Protesters March In Loop, Demand Freeze On ForeclosuresWith just four days to go before the NATO Summit, protesters have already been making their presence known for three days.
Protest Groups Detail Plans For NATO SummitActivists planning anti-NATO protests, marches, concerts and counter-summits gathered Thursday at the headquarters of Occupy Chicago to discuss a week's worth of events leading up to the NATO summit on May 20 and 21.
Occupy Protesters Charge Harassment By Chicago PoliceSome visitors in Chicago to protest the NATO summit say Chicago police harassed them yesterday and they have video they say proves it.
Protesters, Security Consultant Laugh Off Casual 'Dress Code' For Workers During NATO SummitDress down for the NATO protests if you work downtown? Both protesters and a security consultant for the NATO summit are laughing off suggestions that downtown office workers dress casually to avoid becoming targets of protesters.
Occupy Movement Protesters Looking For Places To Stay During NATOOccupy 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.
May Day Protesters Block Bank Entrances Before Rally Through LoopAbout 75 Occupy Chicago protesters held sit-ins outside at least two Bank of America branches in downtown Chicago on Tuesday, before joining a much larger protest rally and march through the Loop in honor of May Day.
Occupy Chicago Protesters March Through DowntownNow 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.
Jackson: ‘Occupy’ Peotone To Bring 3rd AirportThe Rev. Jesse Jackson on Saturday called for the site of a proposed third area airport in Peotone to be the focus of an “Occupy” protest in order to bring attention to the need for the airport.
Occupy Chicago Protesters Rally Against Arrests In New York, St. LouisA small group of Occupy Chicago activists marched through downtown Chicago Sunday night, in a hastily-called march to protest the arrest of their fellow demonstrators at gatherings in St. Louis and New York City over the weekend.
Occupy Chicago Plans 2-Day Festival In MayThe Chicago outdoor festival season is about to get a new, politically-based offering in the spring, in the form of the Occupy Festival.
Cab Drivers: New City Regulations Don't Benefit UsCab drivers are protesting taxi industry reforms passed by the city in January.
Questions Swirl About Decision To Move G8 SummitQuestions still buzz around President Barack Obama’s surprise decision Monday to move the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David.
White House Moves G8 Summit From Chicago To Camp DavidIn 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.
Parents, Protesters End School Sit-In After Promised Meeting With CPS LeadersParents 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.
Occupy Chicago Protesters Arrested Last Fall Want Charges TossedWhich 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.