Note: The Western Cape Anti-Eviction Campaign stands in solidarity with our sisters and brothers in Chicago
July 29, 2011 1:57 PM – CBS Local Chicago
ADDISON, Ill. (CBS) — An Addison mother and three sons are being evicted from their home, and some activists are trying to prevent it.
In so doing, five of those activists found themselves in the back of a police car.
As WBBM Newsradio 780’s Mary Frances Bragiel reports, DuPage County sheriff’s police arrested five members of the Anti-Eviction Campaign, including the spokeswoman, Holly Trig, who is six months pregnant.
The homeowner, Luz Smedbron, and her children had agreed to leave the home at 200 N. Maple St., which was lost to foreclosure and later sold at an auction. Read the rest of this entry »