COVID-19 update: Cook County jail guard and two more Chicago cops test positive; Nearly 900 jail inmates being reviewed for possible release; Courthouse a “viral hot box” as defendants sneeze, cough, and wheeze on attorneys, judges, and deputies.
Jessica Huff is accused of stealing items from patient rooms at the University of Chicago Hospital on Thursday, according to court records. A source said hand sanitizer and masks were among the items she allegedly took.
Additional Chicago police officers will be assigned this weekend to work retail corridors, thoroughfares, and other areas in need of “special attention” as Gov. J.B. Pritzker prepares to announce a statewide shelter in place order to counter COVID-19.