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COVID-19 In Illinois: State Reports Record 238 New Coronavirus Deaths; 'We’ve Already Lost Too Many Lives'It's the first time Illinois has reported more than 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day, and a 25% increase over the previous record of 191 deaths reported on May 13.
Chicago Weather: Sunny Trend ContinuesHigh pressure building near the Quad Cities will dominate our weather pattern.
Illinois State Police Say Improvements Have Cut DNA Test Backlog Nearly In Half Since Last YearIllinois State Police announced Wednesday that they have cut their backlog of DNA tests nearly in half since March of last year.
Companies Interested In Building Chicago Casino Largely Prefer Downtown LocationWhile a Chicago casino is still a few years away from reality, companies that have expressed interest in building and operating the city’s first gambling facility have told the mayor's office they overwhelmingly favor building it downtown.
From Museums To Beverage Distributors To A School Bus Company, Thousands Of Illinois Businesses Got $1 Million Or More In PPP Loans
Final Sentencing Set For Man Who Claimed To Be Missing Aurora BoyU.S. District Judge Michael Barrett announced the virtual hearing in a notice Wednesday. Barrett early this year told 25-year-old Brian Michael Rini he must serve two years.
Viewers Reach Out After Story Of Kevin McKay, Who Has Had No Income For 8 Months And Was Getting No Help From IDESWhen we introduced you to Kevin McKay on Monday, we told you he has gone eight months with no job and no unemployment benefits because of problems with the state.
6 People Stabbed At Carol Stream Apartment ComplexPolice said it appears a 34-year-old man who lives at the apartment complex was attacked by several relatives and friends of his girlfriend, who lives with him. While trying to defend himself, he stabbed six people while they hit and kicked him.
Caregivers Strike Continues At Infinity Healthcare Nursing Homes; Workers Want Better Wages, Pandemic PayThe workers said they began bargaining for a new contract in June. CBS 2 reached out to Infinity Healthcare Management for comment and have not heard back yet.

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COVID-19 Cases At Post Offices May Be To Blame For Spotty Mail Service In Riverdale And Several Other PlacesSpotty mail service has people in the south suburbs fired up – and worried about the holiday season.
More Research Needed On When Kids And COVID Vaccine; 'She Would Have A Barrier To Keep Herself Safe'"Children can be very sick with this illness."
Why Does Illinois' Unemployment System Keep Failing So Many People? A Quest For Answers ContinuesIllinois’ unemployment system continues to fail the people out of work in Illinois. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker set out to get the answers taxpayers deserve from top managers at the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
COVID Vaccine Ready To Be Delivered From O'Hare, Can Shipping Companies Handle Holiday Packages And Vaccine Deliveries?"There's a real concern here if we get some big snowstorm through the Midwest or Chicago. That is going to back things up."
Getting Hosed: After Vietnam Vet Rodney Andrews Got Hit With $10,700 Water Bill At House Where He'd Never Lived, He Gets A Surprise Of New Appliances To Make It A Home
Woman Says She Paid Thousands To Contractor To Fix Leaky Roof, Only For Him To Demand More And More -- And Then VanishTalk about a double whammy – your roof is messed up, you pay a contractor thousands of dollars, and he does the demolition work, only to disappear like Houdini.
Cook County Judicial Candidate Says Vote Totals Changed After Deadline To Make Him Lose, Claims FraudOne man who ran for judge in Cook County claims thousands of ballots mysteriously materialized after the Nov. 17 deadline to count them, and it cost him the race.
COVID In Illinois: Expert Says Ambitious Federal Timeline For Getting Out Coronavirus Vaccine Is PossibleAn ambitious timeline has been set up to get out a vaccine for the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 Surging In Chicago Area Nursing Homes Again, And Some Say State Is Not Doing EnoughCOVID-19 cases are again surging in Chicago area nursing homes, and workers in the facilities are in dire need of emergency supplies.

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