The Chicago Police Department will be getting a hand from out-of-state officers during the upcoming NATO summit, which is expected to draw protesters to the city.Department spokeswoman Melissa Stratton says officers from Milwaukee, Philadelphia and Charlotte-Mecklenburg, N.C., will be in Chicago to
Chicagoans will have to endure major downtown road blocks, travel restrictions and museum closures when the NATO summit comes to town later this month, federal and city officials announced Friday afternoon.
The Illinois Department of Corrections says it won't reopen a shuttered prison in suburban Chicago to house protesters arrested during this month's NATO summit.Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart floated that idea in recent days as he prepares for the possibility of a large number of arrests.
Back in January, the anti-consumerist website Adbusters had high hopes for mass protests in Chicago right around this time. We try get a better sense for what kind of protests we might expect during and leading up to the NATO summit on May 20 and 21.
The Federal Aviation Administration says a temporary flight restriction will be in effect over Chicago during the NATO summit, meaning the federal government is able to use "deadly force" against any planes that don't follow those rules.