Marianne Lalonde (left) and Ald. James Cappleman (right) speak at a candidate forum. Jonathan Ballew/Block Club Chicago

Cappleman’s Lead Grows, Mell Inches Closer And Hairston Keeps Holding On In City Hall’s 3 Undecided Races

Even though the election is over for most, the incumbents and their challengers in the 5th, 33rd and 46th wards are left to wait until April 16 as mail-in ballots continue to come in.

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As Coronavirus Kills More In Illinois, Tearful Public Health Boss Begs Residents To Take Virus Seriously

An emotional Dr. Ngozi Ezike pleaded with Illinoisans to wear masks and social distance as new cases and deaths from COVID-19 rapidly climb throughout the state.

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Band of Bohemia, Nation’s Only Michelin-Starred Gastropub, Closes After Filing For Bankruptcy

The closure also comes after a slew of anonymous allegations involving the gastropub's ownership and former chef were published on Instagram.

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Coronavirus Kills 31 More People Across Illinois

Two of the most recent victims were from Cook County: a man in his 30s and a woman in her 90s.