NATO Summits

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

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

McCormick Place

NATO Staffers Set To Visit Chicago

Preparations continue to move ahead for the NATO summit coming up in Chicago this May.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2012

Amy Rule, Chicago's first lady, helps host a reception in Belgium for NATO officials and diplomats who will be attending the NATO summit in Chicago in May. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago’s First Lady Excited To Show Off City To The World

She has shied away from the spotlight since her husband, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, was elected mayor, but for the first time, Chicago’s first lady, Amy Rule, was taking on a major role on Thursday, speaking to world leaders in Belgium.

CBS 2–03/22/2012

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

NATO Flag

Emanuel’s Wife Leads Delegation To Brussels For NATO Summit Kickoff

The NATO summit scheduled for Chicago is now just two months away. On Tuesday, a Chicago delegation headed to NATO headquarters in Belgium to discuss plans for the summit.

CBS 2–03/20/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Chicago Rejects Protesters’ Plans For March During NATO Summit

The city of Chicago has rejected a request by anti-war protesters to march through downtown Chicago on May 20, the first day of the NATO summit.

CBS Chicago–03/19/2012

Anti-war activists announce their plans to hold a rally and march to McCormick Place on May 20, the start of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

Protesters Reschedule March For Start Of NATO Summit

The other welcoming committee for the NATO summit in May says it’s changing the date of its march to make sure protestors don’t miss the ministers.

CBS Chicago–03/15/2012

Jerry Cooper, a Chicago furniture store owner, is thinking about closing down during the upcoming NATO summit at nearby McCormick Place. (CBS)

Business Owners Near McCormick Place Confused About NATO Precautions

There is still a little confusion and a lot of questions from businesses in the shadow of McCormick Place, which will be the headquarters for the NATO summit in May. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.

03/09/2012

Arnette Heintze, the former U.S. Secret Service Special Agent in Charge in Chicago. (CBS)

Former Secret Service Agent Discusses Security Plans For NATO Summit

For the first time, organizers of May’s NATO summit have laid out some details of security and crowd control plans that will be in place downtown and near McCormick Place.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (left) and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (right) attend the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Sustainable Cities conference at the Chicago Cultural Center on March 8, 2012. (Credit: CBS)

Emanuel Downplays Losing G8, Touts NATO Summit

With the NATO summit still slated for Chicago this May, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is publicly shrugging off the White House decision to relocate the G8 summit of world leaders to Camp David in Maryland.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

President Barack Obama  (Credit: White House)

G8 Move To Camp David Was In The Works For Weeks

The move to hold the G8 summit at Camp David instead of Chicago in May might have come as a surprise to many, including Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the host committee in Chicago, but it was a move that has been in the works for weeks.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

NATO Flag

NATO Summit Still A Major Showcase For Chicago

Despite the G8 summit being moved from Chicago to Camp David, the NATO summit still earmarked for the same weekend in Chicago remains a major event, drawing thousands of representatives from 28 countries.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

G8 Rally

Questions Swirl About Decision To Move G8 Summit

Questions still buzz around President Barack Obama’s surprise decision Monday to move the G8 summit from Chicago to Camp David.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012

The White House (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

White House Moves G8 Summit From Chicago To Camp David

In a surprise move, the White House has announced the upcoming G8 summit will be moved from Chicago to Camp David. The NATO summit scheduled for the same weekend will stay in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2012

Kerry Kennedy, president of the Robert F Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, announces Nobel Peace Prize Laureates summit. (Credit: Craig Dellimore/WBBM Newsradio)

Chicago To Host Nobel Peace Laureates

Chicago continues to pile up major world summits that will be coming to the city next year. The city will host the 12th annual World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates.

CBS Chicago–11/17/2011

A sign carried by protesters planning demonstrations at the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in 2012. The protesters went to City Hall on Nov. 16, 2011, to discuss permits for their planned demonstrations. (Credit: CBS)

Police, Protesters Already Planning For G8/NATO Summits In May

It could be one of those “be careful what you wish for” stories. Bringing the G8 and NATO summits to Chicago next spring was one of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first major coups when he took office, or so he thought.

CBS 2–11/16/2011

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)

Federal Grant Issued For Security At G8, NATO Summits

Chicago and Cook County are sharing more than $54 million in federal grant money to make the area secure, including a plan of action for the G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–09/30/2011

Photo Of The Convention Floor At The National Restaurant Association Show At McCormick Place. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Restaurant Show To Stay, Move Up 2 Weeks In 2012

Dashing fears that Chicago could lose the annual restaurant show to Las Vegas or Orlando forever, the National Restaurant Association announced Tuesday that it is moving up the convention next year to avoid overlapping with the NATO and G8 Summit next May.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2011

previous