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Chicago's coronavirus shelter in place measures haven't slowed shootings

Chicago's coronavirus shelter in place measures haven't slowed shootings

The coronavirus pandemic has not slowed shootings in the greater Chicago area, with 498 shooting victims recorded in the city through March 31—and an additiona [...] Read full article: Chicago's coronavirus shelter in place m...→

Chicago's coronavirus shelter in place measures haven't slowed shootings

Chicago's coronavirus shelter in place measures haven't slowed shootings

The coronavirus pandemic has not slowed shootings in the greater Chicago area, with 498 shooting victims recorded in the city through March 31—and an additiona [...] Read full article: Chicago's coronavirus shelter in place m...→

Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With Archbishop

Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With Archbishop

Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone presided over Mass at a church in Redwood City Monday morning, as public religious services were allo [...] Read full article: Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st...→

Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Measures’ in Place as City Braces for More Protests

Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Measures’ in Place as City Braces for More Protests

NOTE: The 11 a.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above Several Chicago streets and transportation routes will be shut down Sunday in prep [...] Read full article: Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Meas...→

New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus Cases Have Slowed in New Jersey

New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus Cases Have Slowed in New Jersey

Testing and contact tracing are being hailed as keys to the slow reopening of New Jersey from shutdowns put in place to slow the spread of the deadly new coron [...] Read full article: New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus C...→

Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousands Protest Coronavirus Measures

Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousands Protest Coronavirus Measures

Thousands of people across cities in Ecuador defied Chinese coronavirus restrictions on Monday to protest against economic cuts. Read full article: Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousand...→

Michigan expands coronavirus testing criteria amid loosened social-distancing measures

Michigan expands coronavirus testing criteria amid loosened social-distancing measures

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer expanded the criteria for coronavirus testing Tuesday as more people come into contact with each other under loosened social-distancing m [...] Read full article: Michigan expands coronavirus testing cri...→

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother to comply with coronavirus lockdown measures

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother to comply with coronavirus lockdown measures

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, obeying The Netherlands’ ban on nursing home visitations during the coronavirus pandemic, did not visit his ailing mother for [...] Read full article: Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying ...→

Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus restrictions in place

Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus restrictions in place

BOSTON (WHDH) - Beaches reopened with strict restrictions in Massachusetts on Monday under phase one of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan. Many people flocke [...] Read full article: Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus re...→

Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison release due to coronavirus

Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison release due to coronavirus

Glenn Lewellen was convicted of teaming with a paid informant whose tips allowed them to kidnap, rob or arrest rival drug dealers between 1998 and 2006. Read full article: Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison...→

California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

Tiny Kings County, population 150,000 and with 457 recorded cases, has become an unlikely testing ground as California tries to unshackle its economy. What doe [...] Read full article: California’s coronavirus testing ground:...→

In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only problem black and Latino residents face: Reporter's Notebook

In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only problem black and Latino residents face: Reporter's Notebook

Overall crime rates might be dipping because of the stay-at-home order, but shootings in Chicago are actually up 22% from last year. Read full article: In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only p...→

Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vote at a Polling Place in Coronavirus Pandemic

Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vote at a Polling Place in Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday, during her weekly briefing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said because voting in the United States was "under assault" from the coronavirus, it m [...] Read full article: Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vot...→

Coronavirus: Crashes on California highways down 75% during shelter in place

Coronavirus: Crashes on California highways down 75% during shelter in place

One residual benefit from sheltering in place has been less traffic on the roads, which has led to improved air quality, for one, but also drastically fewer co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Crashes on California highw...→

Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavirus Cases

Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavirus Cases

Chicago police announced one new COVID-19 case Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 530. Of the confirmed cases, 503 are officers and 2 [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavi...→

Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington Heights coronavirus relief measures

Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington Heights coronavirus relief measures

In addition to their downtown outdoor dining concept, Arlington Heights officials have agreed to ease some restrictions on restaurants as part of a local coron [...] Read full article: Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington...→

Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Reopening Plan: Here’s What’s Changing

Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Reopening Plan: Here’s What’s Changing

The city Chicago entered the third phase of its reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, even after police brutality protests drew massive cr [...] Read full article: Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Re...→

George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn

George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn

As thousands around the country took to the streets over the weekend to protest the death of George Floyd, medical experts worry that these large gatherings co [...] Read full article: George Floyd protests could impact coron...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Measures Set to Phase Out, Some Face Economic Ruin

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Measures Set to Phase Out, Some Face Economic Ruin

Masks become a flash point for businesses, with many requiring them — and a few banning them. Cases are still rising in Wisconsin, where a court overturned the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Me...→

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR sites, Starved Rock, Wolf Lake, Morton Arb., boating, trout question

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR sites, Starved Rock, Wolf Lake, Morton Arb., boating, trout question

Compiling some of the changes and status updates coming around Chicago and Illinois outdoors with the easing of restrictions on Friday. Read full article: Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR s...→

Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ of coronavirus with proper measures in place

Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ of coronavirus with proper measures in place

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious diseases expert, on Wednesday said the U.S. can prevent disastrous effects from a potential “second [...] Read full article: Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ ...→

Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohibited Coronavirus Treatment Capsules

Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohibited Coronavirus Treatment Capsules

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport seized Chinese medications on Tuesday, which falsely claim to improve COV [...] Read full article: Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohib...→

Chicago moves to create 600-strong army of contact tracers to fight coronavirus

Chicago moves to create 600-strong army of contact tracers to fight coronavirus

Community groups designated by the city will be charged with recruiting, training, hiring and supporting the contact tracers, supervisors and referral coordina [...] Read full article: Chicago moves to create 600-strong army ...→

Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sonoma County Shelter-In-Place Order

In Sonoma County, restaurants and other food facilities are now allowed to offer onsite sit-down meals - outdoors. Read full article: Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sono...→

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

Dining out and watching live sports are on the list, but personal connections are what people really miss in the era of COVID-19. Read full article: Readers share what they miss most during...→

Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC

Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC

Three major U.S. cities remain persistent hotspots for coronavirus -- even amid stay-at-home restrictions -- so White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr [...] Read full article: Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 cor...→

Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronavirus numbers over Democrat-led states that took 'draconian' measures

Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronavirus numbers over Democrat-led states that took 'draconian' measures

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized states like Michigan and Illinois on Friday, arguing that they imposed "draconian" coronavirus restrictions only to see wo [...] Read full article: Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronaviru...→

Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Buildings Might Look Post-Coronavirus

Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Buildings Might Look Post-Coronavirus

The vibrancy of Chicago’s famed Loop, dotted with restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment, hinges on the return of tourists and employees whose companies oc [...] Read full article: Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Build...→

Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shelter-in-place order have saved thousands of lives?

Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shelter-in-place order have saved thousands of lives?

More than 54,000 lives could have been saved in the U.S. had states implemented social-distancing guidelines two weeks earlier, like the Bay Area, according to [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shel...→

San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donates Family Meals During Shelter-In-Place

San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donates Family Meals During Shelter-In-Place

A chef and an investor came up with a partnership that's a recipe for giving: they're feeding hundreds of needy families a day during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donate...→

Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Alameda County over shelter-in-place rules

Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Alameda County over shelter-in-place rules

Tesla on Wednesday dropped a lawsuit against Alameda County that had filed as a challenge to the county’s shelter-in-place order that had forced the electric c [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Al...→

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped people from trying to find a place to st [...]

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped people from trying to find a place to stay, but it has changed how landlords show off rental properties. That’s why the [...] Read full article: The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped ...→

FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put agency in

FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put agency in "really great place" for hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until June 1, but there have already been two named storms. Read full article: FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put ag...→

Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodeling Spree During Shelter In Place

Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodeling Spree During Shelter In Place

A lot of people are looking for ways to occupy their time during the shelter in place. At one home in Santa Rosa, what started as a small painting project beca [...] Read full article: Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodel...→

Russia's coronavirus measures include digitally tracking every move Moscow residents make

Russia's coronavirus measures include digitally tracking every move Moscow residents make

Any resident of the Russian capital who wants to go more than 100 yards from home must give personal details and let authorities track their movements. Read full article: Russia's coronavirus measures include di...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Memorial Day weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Memorial Day weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Chicago is on pace to cautiously reopen and ease restrictions on certain activities in “early June,” with outdoor dining at restaurants, barbershops, non-lakef [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

Lightfoot Blasts White House Official for Identifying Chicago Area as Coronavirus ‘Hotspot’

Lightfoot Blasts White House Official for Identifying Chicago Area as Coronavirus ‘Hotspot’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has criticized a lead doctor with the White House’s coronavirus taskforce for classifying the Chicago area as one of the top “hots [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Blasts White House Official fo...→

Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Oakland International Airport on Thursday reported a nearly 100 percent drop in passenger volumes as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters...→

JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safety measures as states start to reopen

JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safety measures as states start to reopen

Airline carriers JetBlue and United Airlines announced new health and safety measures Wednesday in order to restore confidence and raise the standards for flyi [...] Read full article: JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safe...→

Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos, CPS over coronavirus special education requirements

Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos, CPS over coronavirus special education requirements

The federal lawsuit alleges new policies have created an "impossible burden" for school workers and threaten to interfere with the learning of children. Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos,...→

George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn

George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn

As thousands around the country took to the streets over the weekend to protest the death of George Floyd, medical experts worry that these large gatherings co [...] Read full article: George Floyd protests could impact coron...→

Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Measures’ in Place as City Braces for More Protests

Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Measures’ in Place as City Braces for More Protests

NOTE: The 11 a.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above Several Chicago streets and transportation routes will be shut down Sunday in prep [...] Read full article: Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Meas...→

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped people from trying to find a place to st [...]

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped people from trying to find a place to stay, but it has changed how landlords show off rental properties. That’s why the [...] Read full article: The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Measures Set to Phase Out, Some Face Economic Ruin

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Measures Set to Phase Out, Some Face Economic Ruin

Masks become a flash point for businesses, with many requiring them — and a few banning them. Cases are still rising in Wisconsin, where a court overturned the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Me...→

New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus Cases Have Slowed in New Jersey

New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus Cases Have Slowed in New Jersey

Testing and contact tracing are being hailed as keys to the slow reopening of New Jersey from shutdowns put in place to slow the spread of the deadly new coron [...] Read full article: New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus C...→

Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ of coronavirus with proper measures in place

Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ of coronavirus with proper measures in place

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious diseases expert, on Wednesday said the U.S. can prevent disastrous effects from a potential “second [...] Read full article: Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ ...→

Michigan expands coronavirus testing criteria amid loosened social-distancing measures

Michigan expands coronavirus testing criteria amid loosened social-distancing measures

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer expanded the criteria for coronavirus testing Tuesday as more people come into contact with each other under loosened social-distancing m [...] Read full article: Michigan expands coronavirus testing cri...→

Chicago moves to create 600-strong army of contact tracers to fight coronavirus

Chicago moves to create 600-strong army of contact tracers to fight coronavirus

Community groups designated by the city will be charged with recruiting, training, hiring and supporting the contact tracers, supervisors and referral coordina [...] Read full article: Chicago moves to create 600-strong army ...→

Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus restrictions in place

Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus restrictions in place

BOSTON (WHDH) - Beaches reopened with strict restrictions in Massachusetts on Monday under phase one of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan. Many people flocke [...] Read full article: Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus re...→

Russia's coronavirus measures include digitally tracking every move Moscow residents make

Russia's coronavirus measures include digitally tracking every move Moscow residents make

Any resident of the Russian capital who wants to go more than 100 yards from home must give personal details and let authorities track their movements. Read full article: Russia's coronavirus measures include di...→

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

Dining out and watching live sports are on the list, but personal connections are what people really miss in the era of COVID-19. Read full article: Readers share what they miss most during...→

California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

Tiny Kings County, population 150,000 and with 457 recorded cases, has become an unlikely testing ground as California tries to unshackle its economy. What doe [...] Read full article: California’s coronavirus testing ground:...→

Lightfoot Blasts White House Official for Identifying Chicago Area as Coronavirus ‘Hotspot’

Lightfoot Blasts White House Official for Identifying Chicago Area as Coronavirus ‘Hotspot’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has criticized a lead doctor with the White House’s coronavirus taskforce for classifying the Chicago area as one of the top “hots [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Blasts White House Official fo...→

Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronavirus numbers over Democrat-led states that took 'draconian' measures

Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronavirus numbers over Democrat-led states that took 'draconian' measures

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized states like Michigan and Illinois on Friday, arguing that they imposed "draconian" coronavirus restrictions only to see wo [...] Read full article: Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronaviru...→

Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vote at a Polling Place in Coronavirus Pandemic

Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vote at a Polling Place in Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday, during her weekly briefing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said because voting in the United States was "under assault" from the coronavirus, it m [...] Read full article: Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vot...→

Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Oakland International Airport on Thursday reported a nearly 100 percent drop in passenger volumes as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters...→

Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shelter-in-place order have saved thousands of lives?

Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shelter-in-place order have saved thousands of lives?

More than 54,000 lives could have been saved in the U.S. had states implemented social-distancing guidelines two weeks earlier, like the Bay Area, according to [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shel...→

Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavirus Cases

Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavirus Cases

Chicago police announced one new COVID-19 case Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 530. Of the confirmed cases, 503 are officers and 2 [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavi...→

JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safety measures as states start to reopen

JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safety measures as states start to reopen

Airline carriers JetBlue and United Airlines announced new health and safety measures Wednesday in order to restore confidence and raise the standards for flyi [...] Read full article: JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safe...→

Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Alameda County over shelter-in-place rules

Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Alameda County over shelter-in-place rules

Tesla on Wednesday dropped a lawsuit against Alameda County that had filed as a challenge to the county’s shelter-in-place order that had forced the electric c [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Al...→

Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Reopening Plan: Here’s What’s Changing

Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Reopening Plan: Here’s What’s Changing

The city Chicago entered the third phase of its reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, even after police brutality protests drew massive cr [...] Read full article: Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Re...→

Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With Archbishop

Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With Archbishop

Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone presided over Mass at a church in Redwood City Monday morning, as public religious services were allo [...] Read full article: Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st...→

FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put agency in

FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put agency in "really great place" for hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until June 1, but there have already been two named storms. Read full article: FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put ag...→

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR sites, Starved Rock, Wolf Lake, Morton Arb., boating, trout question

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR sites, Starved Rock, Wolf Lake, Morton Arb., boating, trout question

Compiling some of the changes and status updates coming around Chicago and Illinois outdoors with the easing of restrictions on Friday. Read full article: Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR s...→

Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousands Protest Coronavirus Measures

Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousands Protest Coronavirus Measures

Thousands of people across cities in Ecuador defied Chinese coronavirus restrictions on Monday to protest against economic cuts. Read full article: Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousand...→

Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodeling Spree During Shelter In Place

Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodeling Spree During Shelter In Place

A lot of people are looking for ways to occupy their time during the shelter in place. At one home in Santa Rosa, what started as a small painting project beca [...] Read full article: Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodel...→

Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohibited Coronavirus Treatment Capsules

Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohibited Coronavirus Treatment Capsules

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport seized Chinese medications on Tuesday, which falsely claim to improve COV [...] Read full article: Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohib...→

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother to comply with coronavirus lockdown measures

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother to comply with coronavirus lockdown measures

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, obeying The Netherlands’ ban on nursing home visitations during the coronavirus pandemic, did not visit his ailing mother for [...] Read full article: Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying ...→

Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sonoma County Shelter-In-Place Order

In Sonoma County, restaurants and other food facilities are now allowed to offer onsite sit-down meals - outdoors. Read full article: Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sono...→

Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison release due to coronavirus

Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison release due to coronavirus

Glenn Lewellen was convicted of teaming with a paid informant whose tips allowed them to kidnap, rob or arrest rival drug dealers between 1998 and 2006. Read full article: Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Memorial Day weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Memorial Day weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Chicago is on pace to cautiously reopen and ease restrictions on certain activities in “early June,” with outdoor dining at restaurants, barbershops, non-lakef [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC

Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC

Three major U.S. cities remain persistent hotspots for coronavirus -- even amid stay-at-home restrictions -- so White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr [...] Read full article: Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 cor...→

In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only problem black and Latino residents face: Reporter's Notebook

In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only problem black and Latino residents face: Reporter's Notebook

Overall crime rates might be dipping because of the stay-at-home order, but shootings in Chicago are actually up 22% from last year. Read full article: In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only p...→

Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Buildings Might Look Post-Coronavirus

Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Buildings Might Look Post-Coronavirus

The vibrancy of Chicago’s famed Loop, dotted with restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment, hinges on the return of tourists and employees whose companies oc [...] Read full article: Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Build...→

Coronavirus: Crashes on California highways down 75% during shelter in place

Coronavirus: Crashes on California highways down 75% during shelter in place

One residual benefit from sheltering in place has been less traffic on the roads, which has led to improved air quality, for one, but also drastically fewer co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Crashes on California highw...→

San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donates Family Meals During Shelter-In-Place

San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donates Family Meals During Shelter-In-Place

A chef and an investor came up with a partnership that's a recipe for giving: they're feeding hundreds of needy families a day during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donate...→

Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington Heights coronavirus relief measures

Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington Heights coronavirus relief measures

In addition to their downtown outdoor dining concept, Arlington Heights officials have agreed to ease some restrictions on restaurants as part of a local coron [...] Read full article: Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington...→

Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos, CPS over coronavirus special education requirements

Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos, CPS over coronavirus special education requirements

The federal lawsuit alleges new policies have created an "impossible burden" for school workers and threaten to interfere with the learning of children. Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos,...→

Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Reopening Plan: Here’s What’s Changing

Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Reopening Plan: Here’s What’s Changing

The city Chicago entered the third phase of its reopening plan amid the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday, even after police brutality protests drew massive cr [...] Read full article: Chicago Enters Phase 3 of Coronavirus Re...→

Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With Archbishop

Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st Public Mass Since Shelter-In-Place With Archbishop

Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone presided over Mass at a church in Redwood City Monday morning, as public religious services were allo [...] Read full article: Reopening: Redwood City Church Holds 1st...→

George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn

George Floyd protests could impact coronavirus containment measures, experts warn

As thousands around the country took to the streets over the weekend to protest the death of George Floyd, medical experts worry that these large gatherings co [...] Read full article: George Floyd protests could impact coron...→

Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Measures’ in Place as City Braces for More Protests

Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Measures’ in Place as City Braces for More Protests

NOTE: The 11 a.m. press conference will be streamed live in the player above Several Chicago streets and transportation routes will be shut down Sunday in prep [...] Read full article: Chicago Streets Closed, ‘New Safety Meas...→

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped people from trying to find a place to st [...]

The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped people from trying to find a place to stay, but it has changed how landlords show off rental properties. That’s why the [...] Read full article: The coronavirus pandemic hasn’t stopped ...→

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Measures Set to Phase Out, Some Face Economic Ruin

Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Measures Set to Phase Out, Some Face Economic Ruin

Masks become a flash point for businesses, with many requiring them — and a few banning them. Cases are still rising in Wisconsin, where a court overturned the [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Live Updates: With Relief Me...→

FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put agency in

FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put agency in "really great place" for hurricane season

The Atlantic hurricane season doesn't officially start until June 1, but there have already been two named storms. Read full article: FEMA chief says coronavirus funds put ag...→

New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus Cases Have Slowed in New Jersey

New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus Cases Have Slowed in New Jersey

Testing and contact tracing are being hailed as keys to the slow reopening of New Jersey from shutdowns put in place to slow the spread of the deadly new coron [...] Read full article: New Jobless Claims Slow as Coronavirus C...→

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR sites, Starved Rock, Wolf Lake, Morton Arb., boating, trout question

Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR sites, Starved Rock, Wolf Lake, Morton Arb., boating, trout question

Compiling some of the changes and status updates coming around Chicago and Illinois outdoors with the easing of restrictions on Friday. Read full article: Chicago outdoors and coronavirus: IDNR s...→

Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousands Protest Coronavirus Measures

Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousands Protest Coronavirus Measures

Thousands of people across cities in Ecuador defied Chinese coronavirus restrictions on Monday to protest against economic cuts. Read full article: Ecuador: Police Turn Violent as Thousand...→

Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ of coronavirus with proper measures in place

Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ of coronavirus with proper measures in place

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the federal government’s top infectious diseases expert, on Wednesday said the U.S. can prevent disastrous effects from a potential “second [...] Read full article: Dr. Fauci: We can prevent ‘second wave’ ...→

Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodeling Spree During Shelter In Place

Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodeling Spree During Shelter In Place

A lot of people are looking for ways to occupy their time during the shelter in place. At one home in Santa Rosa, what started as a small painting project beca [...] Read full article: Santa Rosa Homeowner Goes On DIY Remodel...→

Michigan expands coronavirus testing criteria amid loosened social-distancing measures

Michigan expands coronavirus testing criteria amid loosened social-distancing measures

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer expanded the criteria for coronavirus testing Tuesday as more people come into contact with each other under loosened social-distancing m [...] Read full article: Michigan expands coronavirus testing cri...→

Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohibited Coronavirus Treatment Capsules

Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohibited Coronavirus Treatment Capsules

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport seized Chinese medications on Tuesday, which falsely claim to improve COV [...] Read full article: Chicago CBP Officers Seize 28,000 Prohib...→

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother to comply with coronavirus lockdown measures

Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying mother to comply with coronavirus lockdown measures

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, obeying The Netherlands’ ban on nursing home visitations during the coronavirus pandemic, did not visit his ailing mother for [...] Read full article: Dutch prime minister didn't visit dying ...→

Chicago moves to create 600-strong army of contact tracers to fight coronavirus

Chicago moves to create 600-strong army of contact tracers to fight coronavirus

Community groups designated by the city will be charged with recruiting, training, hiring and supporting the contact tracers, supervisors and referral coordina [...] Read full article: Chicago moves to create 600-strong army ...→

Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus restrictions in place

Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus restrictions in place

BOSTON (WHDH) - Beaches reopened with strict restrictions in Massachusetts on Monday under phase one of Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening plan. Many people flocke [...] Read full article: Mass. beaches reopen with coronavirus re...→

Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sonoma County Shelter-In-Place Order

In Sonoma County, restaurants and other food facilities are now allowed to offer onsite sit-down meals - outdoors. Read full article: Outdoor Dining Allowed With Amended Sono...→

Russia's coronavirus measures include digitally tracking every move Moscow residents make

Russia's coronavirus measures include digitally tracking every move Moscow residents make

Any resident of the Russian capital who wants to go more than 100 yards from home must give personal details and let authorities track their movements. Read full article: Russia's coronavirus measures include di...→

Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison release due to coronavirus

Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison release due to coronavirus

Glenn Lewellen was convicted of teaming with a paid informant whose tips allowed them to kidnap, rob or arrest rival drug dealers between 1998 and 2006. Read full article: Crooked ex-Chicago cop gets early prison...→

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

Readers share what they miss most during shelter-in-place

Dining out and watching live sports are on the list, but personal connections are what people really miss in the era of COVID-19. Read full article: Readers share what they miss most during...→

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Memorial Day weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what’s happening Memorial Day weekend with COVID-19 in the Chicago area

Chicago is on pace to cautiously reopen and ease restrictions on certain activities in “early June,” with outdoor dining at restaurants, barbershops, non-lakef [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

California’s coronavirus testing ground: Is this the kind of place that’s ready to reopen for business?

Tiny Kings County, population 150,000 and with 457 recorded cases, has become an unlikely testing ground as California tries to unshackle its economy. What doe [...] Read full article: California’s coronavirus testing ground:...→

Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC

Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 coronavirus hotspots: LA, Chicago, DC

Three major U.S. cities remain persistent hotspots for coronavirus -- even amid stay-at-home restrictions -- so White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr [...] Read full article: Dr. Birx asking CDC to investigate 3 cor...→

Lightfoot Blasts White House Official for Identifying Chicago Area as Coronavirus ‘Hotspot’

Lightfoot Blasts White House Official for Identifying Chicago Area as Coronavirus ‘Hotspot’

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has criticized a lead doctor with the White House’s coronavirus taskforce for classifying the Chicago area as one of the top “hots [...] Read full article: Lightfoot Blasts White House Official fo...→

In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only problem black and Latino residents face: Reporter's Notebook

In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only problem black and Latino residents face: Reporter's Notebook

Overall crime rates might be dipping because of the stay-at-home order, but shootings in Chicago are actually up 22% from last year. Read full article: In Chicago, coronavirus isn't the only p...→

Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronavirus numbers over Democrat-led states that took 'draconian' measures

Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronavirus numbers over Democrat-led states that took 'draconian' measures

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis criticized states like Michigan and Illinois on Friday, arguing that they imposed "draconian" coronavirus restrictions only to see wo [...] Read full article: Gov. DeSantis touts Florida's coronaviru...→

Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vote at a Polling Place in Coronavirus Pandemic

Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vote at a Polling Place in Coronavirus Pandemic

Thursday, during her weekly briefing, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said because voting in the United States was "under assault" from the coronavirus, it m [...] Read full article: Pelosi: 'No One Should Be Forced' to Vot...→

Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Buildings Might Look Post-Coronavirus

Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Buildings Might Look Post-Coronavirus

The vibrancy of Chicago’s famed Loop, dotted with restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment, hinges on the return of tourists and employees whose companies oc [...] Read full article: Here’s How Downtown Chicago Office Build...→

Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters During COVID-19 Shelter-In-Place

Oakland International Airport on Thursday reported a nearly 100 percent drop in passenger volumes as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Oakland Airport Passenger Volume Craters...→

Coronavirus: Crashes on California highways down 75% during shelter in place

Coronavirus: Crashes on California highways down 75% during shelter in place

One residual benefit from sheltering in place has been less traffic on the roads, which has led to improved air quality, for one, but also drastically fewer co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Crashes on California highw...→

Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shelter-in-place order have saved thousands of lives?

Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shelter-in-place order have saved thousands of lives?

More than 54,000 lives could have been saved in the U.S. had states implemented social-distancing guidelines two weeks earlier, like the Bay Area, according to [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Could Bay Area’s early shel...→

Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavirus Cases

Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavirus Cases

Chicago police announced one new COVID-19 case Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 530. Of the confirmed cases, 503 are officers and 2 [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Report 530 Total Coronavi...→

San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donates Family Meals During Shelter-In-Place

San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donates Family Meals During Shelter-In-Place

A chef and an investor came up with a partnership that's a recipe for giving: they're feeding hundreds of needy families a day during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: San Francisco Restaurant Che Fico Donate...→

JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safety measures as states start to reopen

JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safety measures as states start to reopen

Airline carriers JetBlue and United Airlines announced new health and safety measures Wednesday in order to restore confidence and raise the standards for flyi [...] Read full article: JetBlue, United ramp up coronavirus safe...→

Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington Heights coronavirus relief measures

Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington Heights coronavirus relief measures

In addition to their downtown outdoor dining concept, Arlington Heights officials have agreed to ease some restrictions on restaurants as part of a local coron [...] Read full article: Kitchen hour changes among new Arlington...→

Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Alameda County over shelter-in-place rules

Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Alameda County over shelter-in-place rules

Tesla on Wednesday dropped a lawsuit against Alameda County that had filed as a challenge to the county’s shelter-in-place order that had forced the electric c [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Tesla drops suit against Al...→

Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos, CPS over coronavirus special education requirements

Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos, CPS over coronavirus special education requirements

The federal lawsuit alleges new policies have created an "impossible burden" for school workers and threaten to interfere with the learning of children. Read full article: Chicago Teachers Union sues Betsy DeVos,...→