Gov. JB Pritzker announces the closure of all schools in Illinois in response to the coronavirus spread.

64,000 File For Unemployment Benefits In 3 Days As Economic Fallout Of Coronavirus Looms

An executive order from Gov. J.B. Pritzker allows those claiming unemployment benefits to receive a check one week sooner than usual.

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Benito Juarez Staffer Removed After Allegedly Engaging ‘Inappropriately’ With Former Student

A decision on whether the staff member can return to school will be made following an investigation, Principal Juan Carlos Ocón said.

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Riverwalk Returning To Normal Hours, More Vendors Reopening

People will still be required to wear face coverings on the Riverwalk.

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Artists Nick Cave And Bob Faust Asking Neighbors To Fight Racism By Airing Their ‘Dirty Laundry’

Participants will write their thoughts on their privilege and personal commitments of change on yellow ribbons, which will be tied to a clothesline as part of an art project.