Saturday, May 19, 2012

Chicago news

  • CHICAGO, May 19 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo and A.J. Pierzynski hit back-to-back homers Saturday and the Chicago White Sox dispatched the Chicago Cubs 7-4 in an interleague game.
  • (United Press International)
  • Three men were accused of planning terrorist attacks during the NATO summit in Chicago, where world leaders including President Barack Obama are scheduled to gather beginning today, the county prosecutor said.
  • (Bloomberg)
  • Anti-capitalist protesters marched through Chicagos State Street shopping corridor the day before the city was to host dozens of world leaders at the NATO summit. Shoppers and tourists appeared puzzled by the demonstration early Saturday evening.
  • (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
  • Washington, May 20 (PTI) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Chicago to attend the crucial NATO Summit which is expected to take important decisions with regard to the future of Afghanistan, where the stakes of Islamabad are very high.
  • (MSN India)
  • CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says his department plans to arrest any individual violent NATO protesters instead of charging crowds of demonstrators.
  • (MySanAntonio)
  • Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez and Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy will discuss the charges against three out-of-state men accused of plotting to commit acts of domestic terrorism during the NATO Summit.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Tynell D. Dixon, 31, who lives in Chicago, was convicted late Thursday by a Kane County jury of eight counts of predatory criminal sexual assault, each a Class X felony; and three counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse, each a Class 2 felony.
  • (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • Orlando Hudson has agreed to a contract with the Chicago White Sox, ESPNChicago.com reported. The agreement was not expected to be made official Saturday, according to the report.
  • (Sporting News)
  • CHICAGO — Three men accused of making Molotov cocktails had been planning to attack President Barack Obamas campaign headquarters, Mayor Rahm Emanuels home and other targets during this weekends NATO summit, prosecutors said Saturday.
  • (New York Daily News)

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