‘Save The West Side, Chicago’ Raises Over $40,000 To Rebuild Businesses; Here’s How You Can Help

CHICAGO (CBS)– Businesses are struggling amid the pandemic, and for those hit by rioting and looting, recovery is looking more difficult than ever. Earth’s Remedies, a local nonprofit, started the “Save the West-side, Chicago” GoFundMe page to help minority brown and black owned businesses recover. Having raised over $40,000, additional resources and support are now […]

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Patient Fatally Shoots Retired Officer Working Security At Munster Community Hospital

CHICAGO (CBS)– A patient fatally shot a retired police officer at Munster Community Hospital early Tuesday morning. According to Munster police, there was a “physical disturbance” between patient and a staff member. Police then responded to a call of shots fired around 1:15 a.m. As first reported by the Northwest Indiana Times, a psychiatric patient was […]

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Lyft Driver Who Waited Months For Unemployment Benefits Calls Pandemic Unemployment Assistance System Incompatible With Existing System

CHICAGO (CBS) — A $22 million headache — that’s what some who have waited months for unemployment benefits calls Illinois’ Pandemic Unemployment Assistance system. A man CBS 2 spoke with says the system’s incompatibility with the state’s existing system could have cause his wait. CBS 2 has heard a number of complaints about the PUA system. […]

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