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Protesters Storm Grant Park, Clashing With Police While Attempting to Take Down Christopher Columbus Statue in Chicago

552 A large group of protesters at a rally to defund the police attempted to tear down the ChristoherColumbus statue in the park. Protester clashed with police before dark. Several police officers were seriously injured […]

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Illinois State Police Arrest Rev. Gregory Livingston and Other Protesters Near Cumberland and Higgins, Prevent Blockage of I-190

49 Chicago police and Illinois State police worked to prevent O’Hare International Airport — a federal facility — from being shut down. Illinois State Police using portable loudspeakers warned the demonstrators that anyone who attempted […]

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“Shadow Conference” Protest at International Association of Police Chiefs (IACP) Conference, Chicago — Large Crowds, Arrests Expected

50 Chicago police have responded to protest activities developing at The International Association of Police Chiefs (IACP) conference at McCormick Place. Protesters are calling it a Shadow Conference” and used tactics such as “sleeping dragons” […]