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- Bronzeville, Near South Side
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41 More Fake Vaccine Cards, Ivermectin And Hydroxychloroquine Seized At O’Hare Airport
Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine have proven controversial, as conspiracy theorists have spread false rumors the pills can be used to treat COVID-19.
Every State Is Now On Chicago’s Travel Advisory As COVID Surges Nationwide
Unvaccinated Chicagoans are being urged not to travel anywhere in the United States as the Delta surge continues.
Fake Vaccination Cards Seized At O’Hare Were Spotted Because They Had Misspelled Words
The 19 fake vaccination cards looked like real ones — except they were "low-quality," according to Customs and Border Protection.
Some People Think Amazon Lockers In Parks Are Great, Park District Says Amid Uproar
In a news release titled, "What People Are Saying About Amazon Lockers," the Park District highlighted five supporters. Meanwhile, a South Side alderman has joined others in blocking them in her ward.
Amazon Lockers Will Net Park District $137,600 At Most For First Year, Contract Shows
"It is not enough to justify having branding in our parks. It is absolutely not enough," Ald. Rossana Rodriguez-Sanchez (33rd) said. "I think this is a slap in the face."
Chicago Style: 40 Photos Of Hot Dogs — And The Stands We Love — To Make You Drool Today
PHOTOS: In Chicago, hot dogs aren't just a meal — they're a work of art.
Chicago’s Ultimate Ice Cream Guide: 100+ Places To Get Soft Serve, Shakes, Paletas And More Across The City
From soft serve to Thai rolled ice cream, mangoneadas and paletas, we've rounded up more than 90 spots with the best chilly sweet treats in Chicago.
Weekend Fireworks Led To Fires, Traumatic Injuries Across Chicago: ‘This Was A More Intense Year’
The city saw 30 building fires, 27 garage fires and 293 rubbish fires Sunday night through Monday morning. Many of those fires "can reasonably be considered to be the result of fireworks activity," fire officials said.
Plan To Build 300 Apartments Near O’Hare Could Be Dead After Local Aldermen Objects, Saying He Wants Businesses There Instead
The vote is a reminder of the influence aldermen maintain over development in their wards.
Chicago’s Travel Order Has No States In Its Riskier Category For The 1st Time In A Year
That means people can come to Chicago from any other state or territory without having to quarantine or get a negative coronavirus test.
Chicagoans Who Get Vaccinated At City-Run Sites Can Get 5 Free Tickets To Six Flags
The city is bringing COVID vaccinations events to salons, beaches and other spots around the city this week and over Memorial Day weekend.
Faster Trains Have Arrived On The Blue Line: Take A Look At The CTA’s New 7000-Series Train Cars
Pre-pandemic, riders found themselves crushed into trains or on platforms having to wait as multiple packed trains passed them by. The new cars will help congestion problems — if they arise again.
Electric CTA Buses Hit Chicago Streets — And More Coming In Years Ahead
The CTA has begun testing out electric buses on the No. 66 Chicago route. If testing goes well, the city agency will move forward with its plan of making the entire fleet electric by 2040.
Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated
"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.
Chicago’s Travel Order Sees 9 More States Move Into Less Risky Category, But Travel Still Not Recommended
People found violating the quarantine order could be fined $100-$500 per day, up to $7,000.
65,000 Fake N95 Masks Worth $400K Seized At O’Hare Airport
Federal agents noticed the masks within had an "unfamiliar chemical smell" and the packaging had grammatical errors.
You Can Now Travel To Alaska, North Dakota And Don’t Need To Quarantine When You Get Back, City Says
Every state besides Hawaii, Alaska and North Dakota are currently in the riskier Orange category. Travelers coming from places in that category must quarantine or get a negative COVID-19 test.
A Troubling Trend In Chicago’s School Reopening: More Students Disengaged
CPS released data that showed the majority of white families reported to school buildings as expected so far, while nearly half of Black families chose to stay home. About 62% of Latino students reported to campuses.
Chicago Teachers Will Work Remotely Monday, Defying CPS Orders. If District Locks Them Out, They’ll Strike.
Thousands of CPS teachers were supposed to report to the classroom Monday, but they'll work remotely instead. The decision comes as many have expressed concerns about spreading coronavirus.