Police ride a CTA bus to respond to vandalism in Englewood. Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

With Squad Cars Vandalized, Set On Fire, Police Use CTA Buses To Respond To Looting, Vandalism Overnight

The bus, driven by a CTA driver, contained 15 officers and a sergeant and would go from “hot spot” to “hot spot” where looting was going on but would usually only scare off the looters, police said.

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City Opens Park Splash Pads, Expands Cooling Centers As Heat Wave Continues

City libraries, parks and other buildings will be open to help residents escape the heat through Friday.

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After Devastating Coronavirus Outbreak, Humboldt Park Nursing Home Slowly Recovering: ‘Testing Helps A Lot’

Thirty residents and one staff member have died from COVID-19 infections at Center Home for Hispanic Elderly. But testing is increasing and spread of the disease is slowing, administrators say.

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Coronavirus Kills 37 In Illinois In The Past Day

There were 587 new known cases reported Tuesday, down from Monday's 614.