Protesters

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.

05/17/2012

Anti-NATO protesters arrested for trespassing at the building housing President Barack Obama's campaign headquarters are loaded into a Chicago Police squadrol on May 14, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

7 Of 8 Protesters Arrested At Obama Campaign HQ Released From Jail

Seven of the eight protesters who were arrested outside President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters on Monday were released from jail Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

A group of anti-war protesters gathered outside the Prudential Building, the site of President Obama's campaign headquarters, on Monday. (Credit: Nikki Imbracsio/B-96/CBS)

8 Anti-NATO Protesters Arrested Outside Obama Campaign HQ

Eight protesters have been arrested this morning during an anti-war demonstration at the Prudential Building.

05/14/2012

Lincoln Square Landlord Terry Keenan is opening up his Lincoln Square two-flat to NATO protesters. (CBS)

Occupy Movement Protesters Looking For Places To Stay During NATO

Occupy Chicago activists are looking for help finding fellow demonstrators find a place to stay during the NATO summit, so they’re asking Chicagoans to let them occupy their houses, apartments, back yards, or churches.

WBBM Newsradio–05/07/2012

Clinic Protest

10 Arrested At Another Demonstration To Save Mental Health Clinic

Ten protesters were arrested Monday night after another protest at the Woodlawn Mental Health Clinic, which is set to close next week.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

NATO Protesters

NATO Protesters Give City Monday Deadline To Share Security Plans

The group planning to protest during the upcoming NATO Summit is giving the federal government until 5 p.m. Monday to release its plans for a security perimeter at McCormick Place, or face a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

Occupy Chicago protesters march through downtown Chicago on April 7, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Occupy Chicago Protesters March Through Downtown

Now that spring is here, the Occupy Chicago protesters are back. Several hundred people participated in a Saturday march through downtown streets that ended in Grant Park, adjacent to Michigan Avenue and Congress Parkway.

WBBM Newsradio–04/08/2012

NATO Protesters

NATO Protesters Poised To Accept New March Route ‘Grudgingly’

Anti-war protesters appear ready to compromise with the City of Chicago about a march during the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–03/30/2012

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Suburban Hospital Preparing For Possible Overflow From NATO Protests

High School students posed as tear-gassed NATO demonstrators on Wednesday as Franciscan Saint James Hospital in Chicago Heights drilled emergency teams who might be needed if protests get out of hand during the NATO summit in May and Chicago hospitals are overwhelmed.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Rejects Protesters’ Plans For March During NATO Summit

The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Reschedule March For Start Of NATO Summit

The other welcoming committee for the NATO summit in May says it’s changing the date of its march to make sure protestors don’t miss the ministers.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

G8 Rally

Questions Swirl About Decision To Move G8 Summit

Questions still buzz around President Barack Obama’s surprise decision Monday to move the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

The White House (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Moves G8 Summit From Chicago To Camp David

In a surprise move, the White House has announced the upcoming G8 summit will be moved from Chicago to Camp David. The NATO summit scheduled for the same weekend will stay in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Parents, students and protesters stage an "occupation" of Brian Piccolo Elementary Specialty School to protest plans to replace the entire school staff. (Credit: CBS)

Parents, Protesters End School Sit-In After Promised Meeting With CPS Leaders

Parents ended their 22-hour sit-in at Brian Piccolo Elementary Specialty School on the West Side on Saturday after being promised that they would get a chance to plead their case in a series of meetings with Board of Education members Monday and Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2012

Chicago police carry off a protester at Grant Park on Oct. 23, 2011. (CBS)

Occupy Chicago Protesters Arrested Last Fall Want Charges Tossed

Which carries more weight, First Amendment rights or closing time at Chicago’s parks? Attorneys for dozens of Occupy Chicago protestors arrested in Grant Park last fall want a judge to answer that question.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Ald. Ricardo Munoz

Alderman Seeks To Keep Police From Blocking Wireless Signals During Summits

At the City Council meeting Wednesday, an alderman will propose police keep their hands off the controls of downtown cell phone signals during expected protests this spring.

CBS Chicago–02/15/2012

Demonstrators wave a pre-Baath Syrian flag. (Photo credit: AZHAR SHALLAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Supporters Of Syrian Rebels Rally On Michigan Avenue

About two dozen supporters of the rebels attempting to overthrown Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad staged political theater Saturday in front of Water Tower Place, on North Michigan Avenue.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2012

Members of the Coalition Against G8 protest proposed rules for demontrators at the upcoming G8 summit in Chicago. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Mayor Scales Back Planned Fines For NATO/G8 Protesters

For the second time since moving to increase fines and restrictions on protests for the upcoming G8 and NATO Summits, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has backed off.

CBS Chicago–01/17/2012

A sign carried by protesters planning demonstrations at the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in 2012. The protesters went to City Hall on Nov. 16, 2011, to discuss permits for their planned demonstrations. (Credit: CBS)

NATO/G-8 Protesters Win Right To Set Up In Daley Plaza

The wish has been granted for a group of protesters wanting to demonstrate against the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago this spring.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011

more

previous