Starting Friday, Chicago will be the seventh of 11 regions of the state’s COVID-19 mitigation plan due for increased economic restrictions, including the closure of bars and restaurants for indoor service.
The Johnson County community and beyond is rallying behind Southern Illinois families reeling from a fatal early Sunday morning crash that left three teenagers dead and three teenagers in critical condition fighting for their lives in St. Louis hospitals.
The state of Illinois plans to invest $15 million to construct two new manufacturing training academies at downstate community colleges.
There have been a total of 382,985 cases, including 9,568 deaths. The recovery rate as of Tuesday was 97%.
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