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Chicago cop tells reporters: ‘Your First Amendment right can be terminated’

If one Chicago police officer is to be believed, American citizens can lose their most fundamental rights simply by standing near an irritable cop. That’s what two members of the press found out on Sunday, when an angry police officer told them they would be arrested if they did not…

130 arrested as ‘Occupy Chicago’ tries to take Grant Park

About 130 protesters were arrested at an Occupy Chicago demonstration early on Sunday after they set up tents and refused to leave a public park after closing time, police said. The protests, which have spread across the United States and to other countries since starting in New York last month,…