Lollapalooza a ‘Recipe for Disaster,’ Doctors Say, Warning of COVID Spike After Festival

[NBC Chicago] Chicago’s top doctor has said there will “almost certainly” be some COVID cases associated with the four-day music festival While Chicago officials remain hopeful Lollapalooza won’t spur a significant rise in COVID-19 cases, infectious disease experts at Northwestern University are bracing for a jump in infections during the coming weeks. […]

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Over 70,600 Unemployment Claims Filed In Illinois For Week Of Nov. 2, Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

CHICAGO (CBS)– The U.S. Department of Labor estimates 70,659 new unemployment claims were filed during the week of Nov. 2 in Illinois, according to the DOL’s weekly claims report released Thursday. While this number is based on advanced estimates, the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) will be releasing a final […]

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Chicago’s ‘Dreadhead Cowboy’ arrested after riding a horse on expressway: cops

[Fox News] The horseman slowed down traffic and offered an unusual sight for drivers during rush hour A man in Chicago known as the “Dreadhead Cowboy” was arrested Monday after riding a horse on the Dan Ryan Expressway, a report said. The horseman, whose real name is Adam Hollingsworth, 33, was captured on video […]

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Chicago Cubs’ Alec Mills tosses no-hitter against Milwaukee Brewers

[ESPN] Chicago Cubs righty Alec Mills threw the league’s second no-hitter of the season Sunday, shutting down the Milwaukee Brewers in a 12-0 victory. Mills, 28, struck out five while walking three. Asked in the postgame interview on the Marquee Sports Network how he felt, Mills responded: “I have no idea. It hasn’t really hit […]

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Chicago Protesters: 24 Arrested, Several Hurt As Loop Protesters Clash with Chicago Police

[ABC NEWS] Protesters Demand Apology From Chicago Police, Mayor Lightfoot After Violent Clash CHICAGO (WLS) — Dozens were arrested and several were hurt including 17 police officers as protesters clashed with police Saturday in the Loop. On Sunday morning, CPD tweeted a video of the clash with protesters and said […]

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