They came together in memory of the fallen, and to help those still dealing with the aftermath of 9/11. Hundreds of first responders took part in a stair climb in New Orleans, including Chicago Police Officer Steve Coyne, founder of Step Up Give Back.

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CBS 2 Investigators: No Protective Gear For Officers At COVID-19 Testing SitesCBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini looks into why officers who are near potential COVID-19 patients aren't wearing protective gear.
McCormick Place Turns Into COVID-19 CenterCBs 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on the transformation at the McCormick Place convention center into a space where medical professional can attend to COVID-19 patients without overwhelming hospitals.
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Police Thank People For Donations In Fight Against CoronavirusThank you; two simple words, but not necessarily enough to convey the gratitude people feel to the first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago police took the time Friday morning to express their appreciation for all the people helping them during the crisis. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
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