Politics | University of Illinois rolls out new test as state reports almost 2,000 more COVID-19 infections
University of Illinois scientists ramping up potentially game-changing rapid COVID-19 test as new cases of COVID-19 rise by 1,953 Thursday, the highest daily tally since May 24.
News | Coronavirus wreaks havoc on Illinois' state revenues, but pot is a bright spotOn paper, Illinois' fiscal year looks to be off to a strong start. But that's fueled largely by a delay in income tax return filings that "temporarily mask" the effects that COVID-19 is having on the economy, according to a report released this week.
Business | Pheasant Run memorabilia will be available in online auctionThe decor, the memorabilia, the fixtures along Bourbon Street all contributed to the lure and charm of the iconic Pheasant Run Resort. An online auction next week offers an opportunity to preserve the history and recreate the ambience of the decades-old St. Charles hotel and entertainment hub that ceased operations earlier this year.
Business | Schaumburg's first pot dispensary opens near Woodfield MallSchaumburg's first marijuana dispensary opened with little fanfare Wednesday but the customers who visited Sunnyside were happy to learn it's ready for business.
Chicago | A plea for peace: Hiroshima survivor recalls nuclear attack 75 years laterSachiko Masuoka can still envision waves of people running toward her, fleeing the epicenter of a massive nuclear explosion that devastated her Japanese hometown of Hiroshima.
News | Glen Ellyn District 41 shifts to all-remote learning for fallGlen Ellyn Elementary District 41 has joined the growing list of school systems starting the new year with all-remote learning amid a raging pandemic.
Crime | Mayor, residents condemn vandalism of Arlington Heights church's 'Black Lives Matter' signA banner quoting a Bible verse followed by "Black Lives Matter" in front of an Arlington Heights church was damaged twice in the past week -- the most recent in a spate of race-based vandalism in town since May.
Crime | 15-year-old boy slain in GlenviewGlenview police are investigating the killing of a 15-year-old boy. According to a news release issued Thursday, Elias Valdez was found about 7 p.m. Wednesday lying in a grassy area on the 1200 block of Greenwood Road. He had suffered a puncture wound to the chest.
News | COVID-19 outbreak identified at Texas Roadhouse in Crystal LakeAn outbreak of COVID-19 has been identified at the Texas Roadhouse steakhouse in Crystal Lake, the McHenry County Department of Health said Wednesday in a news release.
News | Reservist alleges military service led to his firing from Northbrook-based charityAn Army reservist from Vernon Hills filed a federal lawsuit against Northbrook-based Keshet claiming he was fired from his position as the social service organization's external affairs director because of his military service. Lt. Scott "Shalom" Klein leads an Arlington Heights reserve unit,
Crime | Sex offender at center of Lake Park scandal now charged with being in Elmhurst schoolA sex offender at the center of the 2019 Lake Park High School football controversy is now facing a charge that he was in an Elmhurst elementary school illegally in February.
Education | In change of plans, District 214 will begin school year remotelyNorthwest Suburban High School District 214 will begin the school year with remote learning, officials announced Wednesday, marking a shift from a draft plan announced a few weeks ago that included in-person instruction.
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