You can't run along the lake for awhile — but you can still go outside if you follow the rules. JASON BAUMANN/BOXLESS MEDIA

The Lakefront, The 606 And Riverwalk Are Closed. Here Are The Rules For Going Outside During A Stay At Home Order

You can still go on brief walks in your neighborhood and get essentials like groceries. But otherwise, "You must stay at home. Period."

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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.

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Shedd Aquarium Loans High-Tech Lab Equipment To State For Use In Coronavirus Testing

The equipment can do in hours what it might take an entire day for technicians to do manually, speeding up the testing process for COVID-19 patients.