Politics | State records 1,529 more COVID-19 cases, 82 more deaths, but there's a 'glimmer of hope'
A total of 1,529 more Illinoisans tested positive for COVID-19 with a single-day record of 82 deaths, but within those grim statistics are some "glimmers of hope" the state may be nearing a peak, health experts said Wednesday.
News | Aurora mayor, police leaders tell their COVID-19 tales, so people take it seriouslyNow that they are on the mend, three top Aurora city leaders took to social media Wednesday to detail their experiences being sick with COVID-19.
Lake County | Seeing gloves on the ground? That's a health risk -- because someone has to pick them up.Improperly discarded masks and gloves are an unintended consequence -- and a community health risk -- of people trying to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Crime | After home invasion, Arlington Heights homeowner thanks communityThe Arlington Heights homeowner who authorities say fought off one would-be robber Saturday and fatally shot another in self-defense wrote a heartfelt Facebook post thanking the community and police for an outpouring of support.
News | Why coronavirus is infecting, killing blacks at an alarming rateAfrican Americans are more susceptible to contracting COVID-19 due to preexisting health problems and dying from it, national and state data shows.
Politics | April 8 breakdown of suburban COVID-19 cases by county, and some townsSuburban COVID-19 cases and deaths by county, and some towns, on April 8, plus where to find out more.
Business | Suburban companies stepping up to meet demand for ventilatorsTech companies in Arlington Heights and Bartlett are among those in the suburbs contributing their expertise to General Motors' stepped-up efforts to manufacture ventilators on its repurposed assembly lines.
News | 'Full circle': McCormick Place turns into field hospital a century after namesake survived flu pandemicAs McCormick Place becomes a makeshift hospital for coronavirus patients, historians are remembering the convention center's namesake and his link to another global contagion.
News | Two weeks after COVID-19 diagnosis, Mundelein mayor says he's symptom-freeSome two weeks after becoming the first Northwest suburban mayor to reveal a COVID-19 diagnosis, Mundelein's Steve Lentz on Wednesday said he's back to feeling normal.
News | Some suburbs embrace kids' birthday parades, others stay away during COVID-19Police and fire vehicles parades to celebrate kids' birthdays have become all the rage in some suburbs, but some have stopped doing them because of an onslaught of requests, while others are eschewing them altogether.
Music | A song to make you smile: 'Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing' by Stevie WonderHere's a song selection to help lift you out of your coronavirus funk.
Politics | What's next for local Sanders supporters with no Bernie?Bernie Sanders suspends his campaign, leaving his ardent supporters with a choice.
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