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Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

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

Cook County passes COVID property-tax relief

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

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cuomo turns up pressure on Trump, McConnell to approve new COVID-19 relief bill - amNewYork

Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Governor Andrew Cuomo seemed to take a shot at the commander-in-chief on Tuesday while talking about the role of Read full article: Cuomo turns up pressure on Trump, McConn...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

City Council passes small business relief package to aid store owners - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE As the state’s stay-at-home measure drags on and store owners find themselves crushed under mounting expenses, the New York City Council Read full article: City Council passes small business relie...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

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

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez’s Gowns Are For Sale — Money Goes to Help COVID-19 Relief

How do you lounge in style this holiday season? Miami native and fashion expert Kelly Saks offers some tips.... After successful surgery to remove a shackle em [...] Read full article: Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez’s Gowns Are For ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

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

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

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

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

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

Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package: 'American People Are Worth It'

Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package: 'American People Are Worth It'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the stunning $3 trillion price tag on Democrats’ pandemic relief package as what is needed to confront the “vi [...] Read full article: Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 R...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

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

Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' online watch party for COVID-19 relief

Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' online watch party for COVID-19 relief

Prince's estate is hosting a three-day livestream event of "Prince and the Revolution: Live" -- a film capturing a March 1985 concert from the Purple Rain Tour [...] Read full article: Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' on...→

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez’s Gowns Are For Sale — Money Goes to Help COVID-19 Relief

How do you lounge in style this holiday season? Miami native and fashion expert Kelly Saks offers some tips.... After successful surgery to remove a shackle em [...] Read full article: Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez’s Gowns Are For ...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package: 'American People Are Worth It'

Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package: 'American People Are Worth It'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the stunning $3 trillion price tag on Democrats’ pandemic relief package as what is needed to confront the “vi [...] Read full article: Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 R...→

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

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

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

Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' online watch party for COVID-19 relief

Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' online watch party for COVID-19 relief

Prince's estate is hosting a three-day livestream event of "Prince and the Revolution: Live" -- a film capturing a March 1985 concert from the Purple Rain Tour [...] Read full article: Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' on...→

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

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

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

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

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

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

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

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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

Cuomo turns up pressure on Trump, McConnell to approve new COVID-19 relief bill - amNewYork

Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Governor Andrew Cuomo seemed to take a shot at the commander-in-chief on Tuesday while talking about the role of Read full article: Cuomo turns up pressure on Trump, McConn...→

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

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

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

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

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

City Council passes small business relief package to aid store owners - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE As the state’s stay-at-home measure drags on and store owners find themselves crushed under mounting expenses, the New York City Council Read full article: City Council passes small business relie...→

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

Cook County Health projects up to $100 million revenue gap

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

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sleeves – tackling vote-by-mail, legal pot tweaks, with budget, COVID-19 relief looming

No mask faceoffs added any drama to Day Two of the special legislative session. State Rep. Darren Bailey, R-Xenia, entered the Bank of Springfield Center weari [...] Read full article: Lawmakers don masks and roll up their sl...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Reports 17 New Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Collin County Adds 26 Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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

Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez’s Gowns Are For Sale — Money Goes to Help COVID-19 Relief

How do you lounge in style this holiday season? Miami native and fashion expert Kelly Saks offers some tips.... After successful surgery to remove a shackle em [...] Read full article: Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez’s Gowns Are For ...→

Cuomo turns up pressure on Trump, McConnell to approve new COVID-19 relief bill - amNewYork

Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, Governor Andrew Cuomo seemed to take a shot at the commander-in-chief on Tuesday while talking about the role of Read full article: Cuomo turns up pressure on Trump, McConn...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

Lake County Reopens With COVID-19 Restrictions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

Denton County Adds 18 New Confirmed Cases of COVID-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...→

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

Cook County likely to waive late fees on property tax payments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package: 'American People Are Worth It'

Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package: 'American People Are Worth It'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday defended the stunning $3 trillion price tag on Democrats’ pandemic relief package as what is needed to confront the “vi [...] Read full article: Speaker Pelosi On $3 Trillion COVID-19 R...→

City Council passes small business relief package to aid store owners - amNewYork

BY BEN VERDE As the state’s stay-at-home measure drags on and store owners find themselves crushed under mounting expenses, the New York City Council Read full article: City Council passes small business relie...→

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

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

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

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

Alameda County adds COVID-19 testing sites

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

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

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

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

Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' online watch party for COVID-19 relief

Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' online watch party for COVID-19 relief

Prince's estate is hosting a three-day livestream event of "Prince and the Revolution: Live" -- a film capturing a March 1985 concert from the Purple Rain Tour [...] Read full article: Prince's estate hosting 'Purple Rain' on...→

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

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

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