Metra, Amtrak and South Shore trains will run under McCormick Place during the NATO summit next month, according to the Secret Service. Due to security measures, however, there may be delays.
NATO in Chicago - Security
Even though the city is no longer hosting the more controversial G-8 conference, Chicago still expects about 7,500 protestors during the NATO summit in May. Those protests have the Chicago Police Department on alert, spending the past few months training and acquiring new riot gear.
Security plans for the Chicago NATO summit could shut down South Shore rail lines and freeways during the two-day event.
We talk to the heads of two security firms about how businesses are being advised to get ready for possible protests during the upcoming G8 and NATO Summits in Chicago.
Downtown building owners meet with local and federal security officials about Chicago G-8/NATO concerns. Paris Schutz has the details.
Building Owners to Meet with Top Security OfficialsFeb 14, 2012 0 Comments
Many in Chicago's real estate industry are concerned about security during the G-8/NATO Summits. A conference on Wednesday will bring them together with top security officials, including Police Chief Garry McCarthy and the U.S. Secret Service. Paris Schutz has the story.
G-8/NATO Rules ApprovedJan 18, 2012 0 Comments
The Chicago City Council passes controversial rules to deal with protests to the upcoming G-8/NATO summits in Chicago. Paris Schutz reports on the circus-like atmosphere at City Hall.