CPS High School Students Head Back To Classrooms For First Time In More Than A Year; 'There’s A Buzz And Energy In The Building'Thousands of Chicago Public Schools high school students are back in the classroom for the first time since the pandemic began, a day after the Chicago Teachers Union ratified a reopening agreement with the district.
Rising COVID-19 Cases In Chicago And Across The Country Prompt Warnings From Officials; 'We Have Got To Remain Diligent'Even as more people are getting vaccinated at places like the United Center, COVID-19 is still here, and the upward trend in cases the past couple weeks is proof of that.
20,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Opening In Cook County FridayTo sign up, head to vaccine.cookcountyil.gov. You can also call 833-308-1988.
Kindergarten Through 5th Grade CPS Students Return To Class MondayIn-person learning resumes for Kindergarten through 5th grade Chicago Public Schools students.
Illinois Expanding COVID Vaccine Eligibility, But Most Of Chicago Area Not Joining InBeginning today, if you’re under age 65 and have certain pre-existing conditions, you’ll be able to get a vaccine in most of Illinois.
City Going To Court Tuesday To Keep Police Misconduct Records SealedCity lawyers are headed back to court Tuesday morning, to try and keep hundreds of police misconduct records from being released.
As Reopening Impasse Drags On, And Talks With CTU Continue, CPS Cancels In-Person Classes ThursdayThe district told parents last night not to send their kids to school on Thursday, after the Chicago Teachers Union told teachers and staff to continue working remotely.
Parents, Teachers In Pilsen Slam CPS Return To In-Person Classes; 'This Plan Is Disrespectful And We Cannot Trust It'Parents and teachers in the 25th Ward are calling the CPS reopening plan poorly conceived. One parent said it’s even affecting her son’s remote learning.
Some CPS Teachers Refusing To Return To Classrooms Over COVID Safety Concerns; 'The Fear Of Losing Our Jobs Is Real'“The fear of losing our jobs is real. Many of us are the sole income earners in our homes, but the threat of this virus is greater than that fear,” teacher Lori Torres said.
Healthcare Workers Who Treated Illinois' First Known COVID Victims Get VaccinatedAMITA Health said having these healthcare workers take the vaccine hopefully encourages others to get vaccinated as well when it’s their turn.
More Illinois Hospitals Get First Deliveries Of COVID-19 VaccinesThe first shipment of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for Edward Hospital in Naperville arrived around 6:15 a.m. Vaccination of hospital employees will begin Thursday afternoon.
Off-Duty Chicago Police Officer Shoots, Kills Son During Domestic-Related Incident In Garfield RidgeSources said the off-duty officer was involved in a physical altercation with his son around 1:45 a.m. at a home in the 5600 block of South Nottingham Avenue when he fired his weapon, killing his 23-year-old son.
Deadline Arrives For CPS Parents To Choose Between Remote Learning And In-Person Classes To Start 2021It's decision day. If you're a Chicago Public Schools parent or guardian, there's an important deadline today. It's the last day to decide how your children will be learning in the third quarter of the 2020-21 school year.
Iris Martinez Sworn In As First Latina Cook County Circuit Court ClerkFormer Illinois state Sen. Iris Martinez made history Tuesday as she was sworn in as Cook County Circuit Court Clerk, becoming the first Latina to hold that position.
Strike By 700 Workers At 11 Infinity Healthcare Nursing Homes Enters Second WeekCaregivers on strike against a Chicago area nursing home company got some reinforcements on Monday, as representatives of doctors’ and nurses’ groups joined Infinity Healthcare Management nursing home workers on the picket line.