With Illinois Beaches Closed, Many Head To Indiana Shores For Memorial DayWith beaches closed in Illinois due to the coronavirus pandemic, Memorial Day meant a road trip across the state line for many Illinoisans.
Police Break Up Rally Protesting Stay-At-Home Order At Buckingham FountainA Memorial Day rally calling for an end to the Illinois stay-at-home order was broken up early by Chicago Police.
Car Parade For Pinkie; Bronzeville Resident Turns 107 Years OldMoore was five years old during the Spanish flu, so she's survived a global pandemic before.
With City Waiting Longer Than State To Reopen, Restaurateurs Look To Mayor Lightfoot For GuidanceChicago is keeping with the stay-at-home order until at least the beginning of June, even as other parts of the state get the green light for some degree of reopening as soon as later this week.
Illinois Officials Report 1,713 New COVID-19 Cases, 31 New DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health on Monday announced 1,713 new cases of COVID-19, and 31 additional deaths.
Communities Face Tough Choices On Opening Public PoolsThe National Recreation and Park Association, a nonprofit that advocates on behalf of public parks, recreation and conservation, said 31% of agencies with pools have decided not to open them this summer and 46% were awaiting additional guidance from government and health officials before making a decision.
First Responders Who Survived COVID-19 Donate PlasmaSaturday morning Chicago police and firefighters who survived COVID-19 donated their plasma Sunday morning to help develop a treatment for the virus.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,508 New COVID-19 Cases, 67 Additional DeathsAnother 67 people have died of COVID-19 in Illinois, and 2,508 new cases have been diagnosed, health officials said Sunday.
Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois PlanIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan.
487 New Coronavirus Cases, 12 Deaths Reported In IndianaA total of 487 new coronavirus cases have been diagnosed in Indiana and another 12 deaths have been reported, Indiana state officials said Sunday.
Illinois Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Pre-Mixed Cocktails To Be Sold For Pickup, DeliveryThe Illinois House and Senate this weekend both overwhelmingly passed a bill that would allow bars and restaurants to sell pre-mixed cocktails for pickup and delivery amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Some Chicago Churches Again Hold Sunday Services Despite Gov. Pritzker's Stay-At-Home OrderSome churches in Chicago were set to open their doors to worshipers on Sunday, going against Gov. JB Pritzker’s stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pandemic.
538 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Tested Positive For COVID-19, 347 Officers Have RecoveredA total of 538 members of the Chicago Police Department have now tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,352 New COVID-19 Cases, 75 Additional DeathsThe total number of cases has now reached 107,796 with the announcement of 2,352 new confirmed cases.
Chicago Plans To Let Businesses That Have Outdoor Seating ReopenLimited to takeout and delivery for months, some say city hall has the power to make reopening easier and staying open a reality for restaurants.