The death of George Floyd and widespread protests over racial injustice have prompted several states to move at a lightning pace to pass significant policing reform proposals that in some cases have languished for years.
“These victims, I’m just going to classify them as good community members who were trying to do the right thing,” Chicago police Chief of Detectives Brendan Deenihan said of the three men who were shot on May 31.
We take a look at how Chicago Police handled NATO protests crowds, and some of the more violent summit protesters.
Protesters were more subdued on the second day of the NATO summit. But, they call Sunday’s melee police brutality. Paris Schutz has the latest.
Our Chicago Tonight team covered the NATO protests live on Sunday. See the protests in our extensive slideshow.
Anti-NATO activists stage a demonstration, and then get arrested. Is it a prelude of what's to come? We have a full rundown of what to expect for the upcoming NATO summit.
Rev. Jesse Jackson says he plans to protest during the upcoming NATO summit.
Thousands of protesters are coming to Chicago in May for the NATO summits. The White House’s decision to move the G-8 summit to Maryland’s Camp David didn't stifle protesters; they called it a victory. Mayor Rahm Emanuel has pledged that protesters’ First Amendment rights would not be violated, but said he has rights, too.
The Coalition Against NATO/G8 War & Poverty Agenda (CANG8) is organizing protests for the NATO summit. The group has already obtained city permits to hold a rally in Daley Plaza and march to McCormick Place during the summit.