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U.S. COVID-19 cases surge past 11 million
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Chicago's stay-at-home advisory is 'right' decision: IL Gov.
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U.S. surpasses 10 million coronavirus cases
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US presidential polls: Biden wins 192 electoral votes, Trump crawling at 114
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U.S. businesses board up ahead of election
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U.S. sees some half-million COVID-19 cases in a week
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CDC sees virus cases rising, vaccine by year end
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Ohio State coach Ryan Day tests positive for COVID-19 and will miss Illinois gameOhio State coach Ryan Day will not be on the sideline when his team faces Illinois on Saturday after testing positive for COVID-19.
Poems of Gratitude From IllinoisThe New York Times asked poets laureate from across the country what the people in their states had to be thankful for in this difficult year.
COVID outbreak kills 27 in Illinois veterans homeIllinois officials have launched investigations into a coronavirus outbreak at a veterans nursing home that has infected nearly 200 residents and staff members, and killed 27 veterans. (Nov. 25)
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Oz in 'American Pie' Movies 'Memba Him?!Illinois-born actor Chris Klein was 20 years old when he landed the life-changing role of hunky high schooler Chris "Oz" Ostreicher -- who leaves his lacrosse team hanging to join the choir for the..
Kyle Rittenhouse released from jail after posting $2M bondRittenhouse, who was extradited from Illinois to Kenosha, will return to court for a preliminary hearing in December.
Nearly one-third of teachers have considered quitting due to stress, health concerns: StudyRecent studies are finding that teachers may be burning out due to circumstances brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. A recent study found 66% of teachers in Illinois say they are more burned out..
Illinois governor calls out virus hoax believersIllinois Governor J.B. Pritzker rebuked residents who believe the virus is a hoax, saying that hospitals in the state are filling up and are in danger of being overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients. (Nov...
Illinois to close museums, casinos due to virusIllinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced new COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday that will cap crowds in retail stores and gyms and temporarily close museums and casinos. (Nov. 17)
Former President Obama on the early years of his presidency, the start of his political careerFormer President Barack Obama talks to “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King about his decision to run for president, the early years of his presidency and his entrance on the national stage in..
Leaders take action as COVID-19 cases surge across the U.S.A record-breaking 150,000 COVID-19 cases were reported in the U.S. in just one day on Thursday, and that increase is straining hospitals' resources. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from..
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'You are my wildest dream': Sydney Barber will be first Black woman to serve as US Naval Academy brigade commanderMidshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, of Lake Forest, Illinois, is "the perfect person" to lead the U.S. Naval Academy brigade, says her predecessor.
$2m bail for teen accused in Wisconsin shootingsA Wisconsin court commissioner on Monday set bail for an Illinois 17-year-old accused of killing two people during a protest at $2 million, setting aside pleas from one victim's father to double that..
Kyle Rittenhouse, accused in fatal Kenosha shootings, will face homicide charges in WisconsinAn Illinois judge on Friday ordered Kyle Rittenhouse to be extradited to Wisconsin, where he faces homicide charges in Kenosha County.
Kyle Rittenhouse extradited to Kenosha County to face homicide chargesAn Illinois judge on Friday ordered Kyle Rittenhouse to be extradited to Wisconsin, where he faces homicide charges in Kenosha County.
Kyle Rittenhouse Must Go to Wisconsin for Trial, Illinois Judge RulesMr. Rittenhouse, 17, is accused of shooting three protesters, two fatally, during a protest against the police in Kenosha, Wis.
Illinois judge OKs teen shooter's extraditionAn Illinois judge on Friday ordered the extradition of a 17-year-old accused in the fatal shooting of two demonstrators in Kenosha, Wisconsin. (Oct. 30)
City of Waukegan releases body, dash camera footage of fatal police-involved shootingNewly released police camera footage reveals some of what happened just before an Illinois officer opened fire at a car, killing a teenager inside. The footage shows that one officer did not turn on..
Police video does not show fatal shooting of Black teen, attorneys sayPolice officers did not have their body cameras turned on during the fatal shooting of Illinois teen Marcellis Stinnette, his family's attorneys said Wednesday.
Midwest states report record number of COVID-19 hospitalizations, cases and deathsIllinois is now averaging more COVID-19 cases per day than ever. Wisconsin is getting worse and has to now admit more patients into their field hospital outside Milwaukee. David Begnaud reports.
Video of fatal Waukegan, Illinois, police shooting will be released, mayor saysMarcellis Stinnette, 19, died and Tafara Williams, 20, was wounded after being shot by police in Waukegan last Tuesday.
Tractor Flips During Hayride in Illinois, Killing One and Injuring 17The injured included 15 children ranging from 1 to 12 years old, the State Police said.
Illinois police officer fired after killing Black teenA police officer who fatally shot Marcellis Stinnette and wounded his girlfriend Tafara Williams has been fired. The FBI has joined an investigation into the shooting.
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Illinois police officer who fatally shot Black teen Marcellis Stinnette has been firedA Waukegan, Illinois, police officer who had been placed on leave after fatally shooting a Black teen Tuesday night has been terminated.
Cop fired after fatally shooting Black teen in Waukegan, Illinois19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette was killed during the incident and his girlfriend was seriously wounded.
Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz nearly perfect as Badgers roll Illinois in Big Ten openerMaking his first college start, Graham Mertz completed 20-of-21 passes for five touchdowns as Wisconsin rolled Illinois in the Big Ten's opener.
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Waukegan Police Killing of Black Man Sets Off Protests in IllinoisThe police in Waukegan, Ill., said Marcellis Stinnette, 19, was fatally shot while riding in a car that went into reverse toward a police officer who had been approaching during an investigation.
'Mama, they just shot us for nothing': Illinois police officer fatally shoots Black teen, injures womanPeople are protesting in Waukegan, Illinois, after a police officer fatally shot 19-year-old Marcellis Stinnette on Tuesday.
Fatal police shooting of Black teen in Illinois sparks protestsThe mayor of Waukegan, Illinois, is calling for calm after a deadly police shooting of a Black teenager.
Police fatally shoot Black teen and wound woman in IllinoisMarcellis Stinnette, 19, was taken to a nearby hospital where he died of his injuries.
Only on AP: Racism lingers in IL 'sundown town'In Vienna, Illinois, no one talks openly about the violence that drove out Black residents 66 years ago, or about how it became a 'sundown town.' The town is still grappling with racial tensions today...
Kyle Rittenhouse, accused of killing 2 people during Wisconsin protests, won't face charges in Illinois, his home stateIllinois police found Rittenhouse committed no crimes there. It was unclear whether someone else possessed the gun in Illinois, or where it is now.
Confidential coronavirus outbreak data shows thousands of undisclosed incidents across IllinoisMore than 2,500 separate outbreaks have been tracked across Illinois since March, including a worsening undisclosed outbreak at the Great Lakes Naval Base.
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Teen in Kenosha shootings fights extraditionA 17-year-old in Illinois accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, is fighting his return to Wisconsin to face homicide charges that could put..
NTSB investigates weekend aircraft crashes in Texas, Indiana, Michigan and Illinois that killed 10 peopleThe NTSB is investigating deadly small plane crashes in Texas, Michigan and Indiana, and a fatal helicopter crash in Illinois over the weekend.
Sign in Illinois town tracks US deaths from virusA scoreboard was erected Friday in the Chicago suburb of Northbrook to keep track of the number of Americans who've lost their lives to COVID-19. (Sept. 18)