Mercy Hospital is one of four hospitals that would have combined under a $1.1 billion merger proposal that failed in May.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

$1 Billion South Side Hospital Consolidation Dead After Legislature Fails To Approve Funding

The lack of funding will likely force hospital closures and further service cuts, hospital officials said in an open letter.

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Lightfoot Won’t Sue To Avoid State’s New Coronavirus Restrictions On Bars, Restaurants

City officials and Chicagoans need to "double down" on supporting restaurants, which are facing an indoor dining ban that starts Friday, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said.

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Coronavirus Kill 51 More Illinoisans, Including Child In Cook County

The state also reported 6,110 confirmed cases, bringing the total to 389,095.

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Get Your Flu Shot, Free COVID Tests At Halloween Event This Weekend In Pilsen

The event hosted by Ald. Byron Sigcho-Lopez’s office will take place from noon-4 p.m. Saturday at Harrison Park, 1824 S. Wood St.