Children at a shelter for immigrant youth in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood playing in the yard in July 2018. Joshua Lott for ProPublica Illinois

At Least 37 Children At A Chicago Shelter For Immigrant Detainees Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

A coronavirus outbreak at a Heartland Alliance facility on Chicago’s South Side may be the largest outbreak of the virus in any shelter for immigrant youth in the country.

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Chicago Failing To Enforce Recycling Rules In Big Buildings, Businesses — And Has Abysmal Results To Show For It, Watchdog Says

The city “makes no attempt" to identify big building owners who don't offer recycling, even though more than 40 percent of Chicagoans live in high-density buildings, the inspector general said.

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Coronavirus Kills 238 More Illinoisans, The Most Deaths Reported In A Day Yet

Among the most recent victims were 71 people in Cook County, including four women and men in their 40s. At least 12,639 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.