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Protesters stand off with police during protests against the NATO summit in Cjcago on May 20, 2012. (Photo credit should read Cengiz Yar Jr./AFP/GettyImages)

Cops To Treat ‘Wilding’ Teens ‘Like NATO Protesters’ To Avoid Trouble

Police are preparing use a tactic first developed to handle roaming protests during the NATO Summit two years ago to deal with a growing number of groups of teenagers attempting to wreak havoc on downtown streets and along the lakefront as summer sets in.

06/03/2014

An individual is arrested Saturday night near the Magnificent Mile after hundreds of young people caused disturbances. (CBS)

28 Arrested In Mob Attacks On Mag Mile, Red Line

The warmest day of the year so far brings hundreds of teens to Michigan Avenue.
Police are calling it ‘mob action’.

CBS 2 is learning about multiple incidents in at least four different locations along the Magnificent Mile and in the Gold Coast, yielding a slew of arrests.

03/30/2013