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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)

White House Aides Discuss Agenda For NATO/G8 Summits

So far, most of the talk about the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in Chicago has been about what may happen on the streets outside the meetings, but on Tuesday, White House officials briefed reporters on other aspects of the summits.

CBS Chicago–01/31/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: More Answers Needed About Upcoming G8/Nato Summits

CBS 2′s Walter Jacobson says it’s perfectly reasonable to continue asking questions about the security related to the upcoming world summits in Chicago, even if planners don’t like those questions.

01/26/2012

Lori Healey, executive director of the host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits in Chicago, seeks to downplay concerns about protests during the international events in May. (Credit: CBS)

NATO/G8 Summit Organizers Seek To Downplay Protest Concerns

The host committee for the upcoming NATO and G8 summits offered a sneak peak Wednesday of the city’s push to capitalize on the dual summits in May.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

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)

Official Says Downtown Chicago Won’t Be On ‘Lockdown’ For NATO/G8 Summits

The head of the host committee of the NATO/G8 Summits insists Chicago will be “open for business” as world leaders converge here this May.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officers To Work 12-Hour Shifts During NATO/G8 Summits

Police will be working some extra hours when the NATO and G8 summits come to town this spring, but the city won’t have to foot the bill.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Protesters who have been part of the Occupy Wall Street movement are expected for the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in May. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel: Restrictions On Protesters Won’t End After G8 Summit

Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

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)

NATO/G-8 Protesters Win Right To Set Up In Daley Plaza

The wish has been granted for a group of protesters wanting to demonstrate against the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago this spring.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011

McCormick Place

Mayor Apologizes In Advance For Disruptions From G8/NATO Summits

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is apologizing ahead of time for those who may be inconvenienced when NATO and the world leaders of the G8 gather in Chicago next spring.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

City Hall: OCCUPIED

Occupy Chicago Demonstrators Seek Meeting About G8/NATO Summits

Demonstrators had a two-pronged agenda when they took their protests to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s doorstep Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–10/27/2011

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Chicago Might Also Host Russia-NATO Summit Next May

It looks like Chicago will host not only NATO and the rich G-8 nations next spring, but also Russia.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

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)

Expected Protests At G8, NATO Meetings Here Spur Colleges To Reschedule Events

In the spring, Chicago will host two big international meetings. And while the G8 and NATO summits are more than half a year away, protesters are already applying for permits to hold demonstrations.

09/29/2011

Supt. Garry McCarthy

McCarthy: Police Already Preparing For G8 Summit

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy says he is wasting no time in preparing his police force for next year’s G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2011

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel: NATO, G8 Summits Will Showcase Chicago To World

Chicago will host world leaders next spring for the NATO and G8 summits, and will be the first U.S. city other than Washington, D.C., ever to host a NATO gathering.

WBBM Newsradio–06/23/2011