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Cook County distributes masks, gloves to area first responders

As area first responders experience a shortage of potentially life-saving coronavirus supplies, Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle announced the immediate distribution by Cook County Department of Emergency Management and Regional Security (EMRS) of more than 33,600 N95 masks and an additional 38,800 gloves and gowns for the use of[Read More…]

Foxx announces office will not prosecute non-violent, low-level drug offenses during COVID-19 pandemic

State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx announced Friday, March 20, that the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office (CCSAO) will not prosecute cases of non-violent, low-level narcotics offenses in consideration for the COVID-19 pandemic. Her staff will continue to review and prioritize other charges on a case-by-case basis to make appropriate determinations in[Read More…]

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Coping with COVID-19: March 20

Reporter Supporters needed. With businesses closing and the future uncertain, the Chronicle’s ad revenues have started to drop, and the prognosis for the next few months is not good. We will keep the news flowing, because it’s more important than ever to be well informed, but we could use some help. We[Read More…]

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Lunch is served at the HF Sports Complex

Schools are closed for the next two weeks at least due to concerns about the possible spread of the coronavirus, but kids still have to eat. Schools are offering carry out sack lunches for qualified students. On Tuesday, March 17, from left, Dana Pries, Willow School Principal Melissa Lawson, Lynne[Read More…]

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