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90% Of Chicago City Workers Have Reported Their COVID Vaccination Status

The Police Department continues to be the least-compliant city agency, as 81.6 percent of its employees have reported their status.


Chicago Could Get Snow During A Chilly Monday, But Warmer Weather Is Coming

Monday will only get as warm as 36 degrees — but temperatures in the 50s are expected later this week.


Chicago Makes Push For Everyone To Get Vaccinated Before Holidays: ‘That Should Happen Whether You’re 5 Or 85’

The city's top doctor said she's worries about a post-holiday surge if people gather without taking precautions, like getting vaccinated and getting booster shots.


Slain Officer Ella French Praised In Otherwise Scathing Watchdog Report About Wrongful Anjanette Young Raid

But the Civilian Office of Police Accountability included French, were she alive, among the officers it'd recommend face discipline for body camera mistakes during the raid.


Nearly 1 Million Kids 5-11 Have Gotten COVID-19 Vaccines In The US

That includes more than 6,000 kids in that age group in Chicago. But there are more than 210,000 kids 5-11 in the city.


Chicago Could See Its 1st Snowfall Of The Season Friday

Don't break out the plow just yet, though: There will just be a dusting of flakes.


Here’s Where Families Can Get Vaccinated — Or Get Child Care — During Friday’s COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Day

Officials are urging adults and kids to get vaccinated Friday, before holidays gatherings, to avoid another COVID-19 spike.


Arkansas Removed From Chicago’s Travel Advisory

There are now 40 states and one territory on the advisory.


Comcast Xfinity Internet Outage Created Frustrating Morning Across Chicago — And The United States

Comcast's outage came as many people continue to rely on internet to work or learn from home during the pandemic.


89% Of Chicago City Workers Have Reported Their COVID Vaccination Status — But Police Still Lag

Thirty-five officers have been put on no-pay status as a result of refusing to report their status, Supt. David Brown said Monday.


YMCA Will Offer Paid Day Of Activities For Kids Friday When CPS Is Off

The city has dubbed Friday a Vaccination Awareness Day, canceling CPS classes so kids can get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Y will offer child care that day.


Rent Assistance Program Pushes Back Day It’ll Accept Applications

The Illinois Housing Development Authority has had to push back the day it'll reopen a rent help program to Dec. 6.


Monday Will Likely Be Warmest Day Left Of 2021, With Sunny Skies A High Of 66

Chillier temperatures are coming soon, as the city could fall back to the 40s by the end of this week.


City Workers Will Get To Leave Work Early Nov. 12 To Help Kids Get Their Shots For Vaccination Awareness Day

"The whole city is going to be able to receive vaccine," Dr. Allison Arwady said. "Make it a family affair. Let's get it done."


City Is Cooperating With FBI Investigation Of Loretto Hospital, Lightfoot Says

"They've asked individuals questions about things related to Loretto," Mayor Lori Lightfoot said of the federal investigation into the West Side hospital.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Chicago’s Enormous Christmas Tree Is Coming From A Logan Square Family

The Benavides family, of Logan Square, has donated a 51-foot blue spruce from their Logan Square yard to be lit up during the holidays in Millennium Park.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago’s COVID-19 Cases On The Rise Again — But Vaccinated People Can Safely Gather For Holidays, Top Doc Says

"I think we would be very lucky to not see an increase in COVID," Dr. Allison Arwady said of the coming months.


One Of Chicago’s First 9-Year-Olds To Get Vaccinated Has A Message: More People Should Get Their Shots

Fourth-grader Kate Johns said she'll show off her COVID-19 vaccine mark all day, adding, "The pinch was not as bad as the flu shot."


Kids 5 And Older Can Now Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19. Here’s How To Get The Shots In Chicago

Health care providers will start administering doses to kids Wednesday.


CPS No Longer Plans To Test All Students, Staff Every Week, Walking Back Promise Made This Summer

The district has been criticized for months over its COVID-19 testing, which got off to a slow start and continues to lag.

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