A Look At How McCormick Place Is Undertaking COVID-19 Precautions To Draw Crowds BackMcCormick Place recently launched a website to draw crowds back.
Man Accused Of Firing Rifle On Metra Platform Has Faced Gun Charges BeforeBond was set at $500,000 Tuesday for the man accused of firing his gun on a Metra platform in broad daylight earlier this month.
Man Charged After Surrendering In Incident Where Shots Were Fired On McCormick Place Metra PlatformA suspect has been charged after surrendering in connection with an incident where shots were fired with a collapsible rifle on the McCormick Place Metra platform.
FBI, Metra Police Seek Shooter Who Opened Fire On McCormick Place Station PlatformOn Dec. 1, a man got off a northbound Metra Electric District train at the McCormick Place station, pulled out a collapsible rifle from his backpack, and fired a single shot while standing on the platform
COVID-19 Causes Hospital Bed Shortage, But Temporary Care Facilities Have Been DismantledHealth officials are certainly sounding the alarm. But what happened to the four sites that were transformed into makeshift COVID-19 hospitals earlier this year at taxpayers' expense?
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Carjacked In BronzevilleAn off-duty Chicago police officer shot at several men after being carjacked near McCormick Place Friday night, according to the Chicago Police Department. Police are still searching for the suspects.
COVID-19 Hits McCormick Place Hard With Lost RevenueAs of July 11, 136 McCormick Place meetings were either canceled or postponed.
Trade Show Losses At McCormick Place Amid Pandemic Has Cost Nearly $1.7 BillionMore than $1.5 billion – that is the impact the coronavirus has had just at McCormick Place this year.
Trade Show Organizers Want Answers From City, State On When And Whether They Can Hold Events At McCormick PlaceMcCormick Place typically generates nearly $2 billion a year to Chicago's economy. The CBS 2 Investigators reached out to every single event planned there between now and the end of the year.
Status Report On Future McCormick Place Conventions In Wake Of COVID-19
International Manufacturing Technology Show Canceled At McCormick Place Due To PandemicIn a major blow to McCormick Place and the city’s economy, the massive International Manufacturing Technology Show – which had been scheduled for September – has been canceled.
As It Scales Back From COVID-19 Treatment Center, McCormick Place Could Begin Holding Conventions In July, Officials SayMcCormick Place, the convention center-turned COVID-19 treatment facility, could be back to hosting trade shows as early as July.
Slowed COVID-19 Spread Leaves Thousands Of Empty Beds At Alternate Care FacilitiesAs of Tuesday, just 29 patients had been treated at the McCormick Place alternate care facility. Four were still being treated there on Thursday..
Alternative Care Facility In Use At Converted McCormick PlaceThe first beds are now in use at the McCormick Place field hospital in Chicago. In just 26 days the facility was turned into an alternative care facility for people with mild to severe cases of COVID-19.
McCormick Place Alternate Care Facility Admits First COVID-19 PatientsCity officials are not releasing the number of patients being treated at McCormick Place, but said it began accepting patients on Tuesday.