Deaths of more than two dozen residents of Far North Side nursing home tied to COVID-19: ‘It seemed like there was nothing we could do’

Wed, 27 May 2020 10:00:00 +0000

As more than two dozen residents at Elevate Care Chicago North in West Rogers Park have died from COVID-19-related illnesses in recent weeks, relatives say they wish they had been given more informati...

Mayor scolds new police superintendent after Chicago sees most violent Memorial Day weekend in five years: ‘Whatever the strategy is, it didn’t work. … We have to do better’

Wed, 27 May 2020 01:00:24 +0000

Chicago experienced its deadliest Memorial Day weekend in the last five years with at least 10 people fatally shot and 40 others injured.

The Spin: Lightfoot announces contact tracing effort | Kinzinger calls out Trump in tweet | Preckwinkle uses her 1st veto as County Board president

Wed, 27 May 2020 00:47:05 +0000

Mayor Lori Lightfoot today announced Chicago’s newest effort to ramp up coronavirus contact tracing efforts — a key factor in the city’s and state’s phased reopening plans. Cook County Board President...

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot releases guidelines for phase 3 of city’s reopening plan

Wed, 27 May 2020 00:37:00 +0000

Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced industry-specific rules for the re-opening of restaurants, childcare facilities and some industries as part of phase three of Chicago’s re-emergence from the ...

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Officials express cautious optimism ahead of reopening plan’s next phase as COVID-19 hospitalizations drop to 6-week low

Wed, 27 May 2020 00:16:39 +0000

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

East Garfield Park shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 wounded

Tue, 26 May 2020 23:50:18 +0000

The shootings follow violence over the Memorial Day weekend, the deadliest in five years.

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