Jerry Roper

Former Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce president Jerry Roper (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Niche Media)

Former Chicagoland Chamber Of Commerce President Jerry Roper Dies

Jerry Roper, one of the biggest boosters of the city of Chicago and its business community as former head of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, has passed away.


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

Block 37

A Casino For Block 37 Mall?

Some Chicago business leaders say they would like to see a new land-based casino in the half-vacant Block 37 mall downtown.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2010