Spiking positivity rates and hospitalizations are the metrics behind the renewed restrictions. But officials aren’t really telling us where the new cases are coming from.
In Thursday’s marathon session, aldermen pressed Supt. David Brown about moving money away from policing, deployment strategies, and lack of progress on the federal consent decree.
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Election experts say there is no longer enough time to ensure ballots sent through the mail will be delivered in time. They’re encouraging voters to deliver their ballots by hand or vote in person.
“Save the Children” emerged from QAnon, the group of conspiracy theorists who believe Trump is secretly fighting a child trafficking ring.
Women have made great strides. But the uncomfortable truth is that in their homes, they are still fitting into stereotypical roles of doing the bulk of housework and parenting.
Despite the governor’s health guidance, the Illinois High School Association will allow basketball games starting Nov. 30.
The videos, released Wednesday by the city, do not show the shooting itself. The officer involved has been fired for not turning on his body camera.
Advocates of the graduated income tax amendment in Illinois expect a long wait to count the mail-in ballots to know whether it passes or fails. Opponents disagree.
Chicago Public Schools wants some students with special needs to return for in-person learning. Some parents and students are pushing back.
Governor’s order means Chicago and all of the collar counties will have suspended dining by Saturday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot backed off some of her opposition to the order Wednesday.
Amid Outcry From Parents And Teachers, Chicago Public Schools Officials Insist They Can Safely Reopen
Chicago school officials want to resume in-person learning for preschoolers and some special needs students as early as next month.
The U.S. is expected to report record-setting economic growth in the most recent quarter. But that won’t repair all of the damage done during the spectacular downturn three months earlier.