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.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Supt. Garry McCarthy are putting another 92 officers of the street – 53 of them are rookies, new graduates from the police academy.
Expect to see more police officers on the streets in several neighborhoods across the city, as 150 officers leave their desk jobs and move to the streets.
The city’s pothole repair season is underway, and with 3,800 miles of streets to look after, crews are expected to be busy for the next couple of months.