The week is finally winding down. And it's time to look back on some of the stories that caught Patch readers' attention in the northern Chicago suburbs in recent days.
Here is a look at what you may have missed:
So far, 77 pharmacies across Illinois have Pfizer's Paxlovid. A prescription from a doctor is needed to get the antiviral pills.
A Cary couple says the baby's mother should be allowed to be with and breastfeed the newborn.
An autopsy indicated the 6-year-old North Chicago boy died of hypothermia before he was found partly burned in Gary, Indiana.
The antique-filled pizzeria and pub was reportedly sold to another restaurateur after more than three years on the market.
Nicholas D. Sebastion, 43, died from multiple gunshot wounds. The deputies involved in the shooting are on paid administrative leave.
People showing up at the emergency room for non-emergency reasons are reportedly contributing to the overburdening of area hospitals.
Administrators said they would consult with school safety experts about whether to install metal detectors at Evanston Township High School.
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