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Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...] Read full article: Cook County campsites, dog parks among a...→

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

Cook County campsites, dog parks among amenities reopening

The Forest Preserves of Cook County on Thursday announced the reopening of more amenities, such as camp sites and off-leash dog areas, in conjunction with the [...] Read full article: Cook County campsites, dog parks among a...→

Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme Parks, Downtown Disney Still Set To Open July 9

Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme Parks, Downtown Disney Still Set To Open July 9

Disneyland Resort announced Wednesday it is delaying its plans to reopen Disneyland and Disney California Adventure pending government approval. Read full article: Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme...→

Manatee County families invited to participate in school board workshop for school reopening plan

Manatee County families invited to participate in school board workshop for school reopening plan

The School District of Manatee County is inviting the community to provide feedback during a special School Board Workshop discussing back-to-school plans for [...] Read full article: Manatee County families invited to parti...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement, Water Parks Ahead of 4th of July

NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement, Water Parks Ahead of 4th of July

The quintessential Jersey Shore boardwalk is closer to normalcy, as Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that amusement and water parks across the state will reo [...] Read full article: NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver as city cautiously emerges from COVID-19

Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver as city cautiously emerges from COVID-19

Physical distancing practices will be observed within all city facilities, and employees and members of the public are required to wear face coverings while in [...] Read full article: Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver ...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable. Read full article: Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Char...→

What's Next for Riverside County as It Progresses Through the Reopening Process

What's Next for Riverside County as It Progresses Through the Reopening Process

More Riverside County businesses will be able to open their doors Friday as the coronavirus regulatory bar is lowered further, with nail salons, tattoo parlors [...] Read full article: What's Next for Riverside County as It P...→

Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can find out today.

Treasurer Maria Pappas posted the final 2020 bills for property owners today, news that will be received with outrage, resignation or relief by many commercial [...] Read full article: Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can...→

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection

With the Supreme Court debating racial discrimination on juries, we look back at a Reader cover story from 2005 that examined Cook County's own problem with th [...] Read full article: A look back at racial bias in Cook Count...→

California developing guidelines for reopening Disneyland and other theme parks

California developing guidelines for reopening Disneyland and other theme parks

Shuttered since mid-March, most California theme parks have proposed reopening dates along with detailed COVID-19 health and safety plans that still need to be [...] Read full article: California developing guidelines for reo...→

Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wednesday To Speak About Safely Reopening Country

Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wednesday To Speak About Safely Reopening Country

The former vice president is expected to speak on safely reopening the country and getting Americans back to work during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wedne...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

County Supervisors Seek Quicker Reopening for Weddings, Other Gatherings - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to request guidance from the state on allowing resumption of several types of gatherings.. Read full article: County Supervisors Seek Quicker Reopenin...→

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Outdoor amusement parks and playgrounds in New Jersey are allowed to reopen ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday. Beginning [...] Read full article: Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, w...→

Tennessee's largest county could return to Phase 1 of reopening due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Tennessee's largest county could go back to the first phase of its reopening plan due to a recent spike in novel coronavirus infections. Read full article: Tennessee's largest county could return ...→

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

A Manatee County woman finds her missing dog after it escaped from her home nearly six years ago. Read full article: Manatee County woman finds missing dog a...→

Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reopening lakes for camping, boating

Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reopening lakes for camping, boating

Slowly easing restrictions in place due to the coronavirus outbreak, Monterey County parks is poised to start allowing limited camping at Lakes Nacimiento and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reop...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening could mean for Disney’s California parks

What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening could mean for Disney’s California parks

The reopening of Hong Kong Disneyland offers a glimpse of the ‘new normal’ Disneyland visitors can expect when the Anaheim theme parks finally swing open their [...] Read full article: What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening co...→

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's northern suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: Spike in Cook County commercial property...→

Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttered Contra Costa County Hair Salons

Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttered Contra Costa County Hair Salons

It was truly a 'big hair' day in Contra Costa County on Wednesday. Salons and barber shops closed since late March were reopened for business as health officia [...] Read full article: Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttere...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving ...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

As Washington's counties progress through Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to reopen the state, here's an interactive map that tracks the counties' progress through the [...] Read full article: Reopening phases by county: What you can...→

Reopening: Marin County To Allow More Indoor Businesses To Reopen June 29th

Reopening: Marin County To Allow More Indoor Businesses To Reopen June 29th

Marin County is preparing to allow the reopening of more indoor-based businesses effective June 29, including gyms and fitness studios, hair salons and barber [...] Read full article: Reopening: Marin County To Allow More In...→

Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4 Florida theme parks

Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4 Florida theme parks

Disney said Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will reopen on July 11; Epcot and Hollywood Studios will reopen on July 15. Read full article: Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For Nail Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Movie Theaters

Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For Nail Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Movie Theaters

Starting next Friday, June 26, movie theaters in the county will be allowed to reopen, though they will have to adhere to state guidance on preventing further [...] Read full article: Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For ...→

8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Diego County to Re-Evaluate Reopening Plan

8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Diego County to Re-Evaluate Reopening Plan

In the last seven days, San Diego County has seen eight outbreaks of COVID-19 in community settings, a metric that has prompted health officials to modify its [...] Read full article: 8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Dieg...→

Inspectors canvass Montgomery County before Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening | WTOP

As Montgomery County, Maryland, gets ready for Phase Two of its reopening Friday, some county workers are chipping in to make sure the process is going smoothl [...] Read full article: Inspectors canvass Montgomery County bef...→

Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening Across Broward County

Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening Across Broward County

After being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic, certain indoor movie theaters, bowling alleys, arcades and concert houses were allowed to reopen [...] Read full article: Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening...→

Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch and Snacks at LA County Parks

Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch and Snacks at LA County Parks

Free grab-and-go lunches and snacks will be available to children and teens 18 years and younger at 49 Los Angeles County parks beginning Tuesday. “We know man [...] Read full article: Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch...→

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans on reopening for 2020-2021 school year

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans on reopening for 2020-2021 school year

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward County Public School Board is currently reviewing different options on reopening for the upcoming 2020-2021 school y [...] Read full article: Broward County Public School Board discu...→

Fairfax County schools release more info about fall reopening plan | WTOP

Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia have released more details about plans for reopening in the fall. Read full article: Fairfax County schools release more info...→

Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme Parks, Downtown Disney Still Set To Open July 9

Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme Parks, Downtown Disney Still Set To Open July 9

Disneyland Resort announced Wednesday it is delaying its plans to reopen Disneyland and Disney California Adventure pending government approval. Read full article: Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Outdoor amusement parks and playgrounds in New Jersey are allowed to reopen ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday. Beginning [...] Read full article: Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, w...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

Reopening: Marin County To Allow More Indoor Businesses To Reopen June 29th

Reopening: Marin County To Allow More Indoor Businesses To Reopen June 29th

Marin County is preparing to allow the reopening of more indoor-based businesses effective June 29, including gyms and fitness studios, hair salons and barber [...] Read full article: Reopening: Marin County To Allow More In...→

Tennessee's largest county could return to Phase 1 of reopening due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Tennessee's largest county could go back to the first phase of its reopening plan due to a recent spike in novel coronavirus infections. Read full article: Tennessee's largest county could return ...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reopening lakes for camping, boating

Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reopening lakes for camping, boating

Slowly easing restrictions in place due to the coronavirus outbreak, Monterey County parks is poised to start allowing limited camping at Lakes Nacimiento and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reop...→

Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver as city cautiously emerges from COVID-19

Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver as city cautiously emerges from COVID-19

Physical distancing practices will be observed within all city facilities, and employees and members of the public are required to wear face coverings while in [...] Read full article: Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver ...→

Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For Nail Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Movie Theaters

Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For Nail Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Movie Theaters

Starting next Friday, June 26, movie theaters in the county will be allowed to reopen, though they will have to adhere to state guidance on preventing further [...] Read full article: Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For ...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's northern suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: Spike in Cook County commercial property...→

What's Next for Riverside County as It Progresses Through the Reopening Process

What's Next for Riverside County as It Progresses Through the Reopening Process

More Riverside County businesses will be able to open their doors Friday as the coronavirus regulatory bar is lowered further, with nail salons, tattoo parlors [...] Read full article: What's Next for Riverside County as It P...→

Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening Across Broward County

Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening Across Broward County

After being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic, certain indoor movie theaters, bowling alleys, arcades and concert houses were allowed to reopen [...] Read full article: Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening...→

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection

With the Supreme Court debating racial discrimination on juries, we look back at a Reader cover story from 2005 that examined Cook County's own problem with th [...] Read full article: A look back at racial bias in Cook Count...→

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans on reopening for 2020-2021 school year

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans on reopening for 2020-2021 school year

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward County Public School Board is currently reviewing different options on reopening for the upcoming 2020-2021 school y [...] Read full article: Broward County Public School Board discu...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving ...→

Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wednesday To Speak About Safely Reopening Country

Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wednesday To Speak About Safely Reopening Country

The former vice president is expected to speak on safely reopening the country and getting Americans back to work during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wedne...→

Manatee County families invited to participate in school board workshop for school reopening plan

Manatee County families invited to participate in school board workshop for school reopening plan

The School District of Manatee County is inviting the community to provide feedback during a special School Board Workshop discussing back-to-school plans for [...] Read full article: Manatee County families invited to parti...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

County Supervisors Seek Quicker Reopening for Weddings, Other Gatherings - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to request guidance from the state on allowing resumption of several types of gatherings.. Read full article: County Supervisors Seek Quicker Reopenin...→

NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement, Water Parks Ahead of 4th of July

NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement, Water Parks Ahead of 4th of July

The quintessential Jersey Shore boardwalk is closer to normalcy, as Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that amusement and water parks across the state will reo [...] Read full article: NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement...→

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

As Washington's counties progress through Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to reopen the state, here's an interactive map that tracks the counties' progress through the [...] Read full article: Reopening phases by county: What you can...→

Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4 Florida theme parks

Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4 Florida theme parks

Disney said Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will reopen on July 11; Epcot and Hollywood Studios will reopen on July 15. Read full article: Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4...→

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

A Manatee County woman finds her missing dog after it escaped from her home nearly six years ago. Read full article: Manatee County woman finds missing dog a...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Diego County to Re-Evaluate Reopening Plan

8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Diego County to Re-Evaluate Reopening Plan

In the last seven days, San Diego County has seen eight outbreaks of COVID-19 in community settings, a metric that has prompted health officials to modify its [...] Read full article: 8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Dieg...→

What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening could mean for Disney’s California parks

What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening could mean for Disney’s California parks

The reopening of Hong Kong Disneyland offers a glimpse of the ‘new normal’ Disneyland visitors can expect when the Anaheim theme parks finally swing open their [...] Read full article: What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening co...→

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable. Read full article: Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Char...→

Inspectors canvass Montgomery County before Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening | WTOP

As Montgomery County, Maryland, gets ready for Phase Two of its reopening Friday, some county workers are chipping in to make sure the process is going smoothl [...] Read full article: Inspectors canvass Montgomery County bef...→

Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttered Contra Costa County Hair Salons

Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttered Contra Costa County Hair Salons

It was truly a 'big hair' day in Contra Costa County on Wednesday. Salons and barber shops closed since late March were reopened for business as health officia [...] Read full article: Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttere...→

Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can find out today.

Treasurer Maria Pappas posted the final 2020 bills for property owners today, news that will be received with outrage, resignation or relief by many commercial [...] Read full article: Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can...→

Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch and Snacks at LA County Parks

Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch and Snacks at LA County Parks

Free grab-and-go lunches and snacks will be available to children and teens 18 years and younger at 49 Los Angeles County parks beginning Tuesday. “We know man [...] Read full article: Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch...→

California developing guidelines for reopening Disneyland and other theme parks

California developing guidelines for reopening Disneyland and other theme parks

Shuttered since mid-March, most California theme parks have proposed reopening dates along with detailed COVID-19 health and safety plans that still need to be [...] Read full article: California developing guidelines for reo...→

Fairfax County schools release more info about fall reopening plan | WTOP

Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia have released more details about plans for reopening in the fall. Read full article: Fairfax County schools release more info...→

Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme Parks, Downtown Disney Still Set To Open July 9

Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme Parks, Downtown Disney Still Set To Open July 9

Disneyland Resort announced Wednesday it is delaying its plans to reopen Disneyland and Disney California Adventure pending government approval. Read full article: Disneyland Resort Delays Reopening Theme...→

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

Cook County waiving late fees on property tax bills until Oct. 1

With the second installment of Cook County property taxes being mailed this week, residents and property owners are reminded that the county board has waived l [...] Read full article: Cook County waiving late fees on propert...→

Manatee County families invited to participate in school board workshop for school reopening plan

Manatee County families invited to participate in school board workshop for school reopening plan

The School District of Manatee County is inviting the community to provide feedback during a special School Board Workshop discussing back-to-school plans for [...] Read full article: Manatee County families invited to parti...→

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Officials Monitor 'Worrisome' New COVID-19 Cases

As they have begun rolling back tough COVID-19 restrictions, Santa Clara health officials say they are carefully monitoring a 'worrisome' number of new cases w [...] Read full article: Reopening; Santa Clara County Health Off...→

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19 Antibodies at Cook County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office

An employee at the Cook County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, officials announced Monday. Read full article: 1 More Employee Tests Positive for COVID...→

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ uptick in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations with reopening

The county is back on the state’s “watch” list and has traced recent outbreaks to construction and food service sites, Dr. Sara Cody said. Read full article: Santa Clara County sees ‘worrisome’ upti...→

County Supervisors Seek Quicker Reopening for Weddings, Other Gatherings - Times of San Diego

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 to request guidance from the state on allowing resumption of several types of gatherings.. Read full article: County Supervisors Seek Quicker Reopenin...→

NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement, Water Parks Ahead of 4th of July

NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement, Water Parks Ahead of 4th of July

The quintessential Jersey Shore boardwalk is closer to normalcy, as Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday that amusement and water parks across the state will reo [...] Read full article: NJ Outlines Reopening Plan for Amusement...→

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, water parks and playgrounds to reopen on July 2, Gov. Murphy says

Outdoor amusement parks and playgrounds in New Jersey are allowed to reopen ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday. Beginning [...] Read full article: Reopening NJ: Outdoor amusement parks, w...→

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

As Washington's counties progress through Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to reopen the state, here's an interactive map that tracks the counties' progress through the [...] Read full article: Reopening phases by county: What you can...→

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Warning In Northwest Indiana, Watch For Cook County And Parts South

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for parts of Northwest Indiana, while a severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the area until 9 p.m. Read full article: Chicago Weather: Severe Thunderstorm War...→

Reopening: Marin County To Allow More Indoor Businesses To Reopen June 29th

Reopening: Marin County To Allow More Indoor Businesses To Reopen June 29th

Marin County is preparing to allow the reopening of more indoor-based businesses effective June 29, including gyms and fitness studios, hair salons and barber [...] Read full article: Reopening: Marin County To Allow More In...→

Tennessee's largest county could return to Phase 1 of reopening due to spike in COVID-19 cases

Tennessee's largest county could go back to the first phase of its reopening plan due to a recent spike in novel coronavirus infections. Read full article: Tennessee's largest county could return ...→

Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4 Florida theme parks

Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4 Florida theme parks

Disney said Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom will reopen on July 11; Epcot and Hollywood Studios will reopen on July 15. Read full article: Disney outlines reopening plan for its 4...→

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

Manatee County woman finds missing dog after six years

A Manatee County woman finds her missing dog after it escaped from her home nearly six years ago. Read full article: Manatee County woman finds missing dog a...→

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to take steps to avoid conflicts, auditors find

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle ordered the review following a Sun-Times report on an insider deal involving Ald. Carrie Austin’s chief of staff C [...] Read full article: Cook County Land Bank Authority needs to...→

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

Appeals court upholds federal judge’s coronavirus orders at Cook County Jail

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals denied most of a motion filed by Sheriff Tom Dart, asking the court to pause the preliminary injunction ordered by U.S. Distri [...] Read full article: Appeals court upholds federal judge’s co...→

Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reopening lakes for camping, boating

Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reopening lakes for camping, boating

Slowly easing restrictions in place due to the coronavirus outbreak, Monterey County parks is poised to start allowing limited camping at Lakes Nacimiento and [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Monterey County slowly reop...→

Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting To Get Paid For Work During March Primary; 'There's Got To Be A Way To Solve This'

“I do it for the money, but also believe in democracy,” said Susan Rohde, who has fulfilled her civic duty for more than a decade as an election judge. Read full article: Cook County Election Judge Still Waiting...→

Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver as city cautiously emerges from COVID-19

Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver as city cautiously emerges from COVID-19

Physical distancing practices will be observed within all city facilities, and employees and members of the public are required to wear face coverings while in [...] Read full article: Dog parks, DMV set to re-open in Denver ...→

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

Demonstrators call for defunding Cook County jail

About 150 protesters on foot -- as well as hundreds more in cars -- demanded the defunding of the Cook County jail during a demonstration Thursday. Read full article: Demonstrators call for defunding Cook Co...→

Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For Nail Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Movie Theaters

Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For Nail Salons, Tattoo Parlors, Movie Theaters

Starting next Friday, June 26, movie theaters in the county will be allowed to reopen, though they will have to adhere to state guidance on preventing further [...] Read full article: Ventura County Sets Reopening Dates For ...→

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Health Order Reopening Outdoor Dining, Religious Services

The city of Berkeley and Alameda County health officials on Thursday announced a new order that allows for the reopening of outdoor restaurant dining, outdoor [...] Read full article: Berkeley, Alameda County Issue New Healt...→

8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Diego County to Re-Evaluate Reopening Plan

8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Diego County to Re-Evaluate Reopening Plan

In the last seven days, San Diego County has seen eight outbreaks of COVID-19 in community settings, a metric that has prompted health officials to modify its [...] Read full article: 8 Community Outbreaks ‘Trigger' San Dieg...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening could mean for Disney’s California parks

What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening could mean for Disney’s California parks

The reopening of Hong Kong Disneyland offers a glimpse of the ‘new normal’ Disneyland visitors can expect when the Anaheim theme parks finally swing open their [...] Read full article: What Hong Kong Disneyland’s reopening co...→

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Maurice Harris, Accused In 2017 Quadruple Slaying

Tandra Simonton, a spokeswoman for the state’s attorney’s office, said in a statement that eyewitness accounts were found to be unreliable. Read full article: Cook County Prosecutors Drop Murder Char...→

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Spike in Cook County commercial property tax bills

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's northern suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: Spike in Cook County commercial property...→

Inspectors canvass Montgomery County before Phase Two of COVID-19 reopening | WTOP

As Montgomery County, Maryland, gets ready for Phase Two of its reopening Friday, some county workers are chipping in to make sure the process is going smoothl [...] Read full article: Inspectors canvass Montgomery County bef...→

What's Next for Riverside County as It Progresses Through the Reopening Process

What's Next for Riverside County as It Progresses Through the Reopening Process

More Riverside County businesses will be able to open their doors Friday as the coronavirus regulatory bar is lowered further, with nail salons, tattoo parlors [...] Read full article: What's Next for Riverside County as It P...→

Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttered Contra Costa County Hair Salons

Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttered Contra Costa County Hair Salons

It was truly a 'big hair' day in Contra Costa County on Wednesday. Salons and barber shops closed since late March were reopened for business as health officia [...] Read full article: Reopening: Buzz Returns To Once Shuttere...→

Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening Across Broward County

Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening Across Broward County

After being closed for months due to the coronavirus pandemic, certain indoor movie theaters, bowling alleys, arcades and concert houses were allowed to reopen [...] Read full article: Movie Theaters, Bowling Alleys Reopening...→

Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can find out today.

Treasurer Maria Pappas posted the final 2020 bills for property owners today, news that will be received with outrage, resignation or relief by many commercial [...] Read full article: Big tax hikes? Cook County landlords can...→

Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch and Snacks at LA County Parks

Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch and Snacks at LA County Parks

Free grab-and-go lunches and snacks will be available to children and teens 18 years and younger at 49 Los Angeles County parks beginning Tuesday. “We know man [...] Read full article: Here’s Where Children Can Get Free Lunch...→

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection

A look back at racial bias in Cook County jury selection

With the Supreme Court debating racial discrimination on juries, we look back at a Reader cover story from 2005 that examined Cook County's own problem with th [...] Read full article: A look back at racial bias in Cook Count...→

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans on reopening for 2020-2021 school year

Broward County Public School Board discusses plans on reopening for 2020-2021 school year

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward County Public School Board is currently reviewing different options on reopening for the upcoming 2020-2021 school y [...] Read full article: Broward County Public School Board discu...→

California developing guidelines for reopening Disneyland and other theme parks

California developing guidelines for reopening Disneyland and other theme parks

Shuttered since mid-March, most California theme parks have proposed reopening dates along with detailed COVID-19 health and safety plans that still need to be [...] Read full article: California developing guidelines for reo...→

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven de [...]

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving to temporarily strip as many as seven deputies of their police powers after the county’s public defender complained tha [...] Read full article: Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart was moving ...→

Fairfax County schools release more info about fall reopening plan | WTOP

Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia have released more details about plans for reopening in the fall. Read full article: Fairfax County schools release more info...→

Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wednesday To Speak About Safely Reopening Country

Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wednesday To Speak About Safely Reopening Country

The former vice president is expected to speak on safely reopening the country and getting Americans back to work during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Joe Biden Visiting Delaware County Wedne...→