The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office.Bob Chiarito/Block Club Chicago

The Brutality Of 2020 On Full Display At County Morgue, Which Is Having Its Deadliest Year Ever

Facing a deadly pandemic, an increase in homicides and record number of opioid deaths, Cook County death investigations have doubled from 2019.

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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.