A public health expert said sloppy reporting surrounding the death of a 9-month-old from Cook County who had tested positive for COVID-19 needlessly put others at risk for exposure when parents, upon news of the child’s death, rushed their children to hospitals for checkups.
State Senator Bill Cunningham is urging residents to file complaints with the Office of the Attorney General if they experience price-gouging, scams or other unfair practices related to the COVID-19 outbreak.
As a result of social distancing guidelines laid out by top health professionals, many area stores have announced special senior-only hours that will give seniors the chance to shop in a less dangerous environment.
In response to a surge in scams and price gouging since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak, State Senator Laura Fine (D-Glenview) is urging residents to file any complaints with the Office of the Attorney General to report unfair practices connected to the pandemic.
The man credited with spurring the probe that led to the federal indictment of longtime Chicago alderman Ed Burke now faces fraud charges stemming from his involvement in a South Side condominium project.
State Rep. Justin Slaughter, D-Chicago, has cancelled his schedule of events for March, which included seminars on crime prevention and expungement, in an effort comply with the latest recommendations from public health organizations concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19).