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80-Degree Weather Is Coming To Chicago Next Week

This weekend will see cooler temperatures — but it'll warm up to the 60s and even 80s next week in Chicago.

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Coronavirus Kills 28 More Illinoisans And 2,765 Cases Reported

Officials are urging everyone to get vaccinated and to continue taking safety precautions — like wearing a mask and staying socially distant — for the time being.


Black South Siders Not Getting Vaccinated Against COVID As Much — And Are Getting Sick And Dying More, Lightfoot Says

While about 40 percent of all Chicagoans have gotten at least one shot of a vaccine, that falls to just 25 percent among all Black Chicagoans.


5 States, Puerto Rico Added To More-Risky Tier Of Chicago’s Travel Order

The city's top doctor has urged people not to travel to or from Chicago during the coronavirus pandemic.


Navy Pier Will Start Reopening April 30 With Fireworks Shows, Ferris Wheel Rides And More

The pier has been closed since the fall, when COVID-19 was surging in and around Chicago.


Chicago’s Mask Mandate Not Being Lifted Anytime ‘Soon’ As COVID Risk Remains High, Top Doctor Says

Chicago, where just a quarter of people are fully vaccinated and new coronavirus cases are on the rise, is not ready for masks to be gone, the health commissioner said.


Blackhawks, Bulls Fans Expected To Return To United Center Before Seasons End, Lightfoot Says

Over the year, the United Center has been used as a polling place and its parking lot is a vaccination site — but no fans have been welcome at games.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

National Guard Coming To Chicago Tuesday As City Prepares For Derek Chauvin Verdict

Mayor Lori Lightfoot requested the guardsmen. Chauvin is the former Minneapolis police officer who kneeled on and killed George Floyd last summer.


Half Of Chicago Adults Have Now Gotten At Least 1 Coronavirus Vaccine Shot

Among Chicagoans 65 and older, about 63.6 percent have gotten at least one dose, while 51.4 percent have finished their vaccination.


Snow Coming To Chicago On Tuesday — But Only A Half-Inch

Tuesday will be chilly, too, with an expected high temperature of 38 degrees.


7-Year-Old Jaslyn Adams Shot And Killed In McDonald’s Drive-Thru: ‘That Baby Should Not Have Gotten Killed’

Jaslyn Adams loved to dance and had three siblings. She was killed and her father wounded in a Sunday shooting.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Coronavirus Vaccine Shots Now Open To All Chicagoans 16 And Older

Chicago has opened up vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older, though getting an appointment remains competitive since there still aren't enough doses.


More Than 8 Million Coronavirus Vaccine Doses Have Been Given In Illinois

COVID-19 killed another 33 Illinoisans and 5,860 cases were reported over the weekend.


In-Person City Council Meetings Returning Next Week For First Time In A Year

The meetings moved online in spring 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but members of the City Council will now have the option to meet in person.


Vaccination Clinic Opening At Loretto Hospital — But City Will Manage It After Hospital’s Scandals

The city will manage all operations at the clinic to start with, including ensuring vaccines are appropriately administered and reported to the state's tracking system.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Coronavirus Kills 21 More People In Illinois, Bringing Death Toll To At Least 21,630

The state reported 3,866 confirmed cases over the past day. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Illinois up to 1,296,381.


Here’s How Chicago Is Handling Mass Vaccination Sites, Events While Johnson & Johnson Doses Are ‘Paused’

Here's what you need to know about how Chicago's health department is handling mass vaccination sites and events while Johnson & Johnson doses are out of action.


Adam Toledo Shooting In Chicago: Here’s What You Need To Know And What Will Happen Next

Officials are urging a police oversight agency to quickly investigate the fatal shooting. The agency will make recommendations about what should happen to the officer who shot Toledo.


April Snow Could Hit Chicago Next Week, And It’ll Be A Cool Weekend

April snow isn't extremely rare in Chicago. The average date of the last trace of snow is April 20.


Chicago Police Officer Who Killed 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo Won’t Be Charged With A Crime, His Lawyer Says

Eric Stillman, 34, has been a Chicago police officer for five years. His lawyer said Stillman is “absolutely broken up over the fact that he had to use deadly force."

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
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