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22-year-old Chicago mom and youngest child of 2 city workers dies from COVID-19

22-year-old Chicago mom and youngest child of 2 city workers dies from COVID-19

Nyla Moore lost her battle to coronavirus after spending weeks on a ventilator. She dreamed of becoming a teacher and leaves behind a 2-year-old son. Read full article: 22-year-old Chicago mom and youngest chi...→

22-year-old Chicago mom and youngest child of 2 city workers dies from COVID-19

22-year-old Chicago mom and youngest child of 2 city workers dies from COVID-19

Nyla Moore lost her battle to coronavirus after spending weeks on a ventilator. She dreamed of becoming a teacher and leaves behind a 2-year-old son. Read full article: 22-year-old Chicago mom and youngest chi...→

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Rubio Ramiro Gonzalez, 45, was booked into the jail at LASD San Dimas Station on Thursday and was being held on a bail of $20,000. He bonded out later that day [...] Read full article: Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspi...→

31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 dies from COVID-19 one week after giving birth

31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 dies from COVID-19 one week after giving birth

Unique Clay, a postal worker, welcomed her third child April 30. Doctors apparently discharged her from UChicago Medicine. Read full article: 31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 d...→

Child stricken with mysterious illness linked to COVID-19 being treated at Chicago area hospital

Child stricken with mysterious illness linked to COVID-19 being treated at Chicago area hospital

"This appears to be a very complex complication of COVID-19," said Dr. Frank Belmonte, chief medical officer at Advocate Children’s Hospital, where the child i [...] Read full article: Child stricken with mysterious illness l...→

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8-year-old girl from Key West

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8-year-old girl from Key West

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call Key West Police at 305-809-1000 or 911. Read full article: Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8...→

11-year-old girl writes thank you letter to mail carrier, gets dozens from USPS workers in return

11-year-old girl writes thank you letter to mail carrier, gets dozens from USPS workers in return

An 11-year-old girl is getting dozens of letters from USPS letters after sending a letter to her mail carrier as a thank you. Read full article: 11-year-old girl writes thank you letter...→

Majority of Alexandria COVID-19 deaths were in long-term care sites, as city seeks better pay, benefits for workers | WTOP

There had been 26 deaths in Alexandria, Virginia, due to COVID-19. Fifteen of them were residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes and assis [...] Read full article: Majority of Alexandria COVID-19 deaths w...→

2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him to Chicago fire station

2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him to Chicago fire station

A 2-year-old boy died after his mother found him unresponsive in a West Side apartment and took him to a fire station, according to Chicago police. Read full article: 2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him...→

Police: Woman drove car with her 5-year-old child on hood

A woman who allegedly recorded a video of herself driving a car while her 5-year-old child was sitting on the hood of the vehicle has been arrested in South Ca [...] Read full article: Police: Woman drove car with her 5-year-...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Show In University City Honors Workers On Front Lines Of Pandemic

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Show In University City Honors Workers On Front Lines Of Pandemic

Around 150 illuminated drones offered encouragement and thanks over Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania campus Tuesday night. Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Sh...→

NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded COVID-19 fundraiser, pay tribute to front-line workers

NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded COVID-19 fundraiser, pay tribute to front-line workers

"People need a release," said event co-host David Kaplan. "And I think tomorrow night will give people, they understand what we’re all fighting against but the [...] Read full article: NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded ...→

PHOTOS: Blue Angels fly over New York City to honor essential workers - amNewYork

On April 28, the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds flew over New York City and Long Island to honor healthcare heroes and essential workers on the front Read full article: PHOTOS: Blue Angels fly over New York Ci...→

One Year Later, a City Still Struggles With Synagogue Shooting

One Year Later, a City Still Struggles With Synagogue Shooting

One year ago, Lori Kaye decided to shield her rabbi’s father as a man started firing a gun inside the Chabad of Poway. Read full article: One Year Later, a City Still Struggles W...→

32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2017 Detroit Woman Homicide

A 32-year-old Garden City man has been charged in connection with the 2017 death of a 59-year-old Detroit woman.  Read full article: 32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2...→

7-Year-Old Michigan Girl Asks Her Mom To Create A Mask For The Tooth Fairy

A 7-year-old Michigan girl came up with an idea to help protect the “tooth fairy” amid the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: 7-Year-Old Michigan Girl Asks Her Mom To...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

NYPD cop among three city workers arrested in domestic violence incidents

NYPD cop among three city workers arrested in domestic violence incidents

An NYPD officer was among three city workers busted overnight in domestic incidents, cops said Friday. Officer Rafal Korycki, 29, was arrested around 6 a.m. Fr [...] Read full article: NYPD cop among three city workers arrest...→

Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with 5-Year-Old Daughter During Quarantine

Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with 5-Year-Old Daughter During Quarantine

SoCal photographer Stephanie Girard is usually behind the camera photographing celebrities, actors and models. As one of LA’s top headshot and portrait photogr [...] Read full article: Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with...→

Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU Workers

Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU Workers

Union leaders have said that the pandemic revealed long-standing issues including low wages, short staffing and lack of adequate supplies inside nursing homes. Read full article: Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With...→

Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, contractors back on the job

Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, contractors back on the job

The city says the number of people in a vehicle are limited, and everyone is equipped with PPE. Read full article: Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, con...→

Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’s 5th-year option for 2021 season

Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’s 5th-year option for 2021 season

The Bears would’ve paid him around $24 million if they had exercised the option on his rookie contract. Read full article: Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she would only lay off or furlough city workers as a “last, last, last resort,” but that she would do so before consideri [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city g...→

Chicago house party host’s mom is first responder ‘astounded’ by son’s behavior: reports

Chicago house party host’s mom is first responder ‘astounded’ by son’s behavior: reports

While her 26-year-old son was hosting a wild house party in defiance of social distancing orders last Friday, a Chicago woman was working a 24-hour shift as a [...] Read full article: Chicago house party host’s mom is first ...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds bring cheer to COVID-19 city front-line workers - amNewYork

The Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds Navy jets sped across the city's sky's this afternoon to the delight of health care workers at New York's hospitals Read full article: Blue Angels and Thunderbirds bring cheer...→

A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally struck by a city dump truck while riding [...]

A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally struck by a city dump truck while riding a hoverboard on Monday, police said. Members of a construction crew in Hagerst [...] Read full article: A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally ...→

No Charges For Foster City Police Officers In Shooting Of Child Sex Abuse Suspect

No Charges For Foster City Police Officers In Shooting Of Child Sex Abuse Suspect

San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe announced Monday that his office will not file criminal charges against a Foster City police officer and d [...] Read full article: No Charges For Foster City Police Office...→

Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital Staff

Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital Staff

Hyatt Hotels are laying off 350 workers in Chicago alone, all while passing out thousands of free vacations to essential workers in New York City. Read full article: Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Work...→

Oakland workers rally for city emergency sick leave policy

Oakland workers rally for city emergency sick leave policy

Elena Sabay, a housekeeper at the Courtyard Marriott for the past 15 months, was fired in an email last Wednesday.  She pays $2,000 a month toward rent and rai [...] Read full article: Oakland workers rally for city emergency...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old being discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old being discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

MIAMI (WSVN) - Healthcare workers at South Miami Hospital wanted to give a special send off to a 90-year-old patient. The woman, identified as Caridad,... Read full article: Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old ...→

Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military Child of the Year

Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military Child of the Year

A superstar Oceanside teen was named 2020 Military Child of the Year for Innovation for her intensive biomedical research with a focus on the mechanisms of add [...] Read full article: Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military ...→

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

"I hope that I can inspire other kids with 3D printers to make more face shields for people in our community.'" An East Bay boy is using his 3D printer for goo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Ba...→

Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With Salt Because She Sought Attention: Prosecutor

Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With Salt Because She Sought Attention: Prosecutor

A woman accused of force-feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thu [...] Read full article: Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With...→

Md. child care providers for essential workers get 1st payments from state | WTOP

The Maryland State Department of Education announced it has processed more than $29 million in payments to thousands of child care providers in the state. Read full article: Md. child care providers for essential w...→

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

Oprah Winfrey will be delivering a virtual commencement address for all 2020 high school seniors in Chicago, as the coronavirus precludes them from having a tr [...] Read full article: City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commence...→

Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Adopts Ordinances To Protect Laid-Off Workers; Seeks To Expand Renter Protections

Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Adopts Ordinances To Protect Laid-Off Workers; Seeks To Expand Renter Protections

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday adopted ordinances aimed at protecting the jobs of hospitality, janitorial and tourism workers laid off amid the coronav [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Ad...→

17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dallas County’s Youngest Victim to Die from COVID-19

17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dallas County’s Youngest Victim to Die from COVID-19

A Lancaster girl is the youngest person to die from COVID-19 in Dallas County, health officials announced Tuesday. Read full article: 17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dalla...→

City Council Office of Financial Analysis gets a new $111,144-a-year director

City Council Office of Financial Analysis gets a new $111,144-a-year director

Ken Williams, who joined the office last summer as a financial analyst, replaces Ben Winnick, who retired nearly a year ago. Williams’ resume includes jobs wit [...] Read full article: City Council Office of Financial Analysi...→

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

Lena Riley was surprised April 18, one day after her third birthday, by a fleet of seven trucks outside of her home in Henderson, Nevada. Read full article: 3-year-old girl who loves sanitation wor...→

Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With Free Rides For Medical Workers

Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With Free Rides For Medical Workers

One of North Texas' biggest suppliers of electric scooters -- Lime -- has relaunched a limited fleet and is offering a discount to health care workers.  Read full article: Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With ...→

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Rubio Ramiro Gonzalez, 45, was booked into the jail at LASD San Dimas Station on Thursday and was being held on a bail of $20,000. He bonded out later that day [...] Read full article: Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspi...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 dies from COVID-19 one week after giving birth

31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 dies from COVID-19 one week after giving birth

Unique Clay, a postal worker, welcomed her third child April 30. Doctors apparently discharged her from UChicago Medicine. Read full article: 31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 d...→

Oakland workers rally for city emergency sick leave policy

Oakland workers rally for city emergency sick leave policy

Elena Sabay, a housekeeper at the Courtyard Marriott for the past 15 months, was fired in an email last Wednesday.  She pays $2,000 a month toward rent and rai [...] Read full article: Oakland workers rally for city emergency...→

Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old being discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old being discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

MIAMI (WSVN) - Healthcare workers at South Miami Hospital wanted to give a special send off to a 90-year-old patient. The woman, identified as Caridad,... Read full article: Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old ...→

Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with 5-Year-Old Daughter During Quarantine

Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with 5-Year-Old Daughter During Quarantine

SoCal photographer Stephanie Girard is usually behind the camera photographing celebrities, actors and models. As one of LA’s top headshot and portrait photogr [...] Read full article: Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with...→

Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military Child of the Year

Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military Child of the Year

A superstar Oceanside teen was named 2020 Military Child of the Year for Innovation for her intensive biomedical research with a focus on the mechanisms of add [...] Read full article: Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military ...→

11-year-old girl writes thank you letter to mail carrier, gets dozens from USPS workers in return

11-year-old girl writes thank you letter to mail carrier, gets dozens from USPS workers in return

An 11-year-old girl is getting dozens of letters from USPS letters after sending a letter to her mail carrier as a thank you. Read full article: 11-year-old girl writes thank you letter...→

Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With Salt Because She Sought Attention: Prosecutor

Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With Salt Because She Sought Attention: Prosecutor

A woman accused of force-feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thu [...] Read full article: Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With...→

Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’s 5th-year option for 2021 season

Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’s 5th-year option for 2021 season

The Bears would’ve paid him around $24 million if they had exercised the option on his rookie contract. Read full article: Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’...→

2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him to Chicago fire station

2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him to Chicago fire station

A 2-year-old boy died after his mother found him unresponsive in a West Side apartment and took him to a fire station, according to Chicago police. Read full article: 2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him...→

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

Oprah Winfrey will be delivering a virtual commencement address for all 2020 high school seniors in Chicago, as the coronavirus precludes them from having a tr [...] Read full article: City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commence...→

Chicago house party host’s mom is first responder ‘astounded’ by son’s behavior: reports

Chicago house party host’s mom is first responder ‘astounded’ by son’s behavior: reports

While her 26-year-old son was hosting a wild house party in defiance of social distancing orders last Friday, a Chicago woman was working a 24-hour shift as a [...] Read full article: Chicago house party host’s mom is first ...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Show In University City Honors Workers On Front Lines Of Pandemic

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Show In University City Honors Workers On Front Lines Of Pandemic

Around 150 illuminated drones offered encouragement and thanks over Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania campus Tuesday night. Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Sh...→

17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dallas County’s Youngest Victim to Die from COVID-19

17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dallas County’s Youngest Victim to Die from COVID-19

A Lancaster girl is the youngest person to die from COVID-19 in Dallas County, health officials announced Tuesday. Read full article: 17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dalla...→

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds bring cheer to COVID-19 city front-line workers - amNewYork

The Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds Navy jets sped across the city's sky's this afternoon to the delight of health care workers at New York's hospitals Read full article: Blue Angels and Thunderbirds bring cheer...→

PHOTOS: Blue Angels fly over New York City to honor essential workers - amNewYork

On April 28, the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds flew over New York City and Long Island to honor healthcare heroes and essential workers on the front Read full article: PHOTOS: Blue Angels fly over New York Ci...→

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

Lena Riley was surprised April 18, one day after her third birthday, by a fleet of seven trucks outside of her home in Henderson, Nevada. Read full article: 3-year-old girl who loves sanitation wor...→

No Charges For Foster City Police Officers In Shooting Of Child Sex Abuse Suspect

No Charges For Foster City Police Officers In Shooting Of Child Sex Abuse Suspect

San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe announced Monday that his office will not file criminal charges against a Foster City police officer and d [...] Read full article: No Charges For Foster City Police Office...→

32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2017 Detroit Woman Homicide

A 32-year-old Garden City man has been charged in connection with the 2017 death of a 59-year-old Detroit woman.  Read full article: 32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2...→

7-Year-Old Michigan Girl Asks Her Mom To Create A Mask For The Tooth Fairy

A 7-year-old Michigan girl came up with an idea to help protect the “tooth fairy” amid the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: 7-Year-Old Michigan Girl Asks Her Mom To...→

Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital Staff

Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital Staff

Hyatt Hotels are laying off 350 workers in Chicago alone, all while passing out thousands of free vacations to essential workers in New York City. Read full article: Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Work...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

NYPD cop among three city workers arrested in domestic violence incidents

NYPD cop among three city workers arrested in domestic violence incidents

An NYPD officer was among three city workers busted overnight in domestic incidents, cops said Friday. Officer Rafal Korycki, 29, was arrested around 6 a.m. Fr [...] Read full article: NYPD cop among three city workers arrest...→

Child stricken with mysterious illness linked to COVID-19 being treated at Chicago area hospital

Child stricken with mysterious illness linked to COVID-19 being treated at Chicago area hospital

"This appears to be a very complex complication of COVID-19," said Dr. Frank Belmonte, chief medical officer at Advocate Children’s Hospital, where the child i [...] Read full article: Child stricken with mysterious illness l...→

Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU Workers

Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU Workers

Union leaders have said that the pandemic revealed long-standing issues including low wages, short staffing and lack of adequate supplies inside nursing homes. Read full article: Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With...→

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8-year-old girl from Key West

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8-year-old girl from Key West

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call Key West Police at 305-809-1000 or 911. Read full article: Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8...→

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

"I hope that I can inspire other kids with 3D printers to make more face shields for people in our community.'" An East Bay boy is using his 3D printer for goo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Ba...→

Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, contractors back on the job

Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, contractors back on the job

The city says the number of people in a vehicle are limited, and everyone is equipped with PPE. Read full article: Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, con...→

Majority of Alexandria COVID-19 deaths were in long-term care sites, as city seeks better pay, benefits for workers | WTOP

There had been 26 deaths in Alexandria, Virginia, due to COVID-19. Fifteen of them were residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes and assis [...] Read full article: Majority of Alexandria COVID-19 deaths w...→

Md. child care providers for essential workers get 1st payments from state | WTOP

The Maryland State Department of Education announced it has processed more than $29 million in payments to thousands of child care providers in the state. Read full article: Md. child care providers for essential w...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she would only lay off or furlough city workers as a “last, last, last resort,” but that she would do so before consideri [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city g...→

Police: Woman drove car with her 5-year-old child on hood

A woman who allegedly recorded a video of herself driving a car while her 5-year-old child was sitting on the hood of the vehicle has been arrested in South Ca [...] Read full article: Police: Woman drove car with her 5-year-...→

Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Adopts Ordinances To Protect Laid-Off Workers; Seeks To Expand Renter Protections

Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Adopts Ordinances To Protect Laid-Off Workers; Seeks To Expand Renter Protections

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday adopted ordinances aimed at protecting the jobs of hospitality, janitorial and tourism workers laid off amid the coronav [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Ad...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded COVID-19 fundraiser, pay tribute to front-line workers

NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded COVID-19 fundraiser, pay tribute to front-line workers

"People need a release," said event co-host David Kaplan. "And I think tomorrow night will give people, they understand what we’re all fighting against but the [...] Read full article: NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded ...→

City Council Office of Financial Analysis gets a new $111,144-a-year director

City Council Office of Financial Analysis gets a new $111,144-a-year director

Ken Williams, who joined the office last summer as a financial analyst, replaces Ben Winnick, who retired nearly a year ago. Williams’ resume includes jobs wit [...] Read full article: City Council Office of Financial Analysi...→

A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally struck by a city dump truck while riding [...]

A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally struck by a city dump truck while riding a hoverboard on Monday, police said. Members of a construction crew in Hagerst [...] Read full article: A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally ...→

One Year Later, a City Still Struggles With Synagogue Shooting

One Year Later, a City Still Struggles With Synagogue Shooting

One year ago, Lori Kaye decided to shield her rabbi’s father as a man started firing a gun inside the Chabad of Poway. Read full article: One Year Later, a City Still Struggles W...→

Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With Free Rides For Medical Workers

Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With Free Rides For Medical Workers

One of North Texas' biggest suppliers of electric scooters -- Lime -- has relaunched a limited fleet and is offering a discount to health care workers.  Read full article: Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With ...→

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspicion Of Possession Of Child Pornography

Rubio Ramiro Gonzalez, 45, was booked into the jail at LASD San Dimas Station on Thursday and was being held on a bail of $20,000. He bonded out later that day [...] Read full article: Pomona City Councilman Arrested On Suspi...→

7-Year-Old Michigan Girl Asks Her Mom To Create A Mask For The Tooth Fairy

A 7-year-old Michigan girl came up with an idea to help protect the “tooth fairy” amid the coronavirus crisis. Read full article: 7-Year-Old Michigan Girl Asks Her Mom To...→

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Falling Short Of City Goals

With Chicagoans clamoring for the exits of their government-imposed exiles, one key metric set by the city appears to still present a considerable challenge: t [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Testing in Chicago Still Fal...→

Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital Staff

Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital Staff

Hyatt Hotels are laying off 350 workers in Chicago alone, all while passing out thousands of free vacations to essential workers in New York City. Read full article: Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Work...→

31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 dies from COVID-19 one week after giving birth

31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 dies from COVID-19 one week after giving birth

Unique Clay, a postal worker, welcomed her third child April 30. Doctors apparently discharged her from UChicago Medicine. Read full article: 31-year-old postal worker and mom of 3 d...→

Oakland workers rally for city emergency sick leave policy

Oakland workers rally for city emergency sick leave policy

Elena Sabay, a housekeeper at the Courtyard Marriott for the past 15 months, was fired in an email last Wednesday.  She pays $2,000 a month toward rent and rai [...] Read full article: Oakland workers rally for city emergency...→

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for reopening city

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has released the city's five-step path toward re-opening, which has some stricter standards than the state plan released earlier t [...] Read full article: Chicago mayor sets five-phase plan for r...→

NYPD cop among three city workers arrested in domestic violence incidents

NYPD cop among three city workers arrested in domestic violence incidents

An NYPD officer was among three city workers busted overnight in domestic incidents, cops said Friday. Officer Rafal Korycki, 29, was arrested around 6 a.m. Fr [...] Read full article: NYPD cop among three city workers arrest...→

Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old being discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old being discharged from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

MIAMI (WSVN) - Healthcare workers at South Miami Hospital wanted to give a special send off to a 90-year-old patient. The woman, identified as Caridad,... Read full article: Healthcare workers cheer on 90-year-old ...→

Child stricken with mysterious illness linked to COVID-19 being treated at Chicago area hospital

Child stricken with mysterious illness linked to COVID-19 being treated at Chicago area hospital

"This appears to be a very complex complication of COVID-19," said Dr. Frank Belmonte, chief medical officer at Advocate Children’s Hospital, where the child i [...] Read full article: Child stricken with mysterious illness l...→

Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with 5-Year-Old Daughter During Quarantine

Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with 5-Year-Old Daughter During Quarantine

SoCal photographer Stephanie Girard is usually behind the camera photographing celebrities, actors and models. As one of LA’s top headshot and portrait photogr [...] Read full article: Mom Re-creates Iconic Music Moments with...→

Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU Workers

Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With Tentative 2-Year Deal With SEIU Workers

Union leaders have said that the pandemic revealed long-standing issues including low wages, short staffing and lack of adequate supplies inside nursing homes. Read full article: Illinois Nursing Homes Avoid Strike With...→

Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military Child of the Year

Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military Child of the Year

A superstar Oceanside teen was named 2020 Military Child of the Year for Innovation for her intensive biomedical research with a focus on the mechanisms of add [...] Read full article: Oceanside Teen Scientist Named Military ...→

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8-year-old girl from Key West

Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8-year-old girl from Key West

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call Key West Police at 305-809-1000 or 911. Read full article: Florida Missing Child Alert issued for 8...→

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Bay boy uses 3D printer to make face shields for medical front line workers: 'Hope that I can inspire other kids'

"I hope that I can inspire other kids with 3D printers to make more face shields for people in our community.'" An East Bay boy is using his 3D printer for goo [...] Read full article: Coronavirus kindness: 9-year-old East Ba...→

11-year-old girl writes thank you letter to mail carrier, gets dozens from USPS workers in return

11-year-old girl writes thank you letter to mail carrier, gets dozens from USPS workers in return

An 11-year-old girl is getting dozens of letters from USPS letters after sending a letter to her mail carrier as a thank you. Read full article: 11-year-old girl writes thank you letter...→

Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, contractors back on the job

Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, contractors back on the job

The city says the number of people in a vehicle are limited, and everyone is equipped with PPE. Read full article: Hundreds of City of Detroit workers, con...→

Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With Salt Because She Sought Attention: Prosecutor

Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With Salt Because She Sought Attention: Prosecutor

A woman accused of force-feeding her 5-year-old son salt through a stomach tube reveled in the attention that a sickly child brought her, a prosecutor said Thu [...] Read full article: Mom Allegedly Killed 5-Year-Old Son With...→

Majority of Alexandria COVID-19 deaths were in long-term care sites, as city seeks better pay, benefits for workers | WTOP

There had been 26 deaths in Alexandria, Virginia, due to COVID-19. Fifteen of them were residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes and assis [...] Read full article: Majority of Alexandria COVID-19 deaths w...→

Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’s 5th-year option for 2021 season

Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’s 5th-year option for 2021 season

The Bears would’ve paid him around $24 million if they had exercised the option on his rookie contract. Read full article: Chicago Bears decline QB Mitch Trubisky’...→

Md. child care providers for essential workers get 1st payments from state | WTOP

The Maryland State Department of Education announced it has processed more than $29 million in payments to thousands of child care providers in the state. Read full article: Md. child care providers for essential w...→

2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him to Chicago fire station

2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him to Chicago fire station

A 2-year-old boy died after his mother found him unresponsive in a West Side apartment and took him to a fire station, according to Chicago police. Read full article: 2-year-old boy dies after mom rushes him...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city government worker layoffs a last resort, but preferable to a property tax hike

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Thursday said she would only lay off or furlough city workers as a “last, last, last resort,” but that she would do so before consideri [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says city g...→

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commencement Ceremony For All Graduating High School Seniors; Oprah Winfrey To Deliver Address

Oprah Winfrey will be delivering a virtual commencement address for all 2020 high school seniors in Chicago, as the coronavirus precludes them from having a tr [...] Read full article: City Of Chicago To Hold Virtual Commence...→

Police: Woman drove car with her 5-year-old child on hood

A woman who allegedly recorded a video of herself driving a car while her 5-year-old child was sitting on the hood of the vehicle has been arrested in South Ca [...] Read full article: Police: Woman drove car with her 5-year-...→

Chicago house party host’s mom is first responder ‘astounded’ by son’s behavior: reports

Chicago house party host’s mom is first responder ‘astounded’ by son’s behavior: reports

While her 26-year-old son was hosting a wild house party in defiance of social distancing orders last Friday, a Chicago woman was working a 24-hour shift as a [...] Read full article: Chicago house party host’s mom is first ...→

Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Adopts Ordinances To Protect Laid-Off Workers; Seeks To Expand Renter Protections

Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Adopts Ordinances To Protect Laid-Off Workers; Seeks To Expand Renter Protections

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday adopted ordinances aimed at protecting the jobs of hospitality, janitorial and tourism workers laid off amid the coronav [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Los Angeles City Council Ad...→

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Show In University City Honors Workers On Front Lines Of Pandemic

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Show In University City Honors Workers On Front Lines Of Pandemic

Around 150 illuminated drones offered encouragement and thanks over Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania campus Tuesday night. Read full article: Coronavirus Philadelphia: Drone Light Sh...→

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

California child care workers struggle with lack of cleaning supplies, health insurance

“Trying to maintain everything sanitized, clean and safe for everyone involved has been a huge challenge and even scary,” a child care worker said. Read full article: California child care workers struggle w...→

17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dallas County’s Youngest Victim to Die from COVID-19

17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dallas County’s Youngest Victim to Die from COVID-19

A Lancaster girl is the youngest person to die from COVID-19 in Dallas County, health officials announced Tuesday. Read full article: 17-Year-Old Lancaster Girl Becomes Dalla...→

NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded COVID-19 fundraiser, pay tribute to front-line workers

NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded COVID-19 fundraiser, pay tribute to front-line workers

"People need a release," said event co-host David Kaplan. "And I think tomorrow night will give people, they understand what we’re all fighting against but the [...] Read full article: NBC Sports Chicago to host star-studded ...→

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds bring cheer to COVID-19 city front-line workers - amNewYork

The Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds Navy jets sped across the city's sky's this afternoon to the delight of health care workers at New York's hospitals Read full article: Blue Angels and Thunderbirds bring cheer...→

City Council Office of Financial Analysis gets a new $111,144-a-year director

City Council Office of Financial Analysis gets a new $111,144-a-year director

Ken Williams, who joined the office last summer as a financial analyst, replaces Ben Winnick, who retired nearly a year ago. Williams’ resume includes jobs wit [...] Read full article: City Council Office of Financial Analysi...→

PHOTOS: Blue Angels fly over New York City to honor essential workers - amNewYork

On April 28, the Blue Angels and the Thunderbirds flew over New York City and Long Island to honor healthcare heroes and essential workers on the front Read full article: PHOTOS: Blue Angels fly over New York Ci...→

A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally struck by a city dump truck while riding [...]

A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally struck by a city dump truck while riding a hoverboard on Monday, police said. Members of a construction crew in Hagerst [...] Read full article: A 16-year-old Maryland girl was fatally ...→

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

3-year-old girl who loves sanitation workers surprised with garbage truck birthday parade

Lena Riley was surprised April 18, one day after her third birthday, by a fleet of seven trucks outside of her home in Henderson, Nevada. Read full article: 3-year-old girl who loves sanitation wor...→

One Year Later, a City Still Struggles With Synagogue Shooting

One Year Later, a City Still Struggles With Synagogue Shooting

One year ago, Lori Kaye decided to shield her rabbi’s father as a man started firing a gun inside the Chabad of Poway. Read full article: One Year Later, a City Still Struggles W...→

No Charges For Foster City Police Officers In Shooting Of Child Sex Abuse Suspect

No Charges For Foster City Police Officers In Shooting Of Child Sex Abuse Suspect

San Mateo County District Attorney Stephen Wagstaffe announced Monday that his office will not file criminal charges against a Foster City police officer and d [...] Read full article: No Charges For Foster City Police Office...→

Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With Free Rides For Medical Workers

Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With Free Rides For Medical Workers

One of North Texas' biggest suppliers of electric scooters -- Lime -- has relaunched a limited fleet and is offering a discount to health care workers.  Read full article: Lime Scooters Back On City Streets With ...→

32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2017 Detroit Woman Homicide

A 32-year-old Garden City man has been charged in connection with the 2017 death of a 59-year-old Detroit woman.  Read full article: 32-Year-Old Garden City Man Charged In 2...→