After popular demand, a South Side tradition has returned. The South Side Irish Parade kicked off Sunday morning, after a two-year hiatus.
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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Thursday he hopes the organizers of the South Side Irish Parade have taken the last three years to think about how to resume the parade, while making sure to avoid the alcohol-fueled mayhem that prompted the Beverly neighborhood to put a stop to the event after 2009.
Indianapolis is gearing up for next Sunday’s Super Bowl, and not just from a tourism and fan standpoint.
For the second time since moving to increase fines and restrictions on protests for the upcoming G8 and NATO Summits, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has backed off.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel plans to have a tight rein on protesters when Chicago hosts two major international summits next spring.
Seeking to eventually phase out security pat downs at Soldier Field, officials began using handheld metal detectors on Sunday to screen many of the fans entering the stadium for the Bears-Chiefs game.
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.
While he was in office, Mayor Daley and his family used his tax-payer funded security detail for a variety of personal needs, according to a published report.
CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot talks with train passengers about enhanced security at stations as the Sept. 11 anniversary nears.
A look back at the September 11th attacks includes a look up in Chicago to the Willis Tower. The Chicago icon was among those eventually named as a potential terror target.
The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks is now just days away. In Chicago, two men who are working to keep us from harm here and now are saying we’re safer than we were a decade ago.
Amtrak has enhanced its security ahead of the 9/11 anniversary and officials say that, over the past decade, they’ve transformed their police force from a unit that largely responds to crime to one that anticipates it.
As many as 2 million people were expected to take in the Chicago Air & Water Show on Saturday and Sunday and that means a big job for Chicago police.
Mayor Emanuel says he’ll deal with Ald. Edward Burke’s police detail–when it’s time.
The Illinois Auditor General says if the state is not careful, your income tax information could wind up in the wrong hands.
When this year’s Taste of Chicago opens its 10-day run Friday, officials are promising both fun and a safer atmosphere.
Managers of the Western Hemisphere’s tallest building are trying to determine how a mentally ill man made it past security and nearly to the top of the building recently.
The Chicago Police Department is considering giving Mayor Richard Daley and his wife, Maggie, a security detail after his term ends later this month.
Officials believe the death of Osama Bin Laden increases the risk of retaliation from his supporters. And the greatest threat is to the nation’s buses and trains