Passengers that use Chicago's Metra commuter trains will know by the end of the month whether security during the NATO summit will affect service.Metra spokesman Michael Gillis said Wednesday the U.S. Secret Service will announce finalized security plans at the end of April.
Organizers of a protest march during next month’s NATO summit in Chicago are adding a powerful voice to their ranks. Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr., is backing the walk to McCormick Place, where some 50 heads of state will hold their two-day meeting.
An administrative law judge has denied protesters' request to march though downtown Chicago at the start of the NATO summit. City officials say they don't have the resources to deal with both motorcades and protestors during the summit's start on May 20.
The question of whether Chicago has enough police officers to protect the city during the NATO Summit in May is at the center of a legal battle between activists and the city over a protest march.After long insisting there'd be enough police to keep order, city officials are now saying there won't b
The city of Chicago is buying an additional 8,500 face shields for its police officers as the city continues to prepare for the NATO conference.The shields, which will cost the city about $757,650, will fit over police helmets and provide added protection against rocks or fluids.The additional purch
Leaders from the 28 nations that make up the North Atlantic Treaty Organization descend on Chicago in May. The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is having a series of events in the run up to the NATO and G-8 summits. Ivo Daalder, the U.S.
In May, Chicago will host the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) summit. NATO members are expected to discuss a range of issues, including its role in Afghanistan. NATO-trained Afghan forces have begun to take the lead on security in the country, and that transition is on tra