Gov. JB Pritzker speaks at a press conference on the updates about COVID-19 in Illinois on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Chicago.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

COVID-19 Cases Surge In Illinois, With 673 New Positives, 7 More Deaths Reported In Last Day

Gov. JB Pritzker told people not social distancing: "You are spitting in the face of the doctors and nurses and first responders who are risking everything so that you can survive."

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Chicago Public Schools Will Start With All-Remote Learning On Sept. 8

Teachers and parents pushed back against the district's plan to have most kids in school for two days per week.

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Chicago Rapper FBG Duck Killed, 2 Others Wounded In Oak Street Shooting, Officials Say

The rapper and other victims were shopping when people in a black Ford Taurus and silver Chrysler 300 drove up. Four gunmen got out and started shooting, police said.

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Café Pachuca Brings Mexican Pastes To Humboldt Park

The cafe is inspired by the Luna family's roots in Pachuca, Mexico, where pastes, or baked empanadas, reign supreme.