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Police keep marchers off major Chicago expressway

CHICAGO (AP) – A march that could have snarled traffic on  Chicago’s South Side is turning into a lot less disruptive than expected because police have been able to kept protesters off of the major expressways into the city. About 200 people turned up to march in protest of police ...Read more

Five Covid Illinois Covid Deaths on Saturday

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health announced five new coronavirus deaths on Saturday.   That’s the fewest for a Saturday since shortly after the pandemic began in March.  The state also confirmed 1,828 new coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours.  The state says ...Read more