Chicago Delegation Touts City At NATO HQ Ahead Of SummitA 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.
Chicago Rejects Protesters' Plans For March During NATO SummitThe 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.
Emanuel Downplays Losing G8, Touts NATO SummitWith 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.
G8 Move To Camp David Was In The Works For WeeksThe 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.
NATO Summit Still A Major Showcase For ChicagoDespite 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.
Thousands Of Cops Receive Extra Training For NATO/G8 SummitsPolice are going through extensive extra training for the NATO/G8 summits, as two groups of demonstrators have now announced plans to march down Michigan Avenue in the midday hours.
Restaurant Owners Not Worried NATO/G8 Security Will Hurt BusinessThe city’s restaurant community is gearing up for the NATO and G8 summits planned for Chicago in May, and officials insisted Monday they are not worried about security measures restricting access to their businesses.
Emanuel: Downtown Businesses May Be Able To Recover Profits Lost During NATO/G8Mayor Rahm Emanuel says some downtown businesses that lose business because of the upcoming international summits here in Chicago this spring could get compensation from the city.
DePaul To Close Loop Campus For NATO/G8 SummitsDePaul University will close its Loop campus during the NATO and G8 summits in May.
Police Horses To Get Riot Gear For NATO/G8 SummitsWhen the NATO/G8 summits come around, Chicago Police horses will be outfitted with riot gear along with the officers riding them.
McCarthy: Police Don't Want To Block Wireless Signals During SummitsSupt. Garry McCarthy says there is no need to worry about police trying to block social media used by demonstrators expected during the upcoming NATO/G8 summits in May.
Alderman Seeks To Keep Police From Blocking Wireless Signals During SummitsAt the City Council meeting Wednesday, an alderman will propose police keep their hands off the controls of downtown cell phone signals during expected protests this spring.