As Weather Warms Up, Mayor And Police Remind Chicagoans To Avoid Large GroupsMayor Lori Lightfoot said police are prepared to continue enforcing her order shutting down the lakefront, the Chicago Riverwalk, and the 606 trail to prevent a repeat of large crowds risking the spread of COVID-19.
Gov. JB Pritzker Extends 'Stay At Home' Order And COVID-19 School Closings Through The End Of AprilPritzker's "stay at home" order has been in effect since the evening of March 21, requiring everyone in Illinois to stay indoors, except for essential trips to get groceries, medical supplies, to see a doctor, or for brief exercise outdoors.
Yes, The Mayor Has Seen The 'Where's Lightfoot?' Memes; 'We All Need To Find The Humor'An Instagram account dubbed "Where's Lightfoot" has been photoshopping images of a stern-looking Lightfoot standing guard all over the city; standing at a barricade on the Lakefront Trail, perched atop the Bean at Millennium Park, even poking her head above the waves of Lake Michigan.
Police Break Up Funeral With 40 To 60 People At Northwest Side Church Amid Stay-At-Home OrderPolice on Sunday broke up a large funeral at a church on the city’s Northwest Side for violating the Illinois stay-at-home order during the coronavirus pandemic.
Police Emphasize Stay-At-Home Order Mandates Essential Travel OnlyThe current statewide stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus applies to our roads, too.
Game On: Chicago Restaurant Delivering Food And Fun Board Games During Coronavirus Stay-At-Home PeriodIf being stuck inside has you missing your weekly game night, a recently opened cafe in Bucktown has you covered.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Lakefront, 606 Trail, And Riverwalk Shut Down, Aldermen Confirm; 'It Will Be Enforced By Police'Police and other city crews could be seen blocking off entrances to the lakefront Thursday morning.
Police Clear Lakefront Hours After Warning About Obeying Stay-At-Home OrderPolice late Wednesday took to the lakefront and directed everybody to leave – hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot issued a warning about people who are not obeying the statewide stay-at-home order prompted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In Chicago: Price Gouging Complaints Surge As Shoppers Stock Up On Food, SuppliesMayor Lori Lightfoot’s office said the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection has received 190 complaints about price gouging so far this month, compared to only two for all of last year.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Crystal Lake Neighbors Taking Walks In Costume To Cheer Each Other UpAmy Paulus dressed up as a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and her son, Jack, joined the fun by dressing up as Santa Claus for their family walks during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Some Not Pleased That Construction Is Among 'Essential' Businesses During COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Order In IllinoisIllinois on Monday evening was just over the 48-hour mark of sheltering in place for the “stay-at-home” order due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Illinois National Guard Shoots Down False Rumors Of Armed Enforcement Of Governor's 'Stay At Home' Order; 'We Are Not Doing Any Policing Action'"You’ll see when we show up in camouflage, we tend to draw a crowd, but we’re not bringing weapons, we’re not bringing anything like that, we’re bringing our professional skills to help out,” Illinois National Guard Adjutant Gen. Richard Neely said.
Pritzker Calls On Volunteers To Step Up; Illinois COVID-19 Deaths Now Total 9As the Illinois stay-at-home order approaches the one-day mark, Gov. JB Pritzker called on volunteers to step up Sunday amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home OrderIt was a quiet Sunday in Chicago a day after Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order went into effect due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Police Break Up Two House Parties After Stay-At-Home OrderChicago police broke up at least two house parties Saturday night as dozens of people there defied orders to stay at home and keep away from large groups during the coronavirus pandemic.