COVID-19 fatalities highest than any Chicago neighborhood, Black or white By Erick Johnson Sixty-seven people in South Shore have died from COVID-19, more than in any neighborhood in Chicago’s 77 communities, according to a Crusader analysis of the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. Of the 67 COVID-19...
By REBECCA ANZEL Capitol News Illinois ranzel@capitolnewsillinois.com Illinois is one of the last states to apply and be approved for a federal program providing an additional $300 in unemployment assistance per week to qualifying residents. Governor JB Pritzker announced Monday, September 7, that he instructed the Illinois Department of Employment Security to submit...
New data shows that 87 died the same day incident was reported, with many being Black females By Erick Johnson Some 181 Blacks in Chicago died at home of COVID-19, including 87 who died that same day an incident was reported, according to a Crusader review of the latest data from...
By Crusader Staff Report The death toll of Blacks in Chicago who died from COVID-19 has climbed to 818 as Black neighborhoods continue to lose more residents to the disease, according to the latest data from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office. A total of 65 residents died of COVID-19 in...
A Crusader Staff Report About 729 people in Gary have been infected with COVID-19 and 51 have died from the disease, according to the latest data from the mayor’s office and the city’s health department. The data comes as Gary Mayor Jerome Prince continues to ease restrictions after the state entered...
By Erick Johnson Twelve residents in Gary have died from COVID-19 and 374 were infected with the virus as of April 27, according to Mayor Jerome Prince. In East Chicago, three people have died and 47 have been infected with the virus. In Indiana, the number of cases continues to rise as...
By Erick Johnson Five people in Gary have died from COVID-19 and 174 have been infected with the virus, Mayor Jerome Prince announced Tuesday, April 13 at his daily briefing on the health crisis. In Indiana, 8,236 residents have tested positive for the virus and 44,539 have been tested. The announcement came...
By Patrick Forrest Residents on the city’s South and Southwest sides got some of the first official answers following months of missing mail, in the form of an inspector general report outlining major defects in four postal locations. At post office branches located at 83rd and Ashland; 77th and Cottage Grove;...
The office of the Calumet Township Trustee will close Tuesday, December 1 and re-open Monday, December 7 to allow for a thorough deep cleaning of the facility at 610 Connecticut Street in Gary. Reduced office hours will begin on Monday, December 7 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. The...
City has no data as diagnosed cases rise to 285 while death toll climbs to 8 By Erick Johnson The number of COVID-19 cases dramatically rose in Gary to 285 on Tuesday, April 21 while the death toll has risen to 8, according to the latest data released by Mayor Jerome...