- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Chicago’s Travel Order Simplified — But City Says You Still Shouldn’t Go Anywhere
Every state besides Hawaii is currently in the Orange category, as are the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Travelers coming from places in that category must quarantine or get a negative COVID-19 test.
Chicago Schools Create Once-Monthly Coronavirus Testing Program For Staff As Students Return
While teachers have been asking the district to implement testing of students and staff if they are to return, CPS' plan applies only to staff on a once-monthly, voluntary basis.
Chicago Commissioning ‘Ambitious’ Public Art With $500K In Funding. Applications Open Monday
Another $250,000 will be given to partners that will use the money for smaller, local projects.
As Chicago Kids Head Back To School After 300 Days At Home, Some Parents Are Relieved — But Teachers Worry
Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CPS chief Janice Jackson have said schools are safe for in-person learning. Teachers disagree.
More Than 1 Million Illinoisans Have Had Coronavirus: ‘It Is Critical That We Take Extra Caution’
And 177 Illinoisans killed by coronavirus were reported in the past day, bringing the state's death toll to at least 17,272.
‘Devastated’ Pfleger, Removed Over Child Sex Abuse Allegation, Says He’s Angry, Hurt — But Can’t Speak Out More
"I have been asked by the Diocese not to speak out at this time," Pfleger wrote on Facebook. "I am Blessed with good leadership and amazing members, whom I love."
CPAC Plan Would Cut $600 Million From Chicago Police Budget, As Aldermen Debate Civilian Oversight Of Cops
Backers for the Civilian Police Accountability Council and the Grassroots Alliance for Police Accountability presented changes to their respective ordinances Tuesday as they try to drum up support from aldermen.
Can Chicago Finally Get An Elected School Board? After Years Of Fighting, Advocates Push State Senators To Pass 2019 Bill
Mayor Lori Lightfoot campaigned on her support for an elected school board, but then said she needed more time to study the matter.
Lines Start At 3:30 AM, Stretch For Blocks At Newly Reopened Secretary Of State Offices
Most secretary of state offices — where new driver's licenses, permits and license plates are processed — closed in November because of the pandemic.
It Could Take 1.5 Years To Vaccinate All Of Chicago Unless Feds Increase Supply, Lightfoot Says
The city has created the infrastructure to deliver vaccine doses, Lightfoot said — now it just needs the doses: "Lives are at stake."
Are You An Out-Of-Work Restaurant Or Bar Worker? Southern Smoke’s $4 Million Relief Fund Can Help
Despite launching in August, Southern Smoke Foundation leaders say they still have $3.6 million to help restaurant and bar industry workers in Cook County.
Coronavirus Kills 79 More Illinoisans, Bringing Death Toll To At Least 16,834
The most recent victims included 41 people from Cook County, including a teen and a woman in her 30s.
Clouds Are Coming Every Day This Week In Chicago
Just two days are expected to get sun this week.
267 Coronavirus Deaths Reported In Illinois During Long Holiday Weekend
The most recent victims included 125 people from Cook County, including a man in his 30s, three people in their 40s and 11 people in their 50s.
Some CPS Teachers Refusing To Return To In-Person Learning Due To Coronavirus: ‘I Am In Fear For My Life’
"I feel like CPS is destroying remote education for the many that have chosen it, and in particular for the Black and Brown majority that have chosen remote because they want to stay home and stay safe."
As Anjanette Young Meets With Mayor, City Watchdog Launches Investigation Into Wrongful Raid, Fallout
Inspector General Joe Ferguson told aldermen his office is investigating the police conduct surrounding the raid of Young's home and the city's handling of the ongoing controversy.
Coronavirus Kills 133 More Illinoisans, Bringing Death Toll To 16,490
At least 16,490 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 1,488 deaths are probably related to the virus. People are urged to stay home for New Year's Eve.
Park District Postpones In-Person Winter Programs Due To Coronavirus
The programs were scheduled to begin Monday, but their start will be postponed indefinitely to comply with the state's current COVID-19 safety rules.
Chicago’s 2020 In Photos: Unrest And A Pandemic — But Beauty And Unity, Too
We rang in 2020 with legal weed and an imprisoned former governor returning. Then, everything changed.
Chicago Teachers, Families Worried As Schools Near Reopening: ‘CPS Is Not Prepared To Bring Kids Back Safely’
Teachers say the district has failed to provide answers on COVID-19 testing, mask enforcement and other vital things that should be discussed before heading back to the classroom.