Month: May 2021

Coronavirus by the Numbers: COVID-19 Metrics in Each of Illinois’ 11 Health Care Regions

After an uptick in cases of coronavirus in late March and early April, numbers have steadied considerably across the state of Illinois. Some areas are still seeing upticks in hospitalizations, including Region 3, located in western Illinois, and Region 8, comprised of Kane and DuPage counties, but for the most part, those metrics have either …

Coronavirus by the Numbers: COVID-19 Metrics in Each of Illinois’ 11 Health Care Regions Read More »

Coronavirus in Indiana: 1,191 New Cases, 5 Additional Deaths Reported Saturday

Health officials in Indiana reported just under 1,200 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, along with five additional fatalities related to the virus. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, 1,191 new positive cases have been reported over the last 24 hours, bringing the state to 721,577 cases of the virus since the pandemic began …

Coronavirus in Indiana: 1,191 New Cases, 5 Additional Deaths Reported Saturday Read More »

Coronavirus in Illinois: 2,813 New COVID Cases, 32 Deaths, Nearly 89K Vaccinations

Health officials in Illinois reported more than 2,800 new cases of coronavirus on Saturday, along with 32 additional deaths. According to officials, 88,753 individuals received doses of the COVID vaccine over the last 24 hours. Saturday’s data revealed that 2,813 new confirmed and probable COVID cases have been reported by authorities in the last day. …

Coronavirus in Illinois: 2,813 New COVID Cases, 32 Deaths, Nearly 89K Vaccinations Read More »

Bond Set for Woman Charged With Dropping Child From 6-Story Parking Garage

Bond has been set at $500,000 for a woman accused of dropping her 5-year-old daughter from a six-story parking garage in suburban DuPage County earlier this year. According to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, Jerica Crawford, 28, appeared in bond court Saturday morning on a charge of aggravated battery to a child under the …

Bond Set for Woman Charged With Dropping Child From 6-Story Parking Garage Read More »

Navy Pier’s Phased Reopening Continues With Fireworks Saturday

After remaining closed since Labor Day 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, Navy Pier began its phased reopening plan Friday, welcoming visitors back to the iconic Chicago attraction. The initial phase started on Friday restoring public access to the following areas: parking garages at Navy Pier, Polk Bros Park, Peoples Energy Welcome Pavilion, the pier’s …

Navy Pier’s Phased Reopening Continues With Fireworks Saturday Read More »

Carjackings Down by 55%, but Shootings, Murders Remain Above 2020 Levels: CPD

Carjackings have fallen by 55% since their peak in the winter, but shootings and murders continue to surpass 2020 levels, according to newly released statistics from the Chicago Police Department. The city also saw a 20% drop in the total reported crime, compared to the same four-month period last year. Incidents of aggravated battery, burglary, …

Carjackings Down by 55%, but Shootings, Murders Remain Above 2020 Levels: CPD Read More »

Man Stabbed to Death in Little Village, Chicago Police Say

Chicago police say a 35-year-old man was stabbed to death early Saturday morning in the city’s Little Village neighborhood. According to authorities, a 35-year-old man was discovered lying on a sidewalk in the 2600 block of South Christiana at approximately 1:29 a.m. The man had been stabbed multiple times in the neck and chest, and …

Man Stabbed to Death in Little Village, Chicago Police Say Read More »

Generated by Feedzy
back to top