More Than 800 University Of Illinois Hospital Nurses Launch 7-Day StrikeAbout 800 of the more than 1,300 UI Health nurses represented by INA are striking, but a court ruled Friday that critical care nurses cannot walk off the job, because it would present a danger to the public.
SeatGeek Stadium Installing New Disinfecting Doorways For Concert, Crowds Could Top 5,500 FansCBS 2’s Lauren Victory looks at the high-tech devices at the doors of SeatGeek Stadium that are supposed to help keep you COVID-free.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Announce 2,121 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 22 Additional DeathsIllinois public health officials Saturday announced 2,121 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, including an addition 22 confirmed deaths.
Indiana Reports 1,076 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 17 Additional DeathsIndiana public health officials Saturday announced 1,076 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and an additional 17 confirmed deaths.
Illinois High School Association Sends Letter To Pritzker Hoping To Get Athletes Back On FieldOn Friday night there were no lights for high school football in Illinois. Now the Illinois High School Association is hoping to score a chance to get athletes back on the field with a letter to the governor.
Judge Rules Hundreds Of Critical Care Nurses Cannot Join Planned UIC StrikeThe judge's order prevents hundreds of nurses from joining the planned week-long strike, deeming their work essential to public health and safety.
Northern Illinois University Moves Undergraduate Classes Online, After 120 Students Test Positive For COVID"I cannot emphasize enough that the points of origin for the spread of COVID-19 at NIU are parties and gatherings, especially ones where participants have failed to wear masks and physically distance. It is because of these activities that we now must take this two-week pause," NIU president Lisa C. Freeman wrote in a letter to students.
24 Students At Oak Park And River Forest High School Test Positive For COVID; Several Cases Linked To Large Party"We have received information from both parents and students that a large indoor gathering of students recently was held at a local home, where mask-wearing and social-distancing were not observed," Superintendent Dr. Joylynn Pruitt-Adams wrote in a letter to parents.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,145 New COVID-19 Cases, 32 Additional DeathsSo far this week, Illinois is averaging 1,601 new cases per day, compared to 2,402 new cases per day last week, 1,858 new cases per day the week of Aug. 23, and 2,363 new cases per day the week of Aug. 16.
Coronavirus In Illinios: 1,953 New COVID-19 Cases, 28 Additional DeathsIt's the highest daily total of new COVID cases in Illinois this week, but still part of an overall downward trend from the last few weeks.
Gov. JB Pritzker Pleased To See Decrease In COVID Cases In Will And Kankakee Counties After Tightening Restrictions“I’m hopeful that Region 7 might become a testament to the community’s ability to turn the ship around in the right direction,” Pritzker said.
Pilots' Union Says It Has Deal With United Airlines To Avoid Nearly 3,000 FurloughsUnited said last week that it expected to furlough 16,370 employees in October, including 2,850 pilots, to shrink the airline in line with falling travel demand during the pandemic.
Concert Planners Try To Adjust To Life In The Time Of COVID With Drive-In And Socially-Distanced ShowsConcerts in a pandemic? It's not an idea everyone's comfortable with, but the village of Orland Park says they've figured out a way to do it.
'Lives Were Lost': Mayor Lightfoot Slams President Trump After Woodward Book Says He Knowingly Downplayed Virus Risk“If the president knew all of that information early on, and could have done something differently, to me, that is all I need to hear about why he should not get a second term,” Lightfoot said.
Amid Major Spike In COVID-19 Cases, UW-Madison Switching To Remote Learning For At Least 2 WeeksThe University of Wisconsin-Madison is switching to remote learning for at least two weeks and quarantining two residence halls amid a spike in COVID-19 cases on campus.