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View Article May 28, 2020, 7:02 p.m. WLS AM Chicago Phase 3 re-opening set for Wed, June 3rd https://www.wlsam.com/2020/05/28/chicago-phase-3-re-opening-set-for-wed-june-3rd/ WHAT HAPPENS WEDNESDAY IS CAUTIOUS AND LIMITED RE-OPENING OF OFFICES WITH STAGGERED SHIFTS RECOMMENDED AND HOTELS, CHILD CARE AND OUTDOOR DINING. AND THE MAYOR’S BEGINNING TO TALK ABOUT HOW SHE’LL REOPEN THE LAKEFRONT LATER.​ AND THE MAYOR SAYS EVERYONE SHOULD STAY SMART AND CONTINUE STAYING SIX FEET APART AND USING ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:02 p.m. WGN TV TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods to reopen most stores by end of June https://wgntv.com/news/tj-maxx-marshalls-home-goods-to-reopen-most-stores-by-end-of-june/ SAN FRANCISCO ( [ KRON ][4] ) — As states begin to loosen business restrictions amid the [ coronavirus pandemic ][5] , many businesses are starting to reopen and resume in-store shopping. TJX Companies, the parent company of TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods announced this week that it expects most ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:02 p.m. WGN TV Batman signaled to save world during COVID-19 pandemic https://wgntv.com/news/batman-signaled-to-save-world-during-covid-19-pandemic/ SOUTHWICK, Mass. — ( [ WWLP ][1] ) A Massachusetts resident got creative while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Sean of Southwick created the bat signal in his back yard on Wednesday and told 22News “he hopes he comes to save the day or year.” The “bat signal” ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:02 p.m. WGN TV Suburban restaurants getting ready to reopen Friday https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/suburban-restaurants-getting-ready-to-reopen-friday/ HINSDALE, Ill. – With the entire state outside of Chicago moving into Phase 3 of reopening Friday, suburban restaurants are getting ready. With the new rules, “eating out” now means eating outside. In Hinsdale, crews are closing off a portion of a Quaint Alley and some streets so restaurants will ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. WGN TV After spending week on ventilator with coronavirus, Robbins officer thankful to be alive https://wgntv.com/news/coronavirus/after-spending-week-on-ventilator-with-coronavirus-robbins-officer-thankful-to-be-alive/ ROBBINS, Ill. – A Robbins police officer is back on the job after he was placed on a ventilator due to coronavirus. Doctors told officer Ed Schmit that his chance for survival wasn’t good. The veteran police officer and his family were devastated to hear the news. Schmit said at ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. WBEZ ‘Let’s Not Move Backward,’ Illinois Governor Says As COVID-19 Restrictions Loosen https://www.wbez.org/stories/lets-not-move-backward-illinois-governor-says-as-covid-19-restrictions-loosen/44865a24-ab3e-4521-9145-8213cfc0ef14 As the pandemic eases in Illinois, everywhere in the state except Chicago will enter a less-restrictive phase Friday that will allow for the partial reopening of offices, restaurants, bars, stores, barbershops and salons. The move into what Gov. JB Pritzker has characterized as Phase 3 of a five-step reopening plan ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. State Journal Register New unemployment claims decrease as economy prepares to slowly reopen https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200528/new-unemployment-claims-decrease-as-economy-prepares-to-slowly-reopen Kade Heather ### Thursday May 28, 2020 at 11:45 AM Illinois’ unemployment claims dropped when compared to those filed the week prior. Business closings have also leveled off in the state in response to the more than two-month old stay-at-home order to slow the novel coronavirus spread. Another 58,359 claims ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. State Journal Register Republicans want audit of IDES problems https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200528/republicans-want-audit-of-ides-problems Doug Finke The State Journal-Register @DougFinkeSJR ### Thursday May 28, 2020 at 5:23 PM Many residents are still struggling to receive state unemployment benefits after weeks of trying, and now state lawmakers want an audit to review the department’s responses. House Republicans said residents from all over the state are ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. State Journal Register Two arrested in Taylorville after teens overdose on drug laced with Fentanyl https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200528/two-arrested-in-taylorville-after-teens-overdose-on-drug-laced-with-fentanyl Staff report ### Thursday May 28, 2020 at 5:46 PM TAYLORVILLE -- Two individuals from Taylorville were charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver Wednesday. Louis Sullivan III, 18, and Carissa Hodge, 20, allegedly sold benzodiazepine (Xanax) mixed with Taylorville ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. State Journal Register Levitt AMP music series at Y Block postponed until 2021 https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200528/levitt-amp-music-series-at-y-block-postponed-until-2021 Steven Spearie The State Journal-Register @stevenspearie ### Thursday May 28, 2020 at 11:34 AM May 28, 2020 at 5:47 PM The Levitt AMP Springfield Music Series at the Y Block, which was supposed to have kicked off its 10-week run Thursday, has been postponed until 2021, according to an announcement ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. State Journal Register Edgar, Scott counties continue to have no confirmed COVID-19 cases https://www.sj-r.com/news/20200528/edgar-scott-counties-continue-to-have-no-confirmed-covid-19-cases By Ben Orner, Capitol News Illinois ### Thursday May 28, 2020 at 6:40 PM In the early weeks and months of COVID-19’s presence in Illinois, state health leaders have cautioned people, especially those downstate, that the novel coronavirus is likely in their community even if their rural county had yet ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local Legal Cannabis Arrives in Downtown Chicago https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/legal-cannabis-arrives-in-downtown-chicago/2279569/ Not that long ago, if you had told someone that one day legal pot would be sold right off Chicago's Magnificent Mile, they would have had a quick response. They would have said you were crazy. But that all changed on Thursday. Just six months after recreational cannabis became legal ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local Rain, Scattered Storms Possible Across Chicago Area https://www.nbcchicago.com/weather/rain-scattered-storms-possible-across-chicago-area/2279631/ Rain showers and possibly scattered thunderstorms are possible Thursday evening in the Chicago area. Rain is likely late Thursday afternoon and evening with embedded thunderstorms. A moist air mass could make potential rainfall heavy at times. Flash flooding will be possible in some locations, especially far northwest counties by late ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local Retailers Prepare for Customers to Return to Stores in Illinois’ Phase 3 https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/retailers-prepare-for-customers-to-return-to-stores-in-illinois-phase-3/2279632/ Retail shops in Illinois are gearing up for a grand reopening as Illinois' phase three allows customers to enter participating stores on Friday. Meanwhile, shoppers should expect to see changes. “We’ll monitor how many people can comfortably come in, be socially distanced, obviously, at least 6 feet apart with a ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local Salvation Army Thrift Stores To Reopen in Illinois With Changes https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/salvation-army-thrift-stores-to-reopen-in-illinois-with-changes/2279585/ After being closed for two months, Salvation Army thrift stores are preparing to reopen across Illinois next week, but there will be noticeable changes. While suburban Chicago thrift stores will reopen on June 2, thrift stores in the city of Chicago will reopen on June 3. All shoppers will be ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local ‘I Kept Fighting’: Chicago Mom, 11 Kids Living in Motel Room Get New Home https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/i-kept-fighting-chicago-mom-11-kids-living-in-1-room-motel-get-new-home/2279572/ After living in a one-room motel and a couple homeless shelters, Ashley House and her 11 kids finally have a roof over their heads, thanks to several community organizations and countless volunteers. “I kept fighting and I keep praying,” said House after she toured her new five- bedroom home in ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local By the Numbers: Where Illinois Stands on Positivity Rates, ICU Beds Needed to Reopen https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/by-the-numbers-where-illinois-stands-on-positivity-rates-icu-beds-needed-to-reopen-14/2279693/ Where does Illinois stand against the state's coronavirus metrics required to reopen? Here's a look at each region and its current performance on positivity rates and availability of hospital beds, ICU beds and ventilators, provided by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Swipe through the metrics in the slideshow below. ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local Churches Claim Success as Pritzker Announces New Worship Guidelines https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/churches-claim-success-as-pritzker-announces-new-worship-guidelines/2279676/ Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker issued new guidelines for churches and religious services Thursday as most of the state prepares to move into Phase Three of its reopening plan. The Illinois Department of Public Health released a nine-page document laying out recommendations - not mandates - as it relates to holding ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. NBC Local These Places Could Reopen in Chicago’s Phase 3, But Not Right Away https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/these-places-could-reopen-in-chicagos-phase-3-but-not-right-away/2279608/ Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot [ announced Thursday ][1] that the city plans to move into the next phase of its reopening plan on June 3. The move, though later than the rest of Illinois, will allow a number of businesses to resume operations at limited capacity and with certain restrictions ...
View Article May 28, 2020, 7:01 p.m. Northwestern Medill Study abroad cut short https://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/study-abroad-cut-short/ ** By Allegra Zamore ** _ Medill Reports _ College students across the country often look forward to studying abroad across the globe. With a global pandemic and travel bans put in place, students around the world were forced to come back to the United States quickly. Many feel their ...