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Cold-Hearted? Chicago Area to See Frigid Valentine’s Day

Cold-Hearted? Chicago Area to See Frigid Valentine’s Day

You’re going to need a little more than romance to warm up this Valentine’s Day in Chicago. After a round of snow dumped several inches on parts of the area, a [...] Read full article: Cold-Hearted? Chicago Area to See Frigid...→

Cold-Hearted? Chicago Area to See Frigid Valentine’s Day

Cold-Hearted? Chicago Area to See Frigid Valentine’s Day

You’re going to need a little more than romance to warm up this Valentine’s Day in Chicago. After a round of snow dumped several inches on parts of the area, a [...] Read full article: Cold-Hearted? Chicago Area to See Frigid...→

DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day

DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day

More coronavirus deaths were announced Sunday in the Washington, D.C., area than on any other day of the crisis thus far.  D.C. and Virginia each announced an [...] Read full article: DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Death...→

Tornado Watch Issued for LaSalle County as Severe Weather Threatens Chicago Area

A Tornado Watch was issued for LaSalle County Saturday as severe weather approaches the Chicago area. The watch, which also includes Livingston, Lee, Ford and [...] Read full article: Tornado Watch Issued for LaSalle County ...→

Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Most Hospital Beds? And the Least?

Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Most Hospital Beds? And the Least?

After Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s warning about Illinois’ supply of hospital beds, NBC 5 Investigates analyzed federal and state healthcare data to see which counties [...] Read full article: Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Mos...→

Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fight Against COVID-19

Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fight Against COVID-19

Upstaging, Inc., a Chicago area based live event production company with over 40 years of industry expertise, is repurposing its lighting, trucking and fabrica [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fi...→

Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Average Temperatures

Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Average Temperatures

CHICAGO (CBS)– Finally, a day to get outside! It’s going to be a sunny day with above average temperatures.... Wednesday morning, there is a dense fog advisory [...] Read full article: Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Av...→

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day one | Stay at Home | Chicago Reader

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day one | Stay at Home | Chicago Reader

At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, takes effect. Here's a daily-ish journal of ho [...] Read full article: The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: da...→

Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the Chicago Area

Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the Chicago Area

It may officially be spring, but parts of Chicago’s south suburbs are dealing with a wintry blast of snow on Sunday. Some locations, including Carbon Hill in G [...] Read full article: Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the C...→

COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chicago Area Walmart Parking Lots; Will Only Test First Responders, Health Care Workers

COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chicago Area Walmart Parking Lots; Will Only Test First Responders, Health Care Workers

Two COVID-19 testing sites opened in the Chicago area Sunday, but they will only test first responders and health care workers who have potentially been expose [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chica...→

Battle between warm and cold air continues across the nation on the first full day of spring

Battle between warm and cold air continues across the nation on the first full day of spring

(CNN) — The nation is fighting between warm and cold less than 24 hours into spring, and the battle line falls from Texas to Michigan. From... Read full article: Battle between warm and cold air continu...→

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago-Area Malls

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago-Area Malls

The properties in the Chicago area include Chicago Premium outlet in Aurora, Gurnee Mills, Orland Square in Orland Park and Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Read full article: COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago...→

Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling Places

Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling Places

Jamar Foreman will always remember his first time as an election judge. Essential equipment was not at the polling place in Andersonville where he was staffing [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipm...→

As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

The Chicago Board of Elections and Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office exchanged barbs publicly Tuesday while contending with low voter turnout. Read full article: As Election Day limps out of the gate, C...→

Singer-Songwriter, Chicago Area Native John Prine In Critical Condition With COVID-19 Symptoms, Family Says

The family of John Prine said Sunday that the singer-songwriter and Chicago area native is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treat [...] Read full article: Singer-Songwriter, Chicago Area Native J...→

Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Saturday

Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Saturday

Showers are likely to persist Saturday ahead of a cold front, with the threat of severe storms by the evening hours. The threat for severe weather begins aroun [...] Read full article: Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Satur...→

LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area During Coronavirus Crisis

LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area During Coronavirus Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, concern grows among those who are losing their jobs. However, there are companies who are looking to hire thos [...] Read full article: LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area D...→

In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronavirus Curve Isn’t Flattening; It’s Getting Steeper

In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronavirus Curve Isn’t Flattening; It’s Getting Steeper

While some smaller counties in the state of Illinois are holding steady with one or two cases, nearly every single county in the greater Chicago area shows a c [...] Read full article: In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronaviru...→

Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Our staff photojournalists take a look at how life has changed around the Bay Area on Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place. Read full article: Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus sh...→

Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Businesses Turn to Mask-Making During Pandemic

Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Businesses Turn to Mask-Making During Pandemic

Several Chicago-area business have decided to switch gears and produce items to help first responders and health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Business...→

Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Testing Efforts

Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Testing Efforts

Each location can give up to 150 tests. Operations like these are critical among a lack of coronavirus tests nationwide. Read full article: Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Tes...→

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on  [...]

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on [...]

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on Sunday, and some locations saw more than five inches fall over the course of th [...] Read full article: It may officially be spring, but the Chi...→

Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 Times A Day As Call To Prayer During Coronavirus Outbreak

Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 Times A Day As Call To Prayer During Coronavirus Outbreak

Catholic church bells will be ringing throughout Chicago every three hours as a call for all to unite in prayer during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read full article: Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 ...→

Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day of spring

Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day of spring

Spring arrived early in America, with the start date of March 19. That’s earlier than most years. Read full article: Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day...→

Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chicago Area Thursday

Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chicago Area Thursday

Severe storms are possible Thursday in the Chicago area, bringing the threat of strong and gusty winds, hail and the potential for an isolated tornado. Showers [...] Read full article: Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chi...→

Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Customers Amid School, Business Closures

Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Customers Amid School, Business Closures

Chicago-area food pantries are seeing more customers as schools close and more people need help feeding their families. The Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry, whic [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Cus...→

Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openings for Several Polling Places in Chicago

Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openings for Several Polling Places in Chicago

Issues with election coordinators and last-minute polling location closures delayed the openings of several voting locations around Chicago Tuesday. The Chicag [...] Read full article: Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openi...→

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For Another Big Shopping Weekend

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For Another Big Shopping Weekend

Grocery stores are gearing up for what could be another big weekend of shopping for food and supplies across the Chicago are. Shoppers are feeling the pressure [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For ...→

On this West Chicago street, neighbors come out every day to exercise together, and apart

On this West Chicago street, neighbors come out every day to exercise together, and apart

Coming together and staying apart might seem to be at odds, but that's exactly what a West Chicago neighborhood is trying to do with exercise classes on the st [...] Read full article: On this West Chicago street, neighbors c...→

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day

The Bay Area lockdown has neighbors socializing — at a distance — via dance parties and porch song fests from Berkeley to San Jose. Read full article: Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break ou...→

How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area Generate Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area Generate Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Small businesses across the Chicago area are thinking outside the box to generate revenue as the state stays home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. To-go a [...] Read full article: How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area...→

Here’s where to get tested for coronavirus in the Chicago area [MAP]

Here’s where to get tested for coronavirus in the Chicago area [MAP]

While state officials, health care providers and even major retailers were all administering tests on Tuesday, not everyone can get one yet. Read full article: Here’s where to get tested for coronavir...→

Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Our staff photojournalists take a look at life around the Bay Area on Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place. Read full article: Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus sh...→

‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talks Lack of Supplies During Coronavirus Crisis

‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talks Lack of Supplies During Coronavirus Crisis

As the number of coronavirus cases surge rapidly throughout the country, one doctor in Southern Illinois told NBC 5 Investigates that the American healthcare s [...] Read full article: ‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talk...→

Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home Order

It was a quiet Sunday in Chicago a day after Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order went into effect due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores Mo...→

Photos: Thank You, Chicago-Area Essential Workers!

NBC 5 wants to help recognize the people keeping the Chicago-area going amid the coronavirus pandemic. Whether they are a health care worker, first responder, [...] Read full article: Photos: Thank You, Chicago-Area Essentia...→

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus Outbreak

The San Francisco Bay Area suffered through the deadliest day so far of the coronavirus outbreak Friday with three new deaths reported -- two in Santa Clara Co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay ...→

Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicago-area bank branches in response to COVID-19

Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicago-area bank branches in response to COVID-19

Chase Bank temporarily closed 20% of its 300 Chicago-area branches, while BMO only has 23 local branches left offering full-service. Read full article: Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicag...→

‘This is like having a fire, but having it almost every day:’ cities, volunteers respond to Bay Area coronavirus outbreak

‘This is like having a fire, but having it almost every day:’ cities, volunteers respond to Bay Area coronavirus outbreak

The new partnership between the City of Sunnyvale and Sunnyvale Community Services is a case study in the rapid-fire response at the epicenter of California’s [...] Read full article: ‘This is like having a fire, but having ...→

Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day One; Stanford, Verily Accelerate Testing; Bay Area Cases, Death Toll Rising

Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day One; Stanford, Verily Accelerate Testing; Bay Area Cases, Death Toll Rising

The tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the shelter-in-place can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day...→

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours for Seniors to Shop Without Crowds

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours for Seniors to Shop Without Crowds

Multiple stores in the Chicago area are offering up special hours for elderly shoppers to get what they need without subjecting themselves to large crowds amid [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours ...→

DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day

DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day

More coronavirus deaths were announced Sunday in the Washington, D.C., area than on any other day of the crisis thus far.  D.C. and Virginia each announced an [...] Read full article: DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Death...→

Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Saturday

Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Saturday

Showers are likely to persist Saturday ahead of a cold front, with the threat of severe storms by the evening hours. The threat for severe weather begins aroun [...] Read full article: Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Satur...→

On this West Chicago street, neighbors come out every day to exercise together, and apart

On this West Chicago street, neighbors come out every day to exercise together, and apart

Coming together and staying apart might seem to be at odds, but that's exactly what a West Chicago neighborhood is trying to do with exercise classes on the st [...] Read full article: On this West Chicago street, neighbors c...→

Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fight Against COVID-19

Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fight Against COVID-19

Upstaging, Inc., a Chicago area based live event production company with over 40 years of industry expertise, is repurposing its lighting, trucking and fabrica [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fi...→

In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronavirus Curve Isn’t Flattening; It’s Getting Steeper

In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronavirus Curve Isn’t Flattening; It’s Getting Steeper

While some smaller counties in the state of Illinois are holding steady with one or two cases, nearly every single county in the greater Chicago area shows a c [...] Read full article: In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronaviru...→

Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Average Temperatures

Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Average Temperatures

CHICAGO (CBS)– Finally, a day to get outside! It’s going to be a sunny day with above average temperatures.... Wednesday morning, there is a dense fog advisory [...] Read full article: Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Av...→

Here’s where to get tested for coronavirus in the Chicago area [MAP]

Here’s where to get tested for coronavirus in the Chicago area [MAP]

While state officials, health care providers and even major retailers were all administering tests on Tuesday, not everyone can get one yet. Read full article: Here’s where to get tested for coronavir...→

Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Businesses Turn to Mask-Making During Pandemic

Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Businesses Turn to Mask-Making During Pandemic

Several Chicago-area business have decided to switch gears and produce items to help first responders and health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Business...→

‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talks Lack of Supplies During Coronavirus Crisis

‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talks Lack of Supplies During Coronavirus Crisis

As the number of coronavirus cases surge rapidly throughout the country, one doctor in Southern Illinois told NBC 5 Investigates that the American healthcare s [...] Read full article: ‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talk...→

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on  [...]

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on [...]

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on Sunday, and some locations saw more than five inches fall over the course of th [...] Read full article: It may officially be spring, but the Chi...→

Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the Chicago Area

Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the Chicago Area

It may officially be spring, but parts of Chicago’s south suburbs are dealing with a wintry blast of snow on Sunday. Some locations, including Carbon Hill in G [...] Read full article: Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the C...→

Photos: Thank You, Chicago-Area Essential Workers!

NBC 5 wants to help recognize the people keeping the Chicago-area going amid the coronavirus pandemic. Whether they are a health care worker, first responder, [...] Read full article: Photos: Thank You, Chicago-Area Essentia...→

Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 Times A Day As Call To Prayer During Coronavirus Outbreak

Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 Times A Day As Call To Prayer During Coronavirus Outbreak

Catholic church bells will be ringing throughout Chicago every three hours as a call for all to unite in prayer during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read full article: Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 ...→

Battle between warm and cold air continues across the nation on the first full day of spring

Battle between warm and cold air continues across the nation on the first full day of spring

(CNN) — The nation is fighting between warm and cold less than 24 hours into spring, and the battle line falls from Texas to Michigan. From... Read full article: Battle between warm and cold air continu...→

Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicago-area bank branches in response to COVID-19

Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicago-area bank branches in response to COVID-19

Chase Bank temporarily closed 20% of its 300 Chicago-area branches, while BMO only has 23 local branches left offering full-service. Read full article: Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicag...→

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago-Area Malls

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago-Area Malls

The properties in the Chicago area include Chicago Premium outlet in Aurora, Gurnee Mills, Orland Square in Orland Park and Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Read full article: COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago...→

Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day One; Stanford, Verily Accelerate Testing; Bay Area Cases, Death Toll Rising

Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day One; Stanford, Verily Accelerate Testing; Bay Area Cases, Death Toll Rising

The tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the shelter-in-place can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day...→

Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Customers Amid School, Business Closures

Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Customers Amid School, Business Closures

Chicago-area food pantries are seeing more customers as schools close and more people need help feeding their families. The Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry, whic [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Cus...→

As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

The Chicago Board of Elections and Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office exchanged barbs publicly Tuesday while contending with low voter turnout. Read full article: As Election Day limps out of the gate, C...→

Singer-Songwriter, Chicago Area Native John Prine In Critical Condition With COVID-19 Symptoms, Family Says

The family of John Prine said Sunday that the singer-songwriter and Chicago area native is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treat [...] Read full article: Singer-Songwriter, Chicago Area Native J...→

Tornado Watch Issued for LaSalle County as Severe Weather Threatens Chicago Area

A Tornado Watch was issued for LaSalle County Saturday as severe weather approaches the Chicago area. The watch, which also includes Livingston, Lee, Ford and [...] Read full article: Tornado Watch Issued for LaSalle County ...→

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For Another Big Shopping Weekend

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For Another Big Shopping Weekend

Grocery stores are gearing up for what could be another big weekend of shopping for food and supplies across the Chicago are. Shoppers are feeling the pressure [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For ...→

LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area During Coronavirus Crisis

LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area During Coronavirus Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, concern grows among those who are losing their jobs. However, there are companies who are looking to hire thos [...] Read full article: LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area D...→

Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Most Hospital Beds? And the Least?

Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Most Hospital Beds? And the Least?

After Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s warning about Illinois’ supply of hospital beds, NBC 5 Investigates analyzed federal and state healthcare data to see which counties [...] Read full article: Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Mos...→

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day

The Bay Area lockdown has neighbors socializing — at a distance — via dance parties and porch song fests from Berkeley to San Jose. Read full article: Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break ou...→

How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area Generate Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area Generate Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Small businesses across the Chicago area are thinking outside the box to generate revenue as the state stays home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. To-go a [...] Read full article: How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area...→

Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Our staff photojournalists take a look at how life has changed around the Bay Area on Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place. Read full article: Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus sh...→

Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Our staff photojournalists take a look at life around the Bay Area on Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place. Read full article: Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus sh...→

Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Testing Efforts

Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Testing Efforts

Each location can give up to 150 tests. Operations like these are critical among a lack of coronavirus tests nationwide. Read full article: Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Tes...→

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day one | Stay at Home | Chicago Reader

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day one | Stay at Home | Chicago Reader

At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, takes effect. Here's a daily-ish journal of ho [...] Read full article: The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: da...→

Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home Order

It was a quiet Sunday in Chicago a day after Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order went into effect due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores Mo...→

COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chicago Area Walmart Parking Lots; Will Only Test First Responders, Health Care Workers

COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chicago Area Walmart Parking Lots; Will Only Test First Responders, Health Care Workers

Two COVID-19 testing sites opened in the Chicago area Sunday, but they will only test first responders and health care workers who have potentially been expose [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chica...→

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus Outbreak

The San Francisco Bay Area suffered through the deadliest day so far of the coronavirus outbreak Friday with three new deaths reported -- two in Santa Clara Co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay ...→

Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day of spring

Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day of spring

Spring arrived early in America, with the start date of March 19. That’s earlier than most years. Read full article: Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day...→

‘This is like having a fire, but having it almost every day:’ cities, volunteers respond to Bay Area coronavirus outbreak

‘This is like having a fire, but having it almost every day:’ cities, volunteers respond to Bay Area coronavirus outbreak

The new partnership between the City of Sunnyvale and Sunnyvale Community Services is a case study in the rapid-fire response at the epicenter of California’s [...] Read full article: ‘This is like having a fire, but having ...→

Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chicago Area Thursday

Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chicago Area Thursday

Severe storms are possible Thursday in the Chicago area, bringing the threat of strong and gusty winds, hail and the potential for an isolated tornado. Showers [...] Read full article: Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chi...→

Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling Places

Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling Places

Jamar Foreman will always remember his first time as an election judge. Essential equipment was not at the polling place in Andersonville where he was staffing [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipm...→

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours for Seniors to Shop Without Crowds

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours for Seniors to Shop Without Crowds

Multiple stores in the Chicago area are offering up special hours for elderly shoppers to get what they need without subjecting themselves to large crowds amid [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours ...→

Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openings for Several Polling Places in Chicago

Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openings for Several Polling Places in Chicago

Issues with election coordinators and last-minute polling location closures delayed the openings of several voting locations around Chicago Tuesday. The Chicag [...] Read full article: Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openi...→

DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day

DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Deaths in Single Day

More coronavirus deaths were announced Sunday in the Washington, D.C., area than on any other day of the crisis thus far.  D.C. and Virginia each announced an [...] Read full article: DC Area Sees Record 16 Coronavirus Death...→

Singer-Songwriter, Chicago Area Native John Prine In Critical Condition With COVID-19 Symptoms, Family Says

The family of John Prine said Sunday that the singer-songwriter and Chicago area native is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treat [...] Read full article: Singer-Songwriter, Chicago Area Native J...→

Tornado Watch Issued for LaSalle County as Severe Weather Threatens Chicago Area

A Tornado Watch was issued for LaSalle County Saturday as severe weather approaches the Chicago area. The watch, which also includes Livingston, Lee, Ford and [...] Read full article: Tornado Watch Issued for LaSalle County ...→

Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Saturday

Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Saturday

Showers are likely to persist Saturday ahead of a cold front, with the threat of severe storms by the evening hours. The threat for severe weather begins aroun [...] Read full article: Severe Weather to Hit Chicago Area Satur...→

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For Another Big Shopping Weekend

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For Another Big Shopping Weekend

Grocery stores are gearing up for what could be another big weekend of shopping for food and supplies across the Chicago are. Shoppers are feeling the pressure [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Prepare For ...→

LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area During Coronavirus Crisis

LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area During Coronavirus Crisis

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, concern grows among those who are losing their jobs. However, there are companies who are looking to hire thos [...] Read full article: LIST: Companies Hiring in Chicago Area D...→

On this West Chicago street, neighbors come out every day to exercise together, and apart

On this West Chicago street, neighbors come out every day to exercise together, and apart

Coming together and staying apart might seem to be at odds, but that's exactly what a West Chicago neighborhood is trying to do with exercise classes on the st [...] Read full article: On this West Chicago street, neighbors c...→

Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Most Hospital Beds? And the Least?

Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Most Hospital Beds? And the Least?

After Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s warning about Illinois’ supply of hospital beds, NBC 5 Investigates analyzed federal and state healthcare data to see which counties [...] Read full article: Which Chicago-Area Counties Have the Mos...→

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day

Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break out in song, dance to brighten their day

The Bay Area lockdown has neighbors socializing — at a distance — via dance parties and porch song fests from Berkeley to San Jose. Read full article: Coronavirus: Bay Area neighbors break ou...→

Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fight Against COVID-19

Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fight Against COVID-19

Upstaging, Inc., a Chicago area based live event production company with over 40 years of industry expertise, is repurposing its lighting, trucking and fabrica [...] Read full article: Chicago Area Live Event Company Joins Fi...→

In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronavirus Curve Isn’t Flattening; It’s Getting Steeper

In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronavirus Curve Isn’t Flattening; It’s Getting Steeper

While some smaller counties in the state of Illinois are holding steady with one or two cases, nearly every single county in the greater Chicago area shows a c [...] Read full article: In Chicago-Area Counties, The Coronaviru...→

How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area Generate Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area Generate Revenue Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Small businesses across the Chicago area are thinking outside the box to generate revenue as the state stays home to prevent the spread of coronavirus. To-go a [...] Read full article: How Small Businesses Across Chicago Area...→

Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Average Temperatures

Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Average Temperatures

CHICAGO (CBS)– Finally, a day to get outside! It’s going to be a sunny day with above average temperatures.... Wednesday morning, there is a dense fog advisory [...] Read full article: Chicago Weather: Sunny Day With Above Av...→

Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Our staff photojournalists take a look at how life has changed around the Bay Area on Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place. Read full article: Photos: Day 8 of Bay Area coronavirus sh...→

Here’s where to get tested for coronavirus in the Chicago area [MAP]

Here’s where to get tested for coronavirus in the Chicago area [MAP]

While state officials, health care providers and even major retailers were all administering tests on Tuesday, not everyone can get one yet. Read full article: Here’s where to get tested for coronavir...→

Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Businesses Turn to Mask-Making During Pandemic

Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Businesses Turn to Mask-Making During Pandemic

Several Chicago-area business have decided to switch gears and produce items to help first responders and health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic. [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Fashion Designers, Business...→

Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place

Our staff photojournalists take a look at life around the Bay Area on Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus shelter-in-place. Read full article: Photos: Day 7 of Bay Area coronavirus sh...→

Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Testing Efforts

Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Testing Efforts

Each location can give up to 150 tests. Operations like these are critical among a lack of coronavirus tests nationwide. Read full article: Chicago Area Coronavirus Parking Lot Tes...→

‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talks Lack of Supplies During Coronavirus Crisis

‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talks Lack of Supplies During Coronavirus Crisis

As the number of coronavirus cases surge rapidly throughout the country, one doctor in Southern Illinois told NBC 5 Investigates that the American healthcare s [...] Read full article: ‘We’re At War’: Chicago-Area Doctor Talk...→

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day one | Stay at Home | Chicago Reader

The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: day one | Stay at Home | Chicago Reader

At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, takes effect. Here's a daily-ish journal of ho [...] Read full article: The Reader's stay-at-home chronicles: da...→

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on  [...]

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on [...]

It may officially be spring, but the Chicago area got a wintry blast of snow on Sunday, and some locations saw more than five inches fall over the course of th [...] Read full article: It may officially be spring, but the Chi...→

Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home Order

Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores More Manageable On First Full Day Of Stay-At-Home Order

It was a quiet Sunday in Chicago a day after Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker's stay-at-home order went into effect due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Chicago Streets Quiet, Grocery Stores Mo...→

Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the Chicago Area

Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the Chicago Area

It may officially be spring, but parts of Chicago’s south suburbs are dealing with a wintry blast of snow on Sunday. Some locations, including Carbon Hill in G [...] Read full article: Latest Snowfall Totals From Across the C...→

Photos: Thank You, Chicago-Area Essential Workers!

NBC 5 wants to help recognize the people keeping the Chicago-area going amid the coronavirus pandemic. Whether they are a health care worker, first responder, [...] Read full article: Photos: Thank You, Chicago-Area Essentia...→

COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chicago Area Walmart Parking Lots; Will Only Test First Responders, Health Care Workers

COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chicago Area Walmart Parking Lots; Will Only Test First Responders, Health Care Workers

Two COVID-19 testing sites opened in the Chicago area Sunday, but they will only test first responders and health care workers who have potentially been expose [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Testing Sites Open In Two Chica...→

Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 Times A Day As Call To Prayer During Coronavirus Outbreak

Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 Times A Day As Call To Prayer During Coronavirus Outbreak

Catholic church bells will be ringing throughout Chicago every three hours as a call for all to unite in prayer during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read full article: Chicago Catholic Church Bells To Ring 5 ...→

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay Area Suffers Through Deadliest Day Of Coronavirus Outbreak

The San Francisco Bay Area suffered through the deadliest day so far of the coronavirus outbreak Friday with three new deaths reported -- two in Santa Clara Co [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Pandemic: San Francisco Bay ...→

Battle between warm and cold air continues across the nation on the first full day of spring

Battle between warm and cold air continues across the nation on the first full day of spring

(CNN) — The nation is fighting between warm and cold less than 24 hours into spring, and the battle line falls from Texas to Michigan. From... Read full article: Battle between warm and cold air continu...→

Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day of spring

Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day of spring

Spring arrived early in America, with the start date of March 19. That’s earlier than most years. Read full article: Photos: Bay Area sights on the first day...→

Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicago-area bank branches in response to COVID-19

Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicago-area bank branches in response to COVID-19

Chase Bank temporarily closed 20% of its 300 Chicago-area branches, while BMO only has 23 local branches left offering full-service. Read full article: Chase, BMO Harris close dozens of Chicag...→

‘This is like having a fire, but having it almost every day:’ cities, volunteers respond to Bay Area coronavirus outbreak

‘This is like having a fire, but having it almost every day:’ cities, volunteers respond to Bay Area coronavirus outbreak

The new partnership between the City of Sunnyvale and Sunnyvale Community Services is a case study in the rapid-fire response at the epicenter of California’s [...] Read full article: ‘This is like having a fire, but having ...→

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago-Area Malls

COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago-Area Malls

The properties in the Chicago area include Chicago Premium outlet in Aurora, Gurnee Mills, Orland Square in Orland Park and Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Read full article: COVID-19 Pandemic Concerns Close Chicago...→

Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chicago Area Thursday

Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chicago Area Thursday

Severe storms are possible Thursday in the Chicago area, bringing the threat of strong and gusty winds, hail and the potential for an isolated tornado. Showers [...] Read full article: Storms Could Bring Severe Weather to Chi...→

Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day One; Stanford, Verily Accelerate Testing; Bay Area Cases, Death Toll Rising

Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day One; Stanford, Verily Accelerate Testing; Bay Area Cases, Death Toll Rising

The tsunami of news about the current coronavirus outbreak and now the shelter-in-place can be overwhelming. To help you navigate through what you need to know [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Update: Shelter-In-Place Day...→

Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling Places

Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipment Problems Combine For 'Pretty Frustrating' Day At Some Chicago Polling Places

Jamar Foreman will always remember his first time as an election judge. Essential equipment was not at the polling place in Andersonville where he was staffing [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Concerns And Election Equipm...→

Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Customers Amid School, Business Closures

Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Customers Amid School, Business Closures

Chicago-area food pantries are seeing more customers as schools close and more people need help feeding their families. The Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry, whic [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Food Pantries Face More Cus...→

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours for Seniors to Shop Without Crowds

Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours for Seniors to Shop Without Crowds

Multiple stores in the Chicago area are offering up special hours for elderly shoppers to get what they need without subjecting themselves to large crowds amid [...] Read full article: Chicago-Area Grocery Stores Offer Hours ...→

As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

As Election Day limps out of the gate, Chicago election board rips governor for not postponing whole thing

The Chicago Board of Elections and Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office exchanged barbs publicly Tuesday while contending with low voter turnout. Read full article: As Election Day limps out of the gate, C...→

Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openings for Several Polling Places in Chicago

Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openings for Several Polling Places in Chicago

Issues with election coordinators and last-minute polling location closures delayed the openings of several voting locations around Chicago Tuesday. The Chicag [...] Read full article: Election Day Issues Prompt Delayed Openi...→