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NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Delegation Touts City At NATO HQ Ahead Of Summit

A Chicago delegation was in Brussels on Wednesday, trying to sell the city to the world as they plan for the NATO summit in Chicago in May.

CBS 2–03/21/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Rejects Protesters’ Plans For March During NATO Summit

The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Reschedule March For Start Of NATO Summit

The other welcoming committee for the NATO summit in May says it’s changing the date of its march to make sure protestors don’t miss the ministers.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Arnette Heintze, the former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge in Chicago. (CBS)

Former Secret Service Agent Discusses Security Plans For NATO Summit

For the first time, organizers of May’s NATO summit have laid out some details of security and crowd control plans that will be in place downtown and near McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (left) and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (right) attend the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Sustainable Cities conference at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Downplays Losing G8, Touts NATO Summit

With the NATO summit still slated for Chicago this May, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is publicly shrugging off the White House decision to relocate the G8 summit of world leaders to Camp David in Maryland.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

President Barack Obama  (Credit: White House)

G8 Move To Camp David Was In The Works For Weeks

The move to hold the G8 summit at Camp David instead of Chicago in May might have come as a surprise to many, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the host committee in Chicago, but it was a move that has been in the works for weeks.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

G8 Rally

Questions Swirl About Decision To Move G8 Summit

Questions still buzz around President Barack Obama’s surprise decision Monday to move the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, announces Nobel Peace Prize Laureates summit. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Chicago To Host Nobel Peace Laureates

Chicago continues to pile up major world summits that will be coming to the city next year. The city will host the 12th annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

A sign carried by protesters planning demonstrations at the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in 2012. The protesters went to City Hall on Nov. 16, 2011, to discuss permits for their planned demonstrations. (Credit: CBS)

Police, Protesters Already Planning For G8/NATO Summits In May

It could be one of those “be careful what you wish for” stories. Bringing the G8 and NATO summits to Chicago next spring was one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first major coups when he took office, or so he thought.

CBS 2–11/16/2011

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 27: A man arrested during protests at the G8/G20 summits is released from the detention center June 27, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. Police have been making many arrests during the protests including many journalists during this final day of the G20 summit. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Federal Grant Issued For Security At G8, NATO Summits

Chicago and Cook County are sharing more than $54 million in federal grant money to make the area secure, including a plan of action for the G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

Photo Of The Convention Floor At The National Restaurant Association Show At McCormick Place. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Restaurant Show To Stay, Move Up 2 Weeks In 2012

Dashing fears that Chicago could lose the annual restaurant show to Las Vegas or Orlando forever, the National Restaurant Association announced Tuesday that it is moving up the convention next year to avoid overlapping with the NATO and G8 Summit next May.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

Photo Of The Convention Floor At The National Restaurant Association Show At McCormick Place. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Restaurant Show May Leave Chicago Over Scheduling Conflict

A spat has erupted between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the head of the National Restaurant Association over the dates of the annual event, which will overlap with the NATO and G8 Summit.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011