Inside a unit at the Cook County Jail. Provided

200 Detainees And Cook County Jail Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus

Sheriff Tom Dart is using old boot camp barracks to isolate detainees as civil rights groups call for more detainees to be freed.

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Illinois Nursing Homes, Hardest Hit By Coronavirus, Must Test All Residents And Staff Under New State Mandate

"Many facilities have been great partners, and they should be applauded," Gov. JB Pritzker said. "But longterm care residents are some of our most vulnerable Illinoisans. That's why strong compliance from many isn't good enough."

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Developer That Wanted To Double West Loop Condo Project’s Height Changes Plan Again

The 19 N. May St. condo project was approved at nine stories. Then the developer wanted to build 18 stories. With a new ward alderman, he now wants to build 15 stories.

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As Illinois Prepares For Friday Reopening, Another 104 People Die From Coronavirus

There have now been 5,186 deaths linked to COVID-19 in Illinois.