Chicago Crime Wave Highlighted By Seven Carjackings In 24 Hours; 'There's Been Building Economic Pressure And Increased Desperation'"Carjacking is a low risk, high profit venture,"
CPS Says In-Person Learning Will Resume Next Week; CTU Continues Strike ConsiderationBoth the teachers union and Chicago Public Schools held press conferences Tuesday morning, in what is becoming a showdown over remote versus in-person learning.
Lincoln Park Zoo Temporarily Closing Monday Due To PandemicThe Lincoln Park Zoo is temporarily closing Monday due to the pandemic.
Illinois Lawmakers Couldn't Meet Often in 2020 Because Of The Pandemic, But That May Change In 2021; 'At Least 22 Other States Have Been Operating Virtually'"I've been talking to my colleagues on both sides of the aisle and I think there is an openness to moving forward now."
COVID Pandemic Forcing Some Chicago Families To Start Different Kinds Of New Year's Eve Traditions"We can't do most of the things you'd do in a new city."
Community Groups In Chicago Gather Resources For Food Donations Driven By The Pandemic: 'It Is Heartbreaking'"This will be a crisis that lasts for months or even years."
Chicago Teachers Union Concerned About School Ventilation As Students Return To In Person LearningA CPS spokesperson said that since the beginning of the pandemic, the district has followed the best available guidance from experts and scientists.
Lake County, IL Residents Can Now Register For COVID-19 Vaccine NotificationsIf you live in Lake County, Illinois, you can register to get notified when a COVID-19 vaccine will be available to you.
Hanukkah Begins Thursday Night; Menorah Lighting In Bucktown To Continue With Safety Measures In PlaceThursday evening marks the beginning of Hanukkah.
'I Can't Keep Going At This Pace': South Side Restaurants Struggle As COVID-19 Pandemic Continues"I'm trying to do everything that I possibly can because I know that businesses like mine are needed, especially in these types of neighborhoods."
Some Small Businesses Say They Would Not Participate In The Paycheck Protection Program AgainWhen the economy was bottoming out last spring billions of Paycheck Protection Program dollars helped thousands of companies survive. Some of them say the process helped, but they would not do it again if offered.