Should Businesses Have To Check Patrons For Vaccine Proof? Lightfoot Says Focus Is Just On Getting Shots In Arms
New York City is requiring spots like gyms, restaurants and bars to check patrons for proof of vaccination. But Mayor Lori Lightfoot won't say if Chicago will do the same.
Attacker In Ski Mask Stabbed A Man Just 2 Blocks From Mayor’s House In Logan Square, Witness Says
The attack seemed random and was particularly "malicious," a witness said. The victim was critically wounded and remains hospitalized.
Ald. Jim Gardiner Should Be Investigated By City Watchdog, Lightfoot Says
The Far Northwest Side alderman tried to withhold services from and get revenge on residents who criticized him and used profanity to describe colleagues, leaked texts show.
Vaccines For Kids Under 12 Could Be Coming In November, Officials Say
"Just know that it's to help make sure that when we stand behind a vaccine, we can absolutely say that it is safe and effective," Chicago's top doctor said.
Every State Is Now On Chicago’s Travel Advisory As COVID Surges Nationwide
Unvaccinated Chicagoans are being urged not to travel anywhere in the United States as the Delta surge continues.
Vaccinated Chicagoans Have 1-In-10,000 Chance Of Getting Breakthrough COVID Case: Analysis
The vast majority of people who do experience a breakthrough case will only have mild symptoms, officials have said.
Fake Vaccination Cards Seized At O’Hare Were Spotted Because They Had Misspelled Words
The 19 fake vaccination cards looked like real ones — except they were "low-quality," according to Customs and Border Protection.
Rain, Strong Wind Expected Tuesday In Chicago — But The Rest Of The Week Looks Sunny
Temperatures in the 70s and 80s are expected all week.
Flu Shots Needed Again This Year To Protect Health Care System During COVID Surge, Top Doc Says
It's "not quite" flu season yet, but people should plan to get their shots as it kicks up and the state battles a COVID-19 surge, Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Unvaccinated CPS Kids Who Travel Out Of State For Labor Day Should Stay Out Of School At Least 7 Days, CPS Says
The district is urging parents to "reconsider" their Labor Day weekend travel plans in light of the health recommendations.
Could Chicago’s Delta Surge Be Flattening? Officials See Signs For Hope — But Need More Data
New cases, positivity rates, hospitalizations and deaths remain higher than they were earlier this summer — but their growth has slowed recently.
United Center Will Require Proof Of Vaccination Or Negative Test For Bulls, Blackhawks Games And More
Such rules are becoming more common as organizations look to keep customers — and their businesses — safe and help end the pandemic.
Get Vaccinated And You’ll Get $100 If You Do It At Home Or At City Events, Health Department Says
Chicago's health department will now give people $100 in gift cards to get their COVID-19 shots.
College Students, Education And Health Care Workers Have Until Sept. 19 To Get 1st Vaccine Shot Or Get Tested Under State’s Rules
Workers and students who do not get vaccinated will be required to take a COVID-19 test at least once a week, with more testing possible.
2 Police Officers Punched Teen As He Lay On Stomach, Waiting To Be Arrested, Prosecutors Say
The officers are facing criminal charges and have been relieved of police duties pending investigations.
Loretto Hospital Union Says Workers Need Meeting With Leaders, Spots On Board Amid State Investigation
A union for more than 200 Loretto workers said it's asked to meet three times with hospital leaders amid the scandals — only to be ignored.
There’s Now Just 1 State That Isn’t On Chicago’s Travel Advisory
The city is also now recommending unvaccinated people get tested before and after they travel, and quarantine for seven days once they're back in Chicago.
Unvaccinated Chicagoans With COVID 15 Times More Likely To Die From Virus Than Fully Vaccinated People, Top Doc Says
Chicago's outbreak could get much worse as the weather cools down — so people should get their shots as soon as possible, Dr. Allison Arwady said.
Chicago Cop Put On Desk Duty After Grabbing Black Woman Walking Her Dog In Lincoln Park
Nikkita Brown was traumatized by the "obvious case of racial profiling," her attorney said. Mayor Lightfoot has pushed for a quick investigation.
PAWS Collecting Pet Supplies To Help Animals Affected By Hurricane Ida
The shelter is accepting donations Tuesday. People can also help by fostering and adopting animals in need.