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Rahm Emanuel: Obama Gave Me One Hour's Notice On G8 Move

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.08.2012 | Chicago

After barely addressing the subject for several days, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Wednesday told the Chicago Sun-Times that the White House notified hi...

Obama Says G8 Move Was Not A Chicago Snub

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Chicago

On Monday, the White House seemingly surprised everyone when they announced that the upcoming G8 economic summit would be moved from Chicago to a pres...

Despite G8 Move, Protesters Still Coming To Chicago

AP | By TAMMY WEBBER | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Protesters who've been planning for months to converge on Chicago for a pair of important world meetings this spring say they have a messag...

G8 Summit Moved From Chicago To Camp David

AP | By JULIE PACE | Posted 05.05.2012 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- The White House abruptly announced Monday that it had scuttled plans to hold the upcoming G-8 economic summit in Chicago, and would inst...

Chicago Police Horses To Wear 'Riot Gear' For NATO/G8 Summits

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Days after announcing that Chicago Police would get new riot gear, including 3,000 new face shields, in time for the NATO/G8 summits in May, Mayor Rah...

Influential Aldermen Aim To Squelch City Council Protests

Posted 02.16.2012 | Chicago

Four of Chicago's most influential aldermen on Wednesday introduced a resolution that, if approved, could dramatically impact the ability of the publi...

Your NATO/G8 Primer

Chicago Reader | Posted by Anonymous Citizen? | Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

On January 26, the activist organization Adbusters, which helped spark the Occupy Wall Street movement, called for at least 50,000 "redeemers, rebels ...

City Buys Pricey New Cop Shields For NATO/G8

Posted 05.16.2012 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has an early Valentine's Day gift for Chicago police as they continue to prepare for the concurrent NATO and G8 summits tha...

Lawmakers Move To Change Controversial 'Eavesdropping' Act

Posted 02.09.2012 | Chicago

An Illinois House Committee approved amendments to the hotly-contested Eavesdropping Act Wednesday that would decriminalize the recording of police of...

Artist Faces 15 Years In Prison For Recording His Own Arrest

AP | By SHANNON MCFARLAND | Posted 04.07.2012 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Tiawanda Moore didn't think she was doing anything wrong when she took out her smartphone and started recording a conversation wi...

Activists Fight New NATO, G8 Protest Rules

Posted 01.14.2012 | Chicago

A coalition comprising some 20 community and labor groups on Friday issued a public letter addressed to Chicago's City Council which outlined their co...

Rahm Aims To Drastically Increase Fines For NATO, G8 Protesters

Posted 12.15.2011 | Chicago

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday announced a new ordinance that was drastically increase the fines potentially facing protesters of the NATO an...