McCormick Place Being Converted To COVID-19 Alternative Care Facility; 500 Beds Arrive On SiteThe first shipment of 500 beds have already arrived. The goal is to have another 500 beds by next week and then 3,000 beds by the end of April.
Factory In Aurora Manufacturing Hundreds Of Emergency Beds For COVID-19 ResponseCBS 2 Morning Insider takes us on a fascinating tour of a company literally switching gears to help with the crisis.
Skokie Police Shoot Armed Man Shot Outside 7-ElevenPolice shot a man they said was armed outside of a 7-Eleven in Skokie Monday night.
Chilly Monday Night, But Warming In Days To ComeCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has your 10 p.m. RealTime Weather forecast for Monday, March 30, 2020.
Accordion Class Presses On VirtuallyThe stay-at-home order did not stop Mary Ann Covone from getting her Old Town School of Folk Music accordion class to connect -- this time in a virtual setting. CBS 2's Brad Edwards reports.
Group Steps In For CPS Kids Without Digital AccessChicago Public Schools students are moving to e-learning amid the coronavirus closures, but some students do not have digital access. As CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports, Mothers Against Senseless Killings is stepping in.
Workers Worry About Presumed COVID-19 Cases At Rehab CenterPresumed cases at a south suburban rehab center has some essential workers wanting to turn away and walk out. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Some Restaurants Decide To Close Altogether Amid Coronavirus PandemicSome restaurants that had been offering takeout and delivery have now elected to close altogether. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
A Chilly Night To ComeCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has an evening weather update for Monday, March 30, 2020,
Medical Students Launch Collection Of Personal Protective EquipmentNorthwestern University medical student Tricia Rae Pendergrast tells CBS 2's Irika Sargent about her program to collect personal protective equipment from sources such as construction workers and veterinary technicians and get it to health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis.
Small Businesses With More Than 50 Employees Hit RoadblockThe fine line that many businesses face between sinking and swimming amid the coronavirus crisis may rest on how many employees they have. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Plans In Progress To Turn McCormick Place Into COVID-19 Care CenterA total of 500 hospital beds have been delivered, and by the end of April, the convention center should have the capacity for 3,000 patients. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
3D Printing To Prevent The Spread Of A PandemicCBS 2's Vince Gerasole reports on what a local 3D printer is doing to help local hospitals fight the coronavirus. He's making gear for healthcare workers so they can prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Naperville Pastor Dies Of COVID-19CBS 2's Jim Williams has the story of a popular Naperville pastor who died after going into the hospital last week. He succumbed to the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Message In Logan Square: Mural Reminds Us To Wash HandsA mural by Chicago artist, Mosher, is a reminder for people to wash their hands to fight against COVID-19.
Mural Reminder: Wash Your Hands!Up in Logan Square, we found a timely message to do the right thing. CBS 2 News at 5:00 p.m.
Chicago Weather: Look For Peeks Of Sun Later This WeekCBS 2 meteorlogist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended forecast.
Three Candidates To Be Nominated To Replace BeckThere are three candidates who will be nominated to replace Chicago Police Department interim Superintendent Charlie Beck. He was brought in to replace Eddie Johnson.
Macy's Furloughs More Than 100K Of Its EmployeesCBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports now that Macy's stores have closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, around 125,000 of its employees have been furloughed.
First 500 Beds Arrive At McCormick PlaceThe convention center is being turned into a potential alternative care facility during the coronavirus crisis. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
More CPD Officers Test Positive For COVID-19On Monday, it was revealed that 29 more officers tested positive for the coronavirus, making it a total of 50 so for for CPD.
CPS To Provide 100K Computers To StudentsCBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports on who will be getting computer devices so CPS students can start remote learning which begins in two weeks.
Chilly Monday Night, Clouds To Stick AroundCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has an afternoon RealTime Weather update for Monday, March 30, 2020.
Gov. JB Pritzker And Mayor Lori Lightfoot Announce Plan For COVID-19 Field Hospital At McCormick PlaceThe Army Corps of Engineers will build a 3,000-bed field hospital at McCormick Place as part of the state's and city's response to the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot formally announced the project on Monday.