Two pedestrians wear masks in the Streeterville neighborhood on Monday, April 27, 2020. Starting May 1, all Illinois residents are required to wear face coverings in public.Colin Boyle/Block Club Chicago

Coronavirus Kills 38 More People In Illinois As New Cases, Positivity Rates Creep Up

At least 9,165 Illinoisans have been killed by COVID-19.

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Albany Park Group Offering Thanksgiving Care Baskets To Families Mourning Relatives Lost To Violence, Coronavirus

The baskets will include food items, knickknacks and sympathy cards. “There’s a lot of need for this in Albany Park,” said Dalia Aragon, Israel’s Gifts of Hope's co-founder.

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$94 Million Property Tax Hike Is Coming After Divided Council Votes Yes

Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s 2021 pandemic budget and tax hike were approved Tuesday in the closest budget vote since the 1980s.