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Jefferson County Health Department continues to battle COVID-19 cases at two long term care facilities    

Jefferson County Health Department continues to battle COVID-19 cases at two long term care facilities    

Jefferson County Health Department officials report an outbreak of COVID-19 continues at two long term care facilities. 20 new positive cases in residents and three new positive employee tests were reported at one of the facilities and four more from a second facility.    The health department does not identify facilities by name. The Illinois Department…Read More »

Hundreds ransack downtown Chicago businesses after shooting

Hundreds ransack downtown Chicago businesses after shooting

CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of people descended on downtown Chicago after a police shooting on the city’s South Side. Police say the vandals smashed the windows of dozens of businesses early Monday and made off with merchandise, cash machines, and anything else they could carry. Police Superintendent David Brown says when police shot a man…Read More »

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Monday’s Pirates-Cardinals series postponed

Monday’s Pirates-Cardinals series postponed

UNDATED (AP) — Another Cardinals series has been postponed while the team continues dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak. The upcoming three-game series with the Pirates has been called off. It’s the Cardinals’ 11th, 12th, and 13th games to be derailed by the outbreak. The Cardinals haven’t played since July 30.