Tickets For Obama's Farewell Speech To Be Distributed SaturdayWhile they last, that is. CBS 2 Political Reporter Derrick Blakley has the details.
President Obama's Farewell Speech Will Be Held At McCormick PlaceThe eyes of the country will be focused on McCormick Center next week as the President known for having a way with words, delivers his farewell speech.
McCormick Architect Helmut Jahn Pans Lucas Museum PlanHelmut Jahn, the architect of the original McCormick Place East building, not surprisingly doesn’t think much of the idea of tearing it down to make way for the George Lucas Museum.
Friends Of The Parks Group Withholding Opinion On McCormick Place Site For Lucas MuseumThe “Friends of the Parks” seem to be holding off on any public opinion about Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest proposal for a George Lucas Museum, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
McCormick Place Plan For Lucas Museum Under ScrutinyFiscal watchdogs are giving poor marks to Mayor Emanuel's billion dollar plan for the Lucas Museum.
Emanuel Fully Backs Plan To Locate Lucas Museum On Site Of McCormick Place EastWith the original site of the George Lucas Museum tied up in court, Mayor Rahm Emanuel says his administration is fully behind the alternative plan to locate the museum on land now used for the aging McCormick Place Lakeside Center, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
City Hall Pushes New Lakefront Location For Lucas MuseumThe oldest part of McCormick Place would be razed to make way for the project. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Second Suspect In Custody In Fatal Shooting At Hotel Near McCormick PlaceOn Jan. 23, Courtney Taylor was among several people fighting in the hotel lobby when someone pulled out a gun and shot him in the head, authorities said at the time.
Man Fatally Shot In Lobby Of Hotel Near McCormick PlaceA fight turns into a deadly shooting in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.
Debut Cars At The 2016 Auto ShowThe 2016 Chicago Auto Show will be the ground where new car technology, styling, models and updates to existing ones are unveiled when it is open to the public from Feb. 13 - 21 in McCormick Place. This year will feature 15-20 exciting vehicle world premieres.
Uber Cleared For Airport Pickups In ChicagoA ride-hailing giant whose investors include Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s brother was cleared for take-off Tuesday at Chicago airports — just in time to cash in on the Thanksgiving travel rush.
Lyft Gets Green Light To Pick Up At Airports, McCormick PlaceJust in time for the busy holiday travel season, a ride-hailing company has been given the green light to pick up passengers at Chicago’s airports and McCormick Place, the city announced Sunday.
Counterterrorism Experts Gather At McCormick Place To Discuss StrategyMayor Rahm Emanuel will kick off the 21st annual Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop at McCormick Place. The conference was planned months ago, but in the wake of the deadly Paris terror attacks, the discussions will be especially timely and important.
President To Address Gun Violence At Police Chiefs' ConventionPresident Barack Obama was traveling to Chicago on Tuesday to push for tougher national gun laws.
Judge Approves $15.2 Million For Worker Whose Foot Was Crushed At McCormick Trade ShowA military veteran will receive $15.2 million in damages for injuries suffered when his foot was crushed by a forklift at a 2012 event at McCormick Place.