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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

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

Ivo Daalder, the U.S. ambassador to NATO, talks with CBS 2's Jay Levine. (CBS)

NATO Official Not Worried About Potential Disruptions At Chicago Summit

Concerns about public safety in Chicago during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in May apparently don’t extend to those who will be participating. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levin reports.

03/01/2012

Garbage Can

City Seeks Bomb-Proof Garbage Cans For NATO/G8 Summit

Ahead of the NATO/G8 summits in May, the City of Chicago is reportedly looking to buy bomb-resistant trash cans.

CBS Chicago–03/01/2012

CHICAGO, IL - OCTOBER 26:  Protesters with Occupy Chicago march from the financial district to City Hall October 26, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. At City Hall, the protesters chanted as they marched through the building and up to the mayor's fifth floor office where they demanded the mayor drop charges against some 300 protesters arrested for trying to occupy Grant Park over the past two weeks and ease restrictions on protests being scheduled for the G8/NATO summits which will take place in the city in May 2012.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Economist: NATO/G8 Summits Could Be A Disaster

A University of Chicago economist says Antarctica or Guam would be better places than Chicago for the upcoming G8 and NATO summits, now scheduled for mid-May in the Windy City.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

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)

Official Says Downtown Chicago Won’t Be On ‘Lockdown’ For NATO/G8 Summits

The head of the host committee of the NATO/G8 Summits insists Chicago will be “open for business” as world leaders converge here this May.

CBS Chicago–01/12/2012

Chicago Police vehicle. (Credit: CBS)

Police Officers To Work 12-Hour Shifts During NATO/G8 Summits

Police will be working some extra hours when the NATO and G8 summits come to town this spring, but the city won’t have to foot the bill.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Protesters who have been part of the Occupy Wall Street movement are expected for the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago in May. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel: Restrictions On Protesters Won’t End After G8 Summit

Going back on an earlier statement, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says restrictions and fines directed at protesters will be permanent, not temporary for the G8 and NATO summits.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2012

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)

NATO/G-8 Protesters Win Right To Set Up In Daley Plaza

The wish has been granted for a group of protesters wanting to demonstrate against the G8 and NATO summits in Chicago this spring.

CBS Chicago–12/23/2011

McCormick Place

Mayor Apologizes In Advance For Disruptions From G8/NATO Summits

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is apologizing ahead of time for those who may be inconvenienced when NATO and the world leaders of the G8 gather in Chicago next spring.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2011

Anti-War Protesters march down Michigan Avenue

Groups Demand Right To Protest At NATO/G8 Summit

Several groups are demanding that they be allowed to protest when the NATO/G8 summit comes to Chicago next year.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2011