After months of hype, and a week of protests throughout Chicago, the NATO Summit officially got underway Sunday afternoon at McCormick Place.ay Sunday afternoon at McCormick Place.
Thousands of anti-NATO activists were staging a rally outside McCormick Place during the NATO summit Sunday afternoon, after marching from Grant Park.
An extra portion of Lake Shore Drive on the Near North Side will be shut down Sunday evening, adding to a maze of street closures already in place for the NATO Summit.
Police and most protesters say they don’t want trouble, and South Loop business owners surely don’t.
President Obama has arrived in Chicago for the two-day NATO summit that is being held in his hometown amid protests by demonstrators.
An additional mile of Lake Shore Drive north all the way to Navy Pier will be closed beginning Sunday afternoon.
Many world leaders have arrived in Chicago for the NATO Summit on Sunday, and some friction is already emerging on the issue of military action in Afghanistan.
More than 2,000 reporters from around the world will be covering the NATO summit here. Chicago hopes they’ll pass along the good word about the Windy City.
The first world leaders were set to arrive in Chicago on Friday for the NATO Summit.
Foreign reporters were just beginning to arrive Thursday, as crews put the final touches on the lakefront convention hall.
Metra is reminding riders of security restrictions and schedule changes for the NATO summit.
If you start noticing more boats patrolling Lake Michigan and the river – it’s because of the NATO summit, as you might have guessed.
Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.
With less than a week to go until the NATO summit, there are growing signs of the extra security that’s going into place in time for the arrival of NATO delegates this weekend.
For many Chicagoans, the NATO summit could be a giant headache. But as CBS 2’s Jim Williams reports, that’s not the feeling in the city’s Bronzeville neighborhood.
Parking restrictions and other security measures for the NATO summit next Sunday have already started going into effect.
Later today, Metra officials including the heads of operations and security, will sit down to discuss their security plans for NATO.
Parents and staff of several Chicago public schools will meet with police tonight to discuss their concerns about possible disruptions during the upcoming NATO summit.
Churches near McCormick place are taking steps to deal with the upcoming NATO summit. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports there will be no Sunday services at two historic houses of worship when the summit starts in two weeks.
A large security zone around McCormick Place will be off limits to Chicagoans, and the Museum Campus, Lake Shore Drive and several major expressways and streets will be shut down during the NATO Summit, under a plan revealed on Friday.