A cannabis amnesty box at O'Hare Airport. Jen Sabella/Block Club Chicago

Man Steals Weed From Cannabis Amnesty Box At Midway Airport, Gets Away

The boxes were installed at both city airports after recreational weed was legalized Jan. 1 because it's still illegal to fly with it.

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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.