Illinois Surpasses 5 Million COVID-19 Tests; 2,529 New Coronavirus Cases, 25 Additional DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health said the seven-day statewide positivity rate for the novel coronavirus stands at 3.5%, the lowest it has been since July 24, when the average rate was 3.4%.
Indiana Reports 1,104 New Coronavirus Cases, 9 More DeathsSince the start of the pandemic, the Indiana State Department of Health has announced 110,759 coronavirus cases, including 3,278 deaths.
Increased COVID-19 Restrictions In Will And Kankakee Counties To Be Lifted; Illinois Reports 2,120 New Coronavirus CasesBars and restaurants in Will and Kankakee counties will be able to resume serving customers indoors at 5 p.m. on Friday, as Gov. JB Pritzker lifts tougher COVID-19 mitigations that were imposed on that region of Illinois last month, due to rising virus cases.
18 New Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Sites Opening At CVS Pharmacies In IllinoisEighteen new drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites are opening at CVS pharmacies in Illinois.
More Parents, Students Rally To Put Pressure On Gov. Pritzker To Resume In-Person School, SportsParents and students continue to put pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to reopen schools and school sports.
State Senator Calls On Gov. JB Pritzker To Waive Penalty Weeks For Unemployment During COVID-19 PandemicPenalty weeks continue to financially cripple thousands of people in the state. Now one lawmaker is putting heat on the governor to change that. 
North Suburban Parents Upset About New COVID-19 Travel RestrictionsThe district said you can travel to a high risk spot and come home and learn remotely right away, but you need to stay remote through the trimester.
A Loss Of History: Southport Lanes Bowling Alley Going Out Of Business After 98 Years Due To COVID-19The Southport Lanes bowling alley and its predecessor, the Nook, survived the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, and some of Chicago’s worst weather – but not COVID-19.
Over 27,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Sept. 7, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 860,000 new claims filed across the country last week, a decrease of 33,000from the previous week. 
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,056 New COVID-19 Cases, 25 Additional DeathsThe statewide average positivity rate for the past week also stands at 3.6%, matching the lowest it's been since late July.
If You Don't File Taxes, IRS Could Still Owe You A Stimulus Check; Notices Going Out To 9 Million AmericansThose who don’t typically file tax returns have until Oct. 15 to claim their stimulus checks.
What Makes American Made Masks More Trustworthy Than Others?The Morning Insiders went inside northwest suburban manufacturer MOSS to see what makes American made masks more trustworthy.
More Than 40,000 High Schoolers Taking ACT Exam This Weekend; Many Crossing Fingers Their Test Isn't Canceled AgainCOVID-19 forced last-minute cancellations across the U.S. last weekend and earlier in the summer.
A State Order To Prevent Homelessness Is Causing It For SomeA young mother’s dream to provide a home for her daughter was crushed by COVID-19, and they have been left homeless.
Will, Kankakee Counties See Drop In COVID Infections, Could Have Tighter Restrictions Lifted SoonLate last month, the state ordered extra virus mitigation efforts in Will and Kankakee counties, after that region's seven-day average positivity rate had surpassed 8% for three days in a row.