There were 787,000 new claims filed across the country last week. 

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New COVID Testing SiteDue to the large demand for COVID testing, a new site in Villa Park will be open for people who want or need to be tested.
Doctors Concerned About Holiday Travel, Growing COVID-19 CasesWhile normal holiday travel is expected to be down this week, there could be a could a spike in COVID levels two weeks after Thanksgiving.
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Cook County Assists With Legal AidCook County launched a new program to provide legal aid for housing and debt.
Chicago Weather: A Little Snow TuesdayCBS 2 meteorologist Ed Curran has a look at the week's forecast.
Women Arrested After Trashing Trump Tower HotelTwo women are accused of trashing part of the Trump Tower Hotel overnight.
Nearly 700 Nursing Home Workers Go On Strike For Hazard Pay, More PPE At Infinity Healthcare FacilitiesHundreds of Infinity Healthcare Management nursing home workers are on strike this morning, accusing the company of underpaying them, especially during a pandemic, among other issues. CBS 2’s Mugo Odigwe breaks down their demands.
Chicago Weather: Wet Weekend AheadCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has an extended look at the weekend forecast.
Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Misconduct At Cook County Jail SettledCook County's commissioners approved a $14 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by female jail workers and assistant public defenders that contend a pattern of sexual misconduct along with physical and verbal abuse by detainees at the Illinois facility. Katie Johnston reports.
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Continue To Rise In Illinois, As Positivity Rate Drops SlightlyThere is good news and bad news in the latest batch of COVID-19 data in Illinois, as the statewide average positivity rate dropped for the fourth time this week, but hospitalizations from the virus continue to set new records. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: A Few Clouds For The WeekendCBS 2's Robb Ellis checks on the forecast for the weekend and week ahead.
Amazon Donates Meals To Greater Chicago Food DepositoryThe Greater Chicago Food Depository is one of several organizations getting emergency meals courtesy of Amazon.
Chatham Walmart Supercenter Reopens, Featuring New Health CenterEven as retailers in Illinois face new capacity limits in the state’s latest effort to curb the resurgent pandemic, there's a good feeling in Chicago's Chatham neighborhood this morning, as the Walmart on 83rd Street reopens for business. CBS 2's Mugo Odigwe reports.
PAWS Dog Of The Week: UmaUma is the PAWS Dog of the Week. She a sweet and very smart German Shepherd looking for a loving forever home.
Douglass Park Renamed For Abolitionists Frederick And Anna DouglassDouglas Park on the West Side is now officially Douglass Park. It might be a change of only one letter, but for a group of student activists, that's all the difference in the world. Katie Johnston reports.
Chicago Weather: Windy And Sunny For The Next Couple Of DaysCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a look at the extended forecast.
Crossing Gate Malfunction In BerwynA crossing gate malfunction caused traffic delays in Berwyn Thursday morning.
Over 46,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Nov. 9, Amid COVID-19 PandemicIllinois’ estimated claims were among 742,000 total filed across the country last week. 
IHSA To Meet To Discuss The Future Of High School SportsThe Illinois High School Association will meet to discuss the future of sports as Governor Pritzker recommended that there should be a pause on them for the future.
Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Fire In ChathamFirefighters are battling a 2-alarm fire in the Chatham neighborhood.
Mayor Lightfoot Thanks Aldermen Who Backed Proposed Property Tax HikeAfter the City Council Finance Committee signed off on a proposed $94 million property tax hike and other new revenue sources in her 2021 budget plan, Mayor Lori Lightfoot thanked aldermen who voted in favor of her tax plan, but isn't making any predictions for a final vote by the full City Council.
Coronavirus In Indiana: Lake, Porter, Newton Counties Elevated To Red Alert Status For COVID SpreadLake and Porter counties in Northwest Indiana have been elevated to red status due to soaring numbers of COVID-19 cases and test positivity rates. Katie Johnston reports.
US Judge Blocks Trump Administration Rule Inhibiting UnionsA federal judge is blocking a Trump Administration rule that opponents say would have harmed the bargaining rights of more than 500,000 home healthcare workers in California and several hundred thousand additional workers across the nation. Katie Johnston reports.
Rudy Gutierrez Charged With Bridgeview Car Theft, Kidnapping Of 4-Year-Old Liam BarbarasaA 28-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping, after police say he stole a minivan with a four-year-old boy inside in southwest suburban Bridgeview on Monday.

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