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Thursday, June 25, 2020
But state officials say the threat of COVID-19 remains strong and they need to continue wearing facemasks and social distancing.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Chicago's mayor calls the pandemic a public health red alarm. The city's new "racial equity rapid response team" is crafting strategies to ward off the disease in Black and Latinx neighborhoods.
Friday, June 12, 2020
Since the protests sparked by George Floyd's killing in police custody, many have called for overhauling police departments and policies. Efforts underway in some cities have had mixed success.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
The mayor calls the coronavirus a public health "red alarm." She has deployed a Racial Equity Rapid Response Team to fight the disease in black and Latinx neighborhoods.
Saturday, June 06, 2020
For years, activists who've criticized police abuse have called for cuts in law enforcement budgets – often with little success. Now, the idea is gaining traction after George Floyd's killing.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Minneapolis protesters say they want justice for George Floyd, a black man who died while in police custody. A video of his arrest has again raised public concerns about police use of force.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
The state is essentially in Phase 2, with a plan to slowly reopen in certain regions of the state that meet criteria set by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.
Sunday, May 03, 2020
Production of N95 masks has increased, but health care workers now say there's a shortage of gowns as the two protective gears are competing for the same materials.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Republican state Rep. Darren Bailey got a temporary restraining order against the rules — for himself. He says the limits on residents should be lifted for the entire state.
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
States are all grappling with the coronavirus outbreak. However, some of them are already talking about lifting strict quarantine measures. Each state is taking a different approach.
Monday, April 13, 2020
Cook County Jail's coronavirus outbreak has prompted policy changes and a federal lawsuit. More than 500 staff and detainees infected.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
The Cook County Jail has the largest outbreak of the coronavirus behind bars, with more than 400 staff and inmates infected. They've offered early release to ease overcrowding, but the risk remains.
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
People in jail are being released early, arrests are down and some court cases are being postponed as members of the criminal justice system grapple with the coronavirus threat.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Inmates are being released early, arrests are down and some court cases are being postponed as members of the criminal justice system grapple with the coronavirus threat.
Friday, March 20, 2020
In some states, ammunition and gun sales have soared as the coronavirus pandemic grows. Lines have formed at gun stores as many gun buyers say they want to be ready with protection if there's panic.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic grows, the item that some people are lining up for is not toilet paper — but guns. In some states, ammunition and gun sales have soared.
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
In Illinois, Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx has changed how her office approaches prosecutions which has been criticized by police and others. Voters in the county will decide her fate Tuesday.
Monday, February 24, 2020
In Mississippi, it's a felony offense for anyone behind bars to possess a cellphone. There's a push there to get the state's supreme court to reconsider one man's 12-year prison sentence.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Mayor Pete Buttigieg made a strong showing in the Iowa caucuses as an openly gay man. Many LGBTQ folks are thrilled by the success — but other LGBTQ activists say he's not progressive enough.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
An art installation in Chicago honors victims of gun violence, and its organizers hope to make it a national monument. They want to bring widespread attention to what they consider another epidemic.