On Friday, the Food and Drug Administration authorized emergency use of remdesivir for patients with severe cases of COVID-19. Drugmaker Gilead Sciences’ lobbying hit a new high in the first quarter.
Angry People Have Shown Up At Closed Illinois Unemployment Offices, Prompting Police Protection For Workers
State unemployment offices are closed to the public, but some people angry about not being able to file for benefits are showing up anyway.
Gov. JB Pritzker wants to hire 3,800 people to run a program that will alert those who came into contact with newly diagnosed COVID-19 cases.
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The protest in Chicago’s Loop is one in a series of demonstrations across the country against stay-at-home orders.
Reset breaks down the biggest local and state news of the week in the Friday News Roundup with Jenn White.
For the first time, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has personally responded to an allegation of sexual assault from a former Senate staffer.
Yes, you’ll have to wear a mask in public. But green thumbs and pet owners may like some of the businesses that are allowed to reopen Friday.
Workers from the South and West sides packed buses and trains while North Siders stayed at home in far greater numbers.
Chicago cabbies, indebted from inflated medallion prices and rideshare competition, now have even fewer people to drive around.