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Illinois Announces 1,105 New Coronavirus CasesGov. JB Pritzker also reports Illinois has ramped up its COVID-19 testing.
RealTime Weather: Severe Storm Chances DiminishedCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis says there's still a window of opportunity for strong storms to ramp up, although the threat of severe weather has diminished.
More Social Distancing Efforts Coming To Illinois GroceriesGov. JB Pritzker has outlined new measures to help protect grocery shoppers and clerks from the spread of COVID-19. CBS 2's Jeremy Ross reports.
High Winds Could Threaten Medical Tents Set Up By Hospitals For COVID-19 OutbreakMedical workers have enough on their hands battling COVID-19, but with severe weather possible Saturday night, and strong winds expected on Sunday, it’s making an uphill battle even more difficult. CBS 2's Mike Puccinelli reports.
RealTime Weather: Tracking Strong Storms Headed Toward ChicagoCBS 2 Meteorologist Robb Ellis has the latest look at the possibility of severe weather for the Chicago area this evening.
Another Chance Church In Roseland Seeking Donations To Help Feed 1,000 Families For A MonthA church in the Roseland neighborhood is asking for help getting food and supplies to those who can’t get outside because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storms Could Bring Hail, Heavy DownpoursCBS 2 Meteorologit Robb Ellis has the 10 p.m. forecast for Friday, March 27, 2020.
Inmates Likely To Compete For Resources During Spread Of COVID-19As cases of COVID-19 spread through prisons, medical resources you or a loved one might need at your local hospitals will be up for grabs.
Crime Numbers Have Dropped During Stay-At-Home Order But Activist Fears It Won't LastAs coronavirus cases increase, crime numbers in Chicago are decreasing. The COVID-19 pandemic is keeping people at home, and that's curbing significant crimes.
Abbott Labs Has New Rapid Test For COVID-19The FDA approved a new rapid test developed by Abbott that can deliver results in five minutes. The ID Now tests will be available next week.
How Police WIll Enforce the Stay-At-Home Order Into The WeekendThe current statewide stay-at-home order to reduce the spread of the coronavirus applies to our roads, too.
Chicago Police Changing Schedules After 21 Officers Test PositiveThe Chicago Police Department is shifting schedules at CPD Headquarters and the Bureau of Internal Affairs in order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, according to an internal memo obtained by CBS 2.
State Supt. Of Education Declares Remote Learning Days Begin March 31The state superintendent of education declared Friday night that remote e-learning days are to begin Tuesday March 31.
Chicago's Dr. Arwady And How The City Is Doing To Help Flatten The CurveCBS 2's Lauren Victory sat down with the commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health to talk about the steps the city is taking to flatten the curve and what more needs to be done.
Highland Park Restaurant Giving Hospital Workers Sweet SmileA Highland Park restaurant has come up with a delicious way to put a smile on the faces of those working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
University Of Chicago Professor Calls For 'Radical Changes' As A Community Due To Coronavirus PandemicOeindrilla Dube, with the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy, says more community leaders need to come forward and call for radical changes like social distancing for those who have not listened to government leaders.
Tattoo Artists Come To Rescue Of Heath Workers.A shortage of medical gloves is greatly challenging the professionals working to confront the coronavirus. CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole discovered how tattoo salons are rising to the challenge in a way you might not have realized. Hour 18: Outbreak in Chicago, Vince Gerasole reports.
Converting Existing Machines To Ventilators For COVID-19 PatientsThe nation’s hospitals are scrambling to find ventilators as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, and the CBS 2 Investigators have learned there is already a machine that can be converted into a working ventilator. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini reports.
Field Hospital At McCormick PlaceThe Army Corps of Engineers will build out the facility with up to 3,000 beds.
City Offering Aid To Homeowners Struggling During COVID-19 OutbreakChicago will provide a total of 2,000 grants worth $1,000 each for homeowners and renters who have lost their job and meet certain criteria. CBS 2's Chris Tye reports.
Chicago Weather: Severe Storms Coming SoonCBS 2 meteorologist Robb Ellis has a check on the extended weekend forecast.
How Small Clinics Are Surviving During The Coronavirus PandemicCBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker looks into how small clinics are trying to serve their sick patients, those who may have COVID-19 and the medical personnel trying to stay healthy.
Fewer People Violating The State's Stay At Home OrderCBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports on how the governor's stay at home order is being heeded and whether it will be extended during the COVID-19 crisis.
12 UIC Medical Center Nurses Test Positive For COVID-19CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on the latest cluster of coronavirus cases, this one at the UIC Medical Center.