The Little Italy statue of Christopher Columbus has been defaced numerous times throughout the years. This photo shows vandalism from 2017.DNAinfo Chicago

Columbus Statues Should Come Down, Activists Say — But Mayor, Italian Americans Want Them To Stay

"They all need to come down," one alderwoman tweeted.

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As Coronavirus Kills More In Illinois, Tearful Public Health Boss Begs Residents To Take Virus Seriously

An emotional Dr. Ngozi Ezike pleaded with Illinoisans to wear masks and social distance as new cases and deaths from COVID-19 rapidly climb throughout the state.

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Band of Bohemia, Nation’s Only Michelin-Starred Gastropub, Closes After Filing For Bankruptcy

The closure also comes after a slew of anonymous allegations involving the gastropub's ownership and former chef were published on Instagram.

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Coronavirus Kills 31 More People Across Illinois

Two of the most recent victims were from Cook County: a man in his 30s and a woman in her 90s.