The Illinois Domestic Violence Hotline has seen an uptick in calls during the coronavirus crisis.Pexels

Domestic Violence Shelters Losing Beds For Social Distancing — But Demand Is Spiking

"We're seeing an increase in abuse and the severity of the abuse" during the stay at home order, one official said.

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Chicago Police Officer Who Shouted Homophobic Slur Under Investigation

Officials said a formal misconduct complaint was filed and the investigation was launched.

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Chicago Churches, Synagogues, Mosques Can Reopen With 50 People Inside, Lightfoot Announces

The city, however, warned the elderly and people with underlying health conditions to not attend services in person

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30,000 Protesters March And Rally To Protest Police Brutality, Racial Inequality

PHOTOS: The massive protest began at Union Park on the Near West Side and streamed to an area near Seward Park on the Near North Side.