Faith leaders gather at Cook County Jail to seek the release of detainees to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Chicago Community Bond Fund

After 2 Inmates Test Positive For COVID-19, Activists Urge Release Of Non-Violent Cook County Jail Detainees

"We have all been instructed to shelter in place to protect our health. This is impossible for people incarcerated inside Cook County Jail," a public defender said.

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Wear A Mask If You Leave Your Home, Gov. Pritzker Says

"Wearing something to cover your face is a good idea based upon what the science says," the governor said.

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53 More Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As Cases Surge To Nearly 9,000

There have now been 210 deaths in the state and 8,904 confirmed cases.

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Logan Square Neighborhood Association Raising Money For Families In Crisis

The neighborhood group has identified 250 families in its network that need immediate assistance, some of whom are undocumented and don't qualify for federal aid.