Candice Martinez, a housekeeping specialist and SEIU member for Northwestern Memorial Hospital, is among a number of hospital workers calling on more protections and hazard pay for all hospital staff amid the coronavirus pandemic.Northwestern Memorial Hospital/ Facebook; Zoom Press Conference

Hospital Housekeeper With Coronavirus Says Not Enough Being Done To Protect Workers: ‘People Are Afraid To Come To Work’

A union is demanding hospitals step up protections and offer hazard pay, access to personal protective equipment and testing for all hospital employees.

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Bridgeporters Say Bat-Wielding Vigilantes Are Terrorizing Peaceful Protesters, Neighbors

"It is absolutely not appropriate for people to take up arms, bats, pipes, whatever in ... patrolling neighborhoods," Mayor Lightfoot said of Wednesday night's crowd at 31st and Princeton.

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Black LGBTQ Group Raising Money For Black, Queer Mutual Aid Fund

The Lighthouse Foundation's Black Queer Mutual Aid Fund will give out $100 micro grants to help Black LGBTQ people with rent, food and other needs.