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Connecticut Shooting Massacre A Grim Reminder Of Schools’ Need To Plan For Worst

You can never predict a tragedy like the school shooting massacre in Newtown, Conn., but schools prepare as much as they can. Just this week, a school in north suburban Zion held a drill for a shooting.

CBS 2–12/14/2012

A deadbolt lock (CBS)

Do Your Deadbolt Locks Offer Maximum Security? You Might Be Surprised

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist shows you how to spot the danger — and a simple way to fix it.

12/07/2012

Hobart, Ind. police cuff three teen suspects after a shooting inside Westfield South Lake Mall Saturday. (Twitter)

Security Added At NW Indiana Mall After Fight, Gunfire

Authorities have beefed up the police presence at a northwestern Indiana shopping mall where a fight among teenagers led to gunfire a couple weeks ago.

11/26/2012

Police officers patrol outside the Hollywood Boulevard theater in Woodridge on Friday. (Credit: Brad Edwards/CBS)

Local Expert: Expect Tighter Security At Movie Theaters After Colorado Massacre

A local security expert says expect to see changes at movie theaters in the wake of the shooting in Colorado.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

A Chicago police officer walks through the crowd at the Taste Of Chicago in 2010. (Credit: CBS)

McCarthy: Smaller Taste Of Chicago Won’t Mean Less Security

Taste of Chicago opens on Wednesday, and Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy says he’s putting “adequate resources” on the streets to keep them safe during the festival.

07/08/2012

Metra

Metra Says It Lost $800,000 During NATO Summit

Metra says it lost $800,000 in revenues during the NATO Summit weekend last month, as riders stayed away.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama step off Air Force One upon arrival at Chicago O'Hare International Airport May 19, 2012. Obama is in his hometown to host the 2012 NATO Summit. AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)

Obama Arrives In Chicago For NATO Conference

President Obama has arrived in Chicago for the two-day NATO summit that is being held in his hometown amid protests by demonstrators.

05/19/2012

Metra

Metra Commuters Now Subject To Tight Security, Restrictions

If you ride Metra this weekend, get ready for a few more NATO-related headaches.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2012

An F-16C Fighting Falcon flies by during a U.S. Air Force firepower demonstration.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Fighter Jets In Skies Over Chicago On Friday Morning Before NATO Summit

U.S. fighter jets will be actively flying over Chicago on Friday as part of a security drill in the days before the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012

Randall Dockens

Canine Teams Head To Chicago To Help With NATO Security

Several out-of-state canine teams are here in Chicago to help with NATO security – teams from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

Metra Electric District Train

Metra Reminds Commuter Of Security Measures For NATO

Metra is reminding riders of security restrictions and schedule changes for the NATO summit.

WBBM Newsradio–05/17/2012

The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Drone Spotted Over Elgin Week Before NATO Summit?

Are surveillance drones flying over Chicago as part of the massive security operation for the NATO Summit?

05/16/2012

A Buzy Bee Board Up worker places a sheet of bulletproof glass over the glass door to an apartment building at 2210 S. Michigan Av., ahead of the NATO summit in Chicago. (Credit: CBS)

NATO Summit Security Worries A Boon For Board-Up Business

The NATO summit is almost here, and while Mayor Rahm Emanuel has insisted it will be business as usual for most of the city, at least one business is profiting from the heightened security in Chicago.

CBS 2–05/16/2012

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)

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

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

A military official holds a NATO flag on April 4, 2009 during the NATO summit in Strasbourg, eastern France. (MICHAEL URBAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Protesters, Security Consultant Laugh Off Casual ‘Dress Code’ For Workers During NATO Summit

Dress down for the NATO protests if you work downtown? Both protesters and a security consultant for the NATO summit are laughing off suggestions that downtown office workers dress casually to avoid becoming targets of protesters.

05/08/2012

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

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