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Illinois COVID-19 Update: IL reports 2,942 new coronavirus cases, 16 deaths

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Illinois health officials announced 2,942 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 related deaths Sunday.
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Adam Kinzinger Blasts Trump for Insulting McConnell at GOP Donor Retreat: 'Classy as Always'

8 hours ago   |   Newsweek

"I remember when my fellow Republicans would have condemned this stuff but, that was a whole 4 years ago," the Illinois Republican congressman wrote in a tweet Saturday night.
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31-year-old man injured in North Side shooting

31-year-old man injured in North Side shooting

11 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - A 31-year-old man was injured in a shooting early Sunday morning in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, according to police. Police said the man was walking outside...
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Illinois COVID Vaccine: All adults eligible for COVID vaccine across Illinois, Chicago expansion excluded

11 hours ago   |   ABC

All adults across Illinois are eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, but Chicago will wait until April 19 to make the expansion.
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New local vaccine initiative aims to work with faith leaders as vaccination rates rise

New local vaccine initiative aims to work with faith leaders as vaccination rates rise

23 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced a new COVID-19 vaccine initiative that aims to work with faith leaders on Saturday, amid rising rates in both new infections and...
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IL State Police reports 60 Cook County expressway shootings so far this year

1 day ago   |   ABC

14 shootings took place on the Eisenhower Expressway this year.
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State senator joins BGA fight to make Navy Pier documents public

1 day ago   |   ABC

An Illinois state senator is joining the Better Government Association's cause to make Navy Pier a public group.
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Illinois senior Trent Frazier will enter the 2021 NBA draft with NCAA-approved agent, maintaining his final season of eligibility

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Illinois senior Trent Frazier entered the NBA draft with an NCAA-approved agent, reserving his right to return to Champaign for a final season.
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Casey Urlacher, pardoned by Trump, wins another term in Mettawa

Casey Urlacher, pardoned by Trump, wins another term in Mettawa

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

METTAWA, Ill. - Voters in a small Illinois town reelected a mayor who ran a write-in campaign after President Donald Trump pardoned him in a gambling investigation. Casey...
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COVID vaccine appointments at Gary mass vaccination site open to Illinois, Chicago residents

1 day ago   |   ABC

With Chicago COVID vaccine appointments in short supply, many city-dwellers are heading into Northwest Indiana to get their shots at the FEMA site in Gary.
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Odor snaps late tie with 1st hit as Yankee, NY tops Rays 8-4

Odor snaps late tie with 1st hit as Yankee, NY tops Rays 8-4

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Rougned Odor snapped a 10th-inning tie with his first hit as a Yankee, Gio Urshela homered and drove in three runs, and New York rallied Sunday to avoid... Read more ...

Close Up: Looking at the abortion amendment; Conference on LGBTQ youth

Close Up: Looking at the abortion amendment; Conference on LGBTQ youth

KCCI takes a look at the abortion amendment that is currently being debated at the Statehouse and how it could be left up to Iowa voters. Read more ...

Texas Tech star Mac McClung enters transfer portal while prioritizing focus...

McClung was the Big 12 Newcomer of the Year and a second-team All-Big 12 honoree Read more ...

Del Posto, the Lauded Italian Restaurant, Will Permanently Close

Its executive chef, Melissa J. Rodriguez, has purchased the restaurant with a group of investors, with plans to open a similarly ambitious Italian restaurant. Read more ...

Priest at helm of NYC's prestigious Regis HS getting ousted over...

Priest at helm of NYC's prestigious Regis HS getting ousted over sex-misconduct claims

The Jesuit priest at the helm of prestigious Regis High School in Manhattan is being ousted over claims of sexual misconduct, Read more ...

Henrik Lundqvist shuts door on NHL return this season

Henrik Lundqvist shuts door on NHL return this season

Henrik Lundqvist has made it clear he is still aiming for a return to the NHL despite undergoing open-heart surgery, but it definitely won't be this season. The former Rangers... Read more ...

Luis Rojas drops Michael Conforto in Mets' batting order to end funk

The Mets' manager tells him, "You're only one swing away from getting back." Read more ...

‘Could have said nothing': Andrew Yang scorned after he tries to jump on...

‘Could have said nothing': Andrew Yang scorned after he tries to jump on NationalPetsDay trend with pic of dog he ‘gave away'

Former presidential hopeful and current New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang found himself on the wrong end of Twitter when he posted an image of his former dog... Read more ...

CNN lampooned for blasting Fox News hosts for lack of ‘vaccine selfies': ‘It...

CNN lampooned for blasting Fox News hosts for lack of ‘vaccine selfies': ‘It would save lives'

CNN's Brian Stelter has drawn mockery online after he took aim at Fox News hosts, pointing out that despite “everyone else” in the media posting vaccine selfies, they have not... Read more ...

Darius Garland, Collin Sexton out for Cavaliers vs. Pelicans with Injuries

The Cleveland Cavaliers will be missing some firepower for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans ... Read more ...