Alfonso Bahena, left, and his wife Petra Bautista, right, shop one final time at the Marshalls in Back of the Yards before it closes Saturday. Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

A Year After Walmart Closure, Marshalls Ditches Back Of The Yards: Now, ‘It’s Just A Bunch Of Dollar Stores’

The move to close the store comes as the retailer assesses its real estate strategies, a Marshalls spokeswoman said.

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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.