McCormick Place

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter "Hollyhock" has been stationed off Burnham Harbor for the NATO summit in Chicago, to enforce the security zone near McCormick Place. The cutter has been placing buoys to mark off the restricted zone around Burnham Harbor. (Credit: CBS)

Coast Guard Increasing Patrols For 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.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Parking Bans Now In Effect For NATO Summit

Parking restrictions are now in effect as the clock counts down to the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/15/2012

A traffic sign at Columbus Drive and Fairbanks Court warns of the pending closure of a stretch of Lake Shore Drive between May 19 and 21, for the upcoming NATO summit at McCormick Place. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Ramping Up Security Measures For 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.

CBS 2–05/14/2012

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

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