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Author Ray Bradbury honored with Illinois hometown statue - Associated Press

Author Ray Bradbury honored with Illinois hometown statue  Associated Press

WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago-area hometown of the late famed science fiction writer Ray Bradbury marked his birthday with dedication of a statue in his ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:21 pm


Illinois man arrested after allegedly having sex with Posey County teen - Evansville Courier & Press

Illinois man arrested after allegedly having sex with Posey County teen  Evansville Courier & Press

POSEY COUNTY, Ind. ⁠— An Illinois man was arrested Friday evening after he allegedly had sex with a Posey County teenager. Jonathan Mericle, 55, of Mount ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:27 pm


New Illinois law bans smoking in vehicles with anyone under 18 - WGN TV Chicago

New Illinois law bans smoking in vehicles with anyone under 18  WGN TV Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed legislation Friday, which prohibits smoking in vehicles with anyone under 18. According to Bill HB2276, ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 6:14 pm


Illinois Judge Convicts Man of Drowning Wife 19 Years Ago - NBC Chicago

Illinois Judge Convicts Man of Drowning Wife 19 Years Ago  NBC Chicago

A Wisconsin man has been convicted of murder in the drowning death of his wife 19 years ago in the bathroom of their suburban Chicago home.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:59 pm


One person dead after drowning on Illinois River in Cherokee County - KOKI FOX 23

One person dead after drowning on Illinois River in Cherokee County  KOKI FOX 23

Grand River Dam Authority says a 67-year-old man died after he drowned in the Illinois River Saturday. GRDA , Illinois River Fire Department and Northeastern ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 5:22 pm


Illinois state trooper dies after gunfire exchange in St. Louis neighborhood - New York Daily News

Illinois state trooper dies after gunfire exchange in St. Louis neighborhood  New York Daily News

An Illinois State Police trooper and father of newborn twins has died from the wounds he sustained during a gunfire exchange, prompted by his attempts to ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 4:28 pm


Illinois Officials Urge Driver Awareness As Schools Reopen - CBS Chicago

Illinois Officials Urge Driver Awareness As Schools Reopen  CBS Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are reminding motorists that schools are reopening. That means lots of children getting on and off school buses.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:16 pm


New Illinois lab trains welfare workers who probe child abuse claims - The Southern

New Illinois lab trains welfare workers who probe child abuse claims  The Southern

"Sometimes textbooks, they sugarcoat things. Teachers sugarcoat things, but this is real life," said Beth Brown of Murphysboro, who recently trained at the ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


Trooper in Illinois serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds - Yahoo News

Trooper in Illinois serving warrant dies from gunshot wounds  Yahoo News

An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered Friday while investigating a search warrant in East St. Louis.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:45 pm


Illinois Bulletin Board | News - Agri News

Illinois Bulletin Board | News  Agri News

BURBONNAIS, Ill. – Are you a teacher thinking about having a classroom worm bin? Learn about vermiculture at 4 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Kankakee County ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:00 pm


Illinois Supreme Court hits road, plans hearings at college - WREX-TV

Illinois Supreme Court hits road, plans hearings at college  WREX-TV

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Supreme Court is going on the road. The high court will hear oral arguments at Lewis and Clark Community College in.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:44 pm


Illinois doctor accused of billing Medicaid for $700,000 in procedures he never performed - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Illinois doctor accused of billing Medicaid for $700,000 in procedures he never performed  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

SWANSEA, Ill. - A dentist is accused of drilling for more than just cavities. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Doctor Yun Sup Kim faces 12 counts of health ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:50 pm


Game 4: at Illinois | National - KULR-TV

Game 4: at Illinois | National  KULR-TV

Sept. 21 / TBA / Champaign, Illinois/ TBA. First-half thoughts: You know how we said earlier that you often excel in what you emphasize? It doesn't apply in this ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:10 pm


Game 3: Northern Illinois | National - The Daily Star-Journal

Game 3: Northern Illinois | National  The Daily Star-Journal

Sept. 14 / 7 p.m. / Memorial Stadium / FS1. First-half thoughts: Another tip of the cap to Nebraska's schedule-maker. Wise choice for a foe, sir. Although Northern ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:10 pm


Illinois state trooper dies after being shot while serving warrant - Fox News

Illinois state trooper dies after being shot while serving warrant  Fox News

An Illinois state trooper died Friday from wounds he suffered hours earlier while executing a search warrant.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:46 am


Illinois bans smoking in cars with minors inside - WAND

Illinois bans smoking in cars with minors inside  WAND

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) – Smoking will no longer be allowed in cars with anyone under 18 years old in a new Illinois law.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:43 am


Commemorating the origins of soybeans in Illinois - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Commemorating the origins of soybeans in Illinois  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ALTON, Ill. – The soybean – an incredible, edible bean. And an integral part of agriculture in Illinois. The Land of Lincoln is the number one soybean-producing ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 1:22 am


Illinois farmers are major contributors to the Gulf of Mexico’s ‘dead zone’; here’s a way to help - WQAD Moline

Illinois farmers are major contributors to the Gulf of Mexico’s ‘dead zone’; here’s a way to help  WQAD Moline

REYNOLDS, Illinois – Farmers are learning about new ways to keep natural chemicals, or nitrates, from flowing downriver to the Gulf of Mexico. It's a loss a lot of ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:36 pm


Illinois 7-year-old offered a trip to Disney World chooses to meet his bone marrow donor instead - FOX 31 Denver

Illinois 7-year-old offered a trip to Disney World chooses to meet his bone marrow donor instead  FOX 31 Denver

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Six years after a stranger gave him bone marrow for a transplant, Gabriel Smith, 7, is getting the chance to meet his donor. But to make it ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:58 pm


Central Illinois homeowners see decrease in their property value; what it means for municipalities, schools - CIproud.com

Central Illinois homeowners see decrease in their property value; what it means for municipalities, schools  CIproud.com

CENTRAL ILLINOIS–Thousands of homeowners are seeing their property fall in value. This week, Property Assessment Notices arrived in mailboxes.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:17 pm


Illinois teen dies in ATV crash, vehicle ran into tree - KWQC-TV6

Illinois teen dies in ATV crash, vehicle ran into tree  KWQC-TV6

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire authorities say a 17-year-old Illinois boy has died after the ATV he was operating crashed into a tree in Concord.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:20 pm


Illinois resident experiencing respiratory illness after vaping has died - KWQC-TV6

Illinois resident experiencing respiratory illness after vaping has died  KWQC-TV6

The Illinois Department of Public Health has announced the death of an individual who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:19 pm


Illinois Governor JB Pritzker comes to SIU - Daily Egyptian

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker comes to SIU  Daily Egyptian

Illinois governor, JB Pritzker, as well as several other government officials and university administrators, gathered at the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:41 pm


Deputy stabbed, inmate shot in eastern Illinois courthouse - WGN TV Chicago

Deputy stabbed, inmate shot in eastern Illinois courthouse  WGN TV Chicago

DANVILLE, Ill. — Authorities say an inmate in a holding cell at the courthouse in eastern Illinois was shot after stabbing a sheriff's deputy several times in the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 6:02 pm


Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case - UPI News

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case  UPI News

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- An Illinois judge on Friday named a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:32 pm


Illinois Basketball: Illini will be put to the test with tough schedule - Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Illini will be put to the test with tough schedule  Writing Illini

The Illinois basketball team needs to have a good 2019-2020 campaign. The Illini schedule has been released and they will be put to the test.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:57 pm


Michael J. Madigan is a liability for Illinois Democratic Party - Crain's Chicago Business

Michael J. Madigan is a liability for Illinois Democratic Party  Crain's Chicago Business

There was a time, not so long ago, when it would have been laughable to suggest Democrats kick Madigan to the curb. That time is over.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:45 pm


Johnny Cash's Estate Sues Illinois Event Hall For Using His Likeness Without Permission - Taste of Country

Johnny Cash's Estate Sues Illinois Event Hall For Using His Likeness Without Permission  Taste of Country

A wedding venue in Illinois is in hot water for using the likeness of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash without permission.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:23 pm


Illinois Boy, 7, Gives up Chance to Visit Disney World to Meet Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life - KTLA Los Angeles

Illinois Boy, 7, Gives up Chance to Visit Disney World to Meet Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved His Life  KTLA Los Angeles

Six years after a stranger gave him bone marrow for a transplant, Gabriel Smith, 7, is getting the chance to meet his donor. But to make it happen, Gabriel had to ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:11 pm


Illinois State Trooper shot in East St. Louis; sustains life-threatening injuries - KWQC-TV6

Illinois State Trooper shot in East St. Louis; sustains life-threatening injuries  KWQC-TV6

Officials with the Illinois State Police say the 33-year-old trooper was executing a search warrant Friday morning in the 1400 block of North 42nd Street in East ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:59 pm


Illinois freshman found dead at Mizzou residence hall - KCTV Kansas City

Illinois freshman found dead at Mizzou residence hall  KCTV Kansas City

University of Missouri officials say an 18-year-old freshman from Illinois died at a residence hall.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:30 pm


Schimpf won’t seek re-election to Illinois Senate, doesn’t give a reason - Belleville News-Democrat

Schimpf won’t seek re-election to Illinois Senate, doesn’t give a reason  Belleville News-Democrat

State Sen. Paul Schimpf announced Friday he won't seek a second term in the Illinois Senate, possibly clearing the way for an appointment to a federal ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:11 pm


Vistra to shutter 4 Illinois coal plants, totaling over 2000 MW - Utility Dive

Vistra to shutter 4 Illinois coal plants, totaling over 2000 MW  Utility Dive

Vistra Energy will shutter four coal plants totaling more than 2,000 MW, in order to comply with changes to the Multi-Pollutant Standard (MPS) rule enacted by the ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:01 pm


New bike lane brings big changes to Illinois St: what drivers and cyclists should know - Indianapolis Star

New bike lane brings big changes to Illinois St: what drivers and cyclists should know  Indianapolis Star

Cyclists and motorists heading north out of Downtown on busy Illinois Street have likely noticed some changes, changes that may take some time to get used to ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 2:00 pm


Illinois state trooper shot in East St. Louis - WLS-TV

Illinois state trooper shot in East St. Louis  WLS-TV

Illinois State Police say a trooper has been shot while enforcing a search warrant in East St. Louis.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:41 pm


Illinois Football: Weekly (8/23) update on 2020 Illini commits - Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Weekly (8/23) update on 2020 Illini commits  Writing Illini

The Illinois football class of 2020 is building for the future. Here is a weekly update (8/23) on the 2020 Illini commits.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:25 pm


Illinois is more dependent on food stamps than any other neighboring state - Illinois Policy

Illinois is more dependent on food stamps than any other neighboring state  Illinois Policy

Illinois has a higher percentage of its residents on food stamps than its neighboring states, and has seen a much slower decline in food stamp recipients ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:21 pm


Shedd Aquarium offering free admission to Illinois residents on 12 days in September - WLS-TV

Shedd Aquarium offering free admission to Illinois residents on 12 days in September  WLS-TV

If you live in Illinois, you can check out the Shedd Aquarium for free on select days next month.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 1:19 pm


Lake Michigan beaches in Illinois and Indiana could see ‘life-threatening waves’ as high as 6 feet, weather se - Chicago Tribune

Lake Michigan beaches in Illinois and Indiana could see ‘life-threatening waves’ as high as 6 feet, weather se  Chicago Tribune

The National Weather *Service* has issued a hazards alert for Lake Michigan beaches in Illinois and Indiana, with 3- to 6-foot waves making it dangerous to even ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:50 pm


Illinois Basketball: Illini to be without Bernard Kouma - Writing Illini

Illinois Basketball: Illini to be without Bernard Kouma  Writing Illini

Some bad news hit the Illinois basketball pipeline on Thursday night. Bernard Kouma confirmed he will not be an Illini this season.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:31 pm


Illinois raises teachers' minimum salary to $40k - Fox Business

Illinois raises teachers' minimum salary to $40k  Fox Business

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill Thursday that raises teachers' minimum yearly salary to $40000.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:13 pm


New data shows Southern Illinois leads state in job growth since July 2018 - The Southern

New data shows Southern Illinois leads state in job growth since July 2018  The Southern

The Carbondale-Marion metro area created jobs at a higher rate than any other metropolitan region in the state over the last year, leading a statewide positive ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 5:00 am


TV6 INVESTIGATES: Problems at state prisons in Iowa and Illinois - KWQC-TV6

TV6 INVESTIGATES: Problems at state prisons in Iowa and Illinois  KWQC-TV6

As prison under-staffing concerns continue to grow nationwide, some say the declining numbers of correctional officers has led to an increase in assaults on ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:11 am


Illinois to raise minimum teacher salary to $40,000 by 2023 to address statewide shortage - USA TODAY

Illinois to raise minimum teacher salary to $40,000 by 2023 to address statewide shortage  USA TODAY

Illinois is raising the bar for teacher pay: By the first day of school in 2023, teachers will make at least $40,000 following a bill signed into law Thursday by Gov.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 11:18 pm


Illinois freshman found dead at Missouri residence hall - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Illinois freshman found dead at Missouri residence hall  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - University of Missouri officials say an 18-year-old freshman from Illinois died at a residence hall. University police identified the student as ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:24 pm


Things to Know About Real ID in Illinois - NBC Chicago

Things to Know About Real ID in Illinois  NBC Chicago

As of Oct. 1, 2020, every person who flies domestically must have the new identification card.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:11 pm


Post-Open Training Camp: Projected Illinois football depth chart - 247Sports

Post-Open Training Camp: Projected Illinois football depth chart  247Sports

Illini Inquirer's updated Illinois football depth chart after two weeks of open practices.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 8:06 pm


2020 DNC: 31 delegations to stay in Wisconsin and 26 in Illinois - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

2020 DNC: 31 delegations to stay in Wisconsin and 26 in Illinois  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Twenty-six of the delegations attending 2020 DNC will be housed in hotels in northern Illinois while 31 will stay in Wisconsin.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:20 pm


Four coal-fired power plants closing in Illinois - KWQC-TV6

Four coal-fired power plants closing in Illinois  KWQC-TV6

Vistra Energy says they will close plants in Canton, Hennepin, Coffeen and Havana by the end of the year.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 6:14 pm


Illinois Attorney General rules Winnebago County committees violated Open Meetings Act - WREX-TV

Illinois Attorney General rules Winnebago County committees violated Open Meetings Act  WREX-TV

The Illinois Attorney General's Office has determined several Winnebago County board members violated the Illinois Open Meetings Act (OMA) by discussing ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:05 pm


A Texas company is closing 4 Illinois coal plants but plans to keep some of its dirtiest units running - Chicago Tribune

A Texas company is closing 4 Illinois coal plants but plans to keep some of its dirtiest units running  Chicago Tribune

Illinois will take another step away from coal by the end of the year when a Texas company shutters four downstate power plants that burn the lung-damaging, ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:33 pm


Dog belonging to man killed in Illinois Street house explosion found - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Dog belonging to man killed in Illinois Street house explosion found  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

One person died Wednesday in an explosion that obliterated an Illinois Street home in Rochester and damaged two nearby houses.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:35 am


Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West - Reuters

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West  Reuters

CARROLL COUNTY, Ill. (Reuters) - Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 8:11 pm


New Illinois law prohibits landlords from evicting tenants because they are living in the U.S. illegally - Chicago Tribune

New Illinois law prohibits landlords from evicting tenants because they are living in the U.S. illegally  Chicago Tribune

Illinois on Wednesday became the second state to prohibit landlords from evicting tenants solely because they're living in the U.S. illegally.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:31 pm


The high road: Cannabis will be legal in Illinois as of Jan. 1 and Beloit police are worried - Madison.com

The high road: Cannabis will be legal in Illinois as of Jan. 1 and Beloit police are worried  Madison.com

For Amy Manganelli, Jan. 1 is shaping up to be a busy day. That's the day her medical marijuana dispensary, Mapleglen Care Center, will begin selling ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:15 pm


Del Monte Closing Corn-Packing Plant In Northern Illinois - CBS Chicago

Del Monte Closing Corn-Packing Plant In Northern Illinois  CBS Chicago

MENDOTA, Ill. (AP) — Del Monte Foods will close a corn-packing plant in north central Illinois, idling more than 600 full-time and seasonal employees.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:47 pm


Ex-Michigan quarterback Brandon Peters named starter at Illinois - Detroit Free Press

Ex-Michigan quarterback Brandon Peters named starter at Illinois  Detroit Free Press

The Michigan Wolverines football team could face former quarterback Brandon Peters this season, now that he's named the starter at Illinois.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:16 pm


Doubled gas tax creates losers in Illinois, winners across state lines - Illinois Policy

Doubled gas tax creates losers in Illinois, winners across state lines  Illinois Policy

Station owners said Illinois businesses were damaged July 1 when the gasoline tax doubled. Tax increases are keeping Illinois pumps quiet and cooling ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:07 pm


Illinois holds a central role in conserving monarchs, butterflies “too cool to lose.” - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois holds a central role in conserving monarchs, butterflies “too cool to lose.”  Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois is literally in the center of the area of interest for monarch butterflies and real effort is being made.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:58 am


Good Morning, Illini Nation: When it comes to famous formers, Illinois rules - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Good Morning, Illini Nation: When it comes to famous formers, Illinois rules  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Welcome to “Good Morning, Illini Nation,” your daily dose of college basketball news from Illini beat writer and AP Top 25 voter Scott Richey. He'll offer up ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:00 am


Suit alleges security guards had sex with Illinois students - Chicago Sun-Times

Suit alleges security guards had sex with Illinois students  Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges two security guards who worked at a public high school in suburban Chicago had sex with female students, ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:54 pm


Harassment Probe Slams Former Madigan Chief Of Staff; Finds Widespread Bullying At Illinois Capitol - CBS Chicago

Harassment Probe Slams Former Madigan Chief Of Staff; Finds Widespread Bullying At Illinois Capitol  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A yearlong probe into bullying and sexual harassment in Illinois politics found Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan's former chief of staff, ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 10:10 pm


Illinois names Brandon Peters its starting quarterback, calling the Michigan transfer ‘everything we thought h - Chicago Tribune

Illinois names Brandon Peters its starting quarterback, calling the Michigan transfer ‘everything we thought h  Chicago Tribune

Brandon Peters, a graduate transfer from Michigan, beat out freshman Isaiah Williams and redshirt freshmen Matt Robinson and Coran Taylor for Illinois' starting ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 9:47 pm


Commentary: Illinois should resist the rent control temptation - Chicago Tribune

Commentary: Illinois should resist the rent control temptation  Chicago Tribune

Rent control — barred in Illinois since the 1997 Rent Control Preemption Act became law — is once again in vogue. Two repeal and replace bills have been ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:23 pm


Illinois basketball officially adds Lincoln's Jermaine Hamlin | Illini - Herald & Review

Illinois basketball officially adds Lincoln's Jermaine Hamlin | Illini  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Jermaine Hamlin didn't see this coming four years ago when he first started taking basketball seriously as a freshman in high school.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Column: 6 teams can win the Big Ten West (sorry, Illinois). Here are reasons to believe in each of them — and reasons to doubt. - Chicago Tribune

Column: 6 teams can win the Big Ten West (sorry, Illinois). Here are reasons to believe in each of them — and reasons to doubt.  Chicago Tribune

If you had to plunk down some cash, would you take Nebraska (+275), Wisconsin (+350) ... or maybe Northwestern (+550) to repeat in the Big Ten West?

Published on 20 August 2019 | 4:20 pm


Illinois is in ‘the red zone’ for adding a Division I hockey program. And for top area players, it’s an if-you - Chicago Tribune

Illinois is in ‘the red zone’ for adding a Division I hockey program. And for top area players, it’s an if-you  Chicago Tribune

Nationally, Illinois produces the fourth-most college hockey players behind Minnesota, Michigan and Massachusetts, but it is the only state among that group ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 2:00 pm


Cost of Illinois' education bureaucracy crowds out classroom spending - Illinois Policy

Cost of Illinois' education bureaucracy crowds out classroom spending  Illinois Policy

More than 9000 Illinois school district administrators earn more than $100000 a year. Each of them will collect at least $3 million in pension benefits during ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 1:06 pm


Severe Thunderstorm Watch for northeastern Illinois has been discontinued - WGN TV Chicago

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for northeastern Illinois has been discontinued  WGN TV Chicago

Update 2:15PM CDT... The Severe Thunderstorm watch has been cancelled for the entire Chicago area. While there will be showers and a few thunderstorms ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 12:13 pm


Off-duty Illinois deputy killed while helping stalled motorist - KWQC-TV6

Off-duty Illinois deputy killed while helping stalled motorist  KWQC-TV6

A Cook County sheriff's deputy helping a motorist on a northern Illinois street was killed when the stalled vehicle was struck by another vehicle.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 11:53 pm


Illinois Data Centers: Powering Economic Growth and Opportunity - Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois Data Centers: Powering Economic Growth and Opportunity  Crain's Chicago Business

This summer, the governor signed a data center incentive into law, opening up Illinois for what could be hundreds of millions of investment dollars in the state.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 10:03 pm


Illinois top prospect Beason (knee) out for year - ESPN

Illinois top prospect Beason (knee) out for year  ESPN

Illinois freshman defensive back Marquez Beason, the program's top-rated recruit in 10 years, is out for the season with a knee injury.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:35 pm


Severe weather expected Tuesday in Missouri and Illinois - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Severe weather expected Tuesday in Missouri and Illinois  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Hot and humid today with highs in the low 90°s and heat indices 105° to 110°. Clouds and sun with some spot storms this afternoon & early ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:33 pm


Illinois schools to spotlight LGBTQ contributions under new law: ‘The right kind of mandate’ - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois schools to spotlight LGBTQ contributions under new law: ‘The right kind of mandate’  Chicago Sun-Times

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill last week mandating Illinois public schools teach students about the contributions to American society of people that identify as ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 6:42 pm


GOP group known for oppo research targets Illinois - Crain's Chicago Business

GOP group known for oppo research targets Illinois  Crain's Chicago Business

Virginia-based America Rising launches a unit in the state with an attack on three Democratic representatives and Mike Madigan, and promises to make waves ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 6:12 pm


Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Apologizes for Photo of Man Pretending to Assassinate Trump at Fundraising Event - Slate

Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Apologizes for Photo of Man Pretending to Assassinate Trump at Fundraising Event  Slate

Martin Sandoval, an influential Democratic state senator from Illinois, apologized for a photo that surfaced from one of his fundraising events in which a man ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 4:25 pm


Law allows Illinois to take action on climate change - WGN TV Chicago

Law allows Illinois to take action on climate change  WGN TV Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a law allowing Illinois to take its own action to slow climate change. The Democrat approved legislation this ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 2:09 pm


1 Person Killed After Fiery Crash Closes Bridge Over Illinois River; Driver Cited: Police - NBC Chicago

1 Person Killed After Fiery Crash Closes Bridge Over Illinois River; Driver Cited: Police  NBC Chicago

One person is dead and multiple others injured after a fiery crash closed a major bridge over the Illinois River in suburban Morris, according to officials.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 12:46 am


ALWS Game 10: Illinois comes from behind to advance to Monday's semifinal - The American Legion

ALWS Game 10: Illinois comes from behind to advance to Monday's semifinal  The American Legion

In a must-win game for both teams, Danville, Ill., Post 210 rallied from a late deficit to defeat Festus, Mo., Post 253, 7-5, to advance to the semifinal of the ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 8:38 pm


Illinois sues company after high lead levels found in University Park water - WLS-TV

Illinois sues company after high lead levels found in University Park water  WLS-TV

Illinois alleges that a company that provides water to a Chicago suburb made changes without permission from state regulators that caused lead to contaminate ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 9:46 pm


Illinois Governor signs Executive Orders - KFVS

Illinois Governor signs Executive Orders  KFVS

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (KFVS) - Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signs two executive orders aimed at helping first responders. One order waives the requirement for a ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 12:53 am


‘Banda’ Banned In Illinois After Chaotic Markham Event - CBS Chicago

‘Banda’ Banned In Illinois After Chaotic Markham Event  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A south suburban rodeo arena is shut down, three days after CBS 2 first showed this chaotic scene caught on cellphone video. CBS 2's ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 11:52 pm


Illinois is raising taxes and debt, driving residents away - Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois is raising taxes and debt, driving residents away  Crain's Chicago Business

Raise taxes and take on more debt, but do it gradually. Never mind reforms, corruption, hostility to employers and all the rest. Like the mythical frog, nobody will ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:36 pm


At the Illinois State Fair, farmers celebrate ag but bemoan a ‘nightmare’ of a year - Chicago Tribune

At the Illinois State Fair, farmers celebrate ag but bemoan a ‘nightmare’ of a year  Chicago Tribune

Cooper Garlisch, age 2 ½, was not about to lose the Cutest Little Farmer contest. Climbing atop his red toy tractor, he scooted himself across a stage at the ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


How Illinois families can face eviction for crimes they didn't commit - Illinois Policy

How Illinois families can face eviction for crimes they didn't commit  Illinois Policy

Crime-free housing” ordinances have clearly gone too far. And Illinoisans shouldn't feel like unwanted guests in their own homes.

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program - The Root

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program  The Root

Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Heartland virus found in Illinois ticks, health officials warn - New York Post

Heartland virus found in Illinois ticks, health officials warn  New York Post

Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires patients to ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 3:06 pm


Illinois becomes first state to require EpiPen costs covered for kids. 'This is huge' - USA TODAY

Illinois becomes first state to require EpiPen costs covered for kids. 'This is huge'  USA TODAY

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a law requiring insurance companies to cover the cost of life-saving EpiPens for children with severe allergies.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


5 last-minute summer getaways in Illinois totally worth taking - Chicago Tribune

5 last-minute summer getaways in Illinois totally worth taking  Chicago Tribune

From hiking near waterfalls to road tripping on a historic highway, make some time for one final family getaway.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Illinois seeking to bar ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich from practicing law - WGN TV Chicago

Illinois seeking to bar ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich from practicing law  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO— Eight years after former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was convicted of corruption, the state of Illinois seeking to bar him from practicing law.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Illinois just became the first state to require insurance companies to cover EpiPen injectors for kids - CNN

Illinois just became the first state to require insurance companies to cover EpiPen injectors for kids  CNN

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a law that would require insurance companies to cover costs for kids needing EpiPen injections for cases of severe allergic ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


At Illinois State Fair, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urges Democrats to ‘catch the spark of Illinois,’ and Gov. - Chicago Tribune

At Illinois State Fair, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urges Democrats to ‘catch the spark of Illinois,’ and Gov.  Chicago Tribune

Democrats have their day at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, starting with an address from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Invasive ‘jumping worms’ find their way to Illinois, wreaking havoc on soil - WGN TV Chicago

Invasive ‘jumping worms’ find their way to Illinois, wreaking havoc on soil  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — An invasive species known by a variety of names — jumping worms, crazy worms, Alabama jumpers, snake worms — is invading the Illinois area.

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Illinois law will ensure students learn LGBTQ history - ThinkProgress

Illinois law will ensure students learn LGBTQ history  ThinkProgress

A new law in Illinois will promote a more LGBTQ-inclusive history curricula in schools across the state. The measure goes into effect in July of next year.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


LGBTQ history curriculum will now be taught in Illinois schools - CNN

LGBTQ history curriculum will now be taught in Illinois schools  CNN

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law on Friday a bill that ensures the contributions of LGBTQ people are taught in public schools.

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Here are 5 of the best marijuana strains in Illinois - Chicago Sun-Times

Here are 5 of the best marijuana strains in Illinois  Chicago Sun-Times

When sales of recreational marijuana kick off next year, many Illinoisans visiting pot shops for the first time will face the daunting task of choosing from shelves of ...

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Meet the people working to kick Chicago out of Illinois - Chicago Tribune

Meet the people working to kick Chicago out of Illinois  Chicago Tribune

A look at the movement to split Chicago from the rest of the state — why it's not as crazy as you think it is, and how the secession plan reflects Illinois' rural-urban ...

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


High places? Spouse of Illinois pot bill sponsor takes job in cannabis industry — but Kelly Cassidy insists n… - Chicago Sun-Times

High places? Spouse of Illinois pot bill sponsor takes job in cannabis industry — but Kelly Cassidy insists n…  Chicago Sun-Times

Candace Gingrich, who is married to state Rep. Kelly Cassidy — the lead House sponsor of a massive marijuana legalization measure signed into law last ...

Published on 31 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Illinois lawmakers say push for affordable housing solutions just beginning - The Southern

Illinois lawmakers say push for affordable housing solutions just beginning  The Southern

SPRINGFIELD — Lack of affordable housing impacts many facets of family life — access to education and health care, for example — for Illinoisans throughout ...

Published on 28 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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