Mayor Lightfoot Reassures Chicago During COVID-19Mayor urges Chicago to keep calm, don't hoard food and supplies during the stay at home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Food supply chain and grocery stores will remain open. Restaurant delivery is still an option. Critical services will still be available.
Illinois 'Stay At Home' Order Goes Into Effect TodayAfter more than two weeks of asking Illinois residents to stay home as much as possible during the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. JB Pritzker is issuing a statewide “stay at home” order, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday through April 7. CBS 2's Vi Nguyen reports.
Shoppers Flood To Grocery StoresEven though public officials promised that grocery stores would remain open during the COVID-19 "stay at home" order, and pleaded with people not to rush in a panic to stock up, shoppers packed the stores Friday night. CBS 2's Tara Molina reports.
Gov. JB Pritzker Orders Illinois Residents To 'Stay At Home' Starting Saturday EveningAfter more than two weeks of asking Illinois residents to stay home as much as possible during the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. JB Pritzker is issuing a statewide "stay at home" order, starting at 5 p.m. Saturday through April 7.
Oak Park Shelter-In-Place Takes Effect FridayShelter in place is the new normal for Oak Park residents.
Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Sites Becoming More Common In IllinoisA Walmart parking lot in Northlake is slated to be yet another site where people can get tested for the coronavirus without ever leaving their car.
CPS Closings Continue To Raise Questions On Testing, Pay For Teachers, GraduationOne week of home schooling down and four and a half more to go.
Parents Adjust As COVID-19-Related School Closure Is ExtendedMayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday extended the closure of Chicago Public Schools to April 20. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Addresses City During Coronavirus PandemicThe mayor announced Chicago Public Schools will now be closed until April 21, and issued an order that anyone who is sick must stay home.
Doors Close At Four Chicago Area Malls In Attempt To Top Spread Of CoronavirusWoodfield Mall is among the mall closing as the public practices social distancing.
Oak Park Issues Shelter In Place Order Due To CoronavirusCBS 2's Tara Molina reports on the order, which is a first for an Illinois jurisdiction.
2 Chicagoans With 2 Very Different COVID-19 StoriesThe stories highlight concerns about coronavirus testing procedures. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports.
Gov. JB Pritzker Announces 128 New COVID-19 Cases In IllinoisGov. JB Pritzker says there are now 288 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Illinois, including 42 at a nursing home in Willowbrook, which is under quarantine.
Concerns Grow Among Firefighters After CFD Paramedic Tests Positive For CoronavirusAt least one Chicago firefighter is refusing to go on call Wednesday morning amid growing concerns about the coronavirus.
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx Defeats 3 Challengers In Democratic PrimaryCook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx won her bid for a second term on Tuesday, easily defeating three challengers, despite a yearlong controversy over her office's handling of the Jussie Smollett case overshadowing her efforts to reform the office. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
DuPage County Nursing Home On Lockdown Due To CoronavirusTwenty-two people have tested positive for coronavirus at the Chateau Nursing and Rehab facility in Willowbrook. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Midway Airport Control Tower Closed After 3 Workers Test Positive For COVID-19The FAA is closing the air traffic control tower at Midway International Airport, after three workers there tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Primary Election Day Amid Coronavirus Means Shortage Of Poll WorkersWhile officials are telling Americans to avoid groups of 10 or more, some polling places expect to see hundreds of voters waiting in line at a time.
Some Parents Who Are Dealing With Challenges Amid Coronavirus PandemicSchools in Illinois are closed effective Tuesday. CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports.
Chicago Public Schools Now Closed Due To Coronavirus PandemicMay parents feel health and safety need to come first - even if it means their kids will be home for at least two weeks. CBS 2 Political Investigator Dana Kozlov reports.
Evanston Hospital Develops New Test For COVID-19As the United States desperately scrambles to find enough tests for COVID-19, a hospital in Evanston has developed one that can provide results in just a few hours.
Cook County Extends Coronavirus Disaster DeclarationCook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle called a special board meeting on Monday to extend the county’s coronavirus disaster proclamation through the end of March.
Bars, Dine In Restaurants To Halt Serving Customers After TodayGov. JB Pritzker said this is an effort to enforce social distancing amid coronavirus concerns.
Extra-Alarm Fire Damage Nickel Plating Company In Bedford ParkOfficials said the fire may have caused around $50,000 in damage.