As Illinois schools struggle to staff classrooms pummeled by the latest COVID-19 surge, state officials said Tuesday they halved the recommended quarantine time for students and teachers from ten to five days.
A judge is holding a hearing Monday to decide whether a jury will hear evidence at Ald. Patrick Daley Thompson’s upcoming trial that the alderman paid taxes he owed to the Internal Revenue Service as he learned he was under investigation.
The coyote was found in Tennessee by people who took him for an abandoned dog. He was socialized and trained to be adopted like a pet. Since 2018, he’s been kept in a metal enclosure at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, where the Cook County Forest Preserve District says he gets expert care.
As fears of recent high-profile violence in Chinatown explode, community residents and stakeholders differ over what kind of alderman should represent the first Asian-majority ward, should it come to fruition.
Norington-Reaves has served as head of the Chicago Cook Workforce Partnership since it was formed in July 12 as part of a collaborative effort between County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and then-Mayor Rahm Emanuel to centralize and streamline workforce development efforts.
Struggles and worries abound during this latest surge, which has temporarily shut down many schools, filled hospitals to near-capacity and spurred a wave of new local vaccine mandates for restaurants, bars, gyms, theaters and other indoor public venues.
As a longtime home day care provider in the city’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood, Sonya Winn was well aware of the hardships the latest Chicago Public Schools shutdown would have on working families with young children.
A 20-year-old woman from Matteson, Illinois, was ejected during the first collision, state police said. She and the baby, in a car seat, died at the scene, while the man was transported to a hospital with head injuries.
Calling Mora “manipulative,” however, Judge Salvador Vasquez sentenced him to 20 years in 34-year-old Erik Lozano’s Nov. 28, 2019, slaying. The sentence was the most allowed under the Oct. 1 plea agreement.
A year and a half before a Northwestern professor was accused of fatally stabbing his boyfriend, he grabbed what appeared to be a knife and asked a Grindr date if he could pretend to stab him while they had sex, witness alleges.