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7 Million Coronavirus Vaccine Doses Have Been Given In Illinois, But 6,572 Cases Found Over Weekend

Another 29 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus over the weekend. At least 21,505 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois.

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Illinois Breaks Vaccination Record Again — But Also Sees Most New COVID Cases Since January

Another 21 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus in the past day and 4,004 cases were found — the most cases in a single day since late January.

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Adam Toledo’s Family Hasn’t Seen Police Video Of Cop Shooting 13-Year-Old, Attorney Says

The family is preparing for the seventh grader's funeral and has yet to see the body cam footage the night the 13-year-old was shot and killed by police.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Record-Breaking 154,201 Vaccine Doses Administered In 1 Day In Illinois As Officials Rush To Fight Off 3rd Wave

Another 34 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus in the past day and 3,739 cases were found.

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Homebound Chicagoans Have Been Stuck Inside For More Than A Year — And City’s Vaccination Program Still Hasn’t Responded To Thousands Of Them

More than 4,100 people have signed up for the Chicago Department of Public Health's homebound vaccination program; so far, 532 people have gotten vaccinated. Some people could have to wait until the fall to get shots, the city's top doctor said.

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Coronavirus Kills 28 More People In Illinois And 3,790 Cases Reported

The most recent victims included seven people from Cook County, including a man in his 30s and a man in his 50s.

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10 Public Libraries Expanding Hours To Open Sundays

The 10 libraries — which cover a variety of neighborhoods, including Austin, Edgewater and Mt. Greenwood — will be open 1-5 p.m. Sundays starting April 18.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Young Chicagoans Can Apply For Jobs, Internships With One Summer Chicago Program

There are more than 21,000 summer jobs and internships available for Chicagoans age 14-24 this summer.

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All Adult Chicagoans Eligible For Vaccine April 19, Mayor Says

The mayor's announcement comes the same day President Joe Biden said he'd order states and major cities to make all adults eligible by April 19.

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Illinois Sees 13 More People Die From Coronavirus, But Chicago And State Get $124 Million For Vaccinations

Chicago has received $33 million and the state about $90 million from the Centers for Disease control and Prevention to boost their vaccination efforts.

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4 States Added To More-Risky Tier Of Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order

Six states were moved into the city's less serious category, dubbed Yellow.

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After Chicago Police Kill 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo, Little Village Neighbors Demand Answers At Vigil: ‘We Want To See Justice’

"There have been too many Black and Brown lives taken at the mercy of the Chicago Police Department — and we need this to stop now,” one organizer said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Coronavirus Kills 11 More People Across Illinois, Bringing Death Toll To At Least 21,384

Chicago's positivity rate has risen to 5.1 percent — a sign coronavirus is spreading unchecked in the city, where hospitalizations and new cases are up.

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Why Did Police Shoot Adam Toledo? Week After 13-Year-Old Slain, Few Details Revealed

The shooting has gained national attention, but details about how Toledo was killed — and why it took two days to inform his family — have been slow to trickle out.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Police Foot Chase Policy Should Be Changed, Lightfoot Says After 13-Year-Old Boy Killed By Officer

Chases pose a "significant safety issue" to officers, the person being chased and community members — yet police chase people many times every single day, Lightfoot said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Here’s How To Get Vaccinated At Chicago State University

The mass vaccination site at Chicago State University is only open to some residents. Here's what you need to know.

Roseland, Pullman

Here’s How To Get Vaccinated By Wrigley Field

Any Chicago resident who is 18 or older and part of Phase 1C can get a shot at the Wrigley Field mass vaccination site. Here's what you need to know.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville

Coronavirus Kills 27 More In Illinois And 5,288 Cases Reported Over Weekend

Another 27 Illinoisans were reported dead from coronavirus during the weekend. At least 21,373 Illinoisans have died from COVID-19.

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Coronavirus Kills 24 More In Illinois And 3,235 Cases Reported As Surge Continues

Average daily new cases are up more than 83 percent in Chicago since March 1. Officials have said they fear the city and state are in the beginning of a third wave of COVID-19.

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No Sign Chicago’s Surge In Coronavirus Cases, Hospitalizations Will Slow, City’s Top Doc Says

Daily new cases are up 75 percent since March 1 in Chicago — and Illinois just reported the highest number of new cases in one day since early February.

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