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Riley Is The PAWS Dog Of The WeekThe PAWS Dog of the Week is Riley. She's a one-year-old shepherd-boxer mix and a wonderful balance of a playful and sweet pup.
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Police Thank People For Donations In Fight Against CoronavirusThank you; two simple words, but not necessarily enough to convey the gratitude people feel to the first responders during the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago police took the time Friday morning to express their appreciation for all the people helping them during the crisis. CBS 2's Eric Cox reports.
Roland Community Hospital Starts Drive-Thru COVID-19 TestingCOVID-19 testing continues on Chicago's South Side. 
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Westlake Hospital Reopens To Help COVID-19 PatientsCBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports on plans to reopen Westlake Hospital as the number of coronavirus cases continues to grow, the facility will open to treat those confirmed COVID-19 positive.
14-Year-Old Gets Surprise Birthday Celebration in South LoopThe 14-year-old got a fun surprise on her birthday from her South Loop neighbors.
Azul 3D Printing In Skokie Using 3D Technology To Make Face ShieldsThe 3D printed part of the shield is the blue the headband. The shield part is a sterilized plastic. The company is now producing in bulk. 
Warm, Sunny Day; Showers On The WayCBS 2 meteorologist Megan Glaros has the latest forecast.
How Does Soap Destroy Viruses? A Scientific ExplanationYou’re already well familiar with this admonition, of course: wash your hands – it’s the best defense against COVID-19.
Champro Sports In Wheeling Now Making MasksChampro Sports in Wheeling usually makes sporting equipments and uniforms. They just started making masks this week.
Colleges Will Be More Flexible With Admissions During COVID-19 Pandemic, Expert SaysAs schools across Illinois switch over to e-learning, parents and students alike are wondering how the change might affect grade point averages and college admissions.
Small Businesses Can Now Start Applying For Federal Government HelpWhether it's the city or the federal government loan program, the majority of the money small businesses receive must be dedicated to payroll.
4-Year-Old Found Dead In Thorton; Police Believe He Was Playing With GunPolice believe he accidentally shot himself while playing with a gun.
Chicago Weather: Rain Returns OvernightCBS 2 Meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist has a 10 p.m. RealTime Weather update for Thursday, April 2, 2020.
The Second City Launches Virtual PerformancesThe stage is dark due to COVID-19, but The Second City has launched sketch comedy performances via Zoom.
Mayor Lightfoot Picks David Brown For Police SuperintendentMayor Lori Lightfoot is appointing former Dallas Police Chief David Brown as the new permanent superintendent of the Chicago Police Department. CBS 2's Irika Sargent reports.
Woman Says She's Been Trying To File For Unemployment For WeeksWith a glitching system and calls that are never answered getting in the way for those trying to file for unemployment in Illinois, one woman said she has been stuck waiting not for days, but for weeks. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Police Employees Say They Don't Feel Safe At Work Amid COVID-19A total of 76 officers and staff have been infected with coronavirus and one officer has died. And some civilian employees say social distancing guidelines are not being followed at Public Safety Headquarters. CBS 2's Charlie De Mar reports.
Man Who Had COVID-19 Says He Was Denied Service At Drive-Thru PharmacyDarnell Turner is now recovering from COVID-19. He said he tried to be honest about his status, and was refused service at a pharmacy drive-through. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Anthony Rizzo Donates Hot Meals To Frontline Medical WorkersWith coronavirus having put the baseball season on hold, the Cubs' Anthony Rizzo is still at bat, donating hot meals to doctors and nurses on the front line of the fight against the virus. Rizzo talked remotely with CBS 2's Brad Edwards.
Family Urges Social Distancing After Retired Vietnam Vet And Cook County Sheriff's Police Investigator Dies Of COVID-19COVID-19 has now killed a Cook County man who dedicated his life to law enforcement and the military. His family is left with heartache and a lot of questions. The biggest one is how he contracted the virus before passing last week. 
Desperation As Unemployment Claims Hit RecordMany say they are not able to get through to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.

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