News Coverage: G8


March 19, 2012 @ 5:00 PM

Chicago denies permit for NATO protest


The city of Chicago is denying a permit request for demonstrators to march against the NATO summit here this May, saying the necessary crowd control would be "a drain on existing police resources."


March 05, 2012 @ 5:56 PM

White House moves G-8 summit from Chicago to Camp David

Chicago Sun-Times/

In a surprise turnaround, the White House announced Monday afternoon that Chicago won't be hosting the controversial G-8 summit after all. It will be held at Camp David instead of Chicago.


March 02, 2012 @ 8:00 AM

NATO Official Not Worried About Potential Disruptions At Chicago Summit

CBS Chicago/

Concerns about public safety in Chicago during the upcoming G8 and NATO summits in May apparently don't extend to those who will be participating.  

February 16, 2012 @ 8:30 AM

Four aldermen want to silence public in City Council meetings

Chicago Sun-Times/

Chicago City Council meetings could get a whole lot tamer — and less democratic — if four powerful committee chairmen have their way. Aldermen Edward M. Burke (14th), Ray Suarez (31st), Richard Mell (33rd) and Carrie Austin (34th) want to change the City Council rules to prohibit the audience in attendance at Council meetings from expressing their excitement or displeasure with the proceedings.

February 01, 2012 @ 7:09 AM

Feds: Chicago Won't Pay for G-8, NATO

Fox Chicago/

A White House official says Chicago taxpayers won't be paying for the upcoming G-8 and NATO summits in which leaders from around the world will descend on the city.

  • White House: Chicago taxpayers won't pay for summit security [Crains]
  • White House Aides Discuss Agenda For NATO/G8 Summits [CBS Chicago]

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