Mayor Lori Lightfoot at a press conference announcing a statewide stay-in-place order Friday, March 20. Colin Boyle/ Block Club Chicago

Trump Wants Life Back To Normal By Easter, But That ‘Does Not Make Sense At All’ For Chicago Given Pandemic, Mayor Says

"It's unfortunate we have a leader with such a large platform every day who's not careful with his messaging. Daily ... somebody has to come behind him and clean up the mess," Lightfoot said. "It's really, really damaging to our country."

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Wear A Mask If You Leave Your Home, Governor 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.