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    SKOKIE, Ill. (WLS) -- The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Educational Center reopens next week after being closed since March.To celebrate the reopening, admission will be free for all visitors from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on July 15.Marcy Larson, the museums spokeswoman discussed the new protocols in place which include temperature checks asking visitors to leave their bags in the car.Were working very hard to make people feel safe when they arrive, she said.There is currently an exhibit centered around...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago has announced a new closing time for bars and restaurants that serve alcohol.Effective immediately, all bars, restaurants, breweries and other places that serve alcohol will be required to close by midnight every night.The new regulation is on top of existing regulations that prohibit the sale of alcohol in bars and restaurants after 11 p.m. and the sale of to-do drinks after 9 p.m.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsEMBED More...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago has announced a new closing time for bars and restaurants that serve alcohol.Effective immediately, all bars, restaurants, breweries and other places that serve alcohol will be required to close by midnight every night.The new regulation is on top of existing regulations that prohibit the sale of alcohol in bars and restaurants after 11 p.m. and the sale of to-do drinks after 9 p.m.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsEMBED More...
    ROSEMONT, Ill. (WLS) -- Baseball returned to Impact Field in suburban Rosemont Tuesday.The Chicago Dogs home opener was a treat for weary fans.Shawn Hunter, the owner of the Chicago Dogs said the news was music to the teams ears.We were always hopeful when the news came through and the mayor told me we could play ball, that was the best day, he said. It was better than a birthday or Christmas.We need it. After everything that everyones been through for...
    ROSEMONT, Ill. (WLS) -- Baseball is returning to Impact Field in suburban Rosemont starting Tuesday.The Chicago Dogs announced they will play all 2020 home games at their award-winning ballpark.Impact Fields gates will open on Tuesday, July 7 at 7:05 p.m. for a three-game homestand with the Milkmen.The Dogs were originally slated to play home games at Franklin Field in Milwaukee but Illinois Phase 4 reopening guidelines allow outdoor spectator sports to resume with a 25% capacity limit.Chicago Dogs owner Shawn...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago officials said most bars and restaurants heeded warnings about COVID-19 social distancing rules for Phase 4 of reopening over the holiday weekend.However, the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection reports that inspectors did issue ten citations to five businesses for failing to maintain social distancing.Each citation included a fine of up to $10,000. The city also shut down one business for blatantly ignoring the reopening requirements.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Fourth of July festivities in the Chicago area will look very different from years past, but theres still plenty going on.Willis Towers Skydeck and Shedd Aquarium welcomed back their first visitors in months on Friday, just in time for the holiday weekend.This Independence Day, city beaches are officially closed. But Katrina Vanacora and her little guy Colin were still able to get real close to the water at the Shedd Aquarium.He keeps talking about the diver and...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Shedd Aquarium reopens to the general public Friday morning.The aquarium has added COVID-19 safety protocols, including requiring masks.The changes include:-New, separate entrance and exit points-Limited hourly building capacity- Timed-admission-Required face coverings (ages 2+)-Social distancing of at least 6 feet required-Circulation paths to encourage one-directional flow-Additional handwashing and sanitization stations- Expanded sanitization and cleaning regimen- Physical barriers installed in places where social distancing cannot be maintained-Temporarily pausing experiences such as the 4-D theatre and aquatic presentationsVideo: Shedd...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Going bowling now means thinking about the letter ”s” three times; strikes, spares, sanitizing. CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside a suburban bowling alley, where just walking in the door looks different in the coronavirus era. The alley is rumbling back to life at Poplar Creek Bowl in Hoffman Estates, now that Illinois has move into Phase 4 of its reopening plan, and bowlers are making their thunderous return. Danielle Vavra was ecstatic on...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois casinos welcomed back visitors Wednesday as the state continues in Phase 4 of reopening.Folks were ready as they walked into the doors of the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines for the first time in months.I am very happy, said Edward Rozyski. Today is nice day. I think it will be fine.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsEMBED More News Videos Illinois moves into Phase 4 of reopening June 26. What...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Illinois casinos can welcome back visitors Wednesday as the state continues in Phase 4 of reopening.At Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, all guests and workers will undergo a health screening before entering the casino.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsEMBED More News Videos Illinois moves into Phase 4 of reopening June 26. What does that mean? You will be required to wear a mask or face covering. Youll notice spaced out...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Lincoln Park Zoo reopens to the general public Monday morning as Chicago continues its Phase 4 re-opening.There will be some changes in effect, starting with 10 a.m. ticket reservations.Animal lovers will be able to enjoy the iconic zoo once again, but of course there are more safety changes to keep in mind.WATCH: Heres what you need to know about Phase 4 in IllinoisEMBED More News Videos Illinois moves into Phase 4 of reopening June 26. What...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Coronavirus numbers are surging in other states like Texas and Florida, pushing national cases to a record high. As more places begin to reopen in Illinois, how does Illinois compare to other states dealing with rising COVID-19 numbers? Is Illinois heading down the same path now that Phase 4 of reopening has begun? Other states are seeing a rise in cases and taking a step back. After a spike in cases in Texas the governor Friday ordered bars...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Phase 4 of reopening in Chicago and Illinois starts Friday, and that includes gyms and indoor dining.Meanwhile, casinos and video gaming will return next week.At one gym inside the Merchandise Mart, patrons were already inside working out by reservation only early Friday morning.River North Gym At the Mart pivoted to do virtual and outdoor classes during the pandemic but now they are ready to welcome their patrons back.WATCH: Heres what you need to know about Phase 4...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Phase 4 of reopening in Chicago and Illinois starts Friday, and that includes gyms and indoor dining.Meanwhile, casinos and video gaming will return next week.At one gym inside the Merchandise Mart, patrons were already inside working out by reservation only early Friday morning.River North Gym At the Mart pivoted to do virtual and outdoor classes during the pandemic but now they are ready to welcome their patrons back.WATCH: Heres what you need to know about Phase 4...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Phase 4 of reopening in Chicago and Illinois starts Friday, and that includes gyms and indoor dining.Meanwhile, casinos and video gaming will return next week.At one gym inside the Merchandise Mart, patrons were already inside working out by reservation only early Friday morning.River North Gym At the Mart pivoted to do virtual and outdoor classes during the pandemic but now they are ready to welcome their patrons back.WATCH: Heres what you need to know about Phase 4...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois has moved into Phase 4 of reopening the economy, and that means many gyms are opening their doors for the first time in months. The Morning Insiders take you inside a suburban fitness facility that never closed. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory explains why you could find blood, sweat, and tears at Precision Training in Schaumburg throughout the pandemic. When you run a microgym, squeezing the most out of 1,600 square feet is crucial. Every inch matters,...
    By JOHN OCONNOR, AP Political Writer SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois residents will be able to go to work, exercise at the gym, dine indoors at a restaurant and see a movie at the theater starting Friday as the state moves further into resuming some semblance of normal living during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that the state is progressing much more quickly than expected into the fourth phase of his five-part Restore Illinois program in...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- As Illinois makes progress reducing the number of new COVID-19 cases, businesses are ready to move into Phase 4 Friday.Health clubs, movie theaters, restaurants and attractions are getting ready to welcome back visitors with limits.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsThe Brookfield Zoo will open to members on July 1 and to the general public on July 8. The Lincoln Park Zoo opens Friday to members and Monday for the general...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Gov. JB Pritzker said all four regions of Illinois will be able to move to Phase 4 of reopening the economy on Friday, meaning restaurants will be able to allow indoor dining, and many other businesses that have been closed for nearly four months can reopen, but with capacity limits. “Doctors and public health experts have reviewed the data, and the proposed conditions for greater public activity and work conditions, and have approved them,” Pritzker said Thursday...
    CHICAGO — All regions of Illinois, including Chicago’s, will move into Phase 4 of the coronavirus reopening plan on Friday, but Gov. JB Pritzker warned Thursday he will move specifics parts of the state back into the more restrictive Phase 3 if new cases surge. “The virus hasn’t gone away, and when people aren’t wearing face coverings, gathering in large groups and not practicing physical distancing, they’re getting sick. And some are dying,” the governor said. “That’s why I’m not...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- As Illinois makes progress reducing the number of new COVID-19 cases, businesses are ready to move into Phase 4 Friday.EMBED More News Videos As Illinois makes progress reducing the number of new COVID-19 cases, businesses are ready to move into Phase 4 Friday. Health clubs, movie theaters, restaurants and attractions are getting ready to welcome back visitors with limits.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsThe Brookfield Zoo will open to members...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- As Illinois makes progress reducing the number of new COVID-19 cases, businesses are ready to move into Phase 4 Friday.Health clubs, movie theaters, restaurants and attractions are getting ready to welcome back visitors with limits.Restore Illinois: 5-phase reopening plan by Governor Pritzker splits IL into 4 regionsThe Brookfield Zoo will open to members on July 1 and to the general public on July 8. The Lincoln Park Zoo opens Friday to members and Monday for the general...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Shedd Aquarium has announced its plans to open back up as Illinois moves into Phase 4 of Governor JB Pritzkers reopening plan Friday.The Shedd said it will welcome back members on July 1 and the general public will be allowed on beginning on July 3. There will be new COVID-19 protocols and guidelines in effect.The changes include:-New, separate entrance and exit points-Limited hourly building capacity- Timed-admission-Required face coverings (ages 2+)-Social distancing of at least 6 feet...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Governor JB Pritzker outlined his plan Tuesday for schools across Illinois to welcome students back this fall as the state advances to Phase 4 of reopening.The guidelines were released as the Illinois Department of Public Health reported 601 new cases of COVID-19 and 38 additional deaths on Tuesday. That brought the total in the state to 137,825, including 6,707 deaths.The IDPH requirements for K-12 schools to reopen in Phase 4 are: Require use of appropriate personal protective...