DuPage County To Provide $2.5 Million To Keep Small Businesses Afloat Amid COVID-19 PandemicDuPage County is planning to provide $2.5 million in grants to help keep businesses afloat amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 
University Of Illinois Makes Plans For Spring Semester Amid PandemicStudents who want to go to class need to come back early so they can be tested on campus.
Prairie Ridge High School In Crystal Lake Switching To Remote Learning During Evaluation Of COVID-19 CasesRemote learning started Tuesday morning as the school undergoes an evaluation by the McHenry County Department of Health. 
Outdoor Dining Dilemma: Restaurants Search For Ways To Keep Diners Coming As Cold Sets InThe first truly cold weekend of the season brings the first true test for Chicago restaurants struggling to keep outdoor dining alive amid the city's COVID restrictions, and restaurants in Fulton Market have found a unique way to keep diners around this fall and winter. 
Over 47,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Oct. 5, Amid COVID-19 PandemicThere were 898,000 new claims filed across the country last week.
Protesters Demand Faster Return To In-Person Learning In LincolnshireDozens of students and parents at one of the biggest schools in Illinois gathered in Lincolnshire Monday to protest for a return to in-person learning.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Report 2,727 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Including 9 DeathsIllinois public health officials Sunday reported 2,727 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, including an additional nine confirmed deaths. 
Indiana Reports 1,579 New COVID-19 Cases, 7 Additional DeathsIndiana public health officials Sunday reported 1,579 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and an additional seven confirmed deaths.
U of I Student Threatened With Dismissal After Refusing To Quarantine Says COVID-19 Tests Were NegativeA college student from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign says he was evicted from his dorm and fired from his job as a resident assistant when he refused to quarantine.
Student Athletes Protest Outside Home Of Dr. Ngozi EzikeStudent athletes made a house call to the state's top doctor Friday night, demanding high school teams be allowed to play fall sports despite the state's COVID-19 regulations. 
Chicago's iO Theater For Sale As Arts Try To Adapt Amid COVID-19 PandemicA major part of Chicago's popular improv scene, the iO Theater, could soon have a new owner days after Second City went up for sale.
Laid Off Workers Continue Having Difficulty Getting Unemployment BenefitsFor more than six months there has been an ongoing headache for those calling the State of Illinois multiple times for help with unemployment benefits.
Career Coach: Online NetworkingThis week, we are focusing on using technology to meet new people and strengthen you professional network during the pandemic.
Regal Cinemas Temporarily Closing Theaters Thursday, Including 8 In Chicago AreaRegal Cinemas will temporarily close all 536 theaters, including eight in the Chicago area.
Micro-Warehouse 'Village Farmstand' Helping Midwest Farmers Get Food To Customers During PandemicThis is a solution to a pandemic problem for farmers who've been sourcing Chicago's top restaurants and chefs for almost two decades.