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...
By Erick Johnson Some 20,915 residents in many of Chicago’s predominately Black neighborhoods have been tested for the novel coronavirus and 30 percent, or 6,238 have tested positive for the virus, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). State data also shows that a total of 7,077 residents in...
By Allison Gordon, CNN Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat and chairwoman of the influential House Financial Services Committee, said Thursday that her sister is dying of coronavirus in a hospital in St Louis, Missouri. "I'm going to take a moment to dedicate this legislation to my dear sister who is...
A spokesperson for the cleaning product company said it had a responsibility to give accurate info to the public. By Lauren Egan, NBC News The manufacturer for Lysol, a disinfectant spray and cleaning product, issued a statement warning against any internal use after President Donald Trump suggested that people could get...
By Patrick Forrest Longtime host of The Butt Naked Truth on local gospel station WBGX, Harold Davis Jr. died Sunday, April 12 after complications involving acute respiratory distress syndrome associated with COVID-19. He was 63 years old. Notorious for exposing political leaders regardless of ethnicity or party whose words did not...
By Sarah Krueger & Rick Smith, WRALTechwire Health diagnostics giant LabCorp will begin selling an at-home test for the COVID-19 virus after receiving emergency authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Called Pixel, the test will cost $119 and will include collection of specimens via nasal swabs. The test is being...
Borrowers Who Need Relief Should Immediately Reach Out to Their Loan Servicer Chicago – Building on measures to address the unprecedented economic challenges facing Illinois as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Pritzker and Secretary Hagan of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) announced that Illinois has...
What started off as a headache a month ago ends in tragedy. By Royce Dunmore, NewsOne Over the weekend, the realities of the coronavirus pandemic once again hit hard due to the tragic death of 5-year-old Skylar Herbert. According to The Detroit News, Herbert complained of a bad headache a month ago....
Crusader Staff Report Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday, April 13 joined Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady, and Chicago Department of Family and Support Services (DFSS) Commissioner Lisa Morrison Butler to announce the implementation and mobilization of a citywide system to prevent transmission and respond to...
Mayor sounds the alarm as COVID-19 cases surge in Gary By Erick Johnson The Genesis Convention Center may be used as a field hospital to help treat COVID-19 patients during the pandemic, according to a recent proposal by Mayor Jerome Prince. Prince reportedly offered the Genesis Center last week to the U.S....