This morning has been one of back-patting and thanks to officials and police for all the hard work put into this weekend's NATO events.Like all things in Chicago, there are knowns that go unsaid, and the big ones are thanking the police officers for not evoking scenes of the '68 Democratic C
A day after the clash during the NATO summit played out on television, virtually no one was talking about a "police riot," as they did in 1968 when baton-wielding officers waded into crowds of demonstrators during the Democratic National Convention.
A small break-away protest continued downtown, hours after a small group of demonstrators clashed with a line of police who tried to keep them from the lakeside convention center where President Barack Obama is hosting the NATO summit. The main demonstration, which had initially stirred worries about violence in the streets, was largely peaceful.
The city of Chicago's website was alleged to have been brought down by a possible cyberattack by the hacker group Anonymous. Recent tweets suggest the group has been trying to take down NATO's site as well.
A Cook County judge set steep bonds Sunday afternoon for two more activists accused of planning violence during the NATO summit.Criminal Court Judge Israel Desierto set a $750,000 bond for Sebastian Senakiewicz, 24, a Chicago resident charged with falsely making a terrorist threat.