Chicago expands monkeypox vaccine access, OKs second doses as supply grows Chicago expands monkeypox vaccine access, OKs second doses as supply grows

The city is scheduled to receive up to 20,000 doses of the JYNNEOS monkeypox vaccine from the Strategic National Stockpile and will distribute them to clinics across the city over the next week, the Chicago Department of Public Health announced in a statement Thursday.

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Afternoon Briefing: What is Chicago’s ‘Playpen’? Afternoon Briefing: What is Chicago’s ‘Playpen’?

Good afternoon, Chicago. Here's what is happening today.

yesterday, 21:05
Small plane crashes upside down onto hangars at Camarillo Airport Small plane crashes upside down onto hangars at Camarillo Airport

An ultralight airplane crashed upside down into hangars at the Camarillo airport Thursday. The pilot was in critical condition.

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Chicago Public Schools unveils safety plans, conducts active shooter drill ahead of new school year Chicago Public Schools unveils safety plans, conducts active shooter drill ahead of new school year

"Families need to know that there is a plan to keep their students safe" when they return to school Monday, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez said.

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Comedian Ricky Gervais joins animal rights group in call to move Rocky the coyote from forest preserve in Northbrook to Colorado wildlife sanctuary Comedian Ricky Gervais joins animal rights group in call to move Rocky the coyote from forest preserve in Northbrook to Colorado wildlife sanctuary

The British standup joined an international animal rights group in calling for Rocky the coyote to be moved to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado.

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Corrections and clarifications

Corrections and clarifications for Aug. 19

yesterday, 23:57
Man convicted in two 1980s rapes and murders after genealogy search Man convicted in two 1980s rapes and murders after genealogy search

Horace Van Vaultz Jr. was linked to the two killings through a genealogy match in 2019, a first for the L.A. County district attorney's office.

today, 5:11
Free speech doesn't protect Sony in dispute over Michael Jackson songs, court rules Free speech doesn't protect Sony in dispute over Michael Jackson songs, court rules

The California Supreme Court on Thursday sided with consumers in a case alleging false advertising of a posthumous Michael Jackson album.

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Police followed protocol when detaining head custodian at Pasadena school, review finds Police followed protocol when detaining head custodian at Pasadena school, review finds

A review of body camera footage following reports of a possible burglar at San Rafael Elementary revealed no wrongdoing, according to city and police officials.

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Son collected dead father's funds as body decomposed for years, officials say Son collected dead father's funds as body decomposed for years, officials say

Randall Freer, who died last month in Jackson, Calif., is suspected of leaving his father's body in a recliner in order to collect his funds, authorities said Thursday.

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