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Illinois COVID Vaccine: IL expands vaccine eligibility to residents 16 and up; Chicago not included in expansion

13 minutes ago   |   ABC

Illinois has expanded COVID vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older Monday, although the expansion does not include Chicago.
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Illinois State Police investigating fatal shooting by officer in Stephenson County

2 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The sheriff's office said officers were responding to a call about a man who had entered a bank with a firearm.
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Plenty of vaccine appointments open at FEMA site in Gary as Illinois residents flock to it

Plenty of vaccine appointments open at FEMA site in Gary as Illinois residents flock to it

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

GARY, Ind. - The federal vaccine site in Gary is seeing a lot more than just Hoosiers being vaccinated. Local health officials reported that around 40% who have been vaccinated...
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COVID cases in Michigan are surging, worrying Chicago area health officials

4 hours ago   |   ABC

COVID cases in Michigan are surging to their highest heights since last year, which is concerning for Illinois and Chicago health officials who know so many state and city...
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Illinois Democrats say they're committed to 'fair maps' as redistricting begins

Illinois Democrats say they're committed to 'fair maps' as redistricting begins

4 hours ago   |   WGN TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - It's one of the most complicated and controversial tasks legislators face - redistricting. Once a decade, Illinois lawmakers redraw the state's legislative...
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The Spin: Lightfoot says city ‘prepared' for possible protests over Toledo video, Chauvin verdict | Biden aides eye Illinois for temporary migrant shelter | Pardoned by Trump, Casey Urlacher claims reelection victory as Mettawa mayor

4 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Illinois police investigating video of Black football player being harassed by teammates, forced to sit in banana peels

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Police and prosecutors in Illinois are investigating a video that shows a Black high school football player being bullied by teammates to sit in a locker full of banana peels.
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Fast facts: Covid hospitalizations vs vaccinations

Fast facts: Covid hospitalizations vs vaccinations

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV

While state officials express concern over an increase in Covid cases and hospitalizations, data reviewed by WGN News clearly shows the ongoing race between cases and...
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Coronavirus metrics in Illinois continue to move in wrong direction, stressing hospital ICU capacity in some regions

9 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

The third wave of COVID-19 in Illinois putting pressure on the health care system in some parts of the state, while the statewide positivity rate continues to trend upward.
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Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,433 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths

10 hours ago   |   ABC   |   5 articles

Illinois health officials announced 2,433 new cases of COVID-19 and 18 related deaths Monday.
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Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win over the Blue Jackets. Read more ...

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

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Protesters and cops clash in Minnesota after Daunte Wright killing

Protesters and cops clash in Minnesota after Daunte Wright killing

Tensions ran high Monday night as hundreds of people gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police precinct - flouting a 7 p.m. curfew to protest the cop-killing of... Read more ...

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Police are calling it a tragic mistake, as they say the officer who fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man meant to use her Taser. Read more ...

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Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kimberly Potter

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kimberly Potter

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black man during a Sunday traffic stop has reportedly been identified as 25-year veteran Kimberly Potter. The 48-year-old... Read more ...

JJ Redick makes Dallas debut against former team in 76ers

JJ Redick makes Dallas debut against former team in 76ers

DALLAS - JJ Redick made his Dallas debut Monday night after being sidelined by a sore right heel since being acquired from New Orleans at the trade deadline. Read more ...

Tom Brady, current Patriots react to Julian Edelman's retirement

Tom Brady, current Patriots react to Julian Edelman's retirement

Julian Edelman's retirement sent current and former Patriots racing to social media Monday to express congratulations and appreciation for their time together in New... Read more ...

Will Smith pulls 'Emancipation' out of Georgia after new voting law passes

Will Smith pulls 'Emancipation' out of Georgia after new voting law passes

Emancipation will no longer be filmed in Georgia. What you need to know Will Smith and Antoine Fuqua have pulled production of Emancipation from the state of Georgia. The move... Read more ...

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Despite the political wrangling over the future of the filibuster, Senate Republicans have yet to officially use one to block a bill. This week may change that. GOP senators... Read more ...