Politics | Traveling? 'Change your plans,' Pritzker urges amid 9,469 new COVID-19 cases, 125 deaths
Thanksgiving travelers on the brink of heading to O'Hare or Midway international airports should "change your plans, if you can," Gov. J.B. Pritzker urged Tuesday amid a reported 9,469 new COVID-19 cases, 125 deaths and hospitalizations of more than 6,000 patients for the sixth day in a row.
News | Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Des Plaines canceled due to pandemicThe Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, the annual Catholic celebration that draws as many as a quarter of a million pilgrims to Des Plaines every December, has been canceled because of the ongoing pandemic, church leaders announced Tuesday.
News | 'We're in a crisis': Mayors make video urging residents to avoid holiday gatheringsThe mayors of five Fox Valley towns teamed up to shoot a video urging their residents to avoid gatherings during the holiday season with COVID-19 cases surging locally.
News | Geneva won't issue tickets for disobeying Pritzker's COVID-19 ordersGeneva residents and businesses won't be punished by the city for disobeying Gov. J.B. Pritzker's COVID-19 health orders.
News | Suburbs see first measurable snow of the seasonMany suburbs saw their first measurable snow of the season Tuesday, with some getting as much as about 1.5 inches and others seeing just a trace.
Politics | COVID-19 case counts per county, ZIP code as of Nov. 24There have been 291,214 COVID-19 cases in the suburbs as of Tuesday. That's 43.2% of the state's total, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health. There have been 5,174 deaths in the suburbs, which is 44.3% of all COVID-19 deaths in Illinois.
Education | High school District 128 to begin hybrid learning Jan. 19Barring a state-ordered closure, Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 will begin hybrid learning Jan. 19.
Cook County | Cook County balances $6.94 billion budget without tax hikesCook County commissioners unanimously passed a balanced, $6.94 billion 2021 budget Tuesday that officials say closes a $400 million projected shortfall due to the pandemic without hiking or imposing new taxes.
Business | Dow goes over 30,000 points on vaccine hopes, Biden transitionThe Dow Jones Industrial Average traded above 30,000 points for the first time Tuesday as investors were encouraged by the latest progress on developing coronavirus vaccines and news that the transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden will finally begin.
News | Trail Tales program comes to end in 3 Lake County forest preservesWith permission to use the text and images from nature-themed books expiring, the Trail Tales program at three Lake County forest preserves will end.
Entertainment | Where to cut your own Christmas tree in the suburbsAt least one holiday tradition can still be safely observed despite COVIT-19: picking out the perfect Christmas tree for your home. Here's where you can cut your own in the suburbs.
Business | Developer scales back plans for stalled Arlington 425 projectDevelopers of the massive proposed Arlington 425 development in downtown Arlington Heights -- which has stalled to this point -- are scaling down their plans to make the project more economically feasible, officials said.
Business | Downers Grove approves plan to expand Tivoli TheatreThe Tivoli Theatre received permission from Downers Grove to build a 32-seat theater into a vacant storefront to the west of its main entrance at 5201 Highland Ave. Classic Cinemas co-CEO Chris Johnson expects construction to last eight weeks.
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