Straight from the Source | Straight from the Source: Gurnee man with heart damage from a virus says take COVID-19 seriously
A suburban man whose heart was damaged by a virus years ago warns others to take the coronavirus seriously. "The sheer terror of knowing I was not breathing on my own still haunts me," Steven Urizar writes.
Illinois | Illinois' new virus cases exceed 2,000 for second straight dayThe Illinois Department of Health Saturday announced 2,190 additional COVID-19 cases and 18 more deaths in the state.
Education | What remote learning will look like this school yearKitchen tables and family dens will serve as desks and classrooms as many suburban districts begin the school year remotely starting this week with Chromebooks and iPads bridging the divide between students and teachers.
College Sports | 'I can't do it at the expense of people's lives': NIU's Frazier explains move to postpone sportsNorthern Illinois athletic director Sean Frazier spoke passionately Saturday about the Mid-American Conference's decision to postpone all fall sports. Frazier's family has felt the effects of COVID-19
Crime | Rally for missing South Elgin teen seeks to keep pressure on policeSurrounded by a large group of friends and family in front of the South Elgin police station, Fiona Galvin held a rally Saturday for her missing daughter, Kianna Galvin, who disappeared four years ago.
Illinois | Aug. 8 COVID-19 cases per county; search by ZIP codeSince the outbreak began, there have been 93,195 cases in the suburbs as of Thursday. That's 49% of the state's total, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Business | Trump orders more unemployment pay, a payroll tax deferralPresident Donald Trump on Saturday signed four executive orders, bypassing Congress after negotations for a new coronavirus stimulus package failed.
News | 2 injured in Bartlett fire that destroyed two townhousesTwo people suffered minor injuries late Friday night after a fire rendered two townhouse units on the 1200 block of Appaloosa Way in Bartlett uninhabitable.
High School Graduations | Batavia High School graduates Class of 2020The 2020 class of Batavia High School finally got their day Saturday as the graduates took turns crossing a small stage near the north end zone of the football field.
News | Life of 40-year trustee Petri celebrated in Elk Grove council chambersThe life of James "Jim" Paul Petri, who died July 23, was celebrated Saturday in the Elk Grove Village council chambers he served in for four decades.
Columns | Facts Matter: U.S. didn't reject Black Statue of LibertyThe U.S. didn't reject a Black Statue of Liberty, infrared thermometers don't mess with your brain, and claims made in a press release aren't always true, Bob Oswald said in his Facts Matter column.
Columns | Grammar Moses: The majority of you are going to get the point of this headlineJim explores whether and when "majority" takes a singular or plural verb.
Columns | Preckwinkle: Dramatic rise in suicides among Cook County's Black populationCook County is seeing a dramatic increase in suicides among Black residents. "There have been more suicides so far this year in the Black community than in all of 2019," Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle said.
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