15 Months After Columbus Statue Removed From Grant Park, Site Still Lit Up 'Like A Landing Strip At O’Hare'What's the cost of wasting light? And why is this spot lighting nothing?
Italian American Group Sues Chicago Park District, Seeks Return Of Columbus Statue To Arrigo ParkThe Joint Civic Committee of Italian Americans said it's time to return the Christopher Columbus statue back to Arrigo Park, a year after the city had it removed amid widespread civil unrest.
Chicago Police Seeking To Identify People Involved In Last Summer's Clash With Officers At Columbus Statue In Grant ParkOn Monday, police issued a community alert featuring a YouTube video of the incident, and an array of grainy images of mask-wearing protesters.
'Back The Blue' March, 'Black Lives Matter' Protesters Square Off In Countering Downtown RalliesA few hundred pro-police demonstrators attending a “Back the Blue” march in Grant Park faced off with protesters demanding the city reduce funding for the Chicago Police Department, and devote more money to social service programs.
Christopher Columbus Statues Taken Down After Mayor Lightfoot Orders Them 'Temporarily Removed' From Grant Park, Arrigo ParkChicago's other Columbus statue in Little Italy was also early Friday morning.
Chicago Police Say Peaceful Grant Park Protest Was 'Hijacked By Organized Mobs'; Mayor Lori Lightfoot Denounces 'People Who Came For A Fight, Not A Peaceful Protest'The mayor and police said organized mobs of vigilantes hijacked an otherwise peaceful protest, and pelted officers with frozen water bottles, rocks, and fireworks.
COPA Says It Has Received More Than 20 Police Misconduct Reports From Friday Unrest At Grant ParkThe Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) said Sunday that it had received more than 20 complaints against Chicago Police officers as a result of protests in Grant Park.
Fallout After Grant Park Protests Turn Violent: Protester Says She Was Attacked By Police, Video Shows Objects Being Hurled At OfficersThere was new fallout Saturday afternoon over violent protests in Grant Park the evening before, as demonstrators tried to take down the statue of Christopher Columbus in the park.
18 Officers Injured After Rally Turns Into Clash With Police Over Grant Park's Columbus StatuePolice say 12 people were arrested and could face charges including battery of a police officer and mob action.