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Obama shifts location of G-8 summit from hometown of Chicago to his Camp David retreat

By Associated Press, Published: March 5 WASHINGTON — The White House abruptly announced Monday that it had scuttled plans to hold the upcoming G-8 economic summit in Chicago, and would instead host world leaders at the presidential retreat at Camp David in Maryland. It was an unusually late location change …

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Feds award $55M to fund security planning for Chicago summits

Protesters expected for May meetings of G-8, NATO By David Heinzmann, Tribune reporter September 30, 2011 Chicago has won a $54.6 million federal grant to fund security and emergency planning and cooperation among the city, Cook County and the state as preparations begin to ramp up for the G-8 and …

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