Police cleared crowds from the lakefront Wednesday evening. Jason Baumann/Boxless Media

50 Chicago Police Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus As Hundreds More Call In Sick

Far more people than usual are out sick at the department lately, with about 6 percent — or more than 800 — of the department's staff gone Monday.

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Pritzker Ends Daily Coronavirus Briefings

The governor's last daily briefing was Friday.

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West Town’s Do Division Street Fest Goes Virtual With Live Streams From Empty Bottle, Subterranean

Empty Bottle and Subterranean are members of the Chicago Independent Venue League, a coalition of independently-owned music venues fighting for survival.