The Chicago Police Department says 90 people were arrested before and during the NATO Summit.Police spokeswoman Carolyn Deming also said eight police officers were injured while monitoring demonstrations and keeping protesters away from McCormick Place, site of the conference.Chicago police Superint
President Obama stole the headlines yesterday and this morning with his NATO plan for withdrawal from the war in Afghanistan. But the bigger story is that this protest didn't garner international media attention.
Police and protesters have drastically different accounts of how anti-NATO street events in Chicago went over the last week, and on Monday both sides seemed to be taking a final stab at getting their perspective to dominate the lasting narrative.
NATO summit protests ended slowly but peacefully in downtown Chicago Monday evening near Grant Park. In the summit’s final hours, protesters moved away from international issues to focus on domestic ones, primarily immigration.
The head of Chicago's NATO host committee says she isn't worried about the city's international image following violent clashes Sunday between police and protesters.Photos and video of Chicago police hitting demonstrators with batons - and protesters throwing things at cops - aired on se