Richard Newburger (Chicago Police Department)

Police: Protester Beat Chicago Officer

A man is facing a felony charge of beating a police officer after he was among three people arrested in the Loop Wednesday afternoon while protesting the decision of a Missouri grand jury to not charge a Ferguson police officer with fatally shooting an unarmed 18-year-old black man.


Alexander Cachinero-Gorman (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Charged With Hitting Officer At Protest Held On $10K Bond

A 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.


Danny Johnson

Charges Dropped Against L.A. Protester Who Says He Continued Activism In Jail

Charges have been dropped against a Los Angeles man who had been accused of attacking a Chicago Police officer during a protest in the days leading up to the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2012

An anti-NATO protester, identified by friends as Jack Amico, is pushed by a Chicago police van, after several protesters tried to push the van to block it from moving through the crowd on Saturday, May 19, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Police: Protesters Attacked Police Van Saturday, Gave Cop Concussion

Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Sunday that a group of out-of-town protesters attacked a police van while hundreds of protesters were wandering around downtown Chicago for about 10 hours.

CBS Chicago–05/20/2012