NATO Summit Still A Major Showcase For ChicagoDespite the G8 summit being moved from Chicago to Camp David, the NATO summit still earmarked for the same weekend in Chicago remains a major event, drawing thousands of representatives from 28 countries.
Thousands Of Cops Receive Extra Training For NATO/G8 SummitsPolice are going through extensive extra training for the NATO/G8 summits, as two groups of demonstrators have now announced plans to march down Michigan Avenue in the midday hours.
Restaurant Owners Not Worried NATO/G8 Security Will Hurt BusinessThe 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.
Emanuel: Downtown Businesses May Be Able To Recover Profits Lost During NATO/G8Mayor Rahm Emanuel says some downtown businesses that lose business because of the upcoming international summits here in Chicago this spring could get compensation from the city.
DePaul To Close Loop Campus For NATO/G8 SummitsDePaul University will close its Loop campus during the NATO and G8 summits in May.
Police Horses To Get Riot Gear For NATO/G8 SummitsWhen the NATO/G8 summits come around, Chicago Police horses will be outfitted with riot gear along with the officers riding them.
McCarthy: Police Don't Want To Block Wireless Signals During SummitsSupt. Garry McCarthy says there is no need to worry about police trying to block social media used by demonstrators expected during the upcoming NATO/G8 summits in May.
Alderman Seeks To Keep Police From Blocking Wireless Signals During SummitsAt the City Council meeting Wednesday, an alderman will propose police keep their hands off the controls of downtown cell phone signals during expected protests this spring.
City Buys Special Face Shields For Cops At NATO And G8 SummitsThe Chicago Police Department continues to gear up for the NATO and G8 summits in May with enhanced protection for officers likely to confront protesters.
Activist Group Calls For 50,000 Protesters At NATO/G8 SummitThe Canadian activist group Adbusters has put out a call for 50,000 people to pack their tents and head to Chicago for a month of protests around the NATO/G8 summits this May.
White House Aides Discuss Agenda For NATO/G8 SummitsSo far, most of the talk about the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in Chicago has been about what may happen on the streets outside the meetings, but on Tuesday, White House officials briefed reporters on other aspects of the summits.