State Rolls Back Extra COVID-19 Mitigations In Metro East RegionThe Metro East area (Region 4) has seen its average positivity rate drop from as high as 10.5% on Aug. 27 to 5.8% as of Friday.
Gyms Set To Resume Indoor Classes As Illinois Moves To Phase 4 Of ReopeningThe Morning Insiders take you inside a suburban fitness facility that never closed.
Gov. JB Pritzker Says Illinois Will Move To Phase 4 Of Reopening FridayThe next phase means restaurants will be able to allow indoor dining, and many other businesses that have been closed for nearly four months can reopen, but with capacity limits.
Navy Pier To Be Fireworks-Free For The 4th Of JulyNo fireworks, but a menu of other events will keep people in motion and spending money.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Says 'It's Way Past Time' To Allow Indoor Dining At Restaurants“I do think that we can open up indoor dining, and do it safely, and I think sooner rather than later," Lightfoot said.
Shedd Aquarium Celebrating 90th Birthday During PandemicThe Shedd Aquarium is turning 90 years old and will be using virtual celebrations to celebrate all things under the sea all weekend.
Salons Reopen In Illinois; Salon In Southwest Suburbs Opens With Customers At MidnightOne salon in the southwest suburbs opened its doors just after midnight to customers waiting to get their first haircut in months.
Richmond, Illinois Roadblocks In The Way For Phase 3 Reopening"Could the timing be any worse?"
Suburban Restaurants Prepare For Partial ReopeningRestaurants that can and have suburban city hall support are expanding their outdoor footprints, hoping to make up for lucrative lost time.
Gym Owners Make Changes As Chicago Implements Strict Reopening GuidelinesGyms will soon be reopened in Chicago, but it won't be the same old workout. There will be strict new guidelines in the city for staying in shape.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,508 New COVID-19 Cases, 67 Additional DeathsAnother 67 people have died of COVID-19 in Illinois, and 2,508 new cases have been diagnosed, health officials said Sunday.
Gov. Pritzker Announces Guidelines For Safe Reopening Of Businesses Under Phase 3 Of Restore Illinois PlanIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday released industry-specific guidelines to allow for the safe reopening of businesses, as the state moves toward entering Phase 3 of the Restore Illinois plan.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,352 New COVID-19 Cases, 75 Additional DeathsThe total number of cases has now reached 107,796 with the announcement of 2,352 new confirmed cases.
Pritzker Pushes Back Against Critics Of Plan To Reopen IllinoisIllinois Gov. JB Pritzker on Sunday pushed back against critics of his plans to reopen Illinois.
Some Suburban Mayors Want Their Municipalities Reopened Before Gov. Pritzker's Set DateA growing number of mayors in Illinois have called for action that would reopen their towns and villages ahead of Gov. JB Pritzker’s current executive order timeline.