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Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new turn, but COVID-19 is not CTA or Metra’s death knell

Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new turn, but COVID-19 is not CTA or Metra’s death knell

It’s unclear whether a tin-of-sardines transit experience will ever return. But I don’t know how you take the mass out of mass transit. Read full article: Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new tu...→

Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new turn, but COVID-19 is not CTA or Metra’s death knell

Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new turn, but COVID-19 is not CTA or Metra’s death knell

It’s unclear whether a tin-of-sardines transit experience will ever return. But I don’t know how you take the mass out of mass transit. Read full article: Chicago’s ‘crush hour’ may take a new tu...→

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Motor Company's Dearborn and Chicago plants are temporarily shutdown after workers test positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dea...→

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

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

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

An increasingly bitter war of words has erupted between the Chicago Transit Authority and its motormen’s union over sanitation safeguards on the city’s trains. [...] Read full article: CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning ...→

Inside Gold Eagle, A Chicago Car Accessory Manufacturer That Has Changed Its Practices, And What It Makes, During The COVID-19 Pandemic

All businesses are having to adjust to life in the coronavirus world, and that includes manufacturers, where employees often need to work side-by side. Read full article: Inside Gold Eagle, A Chicago Car Accesso...→

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...→

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call. Read full article: Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, C...→

450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago Police Department; 245 Sworn Members Recovered, Returned To Duty

450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago Police Department; 245 Sworn Members Recovered, Returned To Duty

The Chicago Police Department now has 450 reported positive cases of COVID-19, according to an internal email obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: 450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago P...→

By the numbers: COVID-19 in Chicago

New city data reveals just how different this disease is depending on your age, race, neighborhood and underlying condition. And while better, the overall numb [...] Read full article: By the numbers: COVID-19 in Chicago...→

Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Before And After Work

Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Before And After Work

Some Chicago firefighters and paramedics will now be tested for coronavirus before and after work.  Read full article: Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested F...→

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

"I'll say the biggest thing on my mind in the last week is how many people have actually applied for this. That let me know there's a problem in our city." Read full article: Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And K...→

Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of Covid-19

Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of Covid-19

Chicago police announced Monday 21 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the department to 414. Of the confirmed cases, 394 are off [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of C...→

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs

Almost 400,000 Illinois workers filed for unemployment benefits in March, a more than 10-fold increase from the month before the coronavirus outbreak. The perc [...] Read full article: COVID-19-related unemployment ranges fro...→

An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19

An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19

In its long, storied history as one of the premier museums in the world, the Chicago Art Institute has only closed a handful of times--and never for months. Read full article: An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Close...→

Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Additional Covid-19 Cases

Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Additional Covid-19 Cases

Chicago police announced four more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 508. Of the confirmed cases, 483 are officers [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Add...→

Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases Increase To 491

Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases Increase To 491

Nearly 500 members of the Chicago Police Department have reported positive COVID-19 test results. Read full article: Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard...→

Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 loans include railcar maker that paid CEO $2.1M

Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 loans include railcar maker that paid CEO $2.1M

Among the others were a clean-energy company in Cicero that told shareholderst COVID-19 hadn’t harmed its business and the Gibsons steakhouse chain. Read full article: Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 ...→

424 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

424 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

A total of 424 members of the Chicago Police Department had reported positive tests for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. Read full article: 424 Members Of Chicago Police Department...→

Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office argues for release based on sentence served, COVID-19 virus

Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office argues for release based on sentence served, COVID-19 virus

Eric Krieg, of Munster, filed a hand-written motion representing himself April 20 stating that the most recent deadline for the government to respond is May 1. [...] Read full article: Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded a...→

COVID numbers rise at nursing homes • Northwestern testing treatment for severe COVID cases • Chicago hospitals try to avoid using ventilators

A sharp one-week rise in reported cases and deaths at Illinois long term care facilities is attributable to a larger increase in testing, nursing home operator [...] Read full article: COVID numbers rise at nursing homes • No...→

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

Physicians Immediate Care centers website said because of a lack of tests, "we are currently unable to test for COVID-19 in Illinois." Read full article: COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago ar...→

Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdowns Turn to Armed Defiance

Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdowns Turn to Armed Defiance

Armed militia-style protesters have helped businesses across Texas defy coronavirus lockdowns and reopen. Protesters say they are enforcing the Constitution. Read full article: Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdo...→

Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19

Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19

Unique Clay, a mother of three who had just given birth a week earlier, is the first active letter carrier in Chicago to die of the virus, according to the Nat [...] Read full article: Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19...→

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...→

COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud parents rent billboard to celebrate son’s doctorate from University of Chicago

COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud parents rent billboard to celebrate son’s doctorate from University of Chicago

Jimmy Truett ended up choosing a billboard near his South Carolina hometown to celebrate his son earning his doctorate from the University of Chicago. Read full article: COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud p...→

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...] Read full article: Protesters in Chicago, Springfield deman...→

Chicago sees broad reductions in crime and arrests in the wake of COVID-19 sheltering restrictions, though violence problem remains stubborn

Chicago sees broad reductions in crime and arrests in the wake of COVID-19 sheltering restrictions, though violence problem remains stubborn

As overall crime in Chicago plummeted drastically during the first full month that Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order was in effect, statistics s [...] Read full article: Chicago sees broad reductions in crime a...→

4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19

4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19

The employee worked in the CTA’s technology department for over 20 years, the transit agency said in a statement. Read full article: 4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19...→

Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Daily

Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Daily

The president of Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 says starting tomorrow, firefighters at shift changes at random firehouses will be tested for COVID 19 dail [...] Read full article: Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tes...→

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 ...→

More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

The number of Chicago Police officers and staff who have tested positive for coronavirus has now topped 400. Read full article: More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, S...→

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Motor Company's Dearborn and Chicago plants are temporarily shutdown after workers test positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dea...→

An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19

An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19

In its long, storied history as one of the premier museums in the world, the Chicago Art Institute has only closed a handful of times--and never for months. Read full article: An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Close...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdowns Turn to Armed Defiance

Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdowns Turn to Armed Defiance

Armed militia-style protesters have helped businesses across Texas defy coronavirus lockdowns and reopen. Protesters say they are enforcing the Constitution. Read full article: Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdo...→

Inside Gold Eagle, A Chicago Car Accessory Manufacturer That Has Changed Its Practices, And What It Makes, During The COVID-19 Pandemic

All businesses are having to adjust to life in the coronavirus world, and that includes manufacturers, where employees often need to work side-by side. Read full article: Inside Gold Eagle, A Chicago Car Accesso...→

Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19

Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19

Unique Clay, a mother of three who had just given birth a week earlier, is the first active letter carrier in Chicago to die of the virus, according to the Nat [...] Read full article: Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19...→

COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud parents rent billboard to celebrate son’s doctorate from University of Chicago

COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud parents rent billboard to celebrate son’s doctorate from University of Chicago

Jimmy Truett ended up choosing a billboard near his South Carolina hometown to celebrate his son earning his doctorate from the University of Chicago. Read full article: COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud p...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard...→

450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago Police Department; 245 Sworn Members Recovered, Returned To Duty

450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago Police Department; 245 Sworn Members Recovered, Returned To Duty

The Chicago Police Department now has 450 reported positive cases of COVID-19, according to an internal email obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: 450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago P...→

Chicago sees broad reductions in crime and arrests in the wake of COVID-19 sheltering restrictions, though violence problem remains stubborn

Chicago sees broad reductions in crime and arrests in the wake of COVID-19 sheltering restrictions, though violence problem remains stubborn

As overall crime in Chicago plummeted drastically during the first full month that Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order was in effect, statistics s [...] Read full article: Chicago sees broad reductions in crime a...→

Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Before And After Work

Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Before And After Work

Some Chicago firefighters and paramedics will now be tested for coronavirus before and after work.  Read full article: Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested F...→

Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Daily

Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Daily

The president of Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 says starting tomorrow, firefighters at shift changes at random firehouses will be tested for COVID 19 dail [...] Read full article: Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tes...→

424 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

424 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

A total of 424 members of the Chicago Police Department had reported positive tests for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. Read full article: 424 Members Of Chicago Police Department...→

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

"I'll say the biggest thing on my mind in the last week is how many people have actually applied for this. That let me know there's a problem in our city." Read full article: Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And K...→

More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

The number of Chicago Police officers and staff who have tested positive for coronavirus has now topped 400. Read full article: More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, S...→

COVID numbers rise at nursing homes • Northwestern testing treatment for severe COVID cases • Chicago hospitals try to avoid using ventilators

A sharp one-week rise in reported cases and deaths at Illinois long term care facilities is attributable to a larger increase in testing, nursing home operator [...] Read full article: COVID numbers rise at nursing homes • No...→

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs

Almost 400,000 Illinois workers filed for unemployment benefits in March, a more than 10-fold increase from the month before the coronavirus outbreak. The perc [...] Read full article: COVID-19-related unemployment ranges fro...→

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

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

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

Physicians Immediate Care centers website said because of a lack of tests, "we are currently unable to test for COVID-19 in Illinois." Read full article: COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago ar...→

Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Additional Covid-19 Cases

Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Additional Covid-19 Cases

Chicago police announced four more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 508. Of the confirmed cases, 483 are officers [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Add...→

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

An increasingly bitter war of words has erupted between the Chicago Transit Authority and its motormen’s union over sanitation safeguards on the city’s trains. [...] Read full article: CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning ...→

Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases Increase To 491

Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases Increase To 491

Nearly 500 members of the Chicago Police Department have reported positive COVID-19 test results. Read full article: Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases...→

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...→

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...→

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call. Read full article: Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, C...→

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...] Read full article: Protesters in Chicago, Springfield deman...→

Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 loans include railcar maker that paid CEO $2.1M

Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 loans include railcar maker that paid CEO $2.1M

Among the others were a clean-energy company in Cicero that told shareholderst COVID-19 hadn’t harmed its business and the Gibsons steakhouse chain. Read full article: Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 ...→

By the numbers: COVID-19 in Chicago

New city data reveals just how different this disease is depending on your age, race, neighborhood and underlying condition. And while better, the overall numb [...] Read full article: By the numbers: COVID-19 in Chicago...→

4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19

4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19

The employee worked in the CTA’s technology department for over 20 years, the transit agency said in a statement. Read full article: 4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19...→

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 ...→

Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office argues for release based on sentence served, COVID-19 virus

Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office argues for release based on sentence served, COVID-19 virus

Eric Krieg, of Munster, filed a hand-written motion representing himself April 20 stating that the most recent deadline for the government to respond is May 1. [...] Read full article: Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded a...→

Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of Covid-19

Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of Covid-19

Chicago police announced Monday 21 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the department to 414. Of the confirmed cases, 394 are off [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of C...→

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dearborn, Chicago Plants Test Positive For Covid-19

Ford Motor Company's Dearborn and Chicago plants are temporarily shutdown after workers test positive for Covid-19. Read full article: Ford Plants Shutdown: 3 Employees At Dea...→

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

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

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Friday said Chicago restaurants might be able to reopen in June and residents may be allowed to sit outside enjoying music, theater and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s ...→

An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19

An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Closed Chicago Art Institute, Now Shuttered By COVID-19

In its long, storied history as one of the premier museums in the world, the Chicago Art Institute has only closed a handful of times--and never for months. Read full article: An Eerie Silence Inside The Rarely Close...→

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago area clinics to halt curbside testing

Physicians Immediate Care centers website said because of a lack of tests, "we are currently unable to test for COVID-19 in Illinois." Read full article: COVID-19 test shortage forces Chicago ar...→

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 relief efforts with ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ telethon Saturday

A group of business leaders from Chicago’s financial, development and entertainment industries is banding together to raise funds for the Chicago Community COV [...] Read full article: Chicago-area CEOs to support COVID-19 re...→

Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Additional Covid-19 Cases

Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Additional Covid-19 Cases

Chicago police announced four more cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the number of cases in the department to 508. Of the confirmed cases, 483 are officers [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Department Confirms 4 Add...→

Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdowns Turn to Armed Defiance

Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdowns Turn to Armed Defiance

Armed militia-style protesters have helped businesses across Texas defy coronavirus lockdowns and reopen. Protesters say they are enforcing the Constitution. Read full article: Businesses Chafing Under Covid-19 Lockdo...→

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning Procedures Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

An increasingly bitter war of words has erupted between the Chicago Transit Authority and its motormen’s union over sanitation safeguards on the city’s trains. [...] Read full article: CTA, Motormen Clash Over Train Cleaning ...→

Inside Gold Eagle, A Chicago Car Accessory Manufacturer That Has Changed Its Practices, And What It Makes, During The COVID-19 Pandemic

All businesses are having to adjust to life in the coronavirus world, and that includes manufacturers, where employees often need to work side-by side. Read full article: Inside Gold Eagle, A Chicago Car Accesso...→

Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases Increase To 491

Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases Increase To 491

Nearly 500 members of the Chicago Police Department have reported positive COVID-19 test results. Read full article: Chicago Police Department COVID-19 Cases...→

Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19

Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19

Unique Clay, a mother of three who had just given birth a week earlier, is the first active letter carrier in Chicago to die of the virus, according to the Nat [...] Read full article: Chicago postal worker dies of COVID-19...→

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...→

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...→

COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud parents rent billboard to celebrate son’s doctorate from University of Chicago

COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud parents rent billboard to celebrate son’s doctorate from University of Chicago

Jimmy Truett ended up choosing a billboard near his South Carolina hometown to celebrate his son earning his doctorate from the University of Chicago. Read full article: COVID-19 canceled graduation, so proud p...→

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says

The city of Chicago reached 1,000 COVID-19 deaths on Sunday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot told reporters on a conference call. Read full article: Chicago reaches 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, C...→

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard cracking a COVID-19 whip

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot threatened citizens and city-goers with arrest, imprisonment and fines if they dared step foot into the streets, in violation of h [...] Read full article: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot: a blowhard...→

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Protesters in Chicago, Springfield demand end to stay-at-home order; state’s daily COVID-19 count tops 3,000 for first time

Coverage of Chicago politics, City Hall, Lori Lightfoot, Chicago alderman, and Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker and state government in Sprinfield from Chicago [...] Read full article: Protesters in Chicago, Springfield deman...→

450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago Police Department; 245 Sworn Members Recovered, Returned To Duty

450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago Police Department; 245 Sworn Members Recovered, Returned To Duty

The Chicago Police Department now has 450 reported positive cases of COVID-19, according to an internal email obtained by CBS 2. Read full article: 450 COVID-19 Cases Reported In Chicago P...→

Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 loans include railcar maker that paid CEO $2.1M

Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 loans include railcar maker that paid CEO $2.1M

Among the others were a clean-energy company in Cicero that told shareholderst COVID-19 hadn’t harmed its business and the Gibsons steakhouse chain. Read full article: Chicago area companies getting COVID-19 ...→

Chicago sees broad reductions in crime and arrests in the wake of COVID-19 sheltering restrictions, though violence problem remains stubborn

Chicago sees broad reductions in crime and arrests in the wake of COVID-19 sheltering restrictions, though violence problem remains stubborn

As overall crime in Chicago plummeted drastically during the first full month that Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s stay-at-home order was in effect, statistics s [...] Read full article: Chicago sees broad reductions in crime a...→

By the numbers: COVID-19 in Chicago

New city data reveals just how different this disease is depending on your age, race, neighborhood and underlying condition. And while better, the overall numb [...] Read full article: By the numbers: COVID-19 in Chicago...→

4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19

4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19

The employee worked in the CTA’s technology department for over 20 years, the transit agency said in a statement. Read full article: 4th CTA employee dies of COVID-19...→

Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Before And After Work

Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Before And After Work

Some Chicago firefighters and paramedics will now be tested for coronavirus before and after work.  Read full article: Some Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested F...→

Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Daily

Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tested For COVID-19 Daily

The president of Chicago Firefighters Union Local 2 says starting tomorrow, firefighters at shift changes at random firehouses will be tested for COVID 19 dail [...] Read full article: Randomly, Chicago Firefighters To Be Tes...→

424 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

424 Members Of Chicago Police Department Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

A total of 424 members of the Chicago Police Department had reported positive tests for COVID-19 as of Tuesday. Read full article: 424 Members Of Chicago Police Department...→

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 ...→

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And Kindness To Those At Home Because Of COVID-19

"I'll say the biggest thing on my mind in the last week is how many people have actually applied for this. That let me know there's a problem in our city." Read full article: Chicago Delivers Brings Food, Hope And K...→

Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office argues for release based on sentence served, COVID-19 virus

Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded at East Chicago post office argues for release based on sentence served, COVID-19 virus

Eric Krieg, of Munster, filed a hand-written motion representing himself April 20 stating that the most recent deadline for the government to respond is May 1. [...] Read full article: Man who mailed pipe bomb that exploded a...→

More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, Staff Have Now Tested Positive For COVID-19

The number of Chicago Police officers and staff who have tested positive for coronavirus has now topped 400. Read full article: More Than 400 Chicago Police Officers, S...→

Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of Covid-19

Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of Covid-19

Chicago police announced Monday 21 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the department to 414. Of the confirmed cases, 394 are off [...] Read full article: Chicago Police Report 21 More Cases of C...→

COVID numbers rise at nursing homes • Northwestern testing treatment for severe COVID cases • Chicago hospitals try to avoid using ventilators

A sharp one-week rise in reported cases and deaths at Illinois long term care facilities is attributable to a larger increase in testing, nursing home operator [...] Read full article: COVID numbers rise at nursing homes • No...→

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs

COVID-19-related unemployment ranges from 5.1% to 6.9% in Chicago, suburbs

Almost 400,000 Illinois workers filed for unemployment benefits in March, a more than 10-fold increase from the month before the coronavirus outbreak. The perc [...] Read full article: COVID-19-related unemployment ranges fro...→