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64 More People Die From Coronavirus In Illinois

Among the victims were 39 people in Cook County, including a man in his 30s.

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Shedd Aquarium Reopening Next Week, But You’ll Need To Buy A Ticket In Advance

Missing the Shedd's penguins and dolphins? You'll be able to see them again soon.

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Moms In Need Can Get Free Baby Supplies During Weekend Giveaways. Here’s How

People can also drop off supplies like diapers, formula and sanitary napkins so they can be given to people in need.

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Visit Your Doctor Now As Coronavirus Cases Fall, State’s Top Doctor Says

"Let's get as healthy as we can," said Dr. Ngozi Ezike, head of the Illinois Department of Public Health. "Your baseline health status affects how you fare against this virus."

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Chicago Police Illegally Denied Protesters Right To Attorney, Phone Call, Top Public Defender Says

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli and activists are suing the city, saying the move to deny arrestees a phone call and access to an attorney violates state and constitutional law.

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Chicago School Board To Vote On Removing School Police Wednesday

The vote comes as multiple school districts across the country are severing relationships with local police. But the district chief says the ultimate decision must remain with individual schools.

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Wear A Mask Whenever You Leave Home, Mayor Lightfoot Says: ‘It Makes A Huge Difference’

"We know that it will reduce the spread and the risk of" coronavirus, Lightfoot said. "Any time you leave your house, wear a face covering."

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Chicago Moving To Phase 4 Friday: Here’s What Will Open

During Phase 4, restaurants and bars can reopen for indoor seating and people can gather in groups of 50 or fewer indoors.

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The 606 And Lakefront Trail Reopen Monday. Here Are The New Rules

The popular trails are back, but they're only open 6 a.m.-7 p.m. daily and have other restrictions.