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Despite Stay-At-Home Order, Memorial Day Weekend 2020 Is Deadliest In Chicago In YearsThe Memorial Day weekend still had several hours to go late Monday afternoon, but it was already the deadliest in Chicago in years.
Preckwinkle 'Profoundly Disappointed' In Cook County Decision To Release Addresses Of Confirmed COVID-19 Patients To First RespondersFirst responders at suburban police departments like in Hazel Crest say the list is crucial for their safety. Meanwhile residents argue it is an invasion of their medical privacy.
With Systems Overwhelmed, Thieves Using Past Security Breaches To Rip Off Unemployment BenefitsA recording that asks for patience on the Illinois Department of Employment Security phone line is not well received by Reginald Fitzgerald.
Despite Hiring More Workers, Illinois' Balky Unemployment System Continues To Vex Those In Need Of MoneyIllinois hired 140 people to handle the flood of applications for unemployment benefits, but applicants are still being blocked from getting money they desperately need because the system that can’t seem to handle simple mistakes.
After CBS 2 Exposed More Towing Scams, City Council Moves To Add Consumer ProtectionsNew reforms are in the works to protect Chicago car accident victims from predatory towing companies.  
CBS 2 Investigators: Area 1 Towing Returns Car, Refunds Fees Including COVID-19 Cleaning Charge“They’re trying to make money off vulnerable people and the pandemic to just line their pockets."
IDES User Sees Data Breach Exposing Social Security Numbers, Other Info"It definitely did not get taken care of in an hour. I know that for a fact."
After CBS 2's Story, Unemployed Illinoisans Who Were Locked Out From Benefits Have Their Minor Application Mistakes FixedWe have told you story after story of people trying to get mistakes fixed by the state’s unemployment benefits office.
Illinoisans Applying For Unemployment Benefits Keep Getting Locked Out Due To Minor MistakesThe state’s unemployment benefits system was designed to catch fraudsters trying to collect benefits to which they are not entitled. If they get a birth date or other critical information wrong, they get blocked from getting the money.