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  • Chicago to host NATO, G-8 in 2012

    Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren’t handled well. The new...
  • G-8 gone but will protesters still show?

    G-8 gone but will protesters still show?
    After the initial surprise over word from the White House today that the May G-8 summit has been moved to Camp David, Chicago officials and protest organizers quickly turned to speculation of how that would affect the NATO meeting that is still planned...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • Emanuel wants big fine increases for G8 protesters

    Emanuel wants big fine increases for G8 protesters
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel wants to raise fines for resisting police as the city gears up for anticipated protests that will come with the G8 and NATO summits to be held in Chicago next May. Protesters found guilty of resisting a police officer or aiding...
  • Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel's G-8, NATO protest crackdown

    Chicago aldermen approve Emanuel's G-8, NATO protest crackdown
    The Chicago City Council today easily approved measures to tighten parade rules, increase fines and give Mayor Rahm Emanuel power to spend money on a pair of May summits of world leaders. Dozens of protesters concerned about what they say are the mayor&...
  • Emanuel: G8 protesters have rights but so do I

    Protesters expected to descend on Chicago for the NATO and G8 meetings that will bring international leaders to Chicago this spring will have a chance to air their grievances, but order will be maintained in the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said today....
  • Emanuel admits he erred on describing G8, NATO parade rules as temporary

    Emanuel admits he erred on describing G8, NATO parade rules as temporary
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today said he erred last month when he said tighter protest rules and higher fines for thwarting police would be temporary measures designed just for a pair of spring meetings of international leaders in Chicago."I misspoke, and I...
  • Emanuel says some businesses may get reimbursed for G-8, NATO summits

    Emanuel says some businesses may get reimbursed for G-8, NATO summits
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today opened the door to compensation for businesses affected by security restrictions during the May G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago. The administration and a spokeswoman for Chicago's host committee quickly explained that such a...
  • Leading aldermen in no rush on City Council protester crackdown

    Leading aldermen in no rush on City Council protester crackdown
    The same aldermen who proposed new rules to limit crowd participation at City Council meetings said today they're in no hurry to see the rules enacted. “I don’t know if we are going to rush a hearing on it, actually,” said Ald....
  • Emanuel short on particulars of Chicago's G-8 loss

    Emanuel short on particulars of Chicago's G-8 loss
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel today wouldn't get into the particulars of why Chicago lost the G-8 summit in May, deferring to President Barack Obama. The mayor was touting the importance of Chicago hosting the back-to-back G-8 and NATO gatherings of world leaders...
  • Emanuel clarifies: no reimbursement for businesses during G-8, NATO

    Emanuel clarifies: no reimbursement for businesses during G-8, NATO
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday clarified that businesses affected by security restrictions during the G-8 and NATO summits in May will not be compensated if they close shop during the gatherings of world leaders. “World Business Chicago and the...