'I Think We Did The Best Job That We Could,' Gov. Pritzker Says Of COVID-19 Restrictions Under Which Many Bars, Restaurants Went Out Of Business Last YearAt this time a year ago, many restaurants, bars, and stores were going out of business – unable to handle the State of Illinois’ lockdown measures as the coronavirus pandemic raged.
More Regal Theaters Reopen After Being Shuttered By The PandemicTwo are back in the Chicago area: the one in Lincoln Park on Webster and in suburban Warrenville.
'I Can't Keep Going At This Pace': South Side Restaurants Struggle As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues"I'm trying to do everything that I possibly can because I know that businesses like mine are needed, especially in these types of neighborhoods."
Illinois Driver Services Facilities Will Close From November 17 Through Early December, Agency Cites Pandemic“The health and safety of employees and the public remains paramount and face-to-face transactions potentially increase the further spread of the virus."
Lightfoot Closes Lakefront, 606 Trail; Says Repeat Violators Of Stay At Home Order Will Be ArrestedChicago's interim police superintendent Charlie Beck said the CPD issued 56 warnings on Wednesday and there was at least one arrest for the failure to obey the health order."
Last Call? Saving Britain's Endangered Pubs"There's no getting away from that. In the last 10 years alone, we've lost 10,000 pubs."
Lake Street Bridge To Close FridayThe testing is ahead of the upcoming boating season.
Western Avenue Closing Saturday, Sunday For Bridge MaintenancePart of Western Avenue will be fully closed on the South Side Saturday and Sunday for work on the Western Avenue Bridge over the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Judge Delays Quinn's Push To Close PrisonsAn Illinois judge is barring Gov. Quinn's plan to close two prisons, at least for now, citing safety concerns.
Letter: Illinois Abandons Aug. 31 Prison ClosingsGov. Pat Quinn has officially abandoned his hope of shutting down some Illinois prison facilities by the end of the week, according to a Corrections Department letter obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
For Commuters, NATO Transportation Lockdown ArrivesZero Hour arrives at midnight Friday, shutting down South Lake Shore Driver through the weekend.
Some Firms To Shut Down During NATO SummitIncreased security, street closures and uncertainty about protests has companies such as Blue Cross/Blue Shield telling its workers to telecommute on May 18 and 20.
23 Arrested In Protest To Save Mental Health ClinicNearly two dozen people were arrested overnight, after a protest at a mental health clinic in the South Side’s Woodlawn neighborhood.
Chicago School Board Approves School Closings, TurnaroundsThe Chicago Board of Education has voted to close seven public schools next school year and "turn around" 10 other schools, despite vehement objections from many parents, teachers and community members.
Quinn Budget To Rely On Facility Closures, Medicaid CutsIt's going to be painful. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn was putting the finishing touches Tuesday night on what can only be called a bad news budget; one which might stop the bleeding, but does little to treat the wound.