Gov. JB Pritzker announced the suspension of indoor service at bars and restaurants and limits on gatherings to 25 people in Chicago because of surges in COVID-19. Mayor Lori Lightfoot questioned the decision on national television.
Loans were approved for Illinois companies tied to Betsy DeVos, a congressional candidate with 1,400 workers and crooked contractors.
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The 48-year-old judge solidifies the court’s conservative majority, filling Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat just about a week before Election Day.
Starting Wednesday, the state is banning indoor dining at bars and restaurants in one of the most populous parts of Illinois.
Two congressional districts in Chicago’s suburbs flipped from red to blue in 2018. Will Democrats Lauren Underwood and Sean Casten keep them there in 2020?
Relatives of George Floyd and Jacob Blake, two other Black men shot by police recently in Minneapolis and Kenosha, joined the Sunday vigil.
Chicago aldermen held the first hearing on the city’s massive pandemic budget. Here’s a look at the highlights.
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An annual commemoration at Chicago’s National Museum of Mexican Art takes on new meaning in a pandemic year.