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25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Another employee at the Cook County Circuit Court clerk’s office has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the overall total to 25. Read full article: 25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook...→

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Another employee at the Cook County Circuit Court clerk’s office has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the overall total to 25. Read full article: 25th Employee Contracts COVID-19 at Cook...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Wednesday two more coronavirus-related deaths and 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-R...→

Kane County Board blocks coroner's ability to share COVID-19 death stats

Kane County Board blocks coroner's ability to share COVID-19 death stats

A week after deciding not to restrict the coroner's use of the official county newsletter to publish COVID-19 death stats, the Kane County Board changed its mi [...] Read full article: Kane County Board blocks coroner's abili...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains." Read full article: Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restri...→

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Denton County reported Sunday 18 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more recoveries from the coronavirus. Read full article: Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Case...→

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

One of the higher points is a benchmark was reached in testing as nearly 2.5% of the population has been tested, up from 2%. Read full article: Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx....→

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

Even with six more dead and 235 new COVID-19 infections announced Thursday, Dallas County leaders say they're on pace for a less deadly week. Read full article: With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Th...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

Meet the faithless electors: How a call between a tech worker and a Jamba Juice employee turned into a Supreme Court case

Meet the faithless electors: How a call between a tech worker and a Jamba Juice employee turned into a Supreme Court case

The cases, centered around "faithless electors," will decide a question that has never before been tested in the Supreme Court: Can states exercise control ove [...] Read full article: Meet the faithless electors: How a call ...→

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Wolf said his administration will undertake the surveillance testing, with a goal of testing every resident and employee once a week, given the pandemic's trem [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begi...→

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...] Read full article: Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal C...→

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

After dropping into the 180s for the last two days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dallas County again topped 200 on Friday, county health officials say. [...] Read full article: New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb B...→

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Thursday seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-R...→

Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Courts Can Return to Normal June 1

Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Courts Can Return to Normal June 1

The Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an order allowing circuit courts to return to normal operations beginning June 1, as state officials reported th [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Cour...→

Arlington County summer camps canceled due to COVID-19 concerns | WTOP

Arlington County’s summer camps are canceled due to growing concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Arlington County summer camps canceled d...→

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Officials in Collin County reported 26 additional cases of the new coronavirus Tuesday, raising the countywide total to 1,073. Read full article: Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

Tarrant County officials say Thursday another three people infected with COVID-19 have died and another 135 are infected with the virus. Read full article: 3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 ...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

SAN JOSE — Nurses sent by Santa Clara County to assist beleaguered nursing homes overwhelmed by COVID-19 outbreaks are pushing back, saying the county has fail [...] Read full article: Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to ...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds four COVID-19 testing sites, for a total of 31 in the county. Read full article: Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sit...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths than any county in America, more than all but 3 states

Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths than any county in America, more than all but 3 states

Coronavirus deaths in Brooklyn outnumber totals in every state except New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan and New York as a whole. Read full article: Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths th...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Another seven people have died in Dallas County after contracting COVID-19, according to county health officials who also reported Thursday 183 new cases of th [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-...→

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Collin County reported 17 additional cases of the new coronavirus Wednesday, as the countywide case total reach 1,090. Read full article: Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of CO...→

Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of COVID-19 Reopenings To Include Dine-In Restaurants, Schools

Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of COVID-19 Reopenings To Include Dine-In Restaurants, Schools

Health officials announced late Tuesday night that the state has given them approval to lift COVID-19 restrictions including shopping malls, dine-in restaurant [...] Read full article: Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of CO...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

Health officials are reporting another death from the coronavirus and 224 additional positive cases in Dallas.  Read full article: Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

Dallas County health officials have reported 235 more cases of COVID-19, along with the deaths of six more city of Dallas residents. Read full article: 6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-1...→

Oakland County launching virtual career workshops for those impacted by COVID-19

Oakland County launching virtual career workshops for those impacted by COVID-19

Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a series of virtual workshops for those impacted by COVID-19 who are looking for new job opportunities. Read full article: Oakland County launching virtual career ...→

Shutdown supporters take on constitutional-rights backers in final Kane County COVID-19 chat

Shutdown supporters take on constitutional-rights backers in final Kane County COVID-19 chat

Supporters of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 efforts showed up in large numbers for the first time in the final Kane County public video discussion with residen [...] Read full article: Shutdown supporters take on constitution...→

Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appeals court to expedite case for early release over COVID-19

Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appeals court to expedite case for early release over COVID-19

Attorneys for government leaker Reality Leigh Winner asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to act fast on her request to be released from prison due to the [...] Read full article: Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appe...→

Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, Lowest Number of New Cases in 9 Days

Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, Lowest Number of New Cases in 9 Days

One day after tying the single-day high for new cases, Dallas County reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases seen in more than a week along with three [...] Read full article: Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 De...→

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

New coronavirus numbers for Tarrant county were announced at the start of the Tarrant County commissioners meeting. Read full article: 5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 C...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Thursday seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-R...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Collin County reported 17 additional cases of the new coronavirus Wednesday, as the countywide case total reach 1,090. Read full article: Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of CO...→

Arlington County summer camps canceled due to COVID-19 concerns | WTOP

Arlington County’s summer camps are canceled due to growing concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Arlington County summer camps canceled d...→

Kane County Board blocks coroner's ability to share COVID-19 death stats

Kane County Board blocks coroner's ability to share COVID-19 death stats

A week after deciding not to restrict the coroner's use of the official county newsletter to publish COVID-19 death stats, the Kane County Board changed its mi [...] Read full article: Kane County Board blocks coroner's abili...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

Health officials are reporting another death from the coronavirus and 224 additional positive cases in Dallas.  Read full article: Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

One of the higher points is a benchmark was reached in testing as nearly 2.5% of the population has been tested, up from 2%. Read full article: Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx....→

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

Dallas County health officials have reported 235 more cases of COVID-19, along with the deaths of six more city of Dallas residents. Read full article: 6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-1...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

Shutdown supporters take on constitutional-rights backers in final Kane County COVID-19 chat

Shutdown supporters take on constitutional-rights backers in final Kane County COVID-19 chat

Supporters of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 efforts showed up in large numbers for the first time in the final Kane County public video discussion with residen [...] Read full article: Shutdown supporters take on constitution...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds four COVID-19 testing sites, for a total of 31 in the county. Read full article: Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sit...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appeals court to expedite case for early release over COVID-19

Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appeals court to expedite case for early release over COVID-19

Attorneys for government leaker Reality Leigh Winner asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to act fast on her request to be released from prison due to the [...] Read full article: Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appe...→

Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths than any county in America, more than all but 3 states

Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths than any county in America, more than all but 3 states

Coronavirus deaths in Brooklyn outnumber totals in every state except New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan and New York as a whole. Read full article: Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths th...→

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Wolf said his administration will undertake the surveillance testing, with a goal of testing every resident and employee once a week, given the pandemic's trem [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begi...→

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

New coronavirus numbers for Tarrant county were announced at the start of the Tarrant County commissioners meeting. Read full article: 5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 C...→

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

After dropping into the 180s for the last two days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dallas County again topped 200 on Friday, county health officials say. [...] Read full article: New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb B...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Another seven people have died in Dallas County after contracting COVID-19, according to county health officials who also reported Thursday 183 new cases of th [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-...→

Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Courts Can Return to Normal June 1

Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Courts Can Return to Normal June 1

The Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an order allowing circuit courts to return to normal operations beginning June 1, as state officials reported th [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Cour...→

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Wednesday two more coronavirus-related deaths and 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-R...→

Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of COVID-19 Reopenings To Include Dine-In Restaurants, Schools

Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of COVID-19 Reopenings To Include Dine-In Restaurants, Schools

Health officials announced late Tuesday night that the state has given them approval to lift COVID-19 restrictions including shopping malls, dine-in restaurant [...] Read full article: Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of CO...→

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Officials in Collin County reported 26 additional cases of the new coronavirus Tuesday, raising the countywide total to 1,073. Read full article: Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains." Read full article: Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restri...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Denton County reported Sunday 18 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more recoveries from the coronavirus. Read full article: Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Case...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

Tarrant County officials say Thursday another three people infected with COVID-19 have died and another 135 are infected with the virus. Read full article: 3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 ...→

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

Even with six more dead and 235 new COVID-19 infections announced Thursday, Dallas County leaders say they're on pace for a less deadly week. Read full article: With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Th...→

Oakland County launching virtual career workshops for those impacted by COVID-19

Oakland County launching virtual career workshops for those impacted by COVID-19

Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a series of virtual workshops for those impacted by COVID-19 who are looking for new job opportunities. Read full article: Oakland County launching virtual career ...→

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

SAN JOSE — Nurses sent by Santa Clara County to assist beleaguered nursing homes overwhelmed by COVID-19 outbreaks are pushing back, saying the county has fail [...] Read full article: Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to ...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

Meet the faithless electors: How a call between a tech worker and a Jamba Juice employee turned into a Supreme Court case

Meet the faithless electors: How a call between a tech worker and a Jamba Juice employee turned into a Supreme Court case

The cases, centered around "faithless electors," will decide a question that has never before been tested in the Supreme Court: Can states exercise control ove [...] Read full article: Meet the faithless electors: How a call ...→

Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, Lowest Number of New Cases in 9 Days

Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, Lowest Number of New Cases in 9 Days

One day after tying the single-day high for new cases, Dallas County reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases seen in more than a week along with three [...] Read full article: Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 De...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...] Read full article: Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal C...→

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb Back Above 200 Friday; Four Deaths Reported

After dropping into the 180s for the last two days, the number of new COVID-19 cases in Dallas County again topped 200 on Friday, county health officials say. [...] Read full article: New Dallas County COVID-19 Cases Climb B...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

The county’s health fund, which covers the Health and Hospital system, had a projected shortfall of $60 million to $75 million in April, according to Ammar Riz [...] Read full article: Cook County Health projects up to $100 m...→

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Look Into Issuing Death Certificates, Deemed Non Essential During COVID-19

The Clerk's Office has a total staff of 265 people and no one has been furloughed. A representative said the certificates have to be printed on customized secu [...] Read full article: After CBS 2 Report, Cook County Will Loo...→

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-Related Deaths Thursday; Total Rises to 139

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Thursday seven more coronavirus-related deaths and 92 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 7 More COVID-19-R...→

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-19 Cases But Adds 7 Deaths Thursday

Another seven people have died in Dallas County after contracting COVID-19, according to county health officials who also reported Thursday 183 new cases of th [...] Read full article: Dallas County Reports Drop in New COVID-...→

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

The Cook County Board approved some relief for property taxpayers today, agreeing to waive late-payment interest penalties for two months. Bills are still tech [...] Read full article: Cook County passes COVID property-tax re...→

Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Courts Can Return to Normal June 1

Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Courts Can Return to Normal June 1

The Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday issued an order allowing circuit courts to return to normal operations beginning June 1, as state officials reported th [...] Read full article: Illinois Supreme Court Says Circuit Cour...→

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Collin County reported 17 additional cases of the new coronavirus Wednesday, as the countywide case total reach 1,090. Read full article: Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of CO...→

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-Related Deaths; Total Rises to 132

Officials in Tarrant Country reported Wednesday two more coronavirus-related deaths and 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19. Read full article: Tarrant County Reports 2 More COVID-19-R...→

Arlington County summer camps canceled due to COVID-19 concerns | WTOP

Arlington County’s summer camps are canceled due to growing concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read full article: Arlington County summer camps canceled d...→

Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of COVID-19 Reopenings To Include Dine-In Restaurants, Schools

Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of COVID-19 Reopenings To Include Dine-In Restaurants, Schools

Health officials announced late Tuesday night that the state has given them approval to lift COVID-19 restrictions including shopping malls, dine-in restaurant [...] Read full article: Napa County Prepares For Expansion Of CO...→

Kane County Board blocks coroner's ability to share COVID-19 death stats

Kane County Board blocks coroner's ability to share COVID-19 death stats

A week after deciding not to restrict the coroner's use of the official county newsletter to publish COVID-19 death stats, the Kane County Board changed its mi [...] Read full article: Kane County Board blocks coroner's abili...→

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Officials in Collin County reported 26 additional cases of the new coronavirus Tuesday, raising the countywide total to 1,073. Read full article: Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of...→

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Man recently released from Cook County Jail back behind bars in connection with 2019 murder

Niko Hines allegedly murdered 35-year-old Maurice Reynolds in front of Reynolds’ girlfriend and their 5-year-old daughter in East Garfield Park. Read full article: Man recently released from Cook County J...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

"There's been a couple hiccups where I double booked, but it's just growing pains." Read full article: Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restri...→

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to Lake County; 59 more deaths

The state already does contact tracing but, with thousands of COVID-19 cases across Illinois, it needs to be expanded, he said.... That brings the total number [...] Read full article: Contact tracing for COVID-19 coming to L...→

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking Lots to Close for Memorial Day Weekend

Additional parking lots at popular Cook County forest preserves will be closed over Memorial Day weekend to prevent overcrowding and violations of Illinois’ st [...] Read full article: More Cook County Forest Preserve Parking...→

Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224 Additional Positive COVID-19 Cases

Health officials are reporting another death from the coronavirus and 224 additional positive cases in Dallas.  Read full article: Dallas County Reports Another Death, 224...→

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Health officials in Denton County reported Sunday 18 new cases of COVID-19 and seven more recoveries from the coronavirus. Read full article: Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Case...→

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ in coronavirus cases, officials say (LIVE UPDATES)

Read the full report from Carly Behm here.... She joined more than 5,000 UIC students — and tens of thousands more at other Illinois schools — left with no cho [...] Read full article: Cook County Jail sees ‘steady decrease’ ...→

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook County Surpasses Queens for Most Cases in US

As Cook County’s total number of reported coronavirus cases nears 60,000, the county marked an unsettling new milestone. Data showed the northern Illinois coun [...] Read full article: Ezike Says Testing Played Role as Cook C...→

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx. 20% Of COVID-19 Cases Associated With Long-Term Care Facilities

One of the higher points is a benchmark was reached in testing as nearly 2.5% of the population has been tested, up from 2%. Read full article: Hillsborough County Health Dept: Approx....→

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 in Tarrant County Thursday

Tarrant County officials say Thursday another three people infected with COVID-19 have died and another 135 are infected with the virus. Read full article: 3 New Deaths, 135 New Cases of COVID-19 ...→

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-19, 235 More County Cases

Dallas County health officials have reported 235 more cases of COVID-19, along with the deaths of six more city of Dallas residents. Read full article: 6 More Dallas Residents Die From COVID-1...→

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Thursday, Dallas County on Pace for Less Deadly Week

Even with six more dead and 235 new COVID-19 infections announced Thursday, Dallas County leaders say they're on pace for a less deadly week. Read full article: With 6 Deaths, 235 New COVID-19 Cases Th...→

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Available For Uninsured Collin County Residents

The Commissioners Court on Monday authorized $3 million to cover costs associated with testing Collin County uninsured residents of all ages through a voucher [...] Read full article: Free FDA-Approved COVID-19 Testing Avail...→

Oakland County launching virtual career workshops for those impacted by COVID-19

Oakland County launching virtual career workshops for those impacted by COVID-19

Oakland County Michigan Works! is launching a series of virtual workshops for those impacted by COVID-19 who are looking for new job opportunities. Read full article: Oakland County launching virtual career ...→

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County plans to waive late fees on property tax payments due in August and extend the deadline to pay the second installment of taxes to Oct. 1, officials [...] Read full article: Cook County likely to waive late fees on...→

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to keep them safe from bad conditions at nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

SAN JOSE — Nurses sent by Santa Clara County to assist beleaguered nursing homes overwhelmed by COVID-19 outbreaks are pushing back, saying the county has fail [...] Read full article: Nurses say Santa Clara County failed to ...→

Shutdown supporters take on constitutional-rights backers in final Kane County COVID-19 chat

Shutdown supporters take on constitutional-rights backers in final Kane County COVID-19 chat

Supporters of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 efforts showed up in large numbers for the first time in the final Kane County public video discussion with residen [...] Read full article: Shutdown supporters take on constitution...→

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd Installment Property Tax Bills For 2 Months

The waiver would means property owners would have until Oct. 1 to pay without facing a 1.5% interest penalty. Bills are normally due by Aug. 3.  Read full article: Cook County To Waive Late Fees For 2nd I...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds four COVID-19 testing sites, for a total of 31 in the county. Read full article: Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sit...→

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

McHenry County Board of Health approves new epidemiologist position to help with COVID-19 response

The McHenry County Board of Health approved a resolution Monday evening to add a new epidemiologist position to the county's staff to help with reporting and s [...] Read full article: McHenry County Board of Health approves ...→

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

Can you get a marriage license in Cook County during the coronavirus pandemic? Well, that depends.

During the pandemic, marriage licenses in Cook County, Illinois, are being offered only to those with an urgent need to get married. Read full article: Can you get a marriage license in Cook C...→

Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appeals court to expedite case for early release over COVID-19

Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appeals court to expedite case for early release over COVID-19

Attorneys for government leaker Reality Leigh Winner asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to act fast on her request to be released from prison due to the [...] Read full article: Reality Winner, jailed leaker, asks appe...→

Meet the faithless electors: How a call between a tech worker and a Jamba Juice employee turned into a Supreme Court case

Meet the faithless electors: How a call between a tech worker and a Jamba Juice employee turned into a Supreme Court case

The cases, centered around "faithless electors," will decide a question that has never before been tested in the Supreme Court: Can states exercise control ove [...] Read full article: Meet the faithless electors: How a call ...→

Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths than any county in America, more than all but 3 states

Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths than any county in America, more than all but 3 states

Coronavirus deaths in Brooklyn outnumber totals in every state except New Jersey, Massachusetts, Michigan and New York as a whole. Read full article: Brooklyn now has more COVID-19 deaths th...→

Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, Lowest Number of New Cases in 9 Days

Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 Deaths, Lowest Number of New Cases in 9 Days

One day after tying the single-day high for new cases, Dallas County reported the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases seen in more than a week along with three [...] Read full article: Dallas County Records 3 More COVID-19 De...→

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begin COVID-19 Testing For Every Nursing Home Resident, Employee

Wolf said his administration will undertake the surveillance testing, with a goal of testing every resident and employee once a week, given the pandemic's trem [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Pennsylvania To Begi...→

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Tops 2,500: Medical Examiner

The Cook County medical examiner’s office has confirmed another 86 deaths related to COVID-19. There are now 2,552 deaths in Cook County from the coronavirus, [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Deaths Count in Cook County Top...→

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 Cases in Tarrant County, Health Director Says

New coronavirus numbers for Tarrant county were announced at the start of the Tarrant County commissioners meeting. Read full article: 5 New Deaths, 67 New Cases of COVID-19 C...→

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal COVID-19 Testing This Month

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is working to secure federally funded COVID-19 testing in the county beyond May 30. Without it, the county will lose the abili [...] Read full article: Dallas County May Lose Crucial Federal C...→