Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:38:31 -0400
The comparison comes after the White House on Tuesday projected at least 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:33:00 -0400
More than 75,000 cases have been confirmed in the state, which is the U.S. epicenter of the virus outbreak.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:31:26 -0400
One man in his 90s with underlying health problems died Saturday evening at the nursing home, health officials said.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:30:04 -0400
Globally the disease has claimed more than 42,000 lives, and the White House says it could kill more than 200,000 in America alone.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:23:03 -0400
A defiant pastor Tony Spell presided over another service at the Life Tabernacle Church despite being charged with violating the state’s virus-prompted gatherings ban. Some protesters showed they thought he was out of line. Lester Duhe of WAFB-TV reports.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:23:02 -0400
Six staff members at a care facility in Yucaipa, east of Los Angeles, also tested positive for the coronavirus. Testing of all residents and workers was continuing. KCAL's Nicole Comstock reports.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:22:24 -0400
Financial markets are losing ground as the boost from last week's federal stimulus bill fades.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:20:00 -0400
Companies with 500 or fewer workers that have been hurt by the pandemic are eligible for loans to cover payroll and bills.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:18:19 -0400
The White House projects at least 100,000 Americans will die from COVID-19.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 12:09:00 -0400
Six staff members of the Cedar Mountain Post Acute Rehabilitation in Yucaipa, east of L.A., have also tested positive
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:02:00 -0400
Former Vice President Joe Biden said now that the Tokyo Olympics have been pushed back a year because of the coronavirus, "there's more time" for the Democrats to hold their nominating convention.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 11:01:35 -0400
The drug bust happened after agents found a 2,000-foot-long underground tunnel that extended from a warehouse in Tijuana to San Diego.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:59:40 -0400
A golden retriever in Colorado is helping his elderly neighbor practice social distancing by picking up her shopping list, giving it to his owner, and then delivering her bags of groceries.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:39:00 -0400
With millions more people out of work, many states are freezing evictions. But that doesn't mean free rent.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:32:00 -0400
This very good boy helps a neighbor in need by retrieving her grocery list then delivering her food.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:31:25 -0400
A group of 70 young adults from Texas traveled to Mexico – now the health department is investigating.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:29:26 -0400
President Trump's coronavirus task force shared grim projections for the country's future amid the coronavirus crisis, estimating that 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could die before the crisis is over. The tone of the press conference marks a stark departure from Mr. Trump's previous media appearances, where he mostly touted the success of his administration's response. Weijia Jiang is at the White House where she breaks down the president's latest message.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:28:43 -0400
New York is reporting over 76,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, remaining the epicenter of the U.S.'s outbreak. Over 1,700 New York residents have died of the illness. Hospitals across the city say their ICUs are nearly full as Governor Andrew Cuomo warns the worst may still be three weeks away. Mola Lenghi reports from the Navy hospital ship, the USS Comfort, which is docked outside of New York City.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:28:30 -0400
California Governor Gavin Newsom sits down with CBS News' Anna Werner to discuss the state's latest tally of over 8,500 reported coronavirus cases. Newsom credited the state's "early actions" for the number, low compared to New York's 76,000 confirmed cases. What he is worried most about, Newsom revealed, was public fatigue over social distancing guidelines pushing people to brush them off, possibly lengthening the pandemic as a result.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:27:53 -0400
The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis estimates that about 47 million workers could lose their jobs as companies affected by the coronavirus cut staff. Tony Dokoupil speaks to American workers who have been cut from their jobs, many who say they are not surprised by their job loss but still need to find a way to pay their bills.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:27:42 -0400
South Africa is reporting over 1,300 confirmed coronavirus cases, making it the hardest-hit African country so far. In the township of Alexandra in Johannesburg, one of the nation's poorest communities, security forces fire rubber bullets at those defying orders to stay at home. Debora Patta speaks to a resident who highlighted the struggle of remaining indoors while living in a one-room house with six people.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:27:16 -0400
"I deal with gunshots every day and trauma and crazy stuff and this is the only thing that scares me," said emergency room doctor, Dr. Scott Samlan. He and his colleagues at Mount Sinai Hospital on Chicago's west side have been on the front lines battling the coronavirus pandemic with the limited supplies they have, even being forced to make their own masks to make up for the supply shortage. He speaks to David Begnaud about the struggles he and his fellow colleagues are facing as the crisis deepens.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:26:54 -0400
The White House coronavirus task force has projected the coronavirus pandemic to go through June, possibly slowing down in July. Dr. Tom Frieden, who served as CDC Director during the Ebola and Zika outbreaks, weighs in on the latest pandemic models and how Americans can stay healthy during an appearance on "CBS This Morning."
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:26:31 -0400
Amazon employees staged a strike against the online retail giant earlier in the week. One worker claims he was fired for staging a walkout in New York, a claim the company denies. Another at the management level said she was told to keep an employee's coronavirus diagnosis a secret, which the company also denied. Adriana Diaz speaks to some of these workers about their explosive accusations.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:26:02 -0400
Basketball star Kevin Love, who plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers, revealed personal struggles with depression and anxiety in a bid to bring awareness to mental health. One in five American adults experience some form of mental illness each year, and many are struggling with current social distancing guidelines that leave people feeling isolated. Love joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about what he is doing to cope himself, and his generous donation to out of work arena employees.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:25:00 -0400
The video-conferencing tool has seen its user accounts soar recently, putting a spotlight on its security measures.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:20:03 -0400
Cruise ship operator said people on the ships may not be able to disembark until the end of April.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:07:36 -0400
A federal judge said not releasing sick immigrants could lead to "unconscionable and possibly barbaric result."
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:07:32 -0400
The White House coronavirus task force warned Americans in a press conference that anywhere between 100,000 to 240,000 people could likely die before the pandemic is over. Dr. David Agus credited social distancing guidelines as the reason the number isn't higher, yet said more could be done. He called on the federal government to strengthen mandates to keep people following the guidelines set by the White House during an appearance on "CBS This Morning."
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 10:05:55 -0400
"Despite everything I experienced along the way, they deported me the next day," one indigenous teenager from Guatemala told CBS News.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:04:55 -0400
A look at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:44:48 -0400
Buying a meal from the restaurant could help save the family business – and feed front-line health care workers at the same time.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:38:04 -0400
The actor also worked as a dialect coach for actors such as Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Hemsworth.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:06:55 -0400
President Trump has painted a sobering picture of the toll the virus is expected to take on the country.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:06:32 -0400
Pastor of Life Tabernacle Church, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana was already hit with misdemeanor counts for defying state gatherings ban amid pandemic. Some protesters turned out, as well.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:14:11 -0400
The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a law protecting most American wild bird species.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 05:07:59 -0400
The 6.5 temblor was felt in a wide region but there were no early reports of injuries or damage. One seismologist called it a once in 30 or 40 year event.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 05:02:37 -0400
The White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 people could die in the U.S., even with social distancing measures.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 02:31:55 -0400
"I feel broken — and we are only at the start," one doctor wrote.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 01:46:15 -0400
Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz reviewed 29 surveillance applications submitted to FISA and found issues with the underlying documentation in all 29.
Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:12:46 -0400
The bureau holds 146,000 inmates across 122 facilities nationwide.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:46:50 -0400
U.S. health care workers demand resources as coronavirus worsens; U.S. Army Field Band still plays during pandemic
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:40:54 -0400
With restaurants and bars across the country closed or limited to takeout service, the industry has lost an estimated $25 billion in sales in the first three weeks of March. Adriana Diaz reports.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:13:07 -0400
Nearly 700 active duty military members have tested positive for coronavirus and the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt is experiencing an outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper joins "CBS Evening News" with his assessment.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:08:50 -0400
Concert halls have gone dark all over the world, but the coronavirus could not silence the U.S. Army Field Band. David Martin reports.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:03:00 -0400
Governor Brad Little's move makes his state the first to go that far among states that introduced 40 such measures this year.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:14:00 -0400
Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke with "CBS Evening News" to discuss the U.S. military's fight against coronavirus.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:58:00 -0400
"The administration should be giving its all toward making our country healthier right now. Instead, it is taking advantage of an unprecedented public health crisis," said former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:48:35 -0400
There are signs that an already crippled economy may get even worse. Investment bank Goldman Sachs estimates that unemployment in the U.S. will explode to 15% by the end of June, and that the U.S. gross domestic product will drop as much as 34%. Mark Strassmann has a closer look.
Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:25:00 -0400
Captain Brett Crozier sent an urgent letter to the Navy with aggressive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the crew of the aircraft carrier.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 04:13:22 PM
Author: Molly Walsh
Three ambulance crews from Indiana headed for New York City Tuesday to assist in the emergency response in the largest outbreak in the nation during the coronavirus pandemic.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 03:34:52 PM
Major League Baseball has canceled a two-game series in London between the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals because of the coronavirus pandemic. The teams had been scheduled to play at Olympic Stadium on June 13-14. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement in a memorandum sent to MLB employees on Wednesday. MLB said March 19 that it had...
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 02:07:10 AM
As businesses shutter during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, tenants and landlords are having to scramble because of the economic uncertainty. Kim Tanner, who lives and works in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood, has the same landlord for both her apartment and for her shop North Avenue Collective. With the store closed, she’s filed for a small business loan. “The long-term economic...
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 01:29:09 PM
Author: Rick Callahan
Indiana’s health commissioner is urging Hoosiers to continue to adhere to the state’s stay-at-home order. Dr. Kristina Box warned Tuesday that while Indiana’s coronavirus cases have surged past 2,000, the state remains far from reaching its peak in cases.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 02:06:37 PM
Indiana reported 409 new cases of novel coronavirus on Wednesday and 16 additional deaths associated with the illness, according to the state’s health department. The new positive test results bring the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 2,565 with 65 deaths since the pandemic began. According to data compiled by the state’s health department as of Sunday, adults between...
Created: Sun, Mar 22 2020 06:41:05 PM
Author: NBC 5 Chicago
NBC 5 wants to help recognize the people keeping the Chicago-area going amid the coronavirus pandemic. Whether they are a health care worker, first responder, transit worker or grocery store cashier, send in a photo of someone (or you) making a difference and we can showcase it on the site and/or on air. On behalf of NBC 5 and our...
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 01:07:24 PM
The Cook County sheriff’s office announced Tuesday that seven more detainees at the Cook County Jail have tested positive for the coronavirus, raising the total number of confirmed cases among detainees to 141.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 11:56:06 AM
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.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 11:50:49 AM
Chicago police have started checking the identities of people attempting to enter four blocks on the city’s West Side to discourage gatherings of gang members, authorities said Tuesday.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 11:34:20 AM
The City Colleges of Chicago announced that six of its members have contracted the coronavirus, and also said the school wouldn’t announce additional COVID-19 cases from here on.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 11:28:46 AM
A person was killed in a vehicle crash Wednesday in Englewood on the South Side.
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 02:30:26 AM
As the number of coronavirus cases and fatalities continue to climb, families of those who have lost their lives to the disease are reminding us that there are dozens of heartbreaking and uplifting stories behind the statistics. The victims of the virus are mothers and musicians, immigrants and good neighbors, and while their life stories are all different, what’s the...
Created: Thu, Mar 26 2020 12:31:18 AM
Editor’s note: To view this on mobile web, click here. Our Tuesday evening update shows steep climbs in Cook, Kane, Rock Island, Sangamon, St. Clair and Winnebago Counties in Illinois; Lake, Porter and St. Joseph Counties in Indiana; and Kenosha and Racine Counties in Wisconsin. We’ll continue to update this chart each evening.
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 09:51:20 PM
Author: LeeAnn Trotter
These days, with Illinois’ stay-at-home order in full force, the bond between you and your pet becomes even more important. But what if you can’t afford to feed Fido? The Anti-Cruelty Society wants to help. Thanks to a generous donation from PetSmart Charities, the Anti-Cruelty Society is expanding its Friends Who Care program. Originally the program only focused on seniors...
Created: Wed, Apr 01 2020 12:36:31 AM
Illinois Uses Emergency Alert to Find Healthcare Workers During COVID-19 Pandemic Residents across Illinois received an emergency alert on their phones Tuesday as the state seeks additional healthcare workers to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The alert, pushed to all phones via the emergency alert system, asked for licensed healthcare workers to sign-up at a state-run website...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 10:57:31 PM
Author: Carol Marin and Don Moseley
For more than 50 years the sound of our city has been heard in the music and words of the band Chicago, sometimes edgy and tough, other times sensitive and lyrical. The band was preforming in Las Vegas when the lights went dark and the Strip shut down March 14, due to the coronavirus. Band members headed to their homes. But over...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 10:20:39 PM
Author: Sandra Torres
An emergency room nurse at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County is warning residents as she shares the challenges she and other medical professionals in the area are facing with the number of coronavirus cases still going up in Illinois. Sheena Brunswick, 46, has been working as an emergency room nurse at Stroger Hospital for at least five years....
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 11:32:58 PM
A 40-year-old Aurora man was allegedly intoxicated when he spat on a police officer after crashing a car with kids inside in the west suburbs, according to prosecutors. Waldemar Montalvo, Jr., faces felony counts of aggravated DUI and aggravated assault of a police officer, the Kane County state’s attorney’s office said in a statement. Shortly before midnight on March 27,...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 11:18:58 PM
Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago have enrolled their first participants in a clinical drug trial for a medication that could be used to treat patients hospitalized with the novel coronavirus. The drug, known as remdesivir, was initially developed to treat the Ebola virus and has been found, in animal studies, to have antiviral activity against coronaviruses,...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 10:49:55 PM
For NBA fans craving some basketball action, Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine will be one of 16 participants in a video game tournament that will tip-off on Friday. The NBA 2K Players Tournament will air on ESPN and ESPN 2 beginning April 3, and will feature 16 players from across the NBA. LaVine was given the 7-seed in the tournament,...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 10:37:36 PM
First responders in Chicago now have a place to stay temporarily, without having to return home and risk the health of their families during the coronavirus crisis. The Hotel Essex in the South Loop is offering their 274 rooms for police officers, firefighters and paramedics who are in direct contact with the public. Dispatchers and 911 operators are also eligible....
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 04:43:04 PM
Illinois’ stay-at-home order has been extended until April 30, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Tuesday. Pritzker said he would sign an executive order Wednesday that extends Illinois’ Disaster Proclamation, stay-at-home order, and the suspension of on-site learning at schools across the state. “If we can end these orders earlier, I’ll be the first to tell you when we can start to...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 10:13:21 PM
The City of Chicago has officially opened applications for $100 million in low-interest loans for small businesses looking for help during the coronavirus pandemic. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, along with Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin and the city’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection announced the launch of the application process for the program in a press release Tuesday. The loans...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 05:57:11 PM
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she expects cases in Chicago will peak in “the coming weeks.” But just how high they will go remains unclear. “There’s no sugar coating this,” Lightfoot said. “The numbers are going to get worse before they get better.” Her comments echo those made by Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady, who noted...
Created: Mon, Mar 02 2020 05:51:57 PM
With coronavirus infections spreading around the globe, questions linger over the severity of the disease and what it means for areas seeing new cases. The outbreak has led to the cancellation of major sporting events, festivals and more. For a full list of confirmed cases in Illinois click here. To watch the governor’s daily coronavirus press briefings live, click here....
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 09:59:13 PM
The coronavirus pandemic is forcing the closure of thousands of businesses across the country, and as a result many workers are finding themselves asking how they’ll cover their bills while unemployed because of the virus. “It’s a nightmare,” Chicago resident Maria Morales said. “We are just thinking day and night how we are going to pay our bills, our rent...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 09:39:15 PM
The Chicago Bears have made arguably their biggest move of the offseason official on Tuesday, acquiring quarterback Nick Foles in a trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars. In exchange, the Bears are sending a fourth round draft pick to the Jaguars. The pick was awarded to the Bears as a compensatory selection earlier this year, but will now belong to Jacksonville...
Created: Tue, Mar 10 2020 06:23:03 PM
After declaring a disaster proclamation in Illinois – the state’s version of a state of emergency – on Monday, March 9, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced plans to hold a daily briefing on the developing coronavirus situation. You can watch each day’s announcements live at 2:30 p.m. CT in the player above. Each briefing will also be made available for viewing...
Created: Wed, Mar 18 2020 05:54:01 PM
Statewide, Illinois has reported nearly 6,000 cases in over 50 counties, with 99 fatalities as of Tuesday. The state is under stay-at-home order, which took effect on March 21 and remains in place through April 30. Hospitals are now offering tents for screening and testing, all schools in the state remain closed and all restaurants and bars are limited to...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 07:45:16 PM
Illinois’ confirmed coronavirus cases now total nearly 6,000 with close to 100 fatalities as the state extends its stay-at-home order through the end of April. The total number of cases – 5,994 – marks a spike of 937 cases in the last 24 hours, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. Across the state, 99 fatalities have been associated...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 09:21:38 PM
Author: Sandra Torres
Northwestern Medicine’s Prentice Women’s Hospital is helping families virtually visit newborn babies in the NICU during the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, the hospital has extremely limited visitation to reduce the risk of contamination, especially for newborn babies. Only one parent can visit their newborn at a time. But now, there’s a smartphone app that all NICU parents can use to check...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 07:50:30 PM
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday announced he will extend the state’s stay-at-home order until the end of April as coronavirus cases continue to rise. Read Pritzker’s full statement below as provided by the governor’s office. Good afternoon. I’m joined again today by Mayor Lori Lightfoot and by Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike. We also have...
Created: Mon, Mar 09 2020 08:03:06 PM
The number of coronavirus cases in Illinois has continued to grow this month prompting the cancellation of several events and closures of multiple Chicago-area schools to prevent its spread. Meanwhile, Gov. J.B. Pritzker has declared a disaster proclamation over the outbreak in the state, which remains under a stay-at-home order until April 7. Here’s a look at the cases confirmed...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 08:09:01 PM
As a result of Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker’s decision to extend the state’s “stay-at-home” order through April 30, all schools in the state will remain closed to on-site learning through that date. Schools have been closed since mid-March as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, and while many school districts have shifted to online learning, all school districts in the...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 07:24:49 PM
Author: Sun-Times Wire
A 16-year-old boy has been charged in three armed robberies on the Near North Side and in Lincoln Park and University Village. 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, Chicago police said. He allegedly flashed a gun and...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 07:22:08 PM
A married couple who emigrated from Ukraine more than two decades ago died of coronavirus only hours apart over the weekend. Feliks Ogorodnik, 88, and his wife, Luiza, 84, died Saturday at Glenbrook Hospital in suburban Glenview, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. They both died of pneumonia with COVID-19 and other preexisting conditions as contributing factors, the...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 07:18:30 PM
Author: Sun-Times Wire
A 38-year-old man was shot and killed Tuesday morning in Humboldt Park on the West Side, police said. The shooting happened about 5:27 a.m. in the 1500 block of North Spaulding Avenue, Chicago police said. Officers responded to a call of gunfire and found the man with gunshot wounds to his chest and abdomen, police said. He was taken to Stroger...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 06:54:44 PM
Author: Sandra Torres
After being diagnosed with coronavirus, Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin released a YouTube video to let everyone know he’s recovering and doing much better. “Symptoms for me included severe headaches, high temperatures; my whole body ached,” Irvin said. “I couldn’t think straight, I was disoriented, dizzy when I stood up. My eyes and my gums ached,” he added. The mayor also...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 06:00:32 PM
Author: Molly Walsh
Healthcare workers across Illinois and nationwide are in need of personal protective equipment, or PPE, as they work on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. If you have items like masks, gloves, gowns and more, here's how you can donate them.
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 05:28:05 PM
Author: Sandra Torres and Patrick Fazio
The controversy over social distancing has hit the Chicago Transit Authority after a rider shared a photo showing a packed train. Seth McKonly, who works at O’Hare International Airport and is considered to be an essential employee, took pictures on a CTA Blue Line train around 1:30 p.m. Monday on his way to work. He tweeted two photos, which show...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 05:12:42 PM
Need some motivation to stay home, or help convincing your loved ones to do the same during the coronavirus outbreak? Look no further than newly-minted meme queen Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot.
Created: Mon, Mar 30 2020 04:50:21 PM
UPDATE: Gov. Pritzker is expected to announce Tuesday that the state’s stay-at-home order is being extended. Read the latest update and watch live at 2:30 p.m. CT here. Illinois’ stay-at-home order is set to end one week from Tuesday, but will the governor extend that deadline even further as cases and deaths across the state spike? Gov. J.B. Pritzker said...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 04:12:45 PM
The 300,000 face masks promised to Illinois by the White House were delivered on Sunday, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said this week, but they are the wrong kind. “What they sent were not the N95 masks that were promised, but instead were surgical masks, which is not what we asked for,” said Pritzker, who has clashed with President Donald Trump over...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 10:57:37 AM
Author: Susan Carlson
Skokie police say an officer shot a male subject in a parking lot late Monday night, leaving him in critically wounded.
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 02:25:37 PM
Indiana reported 373 new cases of novel coronavirus on Tuesday and 14 additional deaths associated with the illness, according to the state’s health department. The new positive test results bring the state’s total number of confirmed cases to 2,159 with 49 deaths since the pandemic began. According to data compiled by the state’s health department as of Sunday, adults between...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 02:10:34 PM
After fans - isolated at home and without any live sports during the coronavirus pandemic - begged ESPN to move up the release date for its upcoming documentary series on Michael Jordan and 1990s Chicago Bulls, the network has officially granted their wish.
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 01:35:45 PM
Plans to convert part of Chicago’s McCormick Place into an alternate care facility for coronavirus patients are underway and photos inside offer a glimpse at what the space will look like. According to Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the first delivery of beds to the facility was made over the weekend. By the end of April, the Army Corps of Engineers...
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 12:23:34 PM
The Cook County state’s attorney’s office Monday announced its first case of an employee who was diagnosed with COVID-19.
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 12:15:02 PM
Author: Tom Davies
Indiana hospitals have increased the state’s intensive care unit capacity by about one-third in the past few weeks in preparation for an expected surge in coronavirus-related illnesses, state officials said Monday.
Created: Tue, Mar 31 2020 11:55:57 AM
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.