Increased COVID-19 Restrictions In Will And Kankakee Counties To Be Lifted; Illinois Reports 2,120 New Coronavirus CasesBars and restaurants in Will and Kankakee counties will be able to resume serving customers indoors at 5 p.m. on Friday, as Gov. JB Pritzker lifts tougher COVID-19 mitigations that were imposed on that region of Illinois last month, due to rising virus cases.
More Parents, Students Rally To Put Pressure On Gov. Pritzker To Resume In-Person School, SportsParents and students continue to put pressure on Gov. JB Pritzker to reopen schools and school sports.
A Loss Of History: Southport Lanes Bowling Alley Going Out Of Business After 98 Years Due To COVID-19The Southport Lanes bowling alley and its predecessor, the Nook, survived the Great Depression, the Spanish Flu, and some of Chicago’s worst weather – but not COVID-19.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 2,056 New COVID-19 Cases, 25 Additional DeathsThe statewide average positivity rate for the past week also stands at 3.6%, matching the lowest it's been since late July.
A State Order To Prevent Homelessness Is Causing It For SomeA young mother’s dream to provide a home for her daughter was crushed by COVID-19, and they have been left homeless.
Will, Kankakee Counties See Drop In COVID Infections, Could Have Tighter Restrictions Lifted SoonLate last month, the state ordered extra virus mitigation efforts in Will and Kankakee counties, after that region's seven-day average positivity rate had surpassed 8% for three days in a row.
Gov. JB Pritzker Defends Decision To Keep High School Football On Hold Until Spring
Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,466 New COVID-19 Cases, 20 Additional Deaths; Positivity Rate Continues DeclineIllinois' statewide average positivity rate for the past week stands at 3.6% for the second day in a row. Until Monday, the metric used to determine the spread of the virus hadn't been that low in Illinois since July 25.
With Full Capacity Nowhere In Sight Amid Pandemic, Could A Restaurant Collapse Be Coming In Chicago?A restaurant collapse is on the horizon in Chicago, according to owners who just can’t scrape by any longer with no full-capacity future in sight.
More Suburban Students, Parents Rally For Resumption Of In-Person Classes, School SportsThe voices of suburban parents, teachers, and coaches were getting louder Monday, calling for the option to let kids into classrooms and let student athletes onto the field.
Coronavirus In Illinois: 1,373 New COVID-19 Cases, 5 Additional DeathsThe Illinois Department of Public Health said the latest confirmed cases brings the state to 262,744 total cases since the start of the pandemic, including 8,314 deaths.
Illinois Student Athletes Rally To Get Back On FieldCOVID-19 has delayed the start of the fall sports season, and now, student athletes are rallying with a demand to get back on the field.
Activists Sound Off In Call For Rent Forgiveness Amid COVID-19 PandemicWith tens of thousands of people in Chicago still out of a job because of COVID-19, some renters are sounding off about the need for rent forgiveness.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Report 1,462 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, Including 14 DeathsIllinois pubic health officials Sunday announced 1,462 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, including an additional 14 confirmed deaths.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Officials Announce 2,121 New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, 22 Additional DeathsIllinois public health officials Saturday announced 2,121 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, including an addition 22 confirmed deaths.