The Engine 68 firehouse in Austin has embraced milkweed, attracting monarch butterflies to the area. Pascal Sabino/ Block Club Chicago

How West Side Firefighters Turned Their Firehouse Into A Safe Haven For Monarch Butterflies And Native Plants

Monarch butterflies flocked to the Austin firehouse after it embraced letting milkweed and other native plants grow outside.

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Death Of Chicago Infant From COVID-19 ‘Highly Uncommon,’ Pritzker Says While Trying To Reassure Scared Parents

"This is not something we should expect to hear a lot more of because it's just not happening very often at all," Gov. JB Pritzker said.

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More Than 1,100 New Confirmed Cases Of COVID-19 In Illinois And 18 More Dead

There have now been 4,596 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in the state and 65 deaths. A total of 27,762 people have been tested.

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Infant Among 47 Now Dead From Coronavirus In Illinois: ‘Today Is A Really Hard Day’

"Today is a really hard day. There has never before been a death associated with COVID-19 in an infant."