COVID-19 In Illinois: New Cases Have Nearly Doubled In The Past Month; Infection Rate At Highest Point Since JanuaryEven as Illinois expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to everyone age 16 and older on Monday, new virus cases continue to climb across the state, with new daily case counts having nearly doubled over the past month.
Four People Arrested After Car Stolen In Pullman Carjacking Spotted In ChathamFour people were in custody Monday afternoon, after police said officers spotted them driving around the South Side in a vehicle that had been stolen in a carjacking earlier in the day in the Pullman neighborhood.
Aldermen Approve Revised Plan To Close Loophole In Anti-Puppy Mill Ordinance Restricting Sales Of Dogs, Cats, And Rabbits At Pet StoresChicago’s puppy mill ordinance prohibits retailers from selling dogs, cats, or rabbits that do not come from government-run animal shelters, private humane societies, or animal rescue groups.
Aldermen Condemn Congresswoman Mary Miller For Saying Hitler 'Was Right About One Thing'Ald. Debra Silverstein (50th), one of two Jewish members of the City Council, said Congresswoman Mary Miller “disgraced her office and gravely offended the citizens of the state of Illinois.”
CTU House Of Delegates Votes To Keep CPS High School Staff Home Beginning Wednesday Without 'Adequate Movement' On Reopening DealCPS is planning to bring thousands of high school students back to classrooms on April 19, and has been negotiating with CTU on a safe reopening agreement, but the union has accused the district of failing to provide "reasonable accommodations" for teachers.
3,790 New COVID Cases In IllinoisOn the vaccination front, a total of 6,552,982 vaccines were administered in the state so far.
No Injuries In Back Of The Yards FireOfficials said no one was injured in a two-alarm blaze in Chicago's Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Ride Share Drivers Want More Protections After Chicago Uber Driver Was Carjacked And Killed"They should be changing their apps. They should be changing their policies. They should be ensuring safety for everyone."
Man Carjacked In East Ukrainian Village While Unloading Car With His DaughterPolice said the man and his daughter were unloading their 2019 Mercedes S 560 on the 800 block of North Wood Street around 9:20 a.m., when two people pulled up in a red Volvo.
CTA To Begin Testing Six New Electric Buses On #66 Route, Aiming For Full Electric Fleet By 2040The CTA said the buses feature a quiet ride, and clean air emissions, and will help reduce the agency’s fuel costs.
Ridshare Drivers Call On Uber And Lyft To Do More To Protect Them Against CarjackingsThe drivers' demands include passenger background checks, a panic button for drivers, special victim crime insurance, and a passenger verification process linking credit card information with a selfie taken by the passenger.
United Airlines Plans To Hire 300 Pilots As Demand For Travel RisesThe Chicago-based airline said it will start by hiring pilots who received conditional job offers or had a new class hire date that was canceled last year, after the pandemic significantly reduced air travel.
What Can You Expect For Swimming And Sunbathing Season This Year? A Look Inside 2021 Pool And Beach PlansIt might be only 40 degrees this morning, but it's April. That means Memorial Day is around the corner. Will you be able to splish-splash to your heart's content? Or will many beaches and pools be closed again?
Person Shot And Killed By Police In Little Village Identified As 13-Year-Old Adam ToledoPolice have said the teen ran from officers responding to a ShotSpotter alert, resulting in a foot chase and "armed confrontation" that ended when an officer shot the teen in the chest.
'Definitely A Blessing': Indiana Families Can Soon Get Necessary Medical Services In Chicago For Their Children"She will have more opportunities and options."