Cocktails To Go Now Legal In IllinoisBars and restaurants with liquor licenses can now sell pre-mixed cocktails for delivery and pickup.
State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additional National Guard Members To Assist Beyond ChicagoThe State of Illinois is calling up 250 additional National Guard members to assist in communities beyond Chicago amid unrest in the city.
Staging Area Set Up For Law Enforcement, National Guard At Guaranteed Rate FieldOfficials said 375 members of the Illinois National Guard are in the city and ready to help Chicago Monday morning.
CBS 2 Goes To Gov. Pritzker With Illinois Unemployment Workers' Claims About Understaffing, Other IssuesWe have taken the allegations made by IDES workers to Gov. JB Pritzker to see how he plans to address the concerns they brought up.
Suburban Restaurants Prepare For Partial ReopeningRestaurants that can and have suburban city hall support are expanding their outdoor footprints, hoping to make up for lucrative lost time.
State Budget That Depends On Federal Help, Other Pieces Of Legislation Now Await Gov. Pritzker's SignatureIllinois state lawmakers were back home in their districts for the holiday Monday, after a whirlwind of a special session in Springfield. Two of the winners after votes were cast were the City of Chicago and state restaurant and bar owners.
Mayor Lightfoot, Gov. Pritzker Among Those To Address First Virtual WOOGMS Memorial Day ParadeIt’s the Memorial Day Parade where everybody marches and nobody watches, but this year, WOOGMS Parade participants all watched on Facebook Live.
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.
Illinois Legislators Pass $40 Billion State Budget, Chicago Casino MeasureIllinois state lawmakers this weekend approved an approximately $40 billion state budget that largely maintains spending, along with a plan to push forward a Chicago casino, during an extraordinary special session held amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Belmont Cragin Church To Continue Defying Pritzker's Order After President Declares Churches EssentialChurch leaders who have been defying the stay-at-home order are taking a small victory lap after the president said places of worship are essential businesses.
McHenry County Sheriff's Office Won't Enforce Governor's Stay-At-Home OrderThe sheriff wrote that the office does not have the "capacity or desire to enforce the governor's orders."
Wisconsin Supreme Court Tosses Stay-At-Home Order; Could Illinois Supreme Court Face Similar Case?They are divided by a simple state line, but when it comes to commerce, Illinois and parts of Wisconsin are looking very different.
Fight Over Stay-At-Home Order May Be Coming When Illinois General Assembly Meets Next WeekThe subject of when things will reopen from the stay-at-home order to fight the coronavirus pandemic has led to defiance across the state.
More Illinoisans Aren't Receiving Debit Cards With Unemployment Benefits, Call On Gov. Pritzker To Take ActionThey expected to wait a few weeks for unemployment benefits, but now it has been two months.