Chicago cops arrest 130 Occupy Chicago protesters in Grant Park

Occupy Chicago: 130 Arrested In Grant Park Protest (PHOTOS)
BY BARBARA RODRIGUEZ | 10/23/11 08:51 AM ET | AP

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CHICAGO — Anti-Wall Street demonstrators of the Occupy Chicago movement stood their ground in a downtown park in noisy but peaceful defiance of police orders to clear out, prompting 130 arrests early Sunday, authorities said.

Occupy Chicago spokesman Joshua Kaunert vowed after the arrests that protests would continue in the Midwest city.

“We’re not going anywhere. There are still plenty of us,” Kaunert told The Associated Press after the arrests, which took police more than an hour to complete.

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