Dr. Ngozi Ezike, Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, speaks at a press conference on the updates about COVID-19 in Illinois on Friday, March 20, 2020 in Chicago. Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

On Deadliest Day Yet, Dr. Ezike Begs Antsy Illinoisans To Stay Inside: ‘We’re Still At War’

"If this was a traditional war where there were soldiers outside of our doors, in the streets ... no one would think about getting their car washed," she said while announcing more people have died.

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New Mural Outside Bucktown-Wicker Park Library Brings A Piece Of Rural Illinois To The City

Artist and architect Sam Marts designed the mural to be an ode to the corn industry in Illinois.

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20 People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois As 2,120 New Cases Reported

Among the victims were five people in Cook County. At least 8,411 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Woman On Divvy Bike Says Pick-Up Truck Driver Hit, Seriously Injured Her In Logan Square

Because of her head injuries, Marguerite Wynter doesn't remember much about what happened. Wynter and her family are calling on witnesses to come forward.