Dr. Richard Lawler, Medical Pioneer Who Performed First Organ Transplant At Little Company Of Mary Hospital In 1950, Honored In New Book By Great-NephewThe year was 1950, a 44-year-old woman was gravely ill, and a Chicago doctor took an enormous risk to save her life. That groundbreaking surgery helped usher in a new era of medicine.
CPS Families Plan 'Sick-Out,' Call For Remote Learning Options Amid COVID-19 Worries; Waukegan School Families Also Want Remote OptionsPublic schools in and outside Chicago have faced criticism from some parents over measures taken to keep kids safe from COVID-19.
Vegandale Festival In Grant Park Is Not Requiring COVID-19 Vaccination Or Negative Test, Leading Some Vendors To Back OutA large-scale vegan festival is coming to Grant Park this weekend. It will not be requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test – which has some vendors rethinking their participation.
Hammond, Indiana Teachers Rally, Complain About Safety Concerns About COVID-19 And ViolenceAngry teachers rallied in Hammond, Indiana Tuesday night, amid concerns about overcrowded classrooms and safety from both COVID-19 and violence.
CPS Emphasizes Unvaccinated Students Will Be Subject To Quarantine Rules If They TravelThe Chicago Public Schools on Thursday announced new travel guidelines in accordance with the city’s COVID-19 travel advisory.
United Center To Require Proof Of Full COVID Vaccination Or Negative COVID Test For All EventsThe United Center will require proof of a COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test for all events.
Jacqueline Jackson, Wife Of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Is Now Able To Breathe On Her Own As She Battles COVID-19Jacqueline Jackson, the wife of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, has been able to breathe on her own for the past few days as she continues to battle COVID-19.
A Day After 880 Crown Point, Indiana Students Were Sent Home To Quarantine After COVID-19 Exposure, They've Been Asked To Return To SchoolMore than 800 students in Crown Point, Indiana were told to quarantine at home just Tuesday, but a day later, they’re being told to come back.
October Chicago Pride Parade Canceled Due To Continued COVID-19 ConcernsThe Chicago Pride Parade had been postponed until October for this year, and now it has been canceled.
48 States Now On Chicago's COVID-19 Travel AdvisoryThose who are fully vaccinated are exempt from the advisory to quarantine or test negative for the virus.
Masks To Be Required In Crown Point, Indiana Public Schools After Surge In COVID-19 CasesMasks will be now required in schools in Crown Point, Indiana because of a surge of COVID-19 cases.
DuPage County Fine Arts Festival Called Off Due To COVID-19 ConcernsDue to continuing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the DuPage County Fine Arts Festival planned for September has been called off.
New Northwestern University Study Shows Drawback Of Skipping Second Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine, Says Recovering From COVID-19 Doesn't Guarantee ImmunityA new study from Northwestern University shows that skipping the second COVID-19 vaccination shot is a bad idea. 
Jacqueline Jackson, Wife Of Rev. Jesse Jackson, Is Out Of ICU As She Battles COVID-19Jacqueline Jackson, the wife of the Rev. Jesse Jackson, has been moved out of the ICU as she and her husband both battle COVID-19.
Recipient Shocked After Weiss Memorial Hospital Mistakenly Bills People For COVID-19 VaccineWhen people get the COVID-19 shot, it’s free – or at least it's supposed to be at no cost. But that is not the case for many people who got the vaccine at one Chicago hospital.