Student Athletes And Parents Plan Lawsuit To Resume School SportsParents and students in Illinois plan to put more pressure on state leaders and education officials to reopen schools and start fall sports, even going so far as to file a class action lawsuit to get back on the field.
Gov. Pritzker Honors National Guard, Gold Star FamiliesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday honored National Guard and Illinois Gold Star families at a ceremony in Marseilles.
Student Athletes Rally At Soldier Field To Ask For Return Of Fall Sports CanceledStudent athletes pushing for the return of fall sports planned to rally at Soldier Field Sunday before the Bears home opener, but the rally has been canceled.
'Let Us Play!:' Student Athletes Rally At Thompson Center Asking For State To Allow Fall Sports Despite COVID-19 PandemicStudent athletes rallied outside the Thompson Center Saturday as part of an ongoing push to let them play fall sports despite ongoing coronavirus concerns.
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.
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.
Activists Say Black And Brown Chicagoans Are Being Ignored In Cannabis Dispensary LicensingThe lottery for licenses to run cannabis dispensaries in Illinois is set to happen in the next few weeks.
Memorial Service Held For Those Who Have Died Of COVID-19A memorial was held in Chicago Thursday night to remember those who have died from COVID-19.
Tighter COVID-19 Mitigation Rules Go Into Effect Wednesday For Metro East RegionThe Metro East region of Illinois near St. Louis will see tighter restrictions imposed beginning Wednesday, as its COVID-19 positivity rate has continued to rise.
Coronavirus In Illinois: State Surpasses 8,000 Confirmed COVID-19 DeathsIllinois public health officials Saturday announced 1,880 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including an additional 11 confirmed deaths.
Chicago Aldermen Call For Special City Council Meeting To Address LootingSome Chicago aldermen want Gov. JB Pritzker to declare a state of emergency in the city and deploy the National Guard because of recent looting.
Illinois Tightens Restrictions On Metro East Region With COVID-19 Positivity Rate At 8% Or Higher For 3 Days RunningWith COVID-19 cases on the rise, the State of Illinois announced new mitigation efforts Sunday for the Metro East region downstate.
Gov. Pritzker Announces Deployment Of $46 Million In Aid For Small BusinessesIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Wednesday announced the deployment of the first $46 million in the state’s Business Interruption Grant program to help small businesses that have hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pritzker Thanks Illinois General Assembly Committee For Upholding Rule On Mask EnforcementIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday thanked the Illinois General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Administrative Rules for upholding his order allowing local authorities to fine establishments that fail to enforce the rules on wearing masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gov. Pritzker, Experts Emphasize Importance Of Mask Rule Enforcement During COVID-19 PandemicIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker was joined by public health experts on Sunday as he emphasized the need to maintain rules about wearing masks and social distancing to fight the pandemic – without politics getting into it.