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Cook County Teen Dies Of Coronavirus As Illinois Reports 1,471 New Cases

The teenager is among the youngest people known to have died from coronavirus infection in the state.

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Chicago Sees Its Most Violent Month In 28 Years As Murders, Shootings Skyrocket

Two dozen children under 10 years old have been shot in Chicago this year.

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Two More Weeks Of Chicago School Council School Police Meetings To Go. Here Are The Details

Three councils have voted to remove resource officers from their schools already. Here are the meetings this week.

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The Party Is Over: Chicago Shuts Down Warehouse Bash And Vows To Do The Same For Other Mass Gatherings

A new city task force is cracking down on parties, events and large gatherings in commercial and residential buildings.

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CPS Giving Parents A Week To Decide Whether To Send Kids To School Or Choose Remote Learning

District officials said they need time to plan based on how many families choose all-remote learning. The Teachers Union wants CPS to open for remote learning only this fall.

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Bars Can Now Apply To Open Sidewalk Cafes For Customers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Previously, only restaurants were allowed to apply for and open a sidewalk cafe. The city hopes the change can help alcohol-only bars and taverns stay afloat.

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ICE Wants To Show Public How To Arrest Immigrants With ‘Citizens Academy’ — But Locals Are Fighting To Stop ‘Xenophobic PR Stunt’

The six-week Civilians Academy includes courses on "defensive tactics, firearms familiarization and targeted arrests" and a visit to an immigration detention center.

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2nd Scooter Pilot Starts Aug. 12 With Bird, Lime And Spin

The city will allow vendors to leave scooters out at night. Last time, vendors had to pick them up at night and re-deploy them in the morning.