The University of Illinois at Chicago has returned with a hybrid plan of in-person and online courses for the fall semester.Mauricio Peña/ Block Club Chicago

UIC Faculty Say Fall Plan Prioritizes Campus Reopening Over ‘Saving Lives and Preventing Illness’

Freshmen are asked to take at least one in-person class this semester, but faculty say they don't believe the campus is "reasonably safe" for any in-person learning.

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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.