Dr. Ngozi Ezike Brought To Tears During Daily COVID-19 BriefingIllinois' top doctor, Ngozi Ezike, publicly broke down in tears during a briefing Friday. She has given the same kind of briefing while stone-faced countless times over the last eight months. 
Corona Curfew: Chicago Bars And Restaurants Close Early Under New COVID-19 RestrictionsThousands of Chicago bars and restaurants were forced to close down at 10 p.m. Friday night as stronger restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic went into effect again.
New Government Report Highlights Scope Of Unemployment Fraud In IllinoisThe report flags Illinois as one of the states having big problems with unemployment fraud, specifically stating Illinois is one of the states that could have done more earlier to verify identities.
'Fight The Fatigue' Illinois' Health Director Pleads For People To Take COVID-19 Seriously, Adhere To Pandemic Restrictions"Some of those locations, when they remain open, when they don't follow the rules, they are, in fact, helping to communicate this virus to many other people."
CTU Accuses CPS Of Refusing To Negotiate Over Reopening; Files Complaint Over Condition Of School Ventilation SystemsThe Chicago Teaches Union is accusing Chicago Public Schools officials of illegally refusing to bargain over plans for how and when to safely reopen schools, and the union is seeking an injunction to block CPS from moving forward with any reopening efforts.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 3,874 New COVID-19 Cases; Hospitalizations Continue To RiseThe statewide seven-day average positivity rate stands at 5.6%, down only slightly from 5.7% on Thursday, but up from the 3.4% rate reported three weeks ago.
Lake County, Northwest Indiana Set Single Day COVID-19 Case RecordNorthwest Indiana set a single day record for reported COVID-19 cases, led by the highest case load ever in Lake County.
Lightfoot: 2-Week COVID-19 Business Curfew In Chicago Starts Friday"We're now seeing an uptick again of large groups of people gathering without social distancing and worse, without mask. Some of it, of course, is a misplaced sense that those you know don't have it. That's wrong."
Azul 18 In Pilsen First Restaurant To Test New Canopy Design For Outdoor Dining In Cold WeatherRestaurants across the city face a challenge: how to safely serve people in the winter? One Pilsen restaurant is unveiling a new setup to keep their outdoor dining experience alive. 
President Trump And Former Vice President Biden, And Local Panelists, Spar Over Who And What Is Responsible For Pandemic CrisisIn their final debate on Thursday night, President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger former Vice President Joe Biden differed sharply on who and what is to blame for the state of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.
South Loop Bar Owner Frustrated As COVID-19 Restrictions Kick Back In On Short NoticeLocal businesses in Chicago have been dealt a big blow as coronavirus restrictions kick in again on Friday.