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Occupy Chicago Arrests

After Tossing Of Occupy Arrests, Are We Free To Assemble?

Posted 10.04.2012 | Chicago

A Cook County judge moved last week to dismiss the mass arrests of 92 Occupy protesters who demonstrated in Chicago's Grant Park last October. In h...

12 Activists Arrested, 5 Officers Hurt In Mag Mile Scuffle

Posted 06.07.2012 | Chicago

Updated story Twelve protesters were arrested -- and five police officers were treated for minor injuries -- early Wednesday evening during a confr...

Occupy Chicago Denied Grant Park Base After Meeting With City

Posted 12.28.2011 | Chicago

Occupy Chicago protesters on Thursday met for the first time with city representatives and were denied their request to find a permanent demonstration...

Occupy Protesters Want Permits For NATO, G8 Summits

Posted 12.26.2011 | Chicago

Update: In a Wednesday press release, Occupy Chicago said the National Lawyer's Guild will be meeting with the City's Corporation Counsel to discuss a...

Occupy Chicago One Month Anniversary Marked by Arrests

Mark Cassello | Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

Saturday's second attempt to occupy Grant Park was officially dubbed, "The Occupation Will Continue!" However, the event was more affectionately known to participants as "Take the Horse."

WATCH: Nurses Protest City Hall, Emanuel Stands His Ground

Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

As promised, a group of nurses joined Occupy Chicago protesters outside of City Hall Monday to speak out against Saturday night's arrests in Grant Par...

Jailed Occupy Chicago Protesters Describe Harsh Treatment By Police, Plan To Picket Rahm Emanuel's Office

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 12.24.2011 | Chicago

Occupy Chicago protesters are angry and plan to make their feelings known to Mayor Rahm Emanuel after many of their supporters spent 24 hours or more ...

PHOTOS: 130 Arrested In Occupy Chicago Protest

AP | By BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 12.23.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Anti-Wall Street demonstrators of the Occupy Chicago movement stood their ground in a downtown park in noisy but peaceful defiance of polic...

WATCH: Tea Party Member Addresses 'Occupy Chicago'

Posted 12.19.2011 | Chicago

More Republican leaders have weighed in on the local chapter of the Occupy Wall Street movement that reached its 27th consecutive day of demonstration...

Illinois Senators Differ On 'Occupy,' Kirk Calls Protests 'Unintellectual'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago

Illinois' two U.S. senators this week addressed the continuing Occupy Wall Street demonstrations that have only continued to grow in their home state ...

Why I Completely Support the Occupy Movement

Joe Moreno | Posted 12.18.2011 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

I believe that what these people are doing is the very definition of courageous. The people camping and marching should be admired for doing something that many people are too lazy or fearful to ever even consider.

PHOTOS: 'Occupy' Protests Resume, Rahm Responds

Posted 12.17.2011 | Chicago

Although they faced more than 175 arrests during their Saturday evening occupation of the city's Grant Park, Occupy Chicago demonstrators have vowed t...

PHOTOS: 175 Arrests Reported At 'Occupy' Grant Park Campout

Posted 12.16.2011 | Chicago

Police say they arrested around 175 Occupy Chicago protesters on early Sunday who refused to leave the city's Grant Park, the occupation's new base af...

Alabama Man Charged With Punching Chicago Cop During Take Back Chicago Rally

Posted 12.11.2011 | Chicago

Story updated with bond information, further details A Mobile, Alabama man was ordered held on $250,000 bail Tuesday after allegedly punching a Chi...

PHOTOS: Thousands Attend Take Back Chicago Rally

The Huffington Post | Lizzie Schiffman, Jen Sabella & Joe Erbentraut | Posted 12.10.2011 | Chicago

Frustrated teachers, unemployed college graduates and concerned citizens gathered in downtown Chicago Monday to "Take Back Chicago." The rally, which ...