University Of Chicago Launches Push To Help South Side Families, Businesses During COVID-19 CrisisThe University of Chicago has launched an effort to help South Side families and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Still Working To Address Bottleneck Of Unemployment Claims; 'We've Never Seen This Kind Of Application Deluge'“We've asked people to stagger their application processes, their calls, as well as their online applications, because frankly the systems weren't built, nor was the staffing built to withstand this kind of onslaught,” Gov. JB Pritzker said.
School Districts Work To Get Meals To Kids In Need During Coronavirus ClosureWith schools closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, districts are doing all they can to get meals to those in need.
Chicago Public Schools And Other City Agencies Offering Students Resources During Coronavirus ClosingsWhile the city of Chicago might seem like it’s completely shut down, Chicago Public Schools and some other city agencies are offering students resources and support.
COVID-19 Plans For Chicago Schools: No Closings, Boxed Food For Vaughn FamiliesCBS 2 has learned that a a group of students went through a sort of "drive-thru testing" at the school on Sunday. Parents said they were able to get their children tested from their car seat, which caused less stress. And they hope, less possibility for potential spread.
Ransomware Attack Renders LaSalle County Government Computers UnusableHackers looking to score cash are now targeting the government in LaSalle County, Illinois.
Coronavirus Testing Kits May Be In Short Supply The Department of Health and Human Services promised tens of thousands of testing kits to states around the country but it's not known how many kits will go to Illinois. Right now, the state has roughly 2,200 kits.
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Unveils Coronavirus Preparedness Plans"Fear can not guide us in this moment. Thoughtfulness and preparations are the rule of the day."
Chicago Area School Districts Putting Together Coronavirus ProtocolsThe Illinois State Board of Education said there have been intense discussions between schools and state and local health departments. And that ultimately, the schools are following their lead.
Protests Erupt At Senn High School After Students Say They Were Insulted By Teacher For Not Standing For National AnthemA Senn High School teacher was under investigation Thursday night, after a student said he told her, “Go back to your country.”
Galewood Storage Units Damaged, Renters Worry About Their PropertyStorage unit owners said they just wish they didn't need to find out online.
More Problems For Lincoln Park High As Interim Administrator Leaves"Right after that she like grabbed my face. I freaked out. I was like 'I don't appreciate being touched liked this.'"
Cicero Fire Kills Grandfather And Grandson"When you got fatalities and it involves a child, it hits home with the guys. It hits home with all of us."
Chicagoan Organizes Worldwide Coronavirus Donation Supplies Drive, Fundraiser"Makes me feel like I can do something about it. Even if it's just a little bit."
Lake County Man Charged With Burglary After Trying To Sell Stolen Tools On FacebookMichael Schuerr, 39, has been charged with two felony counts of burglary and three felony counts of theft.