Year: 2020

Man shot to death in Arlington HeightsMan shot to death in Arlington Heights

Man shot to death in Arlington Heights

A man was shot to death April 4, 2020, in Arlington Heights. | File photo Larry Brodacz, 58, was shot…

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‘The hardest and the saddest week’ coming in coronavirus pandemic, officials warn‘The hardest and the saddest week’ coming in coronavirus pandemic, officials warn

‘The hardest and the saddest week’ coming in coronavirus pandemic, officials warn

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. surgeon general said Sunday that Americans should brace for levels of tragedy reminiscent of the…

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Shirley Douglas, actress and mother of Kiefer Sutherland, dies at 86Shirley Douglas, actress and mother of Kiefer Sutherland, dies at 86

Shirley Douglas, actress and mother of Kiefer Sutherland, dies at 86

Shirley Douglas (right) attends a 2000 event with children Rachel and Kiefer Sutherland in Toronto. | Tannis Toohey/AP The death…

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Trump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19. Researchers say there’s no evidence of thatTrump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19. Researchers say there’s no evidence of that

Trump suggests hydroxychloroquine may protect against Covid-19. Researchers say there’s no evidence of that

President Donald Trump has twice tested negative for the coronavirus, but during a briefing at the White House on Saturday,…

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Man stabbed to death at Brighton Park businessMan stabbed to death at Brighton Park business

Man stabbed to death at Brighton Park business

A man was stabbed to death April 4, 2020, in the 4000 block of South Kedzie Avenue. | Google Maps…

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What happened to the big cats of ‘Tiger King’?What happened to the big cats of ‘Tiger King’?

What happened to the big cats of ‘Tiger King’?

With their sanctuary closed to visitors, the most excitement four male tigers got on a chilly but sunny April afternoon…

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ACLU files 1st coronavirus curfew lawsuit in Puerto RicoACLU files 1st coronavirus curfew lawsuit in Puerto Rico

ACLU files 1st coronavirus curfew lawsuit in Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The ACLU said Sunday it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto…

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How I got hooked on sports: Dropping into Folsom Field for a glimpse of the BuffsHow I got hooked on sports: Dropping into Folsom Field for a glimpse of the Buffs

How I got hooked on sports: Dropping into Folsom Field for a glimpse of the Buffs

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a series of personal essays detailing how members of The Denver Post sports…

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April 5 coronavirus newsApril 5 coronavirus news

April 5 coronavirus news

The novel coronavirus continues to spread, with more than a million cases across the globe. Follow here for the latest…

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Coronavirus live updates: Cases top 1.2 million globallyCoronavirus live updates: Cases top 1.2 million globally

Coronavirus live updates: Cases top 1.2 million globally

The novel coronavirus continues to spread, with more than 1.2 million cases across the globe. Follow here for the latest…

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Trump doubles down on unproven drugs to treat and prevent coronavirusTrump doubles down on unproven drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus

Trump doubles down on unproven drugs to treat and prevent coronavirus

President Donald Trump on Sunday again doubled down on an unproven therapy for the novel coronavirus: hydroxychloroquine.

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In the studio with Lemi, Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat imagemakerIn the studio with Lemi, Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat imagemaker

In the studio with Lemi, Fela Kuti’s Afrobeat imagemaker

Nigerian musician Fela Kuti is an iconic figure of Afrobeat, and the cover art for his albums was as dynamic…

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The Hong Kong hotel weathering the coronavirus stormThe Hong Kong hotel weathering the coronavirus storm

The Hong Kong hotel weathering the coronavirus storm

In the midst of coronavirus, the Tai O Heritage Hotel on Hong Kong's Lantau Island is surviving by becoming a…

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Man killed in Austin shooting: policeMan killed in Austin shooting: police

Man killed in Austin shooting: police

A man was fatally shot April 5, 2020, in Austin. | Sun-Times file photo The 31-year-old was walking about 7:25…

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Inside an ER during the coronavirus outbreakInside an ER during the coronavirus outbreak

Inside an ER during the coronavirus outbreak

"CODE-99" rings out. In 40 minutes, six patients go into cardiac arrest. Four die. This is what it's like inside…

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American Airlines slashes more than 90% of NYC-area flights as the coronavirus hotspot grows more isolatedAmerican Airlines slashes more than 90% of NYC-area flights as the coronavirus hotspot grows more isolated

American Airlines slashes more than 90% of NYC-area flights as the coronavirus hotspot grows more isolated

Newark and New York's JFK International Airport had been among the busiest in the country.

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Pence: People of Michigan will have resources they needPence: People of Michigan will have resources they need

Pence: People of Michigan will have resources they need

Pence detailed conversations he had Sunday with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan        

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Trump says 1.67 million Americans tested for coronavirus and touts drugs to fight diseaseTrump says 1.67 million Americans tested for coronavirus and touts drugs to fight disease

Trump says 1.67 million Americans tested for coronavirus and touts drugs to fight disease

During a Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the White House on Sunday, President Trump said more than 1.6 million Americans…

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Biggest chokepoint in global food supply chain: TrucksBiggest chokepoint in global food supply chain: Trucks

Biggest chokepoint in global food supply chain: Trucks

Truckers are worried about getting sick, and it's getting harder to find places to eat, shower and use a clean…

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DuPage County reports three more deaths related to coronavirus, bringing the total to 22DuPage County reports three more deaths related to coronavirus, bringing the total to 22

DuPage County reports three more deaths related to coronavirus, bringing the total to 22

The three deaths included a woman in her 80s with underlying conditions, and two women in their 70s, one of…

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Trump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengersTrump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengers

Trump administration restricts new air travel for cruise ship passengers

The Department of Homeland Security and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are now restricting cruise ship passengers and crew…

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Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?

Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?

With just 212 days until the November election, 2020 is in full swing -- even in the midst of the…

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How the very rich are different in the Covid-19 fightHow the very rich are different in the Covid-19 fight

How the very rich are different in the Covid-19 fight

Vicky Ward writes that the wealthy one-percenters who've fled urban coronavirus hotspots for their other homes don't realize they may…

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Lincoln screenprinting company raises money for local businesses affected by COVID-19Lincoln screenprinting company raises money for local businesses affected by COVID-19

Lincoln screenprinting company raises money for local businesses affected by COVID-19

Ink Alley Screenprint + Design is selling T-shirts to raise money for local small businesses as the coronavirus wreaks havoc…

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Trump praises Washington state for returning 400 ventilators to U.S. stockpileTrump praises Washington state for returning 400 ventilators to U.S. stockpile

Trump praises Washington state for returning 400 ventilators to U.S. stockpile

President Trump said Sunday night that Washington state Governor Jay Inslee has returned 400 ventilators for redeployment to states hardest-hit…

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US braces for ‘hardest week’ in coronavirus fight: Live updatesUS braces for ‘hardest week’ in coronavirus fight: Live updates

US braces for ‘hardest week’ in coronavirus fight: Live updates

Global death toll from COVID-19 nears 70,000 as number of infections rise above 1.27 million.

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Most homeowners can skip mortgage payments up to a year, regardless of what banks sayMost homeowners can skip mortgage payments up to a year, regardless of what banks say

Most homeowners can skip mortgage payments up to a year, regardless of what banks say

Here's some coronavirus relief your bank or home loan servicer might not be telling you:        

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Trump describes U.S. response to coronavirus as “all out military operation”Trump describes U.S. response to coronavirus as “all out military operation”

Trump describes U.S. response to coronavirus as “all out military operation”

During a Coronavirus Task Force briefing Sunday night, President Trump said major disaster declarations have been approved in all 50…

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Arizona hospital employee arrested, accused of stealing protective equipmentArizona hospital employee arrested, accused of stealing protective equipment

Arizona hospital employee arrested, accused of stealing protective equipment

An employee at a Prescott, Arizona, hospital was arrested after being accused of stealing $1,700 worth of protective equipment and…

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Trump says 1.6 million Americans tested for coronavirusTrump says 1.6 million Americans tested for coronavirus

Trump says 1.6 million Americans tested for coronavirus

The president also said hundreds of ventilators have been distributed by FEMA to several states hard-hit by coronavirus.

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Prisoner wrote heartbreaking plea for release before becoming first federal inmate to die of coronavirusPrisoner wrote heartbreaking plea for release before becoming first federal inmate to die of coronavirus

Prisoner wrote heartbreaking plea for release before becoming first federal inmate to die of coronavirus

He was not yet 50, was serving 27 years for nonviolent crimes, and wanted to see his teen son, who…

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Prisoner wrote heartbreaking plea for release before becoming first federal inmate to die of coronavirusPrisoner wrote heartbreaking plea for release before becoming first federal inmate to die of coronavirus

Prisoner wrote heartbreaking plea for release before becoming first federal inmate to die of coronavirus

He was not yet 50, was serving 27 years for nonviolent crimes, and wanted to see his teen son, who…

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Coronavirus live updates: Singapore quarantines nearly 20,000 workers in two dormitoriesCoronavirus live updates: Singapore quarantines nearly 20,000 workers in two dormitories

Coronavirus live updates: Singapore quarantines nearly 20,000 workers in two dormitories

Singapore reported the highest daily increase in the number of confirmed cases on Sunday; as of noon local time, there…

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Block party quarantine style: Residents gather to make some noise from their balconiesBlock party quarantine style: Residents gather to make some noise from their balconies

Block party quarantine style: Residents gather to make some noise from their balconies

The high rise condos on Patterson Boulevard came to life Sunday evening for a quarantine style party. 

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Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus SaturdayFauci said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday

Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday

The nation's top infectious disease expert said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday when asked why he wasn't wearing a…

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Trump said Pritzker has ‘not performed well,’ sends Illinois more ventilators after governor rips him over COVID-19 suppliesTrump said Pritzker has ‘not performed well,’ sends Illinois more ventilators after governor rips him over COVID-19 supplies

Trump said Pritzker has ‘not performed well,’ sends Illinois more ventilators after governor rips him over COVID-19 supplies

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on CNN ripped President Trump over management of the federal stockpile holding undistributed urgently needed COVID-19…

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Former Canadian keeper Karina LeBlanc separated from newborn after possible exposure to COVID-19Former Canadian keeper Karina LeBlanc separated from newborn after possible exposure to COVID-19

Former Canadian keeper Karina LeBlanc separated from newborn after possible exposure to COVID-19

In an emotional video posted to Twitter, longtime Canadian women's soccer goalkeeper Karina LeBlanc says she was potentially exposed to…

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Australia opens criminal investigation into cruise ship that let passengers with coronavirus disembarkAustralia opens criminal investigation into cruise ship that let passengers with coronavirus disembark

Australia opens criminal investigation into cruise ship that let passengers with coronavirus disembark

The cruise ship Ruby Princess — which arrived in Sydney, Australia, last month — held over 600 people with confirmed…

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Australia opens criminal investigation into cruise ship that let passengers with coronavirus disembarkAustralia opens criminal investigation into cruise ship that let passengers with coronavirus disembark

Australia opens criminal investigation into cruise ship that let passengers with coronavirus disembark

The cruise ship Ruby Princess — which arrived in Sydney, Australia, last month — held over 600 people with confirmed…

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As northern Italy is ravaged by coronavirus, there’s trouble brewing down southAs northern Italy is ravaged by coronavirus, there’s trouble brewing down south

As northern Italy is ravaged by coronavirus, there’s trouble brewing down south

Italians from north to south are nearing breaking point just as the draconian measures have begun to show signs of…

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In a Nebraska town of one, it’s not hard to keep distanceIn a Nebraska town of one, it’s not hard to keep distance

In a Nebraska town of one, it’s not hard to keep distance

The only resident of Nebraska's only one-person town is a little bit lonelier lately.

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Pritzker: ‘It’s wrong’ the way federal government has handled coronavirus pandemicPritzker: ‘It’s wrong’ the way federal government has handled coronavirus pandemic

Pritzker: ‘It’s wrong’ the way federal government has handled coronavirus pandemic

So far, the state has a total of 11,256 known cases, including 274 deaths. A week ago, on March 30,…

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Queen Elizabeth II delivers coronavirus address and calls for unity, saying ‘we will succeed’Queen Elizabeth II delivers coronavirus address and calls for unity, saying ‘we will succeed’

Queen Elizabeth II delivers coronavirus address and calls for unity, saying ‘we will succeed’

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II addressed the nation Sunday in a rare televised speech and called for unity amid the coronavirus…

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Michigan Lottery numbers for Sunday, April 5Michigan Lottery numbers for Sunday, April 5

Michigan Lottery numbers for Sunday, April 5

These numbers were drawn Sunday        

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Coronavirus updates: Queen Elizabeth says “better days are ahead” during rare addressCoronavirus updates: Queen Elizabeth says “better days are ahead” during rare address

Coronavirus updates: Queen Elizabeth says “better days are ahead” during rare address

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been hospitalized for tests, 10 days after he tested positive for coronavirus, his office…

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Brookfield Zoo lays off workers amid coronavirus outbreakBrookfield Zoo lays off workers amid coronavirus outbreak

Brookfield Zoo lays off workers amid coronavirus outbreak

Lions Titus and Brutus, 4-year-old siblings, arrived at Brookfield Zoo on March 17. | Provided file photo The zoo furloughed…

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Pastor who refuses to cancel Sunday services greeted by policePastor who refuses to cancel Sunday services greeted by police

Pastor who refuses to cancel Sunday services greeted by police

On Sunday, the pastor of Cross Culture Christian Center in Lodi, Calif., was greeted by several police officers in the…

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