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The sign for Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood. (CBS)

Bronzeville Welcomes NATO Summit As Good For Business

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.

05/14/2012

A military official holds a NATO flag on April 4, 2009 during the NATO summit in Strasbourg, eastern France. (MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Parking Restrictions Begin, Security To Tighten Over The Week

Parking restrictions and other security measures for the NATO summit next Sunday have already started going into effect.

CBS 2–05/13/2012

South Shore commuters, along with Metra Electric riders, will see extra security during the NATO summit. (CBS)

Metra Unveils Commuter Rail Security Restrictions For NATO

Later today, Metra officials including the heads of operations and security, will sit down to discuss their security plans for NATO.

05/11/2012

McCormick Place West (Credit: CBS)

Parents Concerned About School During NATO Summit

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.

05/09/2012

Quinn Chapel AME Church, at 24th Street and Wabash Avenue, is the city's oldest African-American church. (Credit: CBS)

2 Churches Near McCormick Not Holding Services During 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.

CBS 2–05/06/2012

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

Security Plan Shuts Down Roads, South Loop For NATO Summit Weekend

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.

05/04/2012

The skyscraper formerly known as the Sears Tower. (Credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Video On Chicago Gets Some Important Facts Wrong

Is the NATO Summit happening at McCormick Place in Chicago in a couple of weeks like we’ve been hearing all this time? Listen to the narration of a video about the upcoming summit, and it might be hard to tell.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2012

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

Summit Could Mean Airport-Style Security On Metra Electric, South Shore Trains

Some stations on the Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line could be shut down during the upcoming NATO summit, and passengers at other stations could face airport-style security screenings, due to the Secret Service security plan that could be released as soon as Friday afternoon.

CBS 2–05/03/2012

Residents who will be affected by the upcoming NATO summit attended an informational meeting in April. (CBS)

Concerns About NATO Summit Violence Leave Chicago Guessing About Security

As concerns about security grow in the run-up to the NATO summit, it’s becoming difficult to separate myth from reality.

04/29/2012

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

Should You Leave Town During NATO Summit? Depends Who You Ask

With less than a month until the NATO summit in Chicago, the alderman whose ward will be most affected by security efforts was urging people to leave town during the summit, but the city’s top cop was downplaying potential disruptions.

CBS 2–04/25/2012

McCormick Place West (Credit: CBS)

Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO Summit

The U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

NATO Protesters

NATO Protesters Give City Monday Deadline To Share Security Plans

The group planning to protest during the upcoming NATO Summit is giving the federal government until 5 p.m. Monday to release its plans for a security perimeter at McCormick Place, or face a lawsuit.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2012

The South Shore Line. (CBS)

South Shore, Metra Lines To Operate During NATO Summit

Good news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.

04/17/2012

McCormick Place

Some NATO Security Precautions, Including Possible Metra Disruptions, A Mystery

It may be weeks before some Metra commuters know whether South Shore commuter service will be disrupted during the upcoming NATO summit in Chicago. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.

04/13/2012

C2E2

C2E2 Comic Convention Underway At McCormick Place

The Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo is underway at McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–04/13/2012

Metra locomotive (CBS File Photo)

Metra Considering Plans For Rail Service During NATO Summit

It remains unclear how next month’s NATO summit might impact rail service in the name of security.

CBS Chicago–04/12/2012

McCormick Place

City, NATO Protesters Reach Deal On Protest March Route

Anti-war activists planning a protest rally during the NATO summit in May have reached a compromise with city officials over the route of their planned protest march on the opening day of the summit.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012

McCormick Place

Car Wash Show To Return To McCormick Place

CHICAGO (CBS) — The annual Car Wash Show will once again take up residence at McCormick Place starting in 2014. The Car Wash Show, which has been held in Las Vegas for several years, is […]

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Anti-war protesters hold up signs outside a city hearing office, where they were appealing the city's decision to deny the preferred route they proposed for a protest march during the NATO summit in May. (Credit: CBS)

Hearing Officer To Rule On NATO Protest March Route By Week’s End

After listening to a full day of testimony, a city hearing officer has told anti-war protesters planning a major rally during the NATO summit in May that he will have a decision by later this week on their appeal of the city’s denial of their preferred march route.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

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