Hundreds Of Students Pack Football Showcase, Ignoring Social Distancing Guidelines; Organizer Says 'It Was Worth It'Hundreds of students from around the Chicago area went to Naperville for a football showcase with no social distancing and barely any masks. The organizer says it was worth it for the sake of the kids' future and sanity.
Doctors Concerned About Possible Spike In Chicago COVID-19 Cases This FallIllinois has broken the 200,000 mark for total cases of COVID-19, and this week marks five months since it was deemed a pandemic. Now Chicago is on the list of cities doctors worry could see a spike in cases in the fall.
Illinois Reports Surge With 1,834 New COVID-19 Cases; 24 DeathsThe state reported more than 46,000 tests in one day.
Alsip Woman Warns Young People They Can Catch COVID-19 Like She DidA young Alsip woman is sharing her story of surviving COVID-19. She knows it doesn't discriminate when it comes to age. She wants her peers to know that, too, especially ones still gathering in big groups.
White Sox Fan Trying To Get Refund For Opening Day TicketsA die hard White Sox fan turned to CBS 2 for help after paying $1,500 for opening day tickets after striking out to get a refund even though no on could attend the game.
Eastern Indiana District Closes Schools After QuarantinesAn eastern Indiana school district that sent 228 students home to quarantine to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 has shuttered its middle and high schools for 14 days and switched to remote learning.
Gov. Pritzker Announces Deployment Of $46 Million In Aid For Small BusinessesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced the deployment of the first $46 million in the state’s Business Interruption Grant program to help small businesses that have hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois Reports Another Increase With 1,645 News Cases Of COVID-19The Illinois Department of Public Health reported another increase in cases with 1,645 new COVID-19 cases, including 16 additional confirmed deaths.
Munster, Indiana Students Go Back To School WednesdayClass returns to session Wednesday in person in Munster, Indiana. Families can still choose to opt their child out in favor of e-learning, but many of them are ready to get back into a school routine.
Pritzker Thanks Illinois General Assembly Committee For Upholding Rule On Mask EnforcementIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday thanked the Illinois General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules for upholding his order allowing local authorities to fine establishments that fail to enforce the rules on wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illinois COVID-19 Numbers Are Going Up; 1,549 New CasesAccording to the IDPH, Illinois has recorded 196,948 cases, including 7,657 deaths.
Three States Removed From Chicago's Emergency Travel OrderIowa, Kansas and Utah have been removed from Chicago's emergency travel order.
Lakeshore Fitness To Serve Up Tennis Courts, Other Gym Spaces As Remote Learning Labs When School Resumes For Members' KidsThere’s no escaping it. COVID-19 is causing a racket; not only smacking businesses in their pockets, but serving up a giant a ball of stress for parents.
Realtors Say Many Are Looking For More Space At Home, Considering Suburban Areas Amid PandemicA recent nationwide study shows a quarter of realtors have clients who have shifted their preferred location due to COVID-19 – seeking to trade the train station for a parking space and the close commute for a home office.
Illinois Has 1,319 New COVID-19 CasesSo far there have been 195,399 coronavirus cases confirmed in Illinois, including 7,637 deaths.