Lori Healey

An aerial view of Chicago's convention complex where the NATO summit will be held. (CBS)

NATO Host Committee Puts Dollar Figure On Summit’s Economic Impact

A consultant’s study on the economic impact of the summit indicates total spending of $128 million, local tax revenues of $3 million and more than 2,000 temporary jobs. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

04/30/2012

Lori Healey says the federal government will reveal NATO Summit security plans next week. (CBS)

Feds To Unveil Security Zone Plans For NATO Next Week

Chicagoans will have just over two weeks notice of what to expect during next month’s NATO summit here.

04/26/2012

NATO Flag

Officials In Chicago, Belgium Prepping For NATO Summit

Chicago police are buying 8,500 more face shields for police helmets in advance of the NATO summit in May. Meantime, a delegation of Chicago public officials, dignitaries and summit host committee representatives are at NATO headquarters in Belgium to tout the city and prepare for the upcoming summit.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

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

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)

Restaurant Owners Not Worried NATO/G8 Security Will Hurt Business

The city’s restaurant community is gearing up for the NATO and G8 summits planned for Chicago in May, and officials insisted Monday they are not worried about security measures restricting access to their businesses.

CBS Chicago–02/27/2012

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)

NATO/G8 Host Committee Holds Briefings On Summit Plans

Officials planning the NATO and G8 summits have launched a campaign to convince Chicago residents that the upcoming meetings will be more than worth the inconvenience they might cause.

CBS 2–01/24/2012