Mike Krauser
July 04, 2020 - 6:45 am
The Shedd Aquarium opened back up to the public Friday after being closed for nearly four months, and a special guest stopped by to welcome the visitors who lined up to visit the aquatic animals in person again. Read more now.
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Steve Miller
June 12, 2020 - 10:19 am
It is believed to be the first double-lung transplant in the United States involving a patient with COVID-19, and doctors at Northwestern say they are hopeful the recipient will make a full recovery. Read more now.
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Mike Krauser
June 06, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Several thousand protesters gathered in Union Park on Chicago’s Near West Side before taking to the streets in a march that stretched for blocks.
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May 30, 2020 - 10:05 pm
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot announced Saturday there will be an overnight curfew, from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. Sunday, following George Floyd protests that devolved into violence and looting.
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Jim Gudas
May 30, 2020 - 4:29 pm
Thousands of protesters returned downtown for a second day of protests to express outrage over the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, looting and damaging some downtown businesses.
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Photo credit Chad Merda via Forest Preserve District of Will County/Facebook
Shannon Blum
May 14, 2020 - 9:58 am
Chad Merda visited Messenger Woods Nature Preserve in Will County over the weekend to take in the views of wildflowers, but he said he got an extra surprise.
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Tarrah Gibbons
May 12, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A mother died of COVID-19 less than a week after welcoming her third child. The woman from Chicago worked as a postal carrier for two years.
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March 20, 2020 - 9:51 pm
Troy Walsh, owner of Drone Media Chicago has spent the past few days walking around the quiet city streets. See this drone video he made of the seemingly empty city.
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WBBM Newsradio Staff
January 30, 2020 - 1:03 pm
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- The Centers for Disease Control confirmed Thursday the first human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus in the U.S. in Illinois. The CDC said the second case in Illinois is the husband of a Chicago woman, who was the first case of conronavirus in Illinois. According...
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January 24, 2020 - 10:31 am
CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- Illinois health officials announced Friday a case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Chicago. This brings the total number of U.S. cases to two, as Chinese health officials work to contain the outbreak. U.S. health officials are currently monitoring 63 other...
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