By ABC7 The Cook County Department of Public Health issued a Stay-At-Home Advisory Friday due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases. Friday's record-breaking numbers included 15,415 newly confirmed or probable cases, the highest one-day total. Additionally, 5,362 people have been hospitalized, another new high for the pandemic. Health officials also...
By Shelby Bremer, NBC Rep. Lauren Underwood, a freshman Democrat, defeated Republican challenger Jim Oberweis to win a second term in Illinois' 14th Congressional District, NBC News projects. "I am honored to be reelected to represent Illinois' beautiful 14th District in Congress. This was a tough race under some very difficult...
Chicagoans urged to cancel in-person Thanksgiving dinner as city could lose 1,000 lives in next 7 weeks By Diane Pathieu, Stacey Baca and Eric Horng, ABC7 News Mayor Lori Lightfoot has issued a new stay-at-home advisory due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in Chicago. Even with its world-class hospitals, officials say...
By Mark Fischer, New York Post Titus Davis, perhaps the greatest wide receiver in Central Michigan history, died Wednesday at the age of 27 following a bout with a rare form of kidney cancer, according to reports. Davis starred at CMU from 2011-14 and broke program records formerly held by NFL...
A former Miami-Dade County prosecutor blasted the bill as a gift to vigilantes and said it would allow “death to be the punishment for a property crime.” By Elyse Wanshel, Huff Post It’s as if Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) is unaware that there’s a public health crisis and tropical storm cleanup he could...
DuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will counties see Tier 2 restrictions By Diane Pathieu and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Governor JB Pritzker's Tier 2 COVID-19 restrictions take effect in four suburban Chicago counties Wednesday as coronavirus cases continue to rise across the state. Illinois public health officials reported 12,623 new COVID-19 cases...
17-year-old Vincent Truitt’s final moments are seen on police dash cam video. By Paul Meara, BET On Tuesday (November 10), the family of 17-year-old Vincent Truitt described what they saw on police body cam and dash cam footage of the teen’s final moments after he was shot and killed by an...
DuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will counties see Tier 2 restrictions By Michelle Gallardo, John Garcia, Eric Horng, Jessica D'Onofrio and ABC 7 Chicago Digital Team Governor JB Pritzker announced additional COVID-19 mitigations for parts of Illinois as the state reports 10,573 new coronavirus cases and 14 additional deaths. The total number cases...
Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith's research promotes health and healthcare equity for structurally marginalized populations. By Bruce C.T. Wright, NewsOne Joe Biden has quickly gotten to work as the president-elect while his predecessor complains without proof that he’s been defrauded of the presidency. The two decidedly different approaches to leading the country were...
CNNWire The US Food and Drug Administration said Monday it had issued an emergency use authorization for Eli Lilly and Co's monoclonal antibody therapy to treat mild to moderate coronavirus infections in adults and children. The single antibody treatment, called bamlanivimab, must be infused in a hospital or other health care...