Alex Bilancia spends an afternoon at Winnemac Park on November 8, 2020. "The days are numbered, so it's nice to enjoy them while we can," Bilancia said.Woojae Julia Song for Block Club Chicago/CatchLight

Chicago’s Travel Order Covers Now Covers 46 States, 2 Territories

The Chicago Department of Public Health is advising people to avoid any kind of travel since COVID-19 is surging across most of the United States.

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Coronavirus Kills 197 More Illinoisans Since Wednesday, Bringing Death Toll To 12,029

Among the most recent victims were 55 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Chicago Could Reopen Schools In January. Here’s What They’re Telling Parents So Far

The district is laying out several different plans and time frames for an eventual return, but will rely on schools to create specific plans.

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Hundreds Of Holiday Decorations For Sale From ‘Wreaths Of LUV’ Program Teaching Workplace Skills

Twelve youths and young adults are being paid an $800 stipend for the 10-week program, where they create holiday decorations and learn workplace skills and etiquette.