Left: Political consultant Brian Sleet, who died suddenly Wednesday. Right: Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx with Brian Sleet.

Brian Sleet, Chicago Political Consultant And Mentor To Many, Dies At 41

Sleet's death inspired hundreds of online tributes, due to his deep ties with Chicago's political community.

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Cops Kick Runners, Cyclists Out Of Park Near Lakefront After Chicagoans Ignore Coronavirus Closure

Mayor Lori Lightfoot ordered the lakefront and adjacent parks closed after crowds ignored social distancing guidelines last week.

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Another 42 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Surge In Cases Worsens

There have now been 141 deaths in Illinois from the pandemic and 6,980 confirmed cases. The latter is a jump of 986 cases since Tuesday.