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Pritzker says Illinois is a go for Phase 3 Friday, starts thinking about Phase 4 in late June

Pritzker says Illinois is a go for Phase 3 Friday, starts thinking about Phase 4 in late June

Illinois meets all requirements to ease COVID-19 restrictions Friday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Thursday while dangling the possibility of a return to near-norma [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois is a go for Phase...→

Pritzker says Illinois is a go for Phase 3 Friday, starts thinking about Phase 4 in late June

Pritzker says Illinois is a go for Phase 3 Friday, starts thinking about Phase 4 in late June

Illinois meets all requirements to ease COVID-19 restrictions Friday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Thursday while dangling the possibility of a return to near-norma [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois is a go for Phase...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday is expected to release long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instructions will [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Rel...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Restaurants in Illinois can begin to allow indoor dining with some major changes starting Friday as the state moves into phase four of its reopening plan amid [...] Read full article: Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: ...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop addin [...]

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop adding names or information to the statewide Cal-Gangs database of suspected gang me [...] Read full article: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore or...→

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...] Read full article: All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to En...→

Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts Phase 3 coronavirus trial with drug used to treat arthritis

Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts Phase 3 coronavirus trial with drug used to treat arthritis

The first patient has been enrolled in Eli Lilly’s Phase 3 clinical trial to test whether an arthritis drug, baricitinib, marketed as Olumiant, can treat hospi [...] Read full article: Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts ...→

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday night, the Illinois GOP and other local Republican groups note the governor’s executive orders allowed religious gatherings o [...] Read full article: Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Again...→

By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Move to Phase Four

By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Move to Phase Four

Where does Illinois stand against the state’s coronavirus metrics required to move into Phase Four of the “Restore Illinois” plan? Here’s a look at each region [...] Read full article: By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on...→

Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Friday

Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Friday

Phase two of reopening Montgomery County, Maryland, will begin on Friday at 5 p.m., the county executive said Monday. The county met benchmarks such as decreas [...] Read full article: Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Frida...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...] Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...] Read full article: Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you ne...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

Illinois is about to enter phase four. But what will that mean for residents? The phase is the fourth of a five-step plan to reopen Illinois from a shutdown du [...] Read full article: What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown ...→

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago is on track to transition into Phase 4 of reopening on Friday, June 26. Read full article: Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Tra...→

Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Additional Deaths Friday

Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Additional Deaths Friday

Health officials in Illinois reported 634 new cases of coronavirus statewide Saturday, along with 45 additional deaths. The new cases bring the statewide total [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD -- The Republican Party has filed a lawsuit against Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker for what they see as First Amendment rights violations. Tim Schnei Read full article: Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit ...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court late Monday, claims while religious groups and protesters have been allowed to gather in groups of more than 10, politic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker ...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

The Illinois Republican Party sued Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court Monday, seeking an exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings in [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B....→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday largely dismissed a push by the hotel industry to allow meeting rooms and ballrooms to reopen at half capacity when the state move [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industr...→

Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopening Theaters, Bars and More

Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopening Theaters, Bars and More

Movie theaters, bars, museums and amusement parks will be allowed to open Friday across Indiana after the governor announced that he was moving up by two days [...] Read full article: Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopeni...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...] Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step." Read full article: Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Pre...→

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Theaters can open to audiences of up to 50, but all but the smallest theaters will likely stay closed because production costs will far exceed the gate. Standi [...] Read full article: Top mayoral aides flesh out details of F...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday. Phase four of the [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releas...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase fou [...]

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...] Read full article: All four of Illinois’ health regions are...→

Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered on Juneteenth in Illinois

Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 132,000 cases in all but one of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 6,300 fatalities as of Sunday. The state wa [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered...→

CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s What Can Open

CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s What Can Open

Phase 2 of the reopening of Connecticut begins on Wednesday and more businesses that had to close because of the COVID-19 pandemic will be able to reopen. Face [...] Read full article: CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s Wha...→

Lowest number of new coronavirus infections reported in Illinois since late March (LIVE UPDATES)

Lowest number of new coronavirus infections reported in Illinois since late March (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois logged another 19 coronavirus deaths Monday, and an additional 473 new cases of the deadly virus — the lowest daily number of new infections since the [...] Read full article: Lowest number of new coronavirus infecti...→

Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, starts Phase 2 of NHL’s return to play plan

Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, starts Phase 2 of NHL’s return to play plan

The Avalanche began Phase 2 of the NHL’s return to play plan with voluntary skates Monday. Among the players who participated include Ian Cole, Philipp Brubaue [...] Read full article: Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, start...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday is expected to release long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instructions will [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Rel...→

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...] Read full article: Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you ne...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Theaters can open to audiences of up to 50, but all but the smallest theaters will likely stay closed because production costs will far exceed the gate. Standi [...] Read full article: Top mayoral aides flesh out details of F...→

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

Illinois is about to enter phase four. But what will that mean for residents? The phase is the fourth of a five-step plan to reopen Illinois from a shutdown du [...] Read full article: What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown ...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday. Phase four of the [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releas...→

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago is on track to transition into Phase 4 of reopening on Friday, June 26. Read full article: Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Tra...→

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop addin [...]

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop adding names or information to the statewide Cal-Gangs database of suspected gang me [...] Read full article: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore or...→

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...] Read full article: All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to En...→

Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered on Juneteenth in Illinois

Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 132,000 cases in all but one of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 6,300 fatalities as of Sunday. The state wa [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday night, the Illinois GOP and other local Republican groups note the governor’s executive orders allowed religious gatherings o [...] Read full article: Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Again...→

Lowest number of new coronavirus infections reported in Illinois since late March (LIVE UPDATES)

Lowest number of new coronavirus infections reported in Illinois since late March (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois logged another 19 coronavirus deaths Monday, and an additional 473 new cases of the deadly virus — the lowest daily number of new infections since the [...] Read full article: Lowest number of new coronavirus infecti...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

The Illinois Republican Party sued Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court Monday, seeking an exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings in [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B....→

Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Friday

Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Friday

Phase two of reopening Montgomery County, Maryland, will begin on Friday at 5 p.m., the county executive said Monday. The county met benchmarks such as decreas [...] Read full article: Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Frida...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopening Theaters, Bars and More

Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopening Theaters, Bars and More

Movie theaters, bars, museums and amusement parks will be allowed to open Friday across Indiana after the governor announced that he was moving up by two days [...] Read full article: Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopeni...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...] Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...] Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step." Read full article: Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Pre...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Restaurants in Illinois can begin to allow indoor dining with some major changes starting Friday as the state moves into phase four of its reopening plan amid [...] Read full article: Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: ...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Additional Deaths Friday

Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Additional Deaths Friday

Health officials in Illinois reported 634 new cases of coronavirus statewide Saturday, along with 45 additional deaths. The new cases bring the statewide total [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cas...→

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase fou [...]

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...] Read full article: All four of Illinois’ health regions are...→

Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD -- The Republican Party has filed a lawsuit against Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker for what they see as First Amendment rights violations. Tim Schnei Read full article: Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit ...→

Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts Phase 3 coronavirus trial with drug used to treat arthritis

Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts Phase 3 coronavirus trial with drug used to treat arthritis

The first patient has been enrolled in Eli Lilly’s Phase 3 clinical trial to test whether an arthritis drug, baricitinib, marketed as Olumiant, can treat hospi [...] Read full article: Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts ...→

CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s What Can Open

CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s What Can Open

Phase 2 of the reopening of Connecticut begins on Wednesday and more businesses that had to close because of the COVID-19 pandemic will be able to reopen. Face [...] Read full article: CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s Wha...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court late Monday, claims while religious groups and protesters have been allowed to gather in groups of more than 10, politic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker ...→

By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Move to Phase Four

By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Move to Phase Four

Where does Illinois stand against the state’s coronavirus metrics required to move into Phase Four of the “Restore Illinois” plan? Here’s a look at each region [...] Read full article: By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on...→

Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, starts Phase 2 of NHL’s return to play plan

Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, starts Phase 2 of NHL’s return to play plan

The Avalanche began Phase 2 of the NHL’s return to play plan with voluntary skates Monday. Among the players who participated include Ian Cole, Philipp Brubaue [...] Read full article: Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, start...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday largely dismissed a push by the hotel industry to allow meeting rooms and ballrooms to reopen at half capacity when the state move [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industr...→

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitors From COVID Hotspots to Quarantine, Pritzker Says

With other states implementing a mandatory quarantine on visitors from viral hotspots, Gov. J.B. Pritzker says such a move isn’t being planned for Illinois, bu [...] Read full article: Illinois Not Planning to Require Visitor...→

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to quarantine visitors from states with spiking COVID-19 infection rates

Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday he is not currently considering asking visitors to Illinois from states with spiking coronavirus infection rates to quarantin [...] Read full article: Pritzker says Illinois has no plans to q...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzker, claims COVID-19 gathering limits unconstitutional

An Illinois anti-abortion group alleges in a federal lawsuit that Gov. J.B. Pritzker has unconstitutionally allowed certain groups to disregard the state’s lim [...] Read full article: Illinois anti-abortion group sues Pritzk...→

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...] Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Release Guidance for Schools

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday is expected to release long-awaited guidance for schools across the state as questions swirl over how instructions will [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker to Rel...→

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...] Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Update at 2:30 P.M. as Illinois Prepares for Phase 4

NOTE: Watch the governor’s 2:30 p.m. press conference live in the player above Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is set to deliver a coronavirus update as the state [...] Read full article: LIVE: Pritzker to Give Coronavirus Updat...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicago Testing Sites, Pritzker to Deliver Update

The city of Chicago is launching four new free coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday as the city and state prepare to enter phase four of reopening at the [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: New Chicag...→

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...] Read full article: Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you ne...→

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Precautions Still Needed

"It's because of the shared sacrifice that we are able to announce that Chicago will be able to take the next step." Read full article: Lightfoot: Phase 4 Starts Friday But Pre...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Theaters can open to audiences of up to 50, but all but the smallest theaters will likely stay closed because production costs will far exceed the gate. Standi [...] Read full article: Top mayoral aides flesh out details of F...→

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: Indoor Dining to Return With Restrictions

Restaurants in Illinois can begin to allow indoor dining with some major changes starting Friday as the state moves into phase four of its reopening plan amid [...] Read full article: Illinois Phase 4 Restaurant Guidelines: ...→

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown of What It Means for Residents

Illinois is about to enter phase four. But what will that mean for residents? The phase is the fourth of a five-step plan to reopen Illinois from a shutdown du [...] Read full article: What's Phase 4 in Illinois? A Breakdown ...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releases Guidelines for Phase 4

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday released new guidelines for Illinois as the state looks to move into phase four of its reopening plan on Friday. Phase four of the [...] Read full article: Illinois Reopening Plan: Pritzker Releas...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Moves to Phase Four Friday, Lakefront Reopens

Chicago is ready to move into phase four of reopening on Friday alongside the rest of Illinois, city officials announced early Monday.... Meanwhile, more restr [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: Chicago Mo...→

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Transition To Phase 4 On Friday

Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Chicago is on track to transition into Phase 4 of reopening on Friday, June 26. Read full article: Lights Announces Chicago On Track To Tra...→

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Friday, Mayor Says

Chicago will be ready to enter phase four with the rest of Illinois on Friday, five days earlier than health experts had initially planned, the mayor announced [...] Read full article: Chicago Ready to Move to Phase 4 on Frid...→

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop addin [...]

Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore ordered officers late Friday to stop adding names or information to the statewide Cal-Gangs database of suspected gang me [...] Read full article: Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore or...→

Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Additional Deaths Friday

Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 Additional Deaths Friday

Health officials in Illinois reported 634 new cases of coronavirus statewide Saturday, along with 45 additional deaths. The new cases bring the statewide total [...] Read full article: Illinois Reports 634 New Coronavirus Cas...→

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York City Phase 2 Reopening Coming Friday, But All Signs Look Good

It appears Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio are finally on the same page as far as when New York City will enter Phase 2 of reopening. Read full article: Gov. Cuomo: Final Decision On New York C...→

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase fou [...]

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...] Read full article: All four of Illinois’ health regions are...→

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to Enter Phase 4 Next Week, Pritzker Says

All four of Illinois’ health regions are currently on track to move to phase four as early as next week, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Wednesday. “All regions seem t [...] Read full article: All 4 Regions in Illinois on Track to En...→

Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit against Gov. JB Pritzker

SPRINGFIELD -- The Republican Party has filed a lawsuit against Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker for what they see as First Amendment rights violations. Tim Schnei Read full article: Illinois Republican Party files lawsuit ...→

Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered on Juneteenth in Illinois

Statewide, Illinois has reported more than 132,000 cases in all but one of the state’s 102 counties, with more than 6,300 fatalities as of Sunday. The state wa [...] Read full article: Gov. Pritzker Says Flags Will Be Lowered...→

Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts Phase 3 coronavirus trial with drug used to treat arthritis

Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts Phase 3 coronavirus trial with drug used to treat arthritis

The first patient has been enrolled in Eli Lilly’s Phase 3 clinical trial to test whether an arthritis drug, baricitinib, marketed as Olumiant, can treat hospi [...] Read full article: Eli Lilly pharmaceutical company starts ...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s What Can Open

CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s What Can Open

Phase 2 of the reopening of Connecticut begins on Wednesday and more businesses that had to close because of the COVID-19 pandemic will be able to reopen. Face [...] Read full article: CT’s Phase 2 Starts Tomorrow; Here’s Wha...→

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Against Gov. JB Pritzker Over Limits On Public Gatherings

In a federal lawsuit filed Monday night, the Illinois GOP and other local Republican groups note the governor’s executive orders allowed religious gatherings o [...] Read full article: Illinois GOP Files Federal Lawsuit Again...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker over right for political groups to assemble during pandemic

The suit, filed in U.S. District Court late Monday, claims while religious groups and protesters have been allowed to gather in groups of more than 10, politic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Pritzker ...→

Lowest number of new coronavirus infections reported in Illinois since late March (LIVE UPDATES)

Lowest number of new coronavirus infections reported in Illinois since late March (LIVE UPDATES)

Illinois logged another 19 coronavirus deaths Monday, and an additional 473 new cases of the deadly virus — the lowest daily number of new infections since the [...] Read full article: Lowest number of new coronavirus infecti...→

By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Move to Phase Four

By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Move to Phase Four

Where does Illinois stand against the state’s coronavirus metrics required to move into Phase Four of the “Restore Illinois” plan? Here’s a look at each region [...] Read full article: By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B. Pritzker over 10-person gathering limit

The Illinois Republican Party sued Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker in federal court Monday, seeking an exemption from the 10-person limit on public gatherings in [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Gov. J.B....→

Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, starts Phase 2 of NHL’s return to play plan

Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, starts Phase 2 of NHL’s return to play plan

The Avalanche began Phase 2 of the NHL’s return to play plan with voluntary skates Monday. Among the players who participated include Ian Cole, Philipp Brubaue [...] Read full article: Avalanche returns to Pepsi Center, start...→

Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Friday

Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Friday

Phase two of reopening Montgomery County, Maryland, will begin on Friday at 5 p.m., the county executive said Monday. The county met benchmarks such as decreas [...] Read full article: Montgomery County to Enter Phase 2 Frida...→

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industry’s push for larger gatherings in next phase of reopening

Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Monday largely dismissed a push by the hotel industry to allow meeting rooms and ballrooms to reopen at half capacity when the state move [...] Read full article: Gov. J.B. Pritzker cool to hotel industr...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopening Theaters, Bars and More

Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopening Theaters, Bars and More

Movie theaters, bars, museums and amusement parks will be allowed to open Friday across Indiana after the governor announced that he was moving up by two days [...] Read full article: Indiana Moves to Phase 4 Friday, Reopeni...→