Gov. JB Pritzker Announces Vaccine Or Weekly Testing Mandate For Illinois Daycare WorkersGov. JB Pritzker on Friday issued a new executive order requiring all daycare center workers in Illinois to get COVID vaccine shots by early January, or else undergo weekly testing for the virus.
South Loop School Reopens To Provide Childcare For Essential WorkersSince students and staff will be there, in person, there will be special measures to lessen the risk of COVID-19 transmission. They include required facial masks, wellness and temperature checks and strict distancing of students and staff.
Daycare Reports Scabies OutbreakThe outbreak occurred at the Chicago Commons Paulo Freire Family Center, in the Back of the Yards neighborhood.
Judge Expected To Consider 'New' Evidence In Daycare Murder ConvictionAhead of that hearing, there were prayers Thursday night for defendant Melissa Calusinski. CBS 2's Audrina Bigos reports.
Protests Continue Over Daycare Worker's ConvictionProtests continued Thursday over the conviction and imprisonment of Melissa Calusinksi, the former daycare worker convicted in the 2009 death of a toddler.
Illinois Day Care Providers Caught In Middle Of Budget StalemateThey won't get paid until the state budget is passed. As CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports, some fear the wait could kill them.
Van Filled With Dogs Was Unattended Before Theft: Surveillance VideoPreviously, the highly publicized dognapping incident, which ended with the stolen pets recovered Thursday, was characterized as a carjacking.
Emanuel Opposes Rauner's Proposed Cuts To Child Day Care Mayor Rahm Emanuel questions Governor Bruce Rauner’s budget decisions which affect children, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Daycare Providers Rally To Get State Funding RestoredHundreds of parents and daycare providers gathered at the Thompson Center on Friday to call on state lawmakers to restore funding to the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.
Daycare Advocates Warn Of Ripple Effect From $300M State ShortfallParents could lose their subsidies, and without childcare, they could lose their jobs. And without clients, daycare centers could lose their business. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Preschool Worker Charged With Molesting Two ChildrenJian Feng is accused of inappropriately touching two 3-year-old girls on multiple occasions while they were in his care, Chicago police said.
Driver Injured After Car Crashes Into Suburban Daycare Center A south suburban daycare will likely be closed through the week after a car slammed into the building late Sunday night.
Police: Man Kept Drugs, Guns In Building That Houses DaycareA man was arrested and charged after police said they found guns, drugs and cash at an Austin apartment building that houses a daycare in the basement.
Police Investigating Suburban Daycare Center After Report That Employee Forcefully Grabbed ChildHighland Park Police are investigating an incident at a day care center where a 2-year-old may have been roughed up by an employee yesterday morning.
DCFS Investigates Daycare Center After Death Of 1-Year-Old The licensing division of the state Department of Children & Family Services is investigating a West Side daycare center where a 1-year-old girl was found unresponsive Tuesday and later died.