| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today called on residents to help police take back their neighborhoods in the wake of a spate of shootings around Chicago.
The mayor said the spike in violence -- including 49 shootings with 10 fatalities last weekend and the Monday...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 4:14 PM
A city of Chicago administrative hearing judge has upheld the denial of a march permit for NATO protesters.
Administrative Law Judge Raymond J. Prosser delivered his ruling late this afternoon, backing the city's claim that a parade through the heart of...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:10 PM
A state park will be closed to the public for three days next month while world leaders gather nearby at the Camp David presidential retreat for the G-8 Summit, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
The move is highly unusual, and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:16 AM
In the little town of Thurmont (population not quite 6,200), the recession has taken a heavy toll on Main Street, but things are picking up as residents prepare for next month's G8 Summit at nearby Camp David.
The Cozy Country Inn has been busy booking...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:13 PM
After weeks of disagreement, the city of Chicago and anti-war demonstrators have settled on an alternate route for a protest march on the first day of the NATO summit in May.
The city today granted a parade permit to the Coalition Against NATO/G8 War and...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:44 AM
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| Jan 30, 2012
Organizing the G-8 and NATO summits is like preparing for a hurricane. You can't entirely control the outcome, and any violence could be catastrophic for the city, the mayor and the president.
Leslie Fox, the first person selected to run the May 19-21...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 3:05 PM
When the G-8 and NATO protests kick off next spring, Daley Plaza will likely be the starting point.
After initially rejecting an anti-war group's application to hold a rally at one of Chicago's primary gathering spots in the Loop, the city's Public...
| Jan 3, 2012
Tuesday is the first official day to file an application for a permit to demonstrate against Chicago’s G8 and NATO summits.
Petitioners were lining up outside the Transportation Department Office at City Hall where the petitions are filed. They...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:01 PM
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...
| Jan 8, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Half of all undergraduate students in Maryland are now enrolled in community colleges.
In an effort to help increase the number of students who successfully complete their programs of study, faculty and administrators at Hagerstown Community College...