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Cook County Jail started offering the COVID-19 vaccine to corrections staff this week, but experts say it could be a challenge to convince the majority of workers to take it.
An additional 650,000 Chicagoans will be eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting next week, but there’s still a lot of confusion about how to get in line for the shot. Here’s what we know so far 👇
President Biden is calling for unity to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the economy, race relations and climate change. But in a country as divided as ever, that won’t be easy. Here are six numbers that illustrate the challenges he faces:
Chicago police union president John Catanzara expressed sympathy with pro-Trump extremists who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday: “If the worst crime here is trespassing, so be it. But to call these people treasonous is beyond ridiculous and ignorant.”
Chicago police plan to arrest teens on “drug corners” this week to help reduce an expected spike in gun violence during the July 4th weekend. Critics say the preemptive move will only worsen relations with police in some areas of the city.
Today is the last day to register to vote *online* in Illinois. You can register to vote in person up through election day.