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  Showplace Cinemas announces reopening plan for all movie theater locations

Showplace Cinemas announced Wednesday that a reopening plan is officially in place.

Wabash Co., IL officials say second person has tested positive for COVID-19

IL surpasses 105k total COVID-19 cases

IL surpases 102k total COVID-19 cases

  IL announces updates to phase 3 of ‘Restore Illinois Plan’

IL Gov. Pritzker to release video, radio messages through ‘All In Illinois’ initiative

Wayne Co. reports 1 new positive case of COVID-19

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  14 News Senior Send-Off Special

  ISP: Driver sent to hospital after tree falls across I-64

  IL surpasses 90k positive COVID-19 tests, 4k deaths

  Wayne Co. reports 1st confirmed COVID-19 death

  Aperion Care Fairfield resident’s family responds to COVID-19 outbreak

  IL records largest single-day increase in positive COVID-19 cases

  Edwards Co. sees first 2 COVID-19 cases

IL Gov. JB Pritzker announces $25 million fast-track grants to accelerate planned infrastructure projects around the state.

IL surpasses 79K positive COVID-19 cases, Gov. Pritzker releases updated model

According to a press release, Governor Pritzker released an updated statewide model and regional metrics tracking progress in the Restore Illinois reopening plan.

  IL health officials: Nearly 400k total COVID-19 tests administered statewide

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,887 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 130 additional deaths on Friday afternoon.

  Tri-State counties given poor social distancing grades

According to data from New York-based company Unacast and its “social distancing scoreboard,” several Tri-State counties received "F" grades when it came to their social distancing practices.

IL surpasses 70k confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3k total deaths

  Senior Send-Off: Mariah Van Matre

  IL surpasses 68K positive cases

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces 5 phase plan to reopen Illinois

Driver has life threatening injuries after Wayne Co. crash

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces over 2,000 more COVID-19 cases

IL surpasses 61K positive cases of COVID-19

Gov. Pritzker announced 2,994 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday.

IL surpasses 2,500 total deaths from COVID-19

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,450 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 105 additional deaths on Saturday afternoon.

IL surpasses 55k total COVID-19 cases

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 3,137 new cases and 105 additional deaths on Friday afternoon.

  IL confirms over 2,500 new COVID-19 cases, 141 additional deaths

During his daily coronavirus update on Thursday afternoon, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,563 new cases and 141 additional deaths.

  IL extends stay-at-home order, positive cases surpasses 50K

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,253 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon.

Gov. Pritzker announces IL surpasses 2K deaths

Gov. Pritzker and his team say there are 144 new deaths. This brings the total of deaths to 2,125.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces almost 2K new positive cases

IL Gov. Pritzker gave his daily update.

IL Gov. Pritzker confirms over 2K additional COVID-19 cases

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced 2,126 new COVID-19 cases and 59 additional deaths on Sunday afternoon.

Illinois surpasses 40K confirmed cases of COVID-19

The briefing is set to start at 2:30 p.m.

  2nd confirmed case of COVID-19 in Wayne Co.

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

IL extends modified stay-at-home order until May 30

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced during his coronavirus update Thursday that he intends to sign a modified version of the state’s stay-at-home order, which effectively extends the order through Saturday, May 30.

IL surpasses 35K positive cases of COVID-19, 1,500 total deaths

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and his team announced 2,049 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 98 additional deaths on Wednesday afternoon.

  Illinois announces over 1,500 new cases, adding additional food assistance

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

Illinois announces over 1,000 new cases, still 3 cases in our area

Gov. Pritzker and his team announced 1,151 more people have tested positive for COVID-19 and 59 more people have died.

Health Officials: White County’s 1st COVID-19 case is a toddler

According to a press release from the Health Department, the patient is a toddler and is at home in isolation and is doing well.

IL Gov. Pritzker orders Illinois schools closed for rest of semester

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker is set to give a coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

  Tri-State governors provide updates on COVID-19 testing sites and unemployment issues

Governors across the Tri-State gave their latest updates on the impact of COVID-19 in their communities. Not all updates on Thursday were good ones, but state leaders are remaining hopeful that an end is in sight.

Health officials: 1st COVID-19 case confirmed in Wayne Co.

The Wayne County Health Department is reporting that a resident has tested positive with COVID-19 - the county’s first confirmed case.

  Locals experience issues accessing bank accounts

Millions of Americans are receiving that money from the government. Others are left watching, waiting, and hitting refresh.

IL reports over 24k positive cases, nearly 950 deaths

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker and his cabinet reported 1,346 new cases of COVID-19 and 80 additional deaths across the state on Wednesday.

  Stimulus checks coming in, questions answered

Stimulus checks from the U.S. government are starting to deposit into bank accounts.

  Tri-State Governors give daily updates on COVID-19 impact

On Tuesday governors in the Tri-States worked to provide hope and encouragement to their states amid the COVID-19 pandemic, acknowledging the difficult times their communities are facing.

IL. Gov. Pritzker announces new cases; No new cases in our Illinois Counties

Illinois Gov. Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

Illinois Health Department reporting 2nd case in Wabash Co.

During Monday’s update, Gov. Pritzker and his team announced 1,173 new cases and an additional 74 COVID-19 related deaths.

IL surpasses 20K total COVID-19 cases

Gov. JB Pritzker announced 1,672 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 43 additional deaths on Easter Sunday.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces statewide telehealth programs, mental health support hotline

The briefing starts at 2:30 p.m.

Over 40,000 pounds of sausage products recalled

To protect consumers, the USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is encouraging anyone who purchased these products to not consume them and throw them away.

  Thousands of patient beds ready at Chicago convention center

Gov. Pritzker’s and his team announced 68 additional COVID-19 related deaths and 1,465 new cases.

  Latest COVID-19 data in the Tri-State

One month ago, there weren’t any known cases of COVID-19 here in our Tri-State region locally.

  A closer look at how life has changed during the Coronavirus

Life right now is vastly different from just one month ago.

Gov. Pritzker announces over 1,300 positive coronavirus cases, almost 70 deaths

The briefing started at 2:30 p.m.

Gov. Pritzker announces over 15K positive cases, over 460 deaths

The briefing starts at 2:30 p.m.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces over 1,200 new cases, 73 new deaths

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his daily update at 2:30 p.m.

IL Gov. announces over 1,000 new confirmed cases, 33 additional deaths

The state is now reporting 12,262 confirmed positive cases and a total of 307 coronavirus related deaths.

  Wabash Co. Health Department confirms 1st positive COVID-19 case

The Wabash General Hospital has confirmed its first positive COVID-19 test result.

Illinois surpasses 10K COVID-19 cases

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 Cental.

Illinois bans activities at state parks amid virus outbreak

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is set to give his Friday coronavirus update at 2:30 Central.

IL Gov. Pritzker announces 715 new positive cases, 16 deaths

There are no positive cases in our four counties in Illinois, but just outside the Tri-State, there is one in Saline County.

  Riverview Coal furloughs hundreds of employees

Their parent company, Alliance Resource Partners, announced Wednesday that they are temporarily ceasing coal production at all of its Illinois basin mines.

IL has largest single-day increase of positive COVID-19 cases

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is giving his daily coronavirus update.

  IL Gov. announces plan to release select inmates to cut down on spread of COVID-19 in prisons

Illinois Governor is working to cut down on the spread of COVID-19 throughout the state’s department of corrections.

Illinois reporting more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases

The state of Illinois is now reporting more than 5,000 cases and more than 70 deaths.

Illinois Governor vows to increase testing as COVID-19 cases surge

Illinois Governor Pritzker is set to get his daily coronavirus update at 2:30 p.m.

Illinois infant with COVID-19 dies, cause of death unknown

The press briefing starts at 2:30 CST.

Illinois reporting over 3,000 cases of COVID-19

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker is giving his daily update on coronavirus.

  IN, KY, IL Daily Coronavirus Recap 3/26

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced 50 new statewide cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Thursday - the highest single-day increase in confirmed cases so far in the state.

Illinois positive coronavirus cases surpasses 2,500

IL Governor JB Pritzker is giving his daily update.

Gov. Pritzker announces income tax filing extension, small business aid

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker will hold his daily briefing on COVID-19.

Pritzker says Illinois needs 38,000 more beds for COVID-19

Governor JB Pritzker will hold his daily update Tuesday.

  IL Gov. Pritzker announces partnership with manufacturing, biotech industries to produce life-saving supplies

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker will hold his daily update Monday.

IL officials announce 296 new cases of COVID-19

State officials in Illinois also held their daily briefing on Sunday, announcing 296 new cases of coronavirus in the state, including one infant.

COVID-19 daily update: Medical mask shortage, increased testing nationwide

Questions about medical resources dominated the conversation across the country on Saturday, as several national and state officials provided updates on the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Illinois stay-at-home order starts Sat.

IL Gov. J.B. Pritzker is giving a Saturday update at 2:30 Central.

  IL Gov. Pritzker issues stay-at-home order to prevent further COVID-19 spread

Only one day after California issued a stay-at-home order to combat against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker followed suit - announcing a similar statewide order that will go into effect on Saturday, March 21 at 5 p.m.

Illinois governor orders residents to stay at home

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered the state’s residents to remain in their homes except for essential needs.

  Tri-State hospitals put new restrictions into place, more businesses to close Friday

Starting Friday you won’t be able to get into area hospitals as a visitor with a few exceptions.

  Daily Recap: Coronavirus 3/19

As major developments pop up closer to the Tri-State area, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting people across the United States in different ways.

IL Gov. announces three more coronavirus deaths

Gov. Pritzker will hold his daily press briefing on COVID-19 at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.