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Demonstrators attracted by the NATO summit tip over barricades Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: William DeShazer / Chicago Tribune

Police line up in front of the Art Institute of Chicago on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: William DeShazer / Chicago Tribune

Two men are arrested at Michigan Avenue and Cermak Road during a march and rally on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune

Protesters from the Black Bloc group move through a crowd during the NATO summit on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune

Chicago police Supt. Garry McCarthy assists during a clash Sunday with protesters attracted by the NATO summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune

A member of the Clown Bloq brings up the rear of an antiwar demonstration Sunday during the NATO summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune

Protesters clash with police during a demonstration Sunday at the NATO summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Tercha / Chicago Tribune

Marcher move south Sunday on Michigan Avenue for a rally near McCormick Place.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune

Antiwar protesters make their voices heard on Sunday during the NATO summit.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Michael Tercha / Chicago Tribune

Police and bystanders watch as a protest march passes by during the NATO summit on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Scott Strazzante / Chicago Tribune

Maryellen Schmidt, 73, of Milwaukee, walks down Michigan Avenue during an antiwar march on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Keri Wiginton / Chicago Tribune

Mark Rutte, center, the prime minister of the Netherlands, shakes hands with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen while greeting President Obama at the McCormick Place convention center in Chicago on Sunday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Stacey Wescott / Chicago Tribune

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Demonstrators prepared Monday to launch another round of protests in the final hours of the NATO summit in Chicago, targeting Boeing headquarters and a suburban community that could become the site of a detention facility to hold illegal immigrants.

On the second and last day of the international meeting, commuters heading into Chicago’s  Loop business district endured extra security measures and changes to train and bus routes. Many downtown offices told employees to stay home because of traffic jams  and the risk of more protests after a weekend of demonstrations that drew thousands into the streets.

Most of the protests have been peaceful, but some minor clashes broke out Sunday, when a group of protesters scuffled with police at the end of a long march.

Monday’s protests were expected to be far smaller, but authorities maintained a stepped-up presence throughout downtown and surrounding areas.

–Associated Press

2 Comments

  1. May 21, 2012, 10:08 am

    Weekend In Chicago https://vimeo.com/42522561

    By: Vas
  2. May 21, 2012, 12:29 pm

    Haha!!!! I hope they send all of those f****** immigrants back where they belong!!! They have taken all of our jobs…. And now i barely make any money to support my family!!!!

    By: Alex Garcia

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