Articles By Block Club Chicago Staff

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Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says

To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.

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3-Year-Old Boy Killed On West Side Among More Than 100 People Shot This Weekend

The toddler was killed when someone pulled up behind the car he was riding in and fired shots, police said.

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Rear Door Boarding Of CTA Buses Ends Sunday

The CTA is asking that all riders wears mask. But it acknowledges drivers are not being told to stop mask-less passengers from boarding.

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Chicago Should Stop Impounding Cars For Non-Driving Offenses, Cap Storage Fees, Mayor Lightfoot Says

Storage fees can increase to tens of thousands of dollars when someone can't afford to retrieve their car, city officials said.

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19 More Illinoisans Die Of Coronavirus — Lowest Daily Death Toll Since Early April

Not since April 2 has Illinois recorded fewer than 20 people dying in a 24-hour period from coronavirus infection.

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29 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois And Another 673 Test Positive

Of the dead Saturday, 12 people were from Cook County and all but one victim was over the age of 60.