A married couple who emigrated from Ukraine more than two decades ago died of the coronavirus only hours apart over the weekend.
Governor JB Pritzker has extended his “stay at home” order for Illinois residents through April 30 because of the coronavirus outbreak.
The amount of COVID-19 cases in Illinois has now reached 5,994 and the total death count is 99, officials said Tuesday.
Ryan Brandis, 32, is charged with one felony count of burglary and one misdemeanor count of theft, Chicago police said.
These cases include two members from Harold Washington College, two members from Malcolm X College, a member from Daley College, and a member from Truman College.
Lightfoot said the city will foot the costs for first responders including Chicago’s police, firefighters or paramedics who want to use the downtown hotel rooms rather than returning to their own homes.
The fire was put out quickly, but crews remained on scene to ensure hotspots don’t rekindle, Schroeder said.
An officer fired a single shot, striking the man in the abdomen, police said. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The boy, who has not been named because he is a minor, faces three felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm and a misdemeanor count of drug possession.
Jackie Bartholomay was last seen Monday in the 2700 block of West Windsor Avenue.
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The day’s most recent shooting wounded two men at a Chatham gas station near the 79th Street CTA Red Line station.
Jasmine Mitlo was last seen Sunday in the 6000 block of North Elston Avenue.
The Cook County medical examiner confirmed eight more deaths from the coronavirus after completing the day’s autopsies Monday, bringing the county’s total to 48.
It was a quiet day in Wrigleyville on what should have been the Cubs home opener.
The coronavirus pandemic has made the nerve-wracking experience of picking a college all the more difficult for Illinois’ high school students as campus visits are canceled and admission deadlines get pushed back amid the school shutdown over COVID-19 concerns.
Cook County Circuit Court is extending its suspension of most criminal and civil cases through May and expanding the use of videoconferencing amid the growing COVID-19 outbreak.
Mayor Lightfoot and CPS laid out their plans Monday night as the school district prepares to start virtual classes, potentially for the rest of the year.
A former nurse at Mercy Hospital alleges she was fired after she expressed concerns that the hospital didn’t provide adequate protections for staff members treating coronavirus patients.
The Illinois National Guard is working to re-open two hospitals to help house patients during a surge of COVID-19 cases.