Indiana Restaurants Hope Illinois Residents Cross The Border As State ReopensIndiana is welcoming Illinois residents with open arms as the state prepares to slowly reopen. 
Chicago Gym Helps Young Children With Home Exercise During QuarantineIn this time of social distancing, kids can't do their gymnastics, or dance, or any kind of exercise class in person. So it's all done live via zoom.
Modified Stay-At-Home Order In Effect; Lakefront Remains Closed, Masks Required, Small Religious Gatherings AllowedGovernor JB Pritzker's modified stay-at-home order goes into effect Friday and city officials are reminding Chicagoans the lakefront remains closed.
Some Businesses Reopen, But Others Wait For Official Guidance"May is our largest  month so if I can make some decent numbers in May that would set me up for the whole year."
More Than 2,700 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Illinois, The Largest One-Day Number To Date"I encourage people to remain vigilant. We will get through this. We will do that by staying at home, by wearing masks when outside."
Bartlett Mom Creates 'COVID-19' Bootcamp To Help Her Kids Stay ActiveA mom in Bartlett, Illinois has created a "COVID-19" bootcamp in her backyard. 
Lightfoot: Expanded Services For Homeless Amid COVID-19; Stay At Home May Go Past April 30"We are in the process of thinking about even when we get to a point where we feel safe from a public health standpoint, what will be the sequencing of lifting that stay. That's a conversation we need to have with the governor and his team."
Free Online Classes Available As More People Stay Home During COVID-19 CrisisFree courses can be academic or not. Guitar company Fender is offering three months of free online guitar, bass and ukulele lessons to hundreds of thousands of people.
Illinois Lags Behind In Payments To Independent ContractorsWhile most people are looking to file unemployment or just make some cash, many professionals are owed thousands of dollars for work already finished, and there is no check in the mail.
Residents Snitch On Businesses, Neighbors Amid COVID-19 ShutdownsIn Chicago, a yoga studio that believed it qualified as an essential health and wellness service was closed after the city — tipped off by several residents — disagreed.
CPS To Distribute 100,000 Computers For E-Learning To Start April 13For this, CPS will be distributing 100,000 devices, including Chromebooks, iPads, and laptops. Parents will be notified of their school's plans by next Monday, April 6.