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Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurants, bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the measure is necessary because of a surge in cases and hospitalizations, with Chicago seeing numbers at levels similar to before vaccines were available. → Read More

Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurants, bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the measure is necessary because of a surge in cases and hospitalizations, with Chicago seeing numbers at levels similar to before vaccines were available. → Read More

Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurants, bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said the measure is necessary because of a surge in cases and hospitalizations, with Chicago seeing numbers at levels similar to before vaccines were available. → Read More

Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurants, bars, gyms

Chicago will require proof of coronavirus vaccination at restaurants, bars, gyms and other indoor venues, as the rapidly spreading omicron variant drives a spike in COVID-19 infections, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday. Lightfoot said the requirement will take effect Jan. 3, and will apply to places in the nation’s third-largest city where food and beverages are served — including sport and… → Read More

Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurants, bars

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago will require proof of coronavirus vaccination at restaurants, bars, gyms and other indoor venues, as the rapidly spreading omicron variant drives a spike in COVID-19 infections, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday. Lightfoot said the requirement will take effect Jan. 3, and will apply to places in the nation's third-largest city where food and beverages are served —… → Read More

Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurants, bars

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago will require proof of coronavirus vaccination at restaurants, bars, gyms and other indoor venues, as the rapidly spreading omicron variant drives a spike in COVID-19 in… → Read More

Chicago to require proof of vaccination at restaurant, bars

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says the nation’s third-largest city will require proof of coronavirus vaccination at restaurants, bars, gyms and other indoor venues → Read More

Report details 'failure' in handling of 1st Smollett case

The initial handling of allegations that former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett had staged a fake attack in Chicago represented a “major failure of operations... → Read More

After Jussie Smollett verdict, more court cases await

A jury’s guilty verdict that Jussie Smollett faked a racist and homophobic attack isn’t the end of legal proceedings for the former “Empire” actor or others.... → Read More

Jury reaches verdict in trial of actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (AP) — The jury in Jussie Smollett’s trial reached a verdict Thursday afternoon on charges that the former “Empire” actor orchestrated a fake attack on himself, then lied to Chicago p… → Read More

Jury reaches verdict in trial of actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (AP) — The jury in Jussie Smollett's trial reached a verdict Thursday afternoon on charges that the former “Empire” actor orchestrated a fake attack on himself, then lied to Chicago police about it, courthouse staff said. It was expected to be read aloud in court later Thursday. The jury deliberated about eight hours Wednesday and Thursday after a roughly one-week trial in which two… → Read More

Jussie Smollett awaits verdict as jurors consider case

CHICAGO (AP) — The jury in Jussie Smollett’s trial on Thursday afternoon passed the eight-hour mark of deliberations on charges that the former “Empire” actor orchestrated a… → Read More

Jury reaches verdict in trial of actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury reached a verdict Thursday in the trial of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett on charges he staged an anti-gay, racist attack on himself nearly three years ago and then lied to Chicago police about it. The jury deliberated about eight hours Wednesday and Thursday after a roughly one-week trial in which two brothers testified that Smollett recruited them to fake the… → Read More

Jussie Smollett trial: Jury reaches verdict in alleged hate crime hoax

The jury in the Jussie Smollett trial has reached a verdict. FOX 32 Chicago is expecting the announcement by 5 p.m. CST. → Read More

Jussie Smollett awaits verdict as jurors consider case

Jurors in Jussie Smollett's trial are expected to resume deliberations Thursday on charges the former "Empire" actor orchestrated a fake attack on himself, then lied to Chicago police about being the victim of an anti-gay, racist hate crime. → Read More

Jussie Smollett awaits verdict as jurors consider case

Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of Jussie Smollett → Read More

Jussie Smollett case in jurors’ hands at Chicago trial – Twin Cities

CHICAGO (AP) — A prosecutor told jurors Wednesday there is “overwhelming evidence” that Jussie Smollett lied to Chicago police about being the victim of an anti-gay, racist hate c… → Read More

Jury begins deliberations in trial of actor Jussie Smollett

CHICAGO (AP) — A jury began deliberations Wednesday in the trial of former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett on charges he staged an anti-gay, racist attack on himself nearly three y… → Read More

Lawyer: Case against Smollett based on testimony of 'sophisticated liars'

The "Empire" actor is accused of staging a hate crime against himself in Chicago last year. He said someone put a noose around his neck and yelled anti-gay slurs. → Read More

Closing arguments set in actor Jussie Smollett's trial

Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday morning in the case against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who is accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself in downtown Chicago to get publicity. → Read More