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  • City must pay $1 million in OT for NATO police

    City must pay $1 million in OT for NATO police
    The city must pay nearly $1 million overtime to thousands of police officers who had their days off canceled so they could cope with the massive crowds of protesters who descended on the city for the May 2012 NATO summit, an arbitrator has ruled....
  • Night Out in the Parks: Chicago announces summer activities

    Night Out in the Parks: Chicago announces summer activities
    Circus performers and Shakespearean actors helped Mayor Rahm Emanuel announce Tuesday that the city is doubling the number of performances and cultural events at its parks this summer.  Amid lush greenery and newly bloomed flowers at Garfield Park...
  • CPS gets $1 million for arts education

    CPS gets $1 million for arts education
    A push to bring more arts instruction to Chicago Public Schools got a boost Wednesday when Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an additional $500,000 in funding for the CPS Arts Education Plan for the coming school year. The new money brings total funding...
  • When the sun, and mayor, pop up for the arts

    When the sun, and mayor, pop up for the arts
    Each and every year in Chicago, there is a moment when the problems of the city seem to fall away and everything seems doable and winnable again. It is a moment inextricably tied to the weather. Spring always comes later than even the worst-case scenario....
  • No bail for man charged in 2012 double homicide

    No bail for man charged in 2012 double homicide
    A judge denied bail today for an 18-year-old man accused in the fatal shooting of two men killed in 2012 during the NATO summit weekend in which at least a dozen others were shot and wounded. Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil ordered Mario Gutierrez held on...
  • American exceptionalism: We think we're special. Is that so wrong?

    American exceptionalism: We think we're special. Is that so wrong?
    President Obama, Tuesday night in the East Room: "Terrible things happen across the globe, and it is beyond our means to right every wrong. But when, with modest effort and risk, we can stop children from being gassed to death, and thereby make our own...
  • What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO

    What's behind Russia's moves in Ukraine? Fear of NATO
    The causes of the unfolding crisis in Ukraine are many, but most fundamentally its roots can be found in an enormously consequential decision made by the United States and its allies in the early 1990s. Faced with a strategic challenge of constructing a...
  • Undercover cop testifies at NATO 3 trial about role in explosives

    Undercover cop testifies at NATO 3 trial about role in explosives
    An undercover Chicago police officer insisted Monday that he was only an observer as three men built Molotov cocktails in 2012, but he also admitted he was the first to raise the idea on the day the men were arrested, offered his bandana to use as wicks...
  • NATO 3 trial: Judge rejects bid to toss terrorism counts

    NATO 3 trial: Judge rejects bid to toss terrorism counts
    The final day of evidence in the NATO 3 trial ended with jurors hearing from an explosives expert that the three out-of-state men charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism had built four functional Molotov cocktails that could kill a police officer....
  • NATO 3 found guilty of mob action and arson, but not terror charges

    NATO 3 found guilty of mob action and arson, but not terror charges
    Cook County prosecutors' first-ever terrorism case collapsed Friday when jurors instead found three men who built Molotov cocktails in the days before the 2012 NATO summit guilty of mob action charges and explosives counts that could carry hefty prison...
  • Trial for NATO 3 remains focused on police tactics

    Trial for NATO 3 remains focused on police tactics
    Attorneys for the three out-of-state men charged with plotting terrorist attacks around the 2012 NATO summit continued to grill an undercover Chicago police officer about police surveillance tactics and whether the three men actually posed a serious...