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Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Valparaiso University shows COVID-19 spike; classes return to online and campus activities canceled through March 14
All campus events have been moved online, including chapel services; all in-person recreational sports are canceled; and the student recreational center is closed.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Fatal house fire that killed mother, daughter in Gresham neighborhood now investigated as double homicide, officials say
Investigators believe the fire that killed a mother and daughter in the Gresham neighborhood was intentionally set.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Fans in stands? Mayor Lori Lightfoot says she thinks Chicago Cubs, White Sox will host live spectators ‘sometime this season'
Good news, Chicago baseball fans: Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday that the Cubs and White Sox will be able to host fans this season. But the mayor declined to offer a timeline on when, noting the city is "in discussions" with the city's baseball teams and they'll announce more details later.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Chicago man arrested on federal charges of inciting looting during unrest in August, allegedly put out call on social media
A Chicago man was arrested Tuesday on federal charges alleging he called for and participated in looting during the civil unrest that gripped the city last August.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Registration for United Center COVID-19 vaccinations to open Thursday, site will open a day earlier than previously announced
Illinois residents who are 65 or older can start making appointments for the United Center mass vaccination site Thursday morning, officials announced.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Column: One family's weekly trips to fill Chicago's Love Fridges is a reminder of our capacity to care for one another
Michelle DiGiacomo collected grocery gift cards, but she's disabled and needed a volunteer to do the shopping. Annie Swingen's family stepped in.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Illinois set to receive more than 100,000 doses of new Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine by midweek
Illinois is expected to receive more than 100,000 doses of the recently approved Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine this week, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

16-year-old charged after carjacking, attempted Eisenhower Expressway escape that left another teen dead
A 16-year-old boy has been arrested and faces felony charges in a carjacking and attempted escape that left another teen dead on the Eisenhower Expressway in September, Chicago police said Tuesday.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Registration for United Center vaccinations to open Thursday; 1,577 new COVID-19 cases and 47 deaths reported Tuesday
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Advocate Aurora Health working on mass vaccination site at conference center next to Wrigley Field: sources
Advocate Aurora Health is working on a mass vaccination site to be hosted at the conference center next to Wrigley Field, potentially giving the city another prominent location for shots distribution, sources told the Tribune.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

1 dead after 3 semitrailer truck crash on Tri-State Tollway near Hickory Hills
One person was killed early Tuesday when two semitrailers collided, blocking several lanes on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

1 dead after 3 semitrailer truck crash, block lanes of Tri-State Tollway near Hickory Hills, state police say
One person was killed early Tuesday when two semitrailers collided, blocking several lanes on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Registration for United Center COVID-19 vaccinations to open Thursday
Illinois residents who are 65 or older can start making appointments for the United Center mass vaccination site Thursday morning, officials announced.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Judge balks at potential plea deal for ‘serial stowaway' in most recent alleged try to sneak onto flight
The Chicago-area woman known as the "serial stowaway" for her history of sneaking onto flights was poised to plead guilty in her latest case after working out a deal, but a Cook County judge indicated she would not go along.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

COVID-19 in Illinois by the numbers: Here's a daily update on cases, positivity rate and hospital data in your area
Here's where Illinois' 11 regions stand on the key metrics that would prompt the state to restrict activities to contain an outbreak.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Illinois COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 30,535 additional people fully vaccinated for a total of 866,132 — 6.8% of the state's population. 61,061 doses administered Monday.
With vaccinations underway across the U.S. and world, Illinois is still in the first phase of its program. Here's where the state stands.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Daily Illinois coronavirus graphs: 47 new deaths, 1,577 new confirmed and probable cases and 56,181 new test results. The statewide positivity rate for cases is 2.4%.
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Aurora firefighters battle multifamily home fire near downtown
Aurora firefighters battled a fire Tuesday morning at a vacant multifamily home near the city's downtown.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Watch live: Mayor Lightfoot, health officials discuss Chicago's COVID-19 response
Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady is expected to provide an update on how to sign up for appointments at the United Center vaccination site. Watch live here.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Chicago bars and restaurants can stay open until 1 a.m., boost capacity to 50%, Lightfoot announces
Chicago will allow bars and restaurants to boost indoor capacity to 50% and remain open until 1 a.m. in the latest move from Mayor Lori Lightfoot to ease COVID-19 restrictions and help businesses. Lightfoot also will allow liquor stores to sell alcohol until 11 p.m. and boost the number of people allowed at indoor fitness classes to 20, the city said. Indoor capacity for bars and restaurants will be capped at 50 people per space, the city said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Wisconsin Republicans want to ban transgender athletes from girls' and women's sports from kindergarten through college
The Wisconsin proposal faces an almost certain veto from Democratic Gov. Tony Evers should it pass the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Former city inspector pleads guilty to fraud involving company tied to Ald. Carrie Austin
A former Chicago city inspector pleaded guilty to fraud Tuesday in a case stemming from the ongoing federal investigation of Ald. Carrie Austin.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Watch live: Chicago health officials discuss how to sign up for appointments at the United Center vaccination site
Chicago Department of Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady is expected to provide an update on how to sign up for appointments at the United Center vaccination site. Watch live here.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Where are you in the vaccine line? We charted out who is eligible and who is not in as much detail as we could find.
The Tribune charted all of the vaccine groups by phase to give a little more context to just who might be next in line for the vaccine.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Charges may be filed today in fatal North Chicago shooting
North Chicago Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 6:40 p.m. at the apartment complex on Prairie View Court. Officers found the body of a 47-year-old woman with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Vernon Jordan, civil rights activist and former President Clinton adviser, has died
Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Vernon Jordan, civil rights activist and former President Clinton advisor, has died
Vernon Jordan, a civil rights activist and a former advisor to President Bill Clinton, has died, according to a statement from his daughter.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

1 dead after 2 semitrailers crash, block lanes of Tri-State Tollway north, state police say
One person was killed early Tuesday when two semitrailers collided, blocking several lanes on the northbound Tri-State Tollway, officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Watch live: Pritzker to discuss state's vaccination effort in Aurora
Gov. J.B. Pritzker will join local officials to tour an Aurora community vaccination site to highlight the equitable distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. Watch live here.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Tuesday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Daywatch: U. of I. saliva COVID-19 test approved, thousands of CPS students return and the plight of restaurant workers in the pandemic
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

11-year-old girl, man seriously wounded in Chicago gas station shooting, police say
Two people, an 11-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man, were injured in a shooting at a gas station in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side late Monday.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 02, 2021

Column: Cancel Culture is coming for you. What's next, Fact-Boarding? We need congressional hearings.
A congressional hearing on cancel culture? Rep. Jim Jordan wants one. And CPAC attendees couldn't stop talking about the threat of being canceled.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what happened March 1 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Driver killed after colliding with a semi on Route 59 and 103rd Street in Naperville
A person was killed Monday morning when their car crashed into the back end of a semitrailer at Route 59 and 103rd Street in Naperville.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

After COVID-19 killed 36 at LaSalle VA home, GOP lawmaker wants state health officials to jump more quickly on outbreaks
Illinois public health officials would be required to visit state-run veterans homes almost immediately upon learning of an infectious disease outbreak under legislation introduced by a Republican state senator whose district includes the home where 36 veterans died in a coronavirus outbreak.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Man cleared in 1987 double murder files federal lawsuit alleging he was tortured by Burge detectives
A man who spent 33 years in prison for a brutal 1987 double murder filed a federal lawsuit Monday alleging Chicago police detectives working under former Commander Jon Burge beat him into confessing.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

South suburban residents charged by feds with conspiracy
A federal indictment alleges that three south suburban residents conspired to traffic cocaine and heroin in Robbins

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 1,143 new COVID-19 cases is lowest daily count since July; U. of I. wins FDA approval for saliva test; Chicago expecting Johnson & Johnson vaccine shipment
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

The Spin: Kinzinger says he's OK making Trump's ‘enemies list' | Democrats to gather Wednesday on Madigan's replacement for state party chair | Johnson & Johnson vaccine headed to Chicago, Lightfoot says
Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Veteran Chicago police officer found shot to death in apparent suicide at North Side police station
A Chicago police officer was found dead Monday morning in a North Side police station in an apparent suicide, authorities said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

2 charged with fatally shooting teen in Marquette Park neighborhood after he gave friend haircut tied to rival gang, authorities say
Two men beat, chased and fatally shot a 16-year-old boy after he gave their acquaintance a haircut associated with a rival gang, Cook County prosecutors said in court Monday.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 1,143 new COVID-19 cases is lowest daily count since July; U of I wins FDA approval for saliva test; Chicago expecting Johnson & Johnson vaccine shipment
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

‘I pray this works out': What CPS parents are saying about their kids going back to school
Many parents spoke of their relief to get back to some semblance of normalcy.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Gary man sentenced to 19 years on federal drug charges
Harris had prior convictions for distributing crack cocaine, pointing a firearm and possession of a firearm as a felon, according to a release.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Gary police investigating deaths of man, woman found in car Saturday
Police found an unresponsive woman and man in the car; the woman was slumped over in the driver's seat, she said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Chicago expecting Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shipment; some CPS families return as others participate in ‘sick-out'; 1,143 new cases, 20 more deaths reported
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Naperville man charged in scam in which postal carriers stole credit cards, other items from mail
A Naperville man was one of 11 people charged with stealing credit cards and other financial documents being sent through the mail, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Back to school, but not quite back to normal, as CPS students return to classrooms after yearlong closure: ‘The kids need this'
Up to 37,000 students were expected to return to CPS Monday, though remote learning continues for them and scores of other kids.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Column: Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment allegations got a whole lot ickier when he threw the word ‘mentor' in the mix
Mentors help you understand and navigate the unique culture of a place and advocate for your success. Your sex life, and theirs, are nobody's business.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Illinois administers another 50,897 COVID-19 vaccinations; 1,143 new and probable cases the lowest daily count since July
The state administered 50,897 coronavirus vaccine doses Sunday, public health officials announced, well below the seven day average and a steep drop from Wednesday's record of 130,021 vaccinations.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Where the coronavirus data stands in the U.S. and world: Vaccinations, cases and deaths
As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the globe countries — and states in the U.S. — are dealing with wave and wave of illness. As hot spots shift, these charts will be updated daily with new totals.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Illinois COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 21,356 additional people fully vaccinated for a total of 835,597 — 6.56% of the state's population. 50,897 doses administered Sunday.
With vaccinations underway across the U.S. and world, Illinois is still in the first phase of its program. Here's where the state stands.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Daily Illinois coronavirus graphs: 20 new deaths, 1,143 new confirmed and probable cases and 42,234 new test results. The statewide positivity rate for cases is 2.4%.
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

University of Illinois wins FDA approval for saliva COVID-19 test: ‘We're wasting no time in deploying this,' Gov. Pritzker vows
The saliva test is a popular alternative to more invasive nose swabs and can produce results in 24 hours.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Chicago expecting Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine shipment, Mayor Lori Lightfoot says
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city expects a shipment of Johnson and Johnson's new one-shot vaccine, giving Chicago a boost in the fight against COVID-19.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Where are the Chicago speed cameras? Search our map for one near you
With new more strict rules for Chicago speed cameras a driver can get ticketed for going 6 miles per hour over the limit. Here is a map of camera locations.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: As some Chicago Public Schools families return to classrooms, others participate in ‘sick-out' protest
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

‘Dehumanization' of Chicago's restaurant workers leaves them with a tough choice: COVID-19 risk or unemployment?
Amid a crushing pandemic, forgotten Chicago restaurant workers struggle with stress of COVID-19, facing disorderly customers and health risks.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

The pandemic plight of Chicago restaurant workers: Maskless customers, no vaccines and a constant COVID-19 risk
Amid a crushing pandemic, forgotten Chicago restaurant workers struggle with stress of COVID-19, facing disorderly customers and health risks.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Chicago actor and comedian Erica Watson dies at 48 from COVID complications
Chicago comedian and actor Erica Watson has died at age 48 while living in Jamaica.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Chicago actor and comedian Erica Watson dies at 48 from COVID-19 complications
Chicago comedian and actor Erica Watson has died at age 48 while living in Jamaica.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Two men sought for Sunday night armed robbery of Naperville liquor store, police say
Extra Value Liquors on Bailey Road was robbed Sunday night by two men armed with a gun, Naperville police say.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Chicago Public Schools reopens after yearlong COVID-19 shutdown: ‘When schools closed ... none of us thought it would be yet another year'
Up to 37,000 students were expected to return to CPS Monday, though remote learning continues for them and scores of other kids.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

2 charged with fatally shooting teen in Marquette Park neighborhood after dispute while he visited apartment, police say
Two men have been charged in the fatal shooting Friday of a 16-year-old boy in the Marquette Park neighborhood after the three got into a dispute at an apartment the boy was visiting that night, Chicago police said Monday.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Chicago police officer dies in apparent suicide at North Side police station
A Chicago police officer was found dead Monday morning in a North Side police station in an apparent suicide, authorities said.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Watch live: Lightfoot, CPS chief Jackson discuss return to classrooms
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Chicago Public Schools CEO Dr. Jackson will discuss the second wave of students returning to in-person learning. Watch live here.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what's happening Monday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Daywatch: CPS opens schools to most students in a year, new 6 mph speeding ticket rules begin and the big winners at the Golden Globes
Good morning, Chicago. Here are some of the top stories you need to know to start your day.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

CPS opens its schools Monday to the most students since last March. Is it ready? Some principals say schools lack staff to resume in-person classes safely.
Parent activists are already organizing a student sickout for Monday to protest inequities in both in-person and remote learning.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Faced with rising crime and social upheaval, more Black Chicagoans are seeking out firearms for their own protection
Black gun ownership increasing in past year.

Chicago Tribune
Mar 01, 2021

Column: Blind loyalty to the Rev. Michael Pfleger could harm the Black community
Regardless of Pfleger's achievements, the sex abuse claims must be investigated, Dahleen Glanton writes.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Irv Cross, the groundbreaking analyst on CBS' ‘The NFL Today' by way of Northwestern and Hammond, Ind., dies at 81
For Irv Cross, the eighth of 15 children in an impoverished family in Hammond, Ind., football was a lifeline, a gateway to a Northwestern degree, a pro career and the first full-time sports analyst job on network television for a Black man.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Teenage girl among 2 killed in Gresham house fire, officials say; 4 others injured
Two people, including a young girl, were killed in a Gresham house fire early Sunday. Four more adults also were injured in the blaze, officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

U. of C. Lab School parents demand school return to in-person learning
About 50 parents gathered outside of the school, located at 1362 E. 59th St., Wednesday. Many of them discussed concerns with children's mental health, reduction in the quality of their education and lack of social development due to isolation.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Trump calls out Kinzinger, others as ‘hacks' dividing GOP, while congressman says speech ‘peppered with dishonesty'
Donald Trump calls out Adam Kinzinger, others as "hacks" dividing GOP, congressman says speech "peppered with dishonesty."

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

White House confirms Chicago US Attorney John Lausch to stay for now
White House confirms Chicago U.S. Attorney John Lausch to stay for now

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

St. Sabina plans to withhold monthly $100,000 assessments until investigation of the Rev. Michael Pfleger complete
St. Sabina plans to withhold monthly $100,000 assessments until Father Michael Pfleger investigation complete

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Sen. Durbin, Ald. Hopkins keep pressure on USPS over Chicago mail delivery delays
Sen. Dick Durbin, Ald. Brian Hopkins keep up political pressure on USPS over Chicago mail delivery delays

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

U. of C. Lab School parents demand return to in-person learning, citing concerns for children's learning loss, mental health
They're concerned about children's mental health, a reduction in education quality and lack of social development due to isolation.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Sen. Durbin, Ald. Hopkins pressure on USPS over Chicago mail delivery delays
Sen. Dick Durbin, Ald. Brian Hopkins keep up political pressure on USPS over Chicago mail delivery delays

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Kinzinger warns of a Trump-led GOP using fear instead of truth to motivate voters
Rep. Adam Kinzinger warns of a Trump-led GOP using fear instead of truth to motivate voters

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Black officer organization announces goal to make policing more just, and a ‘symbol of safety and hope'
Organizers of the new Black Public Safety Alliance, which includes dozens of Black Chicago police officers, pledged Sunday to take a leadership role in demanding and building a more just CPD from within its ranks.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Illinois Democratic chairman contest down to two as Castro drops out, backs US Rep. Robin Kelly to replace Michael Madigan
Veteran 8th Ward Ald. Michelle Harris is moving closer to securing the votes needed to replace former House Speaker Michael Madigan as Illinois Democratic chairman.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

COVID-19 cases in Illinois by ZIP code: Search for your neighborhood
Search COVID-19 cases in Illinois by ZIP code

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Illinois COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 41,831 additional people fully vaccinated for a total of 814,241 — 6.39% of the state's population. 79,266 new doses administered Saturday.
With vaccinations underway across the U.S. and world, Illinois is still in the first phase of its program. Here's where the state stands.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Daily Illinois coronavirus graphs: 22 new deaths, 1,249 new confirmed and probable cases and 66,500 new test results. The statewide positivity rate for cases is 2.4%.
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here's what happened Feb. 27-28 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 79,266 vaccines, 1,249 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 and 22 deaths reported Sunday
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Illinois Democratic chairman contest down to two as Castro drops out, backs U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly to replace Mike Madigan
Veteran 8th Ward Ald. Michelle Harris is moving closer to securing the votes needed to replace former House Speaker Michael Madigan as Illinois Democratic chairman.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 28, 2021

Young girl among 2 killed in Gresham house fire, officials say; 4 others injured
Two people, including a young girl, were killed in a Gresham house fire early Sunday. Four more adults also were injured in the blaze, officials said.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

You've gotten your second COVID-19 vaccination. When will your life get back to normal?
There are reasons to be hopeful that life can improve after the second COVID-19 vaccination shot, but experts are telling people to continue masking and social distancing after they are considered fully inoculated.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

Here's what you need to know about COVID-19 vaccines in Illinois
A mass vaccination site, at a parking lot at the United Center, capable of inoculating 6,000 people per day against the coronavirus is set to open next month.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

Pit bull wounded after shooting in Washington Park, police say
A person shot a pit bull through a residential gate Saturday morning in the Washington Park neighborhood on the South Side, police said.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

Traffic snarled on outbound Kennedy Expressway amid weekend construction: ‘Take alternate routes'
Traffic on the outbound Kennedy Expressway was snarled Saturday afternoon as drivers were maneuvering through extensive weekend roadwork that includes lane and ramp closures.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

My son's in the vehicle!' mom screamed before son, 8, leapt from moving SUV carjacked in Avondale, prosecutors say as charges announced against suspect
A judge on Saturday set bail at $1 million for a woman accused of two carjackings on the Northwest Side, one in which an 8-year-old boy escaped by jumping from a moving SUV after his mom was run over by its back tire.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

‘My son's in the vehicle!' mom screamed before son, 8, leapt from moving SUV carjacked in Avondale, prosecutors say as charges announced against suspect
A judge on Saturday set bail at $1 million for a woman accused of two carjackings on the Northwest Side, one in which an 8-year-old boy escaped by jumping from a moving SUV after his mom was run over by its back tire.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

Illinois COVID-19 vaccine tracker: 46,946 additional people fully vaccinated for a total of 772,410 — 6.06% of the state's population. 83,048 new doses administered Friday.
With vaccinations underway across the U.S. and world, Illinois is still in the first phase of its program. Here's where the state stands.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

Daily Illinois coronavirus graphs: 34 new deaths, 1,780 new confirmed and probable cases and 81,668 new test results. The statewide positivity rate for cases is 2.4%.
As the pandemic continues, the Tribune is tracking Illinois deaths, cases, test results and more here.

Chicago Tribune
Feb 27, 2021

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 83,048 vaccine doses administered, 1,780 new COVID-19 cases and 34 additional deaths reported Saturday
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.

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