McCarthy Gets High Praise For Leading From The Front During NATOPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy has been getting high praise from city leaders, Chicago residents, and rank-and-file officers, for leading from the front lines during confrontations between police and protesters during the NATO summit.
McCarthy: Cops Donning Gas Masks During Protest Result Of 'Miscommunication'Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy said Monday it was just a miscommunication this weekend, when police officers at Sunday's anti-NATO demonstration began putting on their gas masks.
NATO Summit Not Good For Some BusinessesIt's an eerie scene in downtown Chicago today, as most office buildings and stores are deserted because of the NATO summit.
Anti-NATO Group Rallies Outside Boeing, Obama Campaign HQAs NATO officials were wrapping up their summit in Chicago, anti-NATO protesters marched to Boeing headquarters Monday morning before turning their attention to President Obama's campaign headquarters on the other side of the Loop.
Protesters Rally Outside NATO Summit After March From Grant ParkThousands of anti-NATO activists were staging a rally outside McCormick Place during the NATO summit Sunday afternoon, after marching from Grant Park.
Veterans Announce Plans To Give Back Medals During NATO ProtestA handful of soldiers gathered Thursday morning at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park on the Chicago River, to announce their opposition to NATO, and announce that they're giving back their service medals on Sunday, at the start of the NATO summit.
Protesters March To Obama Campaign HQ, NATO Member ConsulatesSome 150 anti-war and anti-NATO protestors marched to the Prudential Building on Thursday afternoon, unsuccessfully seeking a meeting with a representative of President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign headquarters.
First Bus Of Out-Of-Town Protesters Arrives In ChicagoThe first wave of anti-NATO protesters from out of town arrived in Chicago on Wednesday, four days ahead of the NATO summit.
McCarthy Confident Police Can Handle NATO ProtestsPolice Supt. Garry McCarthy said Wednesday that Chicago police officers assigned to NATO protest duty have passed their first test ahead of this weekend’s NATO summit.
NATO Summit Security Worries A Boon For Board-Up BusinessThe NATO summit is almost here, and while Mayor Rahm Emanuel has insisted it will be business as usual for most of the city, at least one business is profiting from the heightened security in Chicago.
7 Of 8 Protesters Arrested At Obama Campaign HQ Released From JailSeven of the eight protesters who were arrested outside President Barack Obama’s campaign headquarters on Monday were released from jail Tuesday.