White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx Warns Cook County Is Potential COVID-19 Hot SpotWhite House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah L. Birx on Thursday named Cook County as one of the counties in the country that has drawn concern due to “a more rapid increase” in coronavirus cases.
Legal Marijuana Sales May Spark Midwest Interstate TensionNonresidents can purchase less marijuana than Illinois residents under the state's new law, and law enforcement in surrounding states have announced plans to strictly enforce their standing restriction on marijuana.
Legal Marijuana Sales May Spark Midwest Interstate TensionIllinois is the 11th state to broadly allow marijuana's use and sale, shrinking early states' market advantage and ability to draw tourists.
Man Who Died In Fall At Starved Rock State Park Was Attending WeddingA coroner's office has released the name of a 31-year-old Michigan man who died Sunday after falling about 31 feet from a bluff at Starved Rock State Park.
5 Governors Push Presidential Candidates To Aid Great Lakes"The Great Lakes are a vital natural resource to our entire nation, and ensuring American families have access to clean drinking water and a safe waterway system that supports our economy should be a priority for our next president," Pritzker said.
DNR: No Asian Carp Found During Michigan Waterway TestingThe DNR says 336 water samples have been taken this year from the Kalamazoo River and Ottawa County's Spring Lake and Lake Macatawa. They were analyzed for Asian carp DNA. None tested positive.
Wife, Daughter Of Former UIC Basketball Coach Howard Moore Die In Michigan Car AccidentA car accident killed the wife and daughter of Howard Moore, a Taft High School star and the former head basketball coach at University of Illinois-Chicago, CBS 2’s Ryan Baker reports.
Ford Cuts 7K White-Collar JobsThe layoffs are coming across a broad swath of the company including engineering, product development, marketing, information technology, logistics, finance and other areas. But the company also said it is hiring in some critical areas including those developing software and dealing with self-driving and electric vehicles.
Ann Arbor's Zingerman's Deli Pop-Up Coming To The Ruin Daily In West LoopAnn Arbor's famous Zingerman's Delicatessen will be available in Chicago for two days in May.
Officials Say Glass Strewn On Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes Beach Was A 'Mean-Spirited Crime'Officials at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore say large quantities of broken glass have been strewn along a Lake Michigan beach.
D Up: Texas Tech Clamps Down In 63-44 Win Over MichiganMore than 24 minutes into the game, the nation's best defense had yet to allow its 20th point.
Amazon Invests In Electric Pickups, Production Starts In Normal In 2020Rivian unveiled an all-electric pickup and an SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show in November and plans to begin production of the vehicles in a factory in Normal, Illionois, next year. The company is headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, not far from Detroit.
AP: Former Michigan Rep. John Dingell In Hospice CareDingell was first elected in 1955 to fill the House seat vacated by his late father. He was considered a master of legislative deal-making and a staunch advocate for the U.S. auto industry.
Michigan Man Gets Life, No Parole In 6 Killings Between Picking Up Uber RidersAfter Dalton's arrest, police quoted him as saying a "devil figure" on Uber's app was controlling him on the day of the shootings.
Google's Self-Driving Unit Waymo To Put Factory In MichiganWaymo made the announcement after the state's economic development board approved an $8 million incentive grant. The state said the $13.6 million project will create 100 new jobs and potentially 300 more later.