Chicago And The Rest Of Illinois Prepare To Fully Reopen On FridayWhile all businesses can fully reopen without capacity limits on Friday, they can still require customers to wear masks and observe social distancing.
No Arrest After Lengthy Standoff With Shooting Suspect In Auburn GreshamA Chicago police officer opened fire on a man who had shot two people early Wednesday in the Auburn Gresham neighborhood, but the gunman escaped after holing up inside his home for several hours.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Accuses Illinois Senate Of Ignoring Concerns She And Parents Raised Before Passing Elected School Board Plan; 'Democracy – Mark My Word – Will Prevail'The Illinois Senate voted 36-15 on Tuesday to approve legislation that would create a 21-member school board starting in 2025.
CPD Ending Daily Downtown Deployment With 12 Hour Days, Will No Longer Cancel Days OffYou won't see Chicago police stationed all over downtown anymore like they've been for most of the past year.
Millions Hitting The Roads For Memorial Day Weekend; Expect High Gas Prices And Longer DelaysAccording to AAA, gas prices this Memorial Day weekend will be the highest since 2014.
1-Year-Old Girl Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash On Near West SideA baby girl was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning on the Near West Side. 
After Encouraging Chicagoans To Pick Up PPE Litter, Chicago Company iPromo Donates 100,000 Masks To Greater Chicago Food DepositoryOne hundred thousand masks were delivered to the Greater Chicago Food Depository thanks to a local business owner who saw a pandemic problem: used masks thrown all over city streets.
Chicago's Navy Pier Reopens FridayNavy Pier will also host a special 10-minute fireworks show every Saturday in May at 9 p.m. to celebrate its reopening.
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 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.