As more than 30,000 dental experts descend on McCormick Place for their winter meeting this week, a new report issues a stark warning: The Chicago area’s dental safety net — the oral care it provides to underserved patients — “is in the midst of collapse.”
From 2006 to 2011, more than a quarter of the region’s low-cost dental clinics were shut, according to a 30-page white paper released Thursday by the [...]
CHICAGO (CBS) - U.S. fighter jets will be actively flying over Chicago on Friday as part of a security drill in the days before the NATO Summit.
The U.S. North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command Region fighters–including Air Force KC-135 tankers, Air Force F-16s, and a Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopters–will be visible on Friday morning, beginning around 9 a.m..
Residents in the Chicago area can expect flights to continue for approximately two hours.
CHICAGO (CBS) — Some commuters will have to make alternate plans during the NATO Summit, as Metra today said it will close several stations on the Electric Line.
All Metra passengers–not just those on the Electric Line–will also face carry-on restrictions and security screenings from May 19-21. Riders will be allowed one briefcase-sized bag up to 15 by 15 inches and four inches deep. Riders will not be allowed to carry boxes, luggage, backpacks, [...]
CHICAGO (CBS) – Some stations on the Metra Electric Line and South Shore Line could be shut down during the upcoming NATO summit, and passengers at other stations could face airport-style security screenings, due to the Secret Service security plan that could be released as soon as Friday afternoon.
CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine has exclusive details on those security measures, which the Secret Service is expected to officially unveil on [...]
By Darlene Hill, FOX Chicago News
Chicago – Residents of a Chicago condo whose building will be in the eye of the NATO storm are being warned that they should move out for the weekend … or risk being trapped inside by rioters.
FOX Chicago News was first to report Friday that the people living in the 17-floor Library Tower building at 520 South State Street were warned in a letter from [...]
Blackhawks Circle Low Through Chicago Skies as Secret Service Releases Security Details: MyFoxCHICAGO.com
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Chicago – Blackhawks and A/MH-6 Little Bird helicopters used by special forces circling low through downtown Chicago skies made for a scary scene along the Chicago River, as they rattled windows flying among the city’s skyscrapers.
The training exercise comes as the city found out some of the details of what the Secret Service wants for [...]
By David HeinzmannClout Street1:00 p.m. CDT, March 19, 2012
After approving a parade permit for a group protesting the G-8 and NATO summits in Chicago, the city has denied an identical application by the same group seeking to move their parade one day later in the wake of the White House’s decision to move the G-8 conference.
The demonstrators asked to move their march from Saturday, May 19, after word came that the G-8 meeting scheduled to start [...]
Updated 03/05/12 – 5:03 p.m. CHICAGO (CBS) – In a surprise move, the White House has announced the upcoming G-8 summit will be moved from Chicago to Camp David. The NATO summit scheduled for the same weekend will stay in Chicago. As CBS 2?s Dana Kozlov reports, the G-8 and NATO summits had both originally been planned to be held at McCormick Place over the weekend of May 19-21, with the G-8 [...]