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Occupy Chicago Protests

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Local Occupiers Head To Nation's Capitol In Call For Jobs

Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

Some 300 protesters affiliated with Occupy Chicago, Stand Up! Chicago and other groups departed early Monday for Washington, D.C. The protesters ar...

'Occupy' Claims Victory After Rahm Cancels Planned UIC Lecture

Posted 12.02.2011 | Chicago

Occupy Chicago marked another tally in their "win" column after Mayor Rahm Emanuel canceled a planned appearance they had planned to protest on the Un...

Condi's U Of C Appearance Postponed Amid Planned 'Occupy' Protest

Posted 11.14.2011 | Chicago

The University of Chicago announced Monday that an appearance by former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former U.S. Treasury Secretary He...

Occupy Chicago Plans For Cold Weather Ahead

WBEZ | WBEZ | Posted 11.13.2011 | Chicago

Organizers of Occupy Chicago are focusing on getting an indoor location for the cold weather ahead. They say they're pulling back on the plan to estab...

Occupy Chicago, Unions Protest CTA Budget In Hearing

Posted 01.11.2012 | Chicago

A large crowd, including a number of Occupy Chicago protesters, turned out Thursday evening for the final of three public hearings on the Chicago Tran...

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 ...

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...