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Cook County is again at a high COVID-19 alert level. The Tribune’s Jake Sheridan reports a slight increase in hospitalizations reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pushed it back over the high threshold.
Also happening today, a Fox News analyst’s 18-year-old brother was fatally shot in Chicago and six people were injured when an 89-year-old driver ran over picnic-goers in Schiller Woods Forest Preserve.
Tomorrow is primary day and we’ll be tracking races across Illinois. Here’s what to know.
Lightfoot was discussing Thomas’ dissent at a Pride event when someone in the audience shouted, “F— Clarence Thomas.” “F— Clarence Thomas,” Lightfoot responded. Read more here.
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