Emanuel Insists Taxpayers Won't Pay For NATO SummitMayor Rahm Emanuel is reassuring Chicago taxpayers that they won't be stuck with the bill for all the activity, security and disruptions that will occur around the NATO Summit the weekend of May 19.
NATO Host Committee Puts Dollar Figure On Summit's Economic ImpactA consultant's study on the economic impact of the summit indicates total spending of $128 million, local tax revenues of $3 million and more than 2,000 temporary jobs. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
Dart Suggests Using Old Joliet Prison For NATO ArrestsThe NATO summit is just weeks away and Chicago officials are figuring out how to handle the thousands of protestors expected to turn out for the meetings.
Students From Chicago, Kabul Exchange Music Ahead Of NATO SummitAs part of the activities leading up to the NATO Summit next month, some Chicago high school students traded performances and questions with music students from Afghanistan in a live, electronic hook-up.
Feds To Unveil Security Zone Plans For NATO Next WeekChicagoans will have just over two weeks notice of what to expect during next month's NATO summit here.
Milwaukee Red Cross Told To Prep For Chicago Evacuation During NATO SummitIs 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.
Should You Leave Town During NATO Summit? Depends Who You AskWith less than a month until the NATO summit in Chicago, the alderman whose ward will be most affected by security efforts was urging people to leave town during the summit, but the city’s top cop was downplaying potential disruptions.
Feds Reveal Security Perimeter For NATO SummitThe U.S. Secret Service has revealed security measures for next month’s NATO summit, which will push protesters a bit further away from McCormick Place than they originally planned to be.
Businesses, Building Managers Debriefed On NATO Summit SafetyAs the NATO summit approaches, the host committee is making sure local businesses and residential building managers how to protect themselves when the summit is in progress.
Residents Seek Answers About NATO Summit Chicagoans who live near the epicenter of the coming NATO summit seem to have more worries than most. Monday night, they got some answers from those in the know. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
NATO Protesters Give City Monday Deadline To Share Security PlansThe group planning to protest during the upcoming NATO Summit is giving the federal government until 5 p.m. Monday to release its plans for a security perimeter at McCormick Place, or face a lawsuit.
National Guard Troops Coming To Chicago For NATO SummitNational Guard troops will be dispatched to Chicago for the NATO summit next month.
South Shore, Metra Lines To Operate During NATO SummitGood news for riders of the South Shore and Metra Electric lines: service will operate during the NATO Summit in May.
U Of C Professor: NATO Is In Crisis As It Comes To ChicagoNATO is coming to Chicago for its 25th summit meeting next month, and this week, WBBM Newsradio is looking at why, and why Chicago.
Some NATO Security Precautions, Including Possible Metra Disruptions, A MysteryIt 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.