Illinois | 33 new Illinois COVID-19 deaths, 1,453 new cases -- bringing total cases above 10,000
State health officials on Saturday announced 33 new coronavirus deaths and 1,453 more cases, bringing the total of confirmed cases in Illinois above 10,000 for the first time, while Gov. J.B. Pritzker elaborated on his recommendation to wear face masks in public.
Lake County | This will make you smile: New Lipizzan colt in Lake County, just days old, is enjoying life, his whiskersA small, special new horse -- a rare Lipizzan colt born last week at Tempel Farms in Old Mill Creek in Lake County -- felt the sunshine for the first time Friday, and he liked it.
Crime | Police: Arlington Heights standoff ends with suspect found deadPolice found a man dead inside an Arlington Heights residence after he was reported to be inside the house with a gun.
News | April 4 breakdown of suburban COVID-19 cases by county, and some townsSuburban COVID-19 cases and deaths by county, and some towns, on Saturday, plus where to find out more.
Editorial | Editorial: It's time to start wearing masksIn this editorial, the Daily Herald says that the public should start wearing masks now because it's inevitable that this will be necessary when the coronavirus lockdown is lifted
News | Food drive puts O'Toole's extras to useO'Toole's Pub Group opted for a food drive for furloughed employees and others instead of letting excess food go to waste.
News | Good News Sunday: Barrington HS students honored for volunteerismIn this edition of Good News Sunday, two Barrington High School students are honored for their efforts to bring food to the hungry.
Columns | Making black, Latino voices count a focus for suburban groupsParticipation in the 2020 Census and voter registration are big concerns for suburban black and Latino communities, leaders say. We explore these topics in this week's installment of the Daily Herald's Suburban Mosaic column.
Kane County | Batavia family hopes to spread joy with light displayFor the last three weeks, Bret Foy and his youngest daughter, Sierra, 11, have been working to build a light and musical display at their house at 969 Ekman Drive to help boost people's spirits and bring a little joy during the coronavirus pandemic. The project is a labor of love for sure, and Foy wants to spread as much love as he can with the display, which he premiered Saturday night.
Columns | How suburban faithful will observe a virtual Easter, Passover, RamadanA convergence of religious observances for Easter, Passover and Ramadan this month will occur amid a statewide ban on gatherings of more than 10 people, forcing churches, synagogues and mosques to close. Social distancing due to the coronavirus pandemic means worshippers must adjust to the new normal of virtual Masses, services livestreamed via Facebook and YouTube, and Zoom gatherings.
Columns | Constable: Treating COVID-19 'like nothing I've ever seen,' Hinsdale doctor saysAs the senior anesthesiologist at Chicago's Rush Medical Center, Dr. Christopher O'Connor of Hinsdale is on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Working 12-hour shifts and wearing personal protective equipment, O'Connor says worries about getting sick or infecting his loved ones yield to his job of taking care of patients.
Columns | Facts Matter: Positive coronavirus news is great, but not when it's falsePositive coronavirus news is great, but not when it's false, Bob Oswald says in his Facts Matter column.
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