As the semester wraps up, we do a final check-in on the four college freshmen we’ve been following this fall.
The Chicago Housing Authority awards $5,000 grants to seven of its residents to help their businesses mitigate losses from the pandemic
From sick coworkers to no PPE to a lack of sanitation, workers detail their grievances. WBEZ is publishing every complaint.
In the Illinois counties hit hardest by the virus, for-profit nursing homes have nearly double the deaths per bed as nonprofit facilities.
As of Nov. 15, the COVID-19 death rate among Black Chicagoans was nearly double the rate for the city’s white residents.
Linda Diaz was one victim. Since the start of the pandemic, attitudes about the disease’s virulence have diverged — including within this close-knit Chicago family, even now.
Experts say timely testing is crucial to slowing the spread of COVID-19 so infected people can quickly quarantine.
Experts warn that indoor gatherings, cold temperatures and pandemic fatigue augur dark months ahead.
City Hall’s efforts to expand testing and contact tracing come as coronavirus testing sites around the Chicago region report long lines.
Catholic schools have stayed in-person through the pandemic. It’s made Chicago Public Schools think it can do the same.