Anthony Ponzi is charged with two felony counts of aggravated battery to a peace officer and several misdemeanor charges, including battery DUI and resisting arrest, Chicago police said.
The total number of infected people at the nursing home is 42 – 30 residents and 12 staff members.
Officials have announced that 22 people at a nursing home in suburban Chicago have tested positive for coronavirus.
The governor of Illinois announced Sunday that all bars and restaurants to close as of Monday night through March 30. Drive thru, delivery and curbside pickup will be allowed.
Chicago bars were packed Saturday afternoon into the evening as revelers celebrated St. Patrick's Day a few days early and ignored warnings about the coronavirus pandemic.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the city is working with organizers from Chicago’s downtown, South Side and Northwest Side parades, as well as the annual Dyeing of the Chicago River, to reschedule those events for a later date.
All four additional cases are in Chicago, and all of the patients are in good condition, according to a statement from the Illinois Department of Public Health.
Rod Blagojevich was released from prison Tuesday night and arrived home in Chicago Wednesday morning after President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of the former Illinois governor.
If the allegations are true, the teacher’s comments would be a violation of the district’s anti-discrimination policy.
Privacy advocates hail Illinois' strict biometric privacy law as the nation's strongest form of protection in the commercial use of such data, and it has survived ongoing efforts by the tech industry and other businesses to weaken it.
Illinois' first month of legal recreational marijuana generated nearly $40 million in sales, state officials announced Monday.
Qaw’mane Wilson, 30, was sentenced Friday by a Cook County judge.
The latest case - the sixth in the country - is the husband of a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from the epicenter of an outbreak in China.
Officials said a 60-year-old woman from Chicago who came in through O'Hare International Airport on Jan. 13 was diagnosed with the coronavirus.
The family of a late firefighter in Illinois is honoring his memory with a new photoshoot featuring his newborn baby girl.
Both soldiers were killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
Authorities believe a girl that went missing nearly three years ago could be in Georgia.
Dispensaries across the state have rendered 271,169 transactions since cannabis was legalized on January 1, 2020 – totaling exactly $10,830,667.91 in sales.
Margaret Cortes said she hopes to employ others with disabilities at the Illinois bakery in the future.
A shooting early Sunday at a house party held in honor of someone who was killed in April left 13 people wounded, four of them critically, Chicago police said.