More Than 15,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 340,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Illinois Red Cross Volunteers To Help Hurricane Ida VictimsThey're handing out meals, clean-up kits and water.
Illinois Mask Mandate Starts MondayThe rule applies to everyone over the age of two inside public places, regardless of your vaccination status.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces New Indoor Mask Mandate; Orders Vaccine Requirement For Educators, College Students, And Healthcare WorkersGovernor JB Pritzker on Thursday announced a new statewide indoor mask mandate, and ordered all Illinois education workers, college students, and healthcare workers to get vaccinated.
More Than 22,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois Last Week Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims are among 353,000 total claims filed across the country last week.
Illinois Senate President Don Harmon Recovering From 'Breakthrough' COVID CaseThe Oak Park Democrat was vaccinated in the spring.
Pritzker Unveils Illinois Small Business Recovery Grant ProgramThe $250 million back-to-business grant program is the first in a series of  economic programs to help accelerate small business recovery across the state.
'Everybody’s Been Here': Sycamore Man's New Home, Now Damaged, Gets Clean Up Help From Friends, Strangers"Lutheran charities is here helping out, all my guys on the build are here helping out, somebody I didn’t even know brought me fried chicken."
July Hits Another Record For Recreational Marijuana SalesJuly was another record month for recreation marijuana sales in Illinois -- likely boosted by Lollapalooza. 
How Illinois Hopes To Avoid Summer Eviction SurgeThe state expects to provide $1.1 billion in relief to renters and landlords, plus $400 million that will be available in some cities.
'This Is Just The Beginning': Minority Owned Businesses Await The Opening Of The Dispensary Lottery"We’re going to see a lot more diversity. A lot more color. A lot more variation.”
Roadway Collapses In Seneca, Illinois After Overnight Flooding; Truck Nearly Falls Into CreekA truck nearly fell into a creek while driving across the bridge. Emergency crews got the drive out safely. 
Landlords, Renters Await Word On End Of The Pandemic Eviction Moratorium"Many of them are waiting for the governor to come back with an all out declaration regarding what the future of moratorium is."
4 Inmates Escape From Fulton County Jail; So Far 3 Were CapturedPolice late Thursday had captured three of the four inmates who had escaped from a Western Illinois jail the night before, but one remained on the loose.
Illinois Vaccine Lottery Prompts BBB Scam WarningOfficials said other states with similar lotteries have reported scam attempts.