Protesters Clash With Police On Eve Of Chicago NATO Summit
Linkedin

Protesters Clash With Police On Eve Of Chicago NATO Summit

Chicago : IL : USA | May 19, 2012 at 9:40 PM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 
Undercover COPS dont like being FILMED in Chicago because of TERRORISTS (NATO Summit)

What makes the NATO Summit and other meetings between the world leaders so great are the protests. On the eve of this year's NATO Summit in Chicago, the protesters were a little feisty this evening.

Protesters clashed with Chicago police in riot gear on State Street in front of Old Navy. The reason for the clash was due to retaliation for the police arresting three protesters making bombs this past Wednesday night.

The clash ended with 18 protesters being arrested and with one police officer being injured.

An ensuing melee occurred later on in the night at the intersection of Wacker and Monroe in which a squad car hit a protester. The protester is not at the hospital in stable condition. Some people are saying that the cop in the vehicle hit the protester maliciously, while others are saying that the cop sped off because protesters slashed a couple of tires on the squad car.

Things will begin to percolate tomorrow with the beginning of the NATO Summit.

Source: ABC News Chicago -- WLS-TV

1 of 37
Next
Protesters march during a demonstration leading up to the NATO Summit in Chicago
Protesters march during a demonstration leading up to the NATO Summit in Chicago
Adrian Holman is based in Joliet, Illinois, United States of America, and is an Anchor for Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 
  • Nato summit protests in full swing in Chicago – in pictures

      The Guardian
    Nato summit protests in full swing in Chicago  in pictures Demonstrations in Chicago ahead of the Nato summit were well under way at the weekend after a week of build-up in which thousands of protesters poured into the city from around the country.
  • Thousand join 2nd day of anti-NATO protests in Chicago

      Russia Today
    A few skirmishes took place with police using batons on protesters. This comes as about 2,500 people attended a rally at a downtown plaza on Friday ...Around a dozen activists were arrested on the eve of the gathering  three were charged with...
  • Protesters descend on downtown Chicago plaza

      The Daily Herald
    The protest in Daley Plaza on Saturday afternoon comes after a largely quiet morning in downtown Chicago. Protesters were marching from the citys financial district, some wearing bandannas and masks...Chicago police officers, including bicycle police,...
  • Trio charged in alleged summit terror plot

      United Press International
    Chicago with planning terror attacks on Obama campaign headquarters and Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home, police said...The three are Brian Church, 27, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Jared Chase, 24, of Keene, N.H. and Brent Vincent Betterly, 24, the Chicago Sun-...
  • Before NATO Summit, Protestors Rally, March in Chicago

      Voice of America
    Kane Farabaugh Download Protests in the Windy City got off to a shaky start when President Barack Obama moved the G-8 Summit from his hometown of Chicago to the Camp David Presidential retreat. Jean Ross, Co-President of National Nurses United, says...
  • Police, protesters clash in Loop

      Chicago Tribune
    Loop following a day of cat-and-mouse marches that tested the physical and mental stamina of both sides. Police detained several protesters but allowed the march to continue as night approached and the crowd -- as few as 300 strong earlier in the day...

Blogs

 >

Images

 >
 

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.