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Illinois Sees Record Number Of New Coronavirus Cases After Testing Backlog Leads To 5,368 Positives

While the backlog has been resolved, 29 more people died from coronavirus statewide in the past day, officials said.

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Girl, 10, Killed And Boy, 5, Seriously Injured After Driver Fleeing Police Crashes In Gresham, Police Say

Officers were trying to pull over a driver when the driver fled and crashed into two cars, police said.

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13 People At Chicago Pool Party Get Coronavirus, Spread It To At Least 6 Others, Chicago’s Top Doc Says

People infected at the pool party spread the virus to teammates, a sibling and people in their car pools, Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.

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West Side Traffic Stop Ends With 2 Officers, 1 Man Shot

A man was charged with attempted murder after the weekend shooting of two Chicago Police officers on the West Side. The man was also critically wounded by officers in the exchange.

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Get Tested For Coronavirus, Pick Up Free Baby Essentials At South Side Churches Wednesday And Thursday

Free baby formula, diapers, feminine care products, masks, flu shots and blood pressure tests will also be available thanks to doctors, Black Girls Break Bread and other partners.

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9-Year-Old Boy, Mom Shot On West Side; Police Plead For Help To Catch People Shooting Children

The boy is the latest in a long string of young children who have been shot this summer in Chicago.

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CPS To Start School Year With All-Remote Learning After Pushback From Teachers Union And Parents, Reports Say

The Chicago Teachers Union had called a meeting to discuss a potential strike if CPS continued with its plan to return to classrooms.