Rockford Ice Skating Coach Convicted of Sexually Abusing a Young Skater
A jury found a northern Illinois ice skating coach guilty of aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving a young skater.
Illinois' Top Doc: ‘This is Setting Up to Be a Very Deadly COVID Christmas and New Years'
Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike warned Friday that “this is setting up to be a very deadly COVID Christmas and New Years” as she delivered an address about rising metrics in one state health care region.
Illinois' Top Doctor to Address Rising COVID Cases in Region 1
Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike will address a rise in COVID cases in one particular health care region Friday.
Omicron Concerns Grow as Suburban Cook County Confirms First Case
As COVID cases continue to spread, Cook County is reacting after a case of the omicron variant was confirmed Wednesday. NBC 5’s Vi Nguyen has the story.
Winnebago County Officials Issue Disaster Proclamation Amid Surging COVID Cases, Hospitalizations
Officials in Winnebago County have issued a disaster proclamation amid increasing numbers of COVID cases and hospitalizations in the area.
Omicron Could Lead to More Breakthrough COVID Cases
The heavily-mutated omicron variant could lead to more breakthrough COVID cases in those who have received the vaccine and booster shot. NBC 5’s Chris Hush reports.