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White Sox Thank Cops For NATO Service With Free Tickets

AP | Posted 05.22.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Chicago police officers will get free tickets to a White Sox game as a thank you for their service during the NATO summit. Chicago White S...

WATCH: Veterans Return Medals During Chicago NATO Protest

Posted 05.21.2012 | Chicago

Veterans who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan returned their service medals to visiting NATO representatives Sunday to express their opposition to ...

Global Chicago Is the Perfect Host for NATO

Sid Mohn | Posted 07.18.2012 | Chicago
Sid Mohn

For the last few weeks, Chicago has been bracing for a new kind of storm -- the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, summit that's occurring t...

Chicago Police Buy Ear-Splitting 'Sound Cannon' Ahead Of Protests

Posted 05.16.2012 | Technology

In preparation for the thousands of anti-war activists expected to protest outside the NATO summit in Chicago next week, the city has reportedly order...

NATO Protests, Arrests Continue While Security Steps Up

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Updated story On Tuesday, at least four arrests were made at an Occupy Chicago-led demonstration against U.S. immigration policy -- the latest arre...

Protesters Arrested At Obama Campaign Headquarters

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Though the NATO summit won't officially begin until later this week, police have already ramped up their presence in downtown Chicago and, on Monday m...

NATO Summit Poses Challenge For Chicago Police

AP | By DON BABWIN | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- They didn't look or act like the police officers in the famous black-and-white film clips, wading into crowds with billy clubs flying. Thes...

WATCH: Veterans Plan To Return Medals During Anti-War NATO Protests

Posted 05.11.2012 | Chicago

Veterans will return medals earned in Iraq and Afghanistan during an anti-war demonstration for NATO participants on May 20. Members of Iraq Vetera...

Don't Believe the NATO Hype: Alternatives Exist to War, Economic Crises

Joseph Gerson | Posted 07.10.2012 | Chicago
Joseph Gerson

As the NATO summit in Chicago approaches, misplaced paranoia is striking deep. Here are 10 reasons why we're coming to Chicago for the Counter Summit.

WATCH: Police Reference '68 Convention Riot In Confrontation With Protesters

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

A recorded interaction between visiting NATO protesters and Chicago police suggests that some officers are expecting violent encounters with demonstra...

Michelle Obama Plans Chicago NATO Tour

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

The First Lady will showcase the Second City to the spouses of visiting dignitaries during the NATO Summit in Chicago on May 20. Michelle Obama has...

Cleveland Bomb Plot Suspects Plead Not Guilty

AP | Posted 07.07.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- Five men described by the government as self-proclaimed anarchists entered not guilty pleas Monday to charges that accuse them of plottin...

Feds: Cleveland Bomb Plot Suspects Targeted NATO In Chicago

Posted 05.01.2012 | Chicago

Two of the five suspects accused in an alleged plot to blow up a bridge near Cleveland as part of a May Day protest reportedly also had their eye on r...

NATO vs. Rogues?

John Feffer | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
John Feffer

Institutions rarely vote themselves out of existence. Not if they still have money in their budgets. That's why I don't expect NATO to suddenly declare game over and disband -- even though the alliance's rationale has become wafer-thin.

Suburban Prison Could House Detained NATO Protesters

Posted 04.30.2012 | Chicago

Individuals arrested while protesting the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago could be bound for the suburbs, as the city is short on other options in the...

Activists To Secret Service: 'It's Time' To Release NATO Security Plan

Posted 04.21.2012 | Chicago

Activists preparing to protest the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago this week set a deadline by which they hope the federal government will disclose th...

NATO Protesters, City Reach Agreement On Protest Permit

Posted 04.05.2012 | Chicago

After weeks of negotiations, the city and anti-war activists on Wednesday agreed on the particulars of a permit that will allow protesters to demonstr...

NATO Protesters Fight Back After Permit Denied

AP | By DON BABWIN and TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The tug of war between activists planning to rally during the NATO Summit in Chicago and a new mayor determined to keep order in a city wit...

WATCH: NATO Protesters Change Plans

Posted 03.16.2012 | Chicago

Activists planning to protest the NATO summit in Chicago this spring have announced a tweak to their plans. ABC Chicago reports that activists will...

Lollapalooza For Activists?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's outdoor festival season will have a new, politically-oriented offering this spring: the Occupy Festival. The inaugural, Occupy Chicago-en...

Police Leader: G-8, NATO Will Bring In 'Wild Anarchists'

WBEZ | Posted 08.24.2011 | Chicago

The head of the Chicago police union says the city is not ready to host two major summits that would bring both international leaders and protestors. ...