Westlake Hospital In Melrose Park To Reopen For COVID-19 PatientsWestlake Hospital is now being prepped to become an alternate treatment site for COVID-19 patients. It will be equipped with 230 beds.
Lawsuit Asking For Release Of Prisoners At Risk For COVID-19The cases up for consideration range from low level felonies to violent habitual offenders. At last check, a total of 167 detainees have tested positive for COVID-19.
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.
Rush University Medical Center Ready To Use Welcome Center As Makeshift ER If COVID-19 Cases SurgeIllinois hospitals are bracing for a surge of COVID-19 patients in the coming days, as the White House expects Cook County to become a hot spot for the new coronavirus.
Protecting Vulnerable Populations Against The CoronavirusExperts said those with elderly family members should consider asking them to change their routine.
CPD Adding 50 Officers To CTA Unit, Creating Transit Detective Team, Building New Nerve Center To Monitor Cameras“Violence on our [mass transit] system is just not going to be tolerated,” Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Friday morning.
Extra-Alarm Blaze Destroys South Loop Dry Cleaner, Holistic Healing Studio; 'It's Heart-Wrenching'Twenty-foot flames lit up a block in Chicago's South Loop.
West Town Rape Suspect Reject Plea Deal, Goes To Trial In MarchSo far, hundreds of people have donated more than $34,000 on a GoFundMe page for the victim.
Long Lines For Legal Marijuana Wrap Around Chicago Dispensaries"I kind of think of it as alcohol. You can't have a drink while driving, you can't have a drink while walking down the street so to me in my brain, just alcohol rules."
Prosecutors Will Seek To Indict Bernard Kersh, Man Body-Slammed By Officer After Police Say He Spit On CopPolice described the maneuver as an "emergency takedown," but Bernard Kersh's attorneys have called it "a brutal and vicious attack."
Second Woman Comes Forward With Sexual Assault Claim Against El Hefe Chicago NightclubA 22-year-old woman claims El Hefe security guards stood by and did nothing as a man sexually assaulted her in the alley behind the nightclub.
Armando Lopez In Court On Police Chase ChargesThe car he was driving is possibly connected to the one used in a nurse's shooting death last week.
Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Church Destroyed In Fire In Washington ParkThe blaze caused the building’s roof to cave in, leaving the church little more than a pile of rubble.
Chicago Police Board Begins Hearings On Bid To Fire Officer Patrick Kelly For Shooting Friend And Lying About ItPolice Supt. Eddie Johnson filed disciplinary charges against Kelly, accusing him of shooting Michael LaPorta without justification in January 2010.
Chicago Public Schools Teachers On Strike; Mayor Says, 'I Hope This Work Stoppage Will End Soon'A teachers’ strike is going ahead in Chicago on Thursday, after Chicago Teachers Union delegates voted unanimously to go ahead with a walkout.