Pedestrians walk past the Chicago Theatre in Chicago as fears of COVID-19 rise on Friday, March 20, 2020. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Illinois Teaming Up With 6 Other Midwestern States To Decide When To Lift The Coronavirus Lockdown, Pritzker Says

The states won't all take the same steps at once, but they will coordinate to ensure workers and residents are safe, their governors said in a statement.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.