The President’s visits often come with a hefty price tag for cities in both security costs and time misspent by police forces.
Seven NATO officials staying at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place hotel were being treated Monday after being stricken with flu-like symptoms, law enforcement sources said.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine got a tour of the communications center on Thursday.
It’s unclear who will pay it but, after the NATO summit ends, there likely will be a hefty bill from the private company that operates Chicago’s parking meters, for lost revenue from street closures and parking bans.
Much of the NATO summit attention so far has surrounded protesters, security, and controversy. But there’s another side to it all – the excitement and pride the event will provide to the city’s various ethnic communities, especially those from smaller countries.
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.
Chicagoans will have just over two weeks notice of what to expect during next month’s NATO summit here.
Is there a secret plan to evacuate some residents of Chicago in the event of major trouble during the NATO Summit next month? CBS 2 has uncovered some evidence that there is. It comes from the Milwaukee area branch of the American Red Cross.
Good news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.
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.
The 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.
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