Business | Some suburban businesses declare their own mask mandates for customers
In a comic strip on the front window of Graham Crackers Comics in DeKalb, a character tells Peter Parker to put his mask back on. The store's owners say they want their customers to be superheroes by wearing facial coverings amid growing public health concern over the rise of the COVID-19 delta variant. They are among local retailers to voluntarily bring back an indoor mask requirement.
Politics | Report: Pritzker to announce statewide school mask mandateABC 7 is reporting that Gov. JB Pritzker is expected to announce a statewide school mask mandate Wednesday afternoon, as some Chicago businesses take vaccine and mask requirements into their own hands, sources say.
Illinois | Will vaccine requirements to enter all businesses like in NYC happen here? What local leaders sayAs new cases of COVID-19 surge and hospitalizations spike, Illinois public health experts are watching New York City's move to require proof of vaccination for entering indoor restaurants and gyms, but there's no plan for local governments to replicate it, officials said.
Crime | Elburn baby's death ruled a homicideElburn police are investigating the homicide of a 2-month-old boy, authorities said.
News | Schaumburg, Rolling Meadows celebrate National Night OutAfter a pandemic hiatus, National Night Out events returned throughout the Northwest suburbs Tuesday night with picnics, barbecues, police dog demonstrations and free COVID-19 vaccinations.
News | More DuPage County schools requiring students to mask upA growing number of DuPage County school districts and colleges will require students and employees -- vaccinated or not -- to wear masks when classes start later this month.
News | District 45 school board ends face masks meeting without vote after reported physical altercationVilla Park District 45's school board meeting adjourned without a vote on mandatory face masks after heated debate turned into a reported physical altercation.
Education | Libertyville District 70 changes course, will require masks for allLibertyville Elementary District 70 again has reversed course and will require all students, teachers, staff members and visitors to wear masks when indoors at all schools and district offices.
News | National Night Out draws big crowd in ElginAbout a thousand people turned out to one of Elgin's seven National Night Out events held around the city Tuesday. The party on North Spring Street was hosted by EPD Resident Officedr Edwin Alva who grew up just blocks away.
Crime | Hanover Park police investigate shooting that killed one, injured anotherOne person died and another was injured in a shooting Monday in Hanover Park, authorities said.
Cubs | McGraw: A little patience by Cubs might have led to better resultsThe World Series nucleus has been broken up. Was there anything the Cubs could have done differently to avoid last week's massive bresakup? Mike McGraw takes a look at the downfall.
Columns | Feder: WFMT's radio rookie scores morning-drive job in San FranciscoMaggie Clennon Reberg is headed for San Francisco -- the nation's sixth biggest media market -- where she will host weekday mornings on KDFC, the noncommercial classical station owned by the University of Southern California
Business | CDC issues new eviction ban for most of U.S. through Oct. 3The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a new moratorium on evictions that would last until Oct. 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic.
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