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Chicago: Expect Big Commuter Headaches During NATO Summit

AP | SOPHIA TAREEN and DON BABWIN | Posted 07.17.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — As President Barack Obama and 50 heads of state arrive for a weekend NATO summit, parts of Chicago are all but shutting down – t...

Chicago In Global Spotlight For NATO, Protests And All

AP | TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 07.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The famous skyline is etched with distinctive buildings. The downtown boasts a vibrant cultural district. And the stunning lakefront and ar...

Residents Confront Anti-Police Brutality Protesters In Bridgeport

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

A small demonstration against police brutality on Chicago's South Side devolved temporarily into a shouting match between protesters and area resident...

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...

City Pulls Nurses Union's Anti-NATO Protest Permit

Posted 05.09.2012 | Chicago

The nation's largest nurses union is considering taking legal action after the city of Chicago revoked its previously approved permit to rally downtow...

WATCH: Puppets Tout Chicago In New 'NATO Song'

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

It has not been a kind few weeks when it comes to Chicago-themed videos: Between the city's arguably awful new tourism anthem and the error-riddled of...

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...

Secret Service Reveals NATO-Related Closures Ahead

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 07.04.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Roadways, parking lots and some of Chicago's top tourist attractions will close when world leaders come to the city later this month for th...

WATCH: NATO Promo Video Contains Multiple Errors

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Updated story An official video promoting the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago could have used some serious fact-checking before going public Thursd...

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...

May Day Ralliers Protest Downtown, Block Bank Entrance

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Late Tuesday morning, about 150 protesters rallied outside of a Bank of America branch in the heart of Chicago's Loop, blocking the b...

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...

Coming Soon To The Loop: 'Battle' Gear-Clad Federal Agents

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Federal law enforcement agents decked out in their "battle" gear are expected to arrive in Chicago next week to prepare for the upcoming NATO Summit -...

Secret Service's NATO Security Plan Leaked By Protesters

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Activists preparing to protest the NATO summit in Chicago next month leaked what they claim is the Secret Service's security perimeter for the event o...

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...

Judge Upholds Denial Of NATO Protest Permit

Posted 03.30.2012 | Chicago

A Chicago judge echoed Mayor Rahm Emanuel's concerns about allowing protesters to march through the city during the upcoming NATO Summit and struck do...

Rahm: 'No Handcuff Policy' For Journalists Covering NATO

Posted 03.27.2012 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Monday that journalists covering the NATO summit in Chicago next month would not have to worry about being handcuffed for doin...

Activists' New NATO Protest Permit Denied By City

Posted 03.19.2012 | Chicago

Anti-war activists preparing to demonstrate against the NATO summit in Chicago this spring were denied a new permit for a march they hope to reschedul...