night, and then marched to LaSalle and Jackson Streets, to join and show support for Occupy Chicago protesters.

WBBM Newsradio–10/20/2011

Dick Durbin

Durbin: ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Movement Will Likely Have ‘Painful’ Growing Process

The “Occupy Wall Street” protests have begun to turn into a nationwide movement. The Democratic Party is taking notice.

WBBM Newsradio–10/12/2011

Jack Lahaie, 18, was among nearly 100 "Occupy Chicago" protesters who marched through Chicago's Financial District on Oct. 5, 2011, as a show of support of the "Occupy Wall Street" demonstration in New York City. (Credit: Steve Miller, WBBM)

‘Occupy Chicago’ Protesters Mirror Wall Street Demonstration

As many as 100 protesters were marching through the heart of Chicago’s Financial District on Wednesday, in sympathy with the Occupy Wall Street demonstrators in New York.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011