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New study identifies 'gaps' in state gun law that allowed Aurora shooter to illegally keep his weapon - Chicago Tribune

New study identifies 'gaps' in state gun law that allowed Aurora shooter to illegally keep his weapon  Chicago Tribune

The ink on a new report on Illinois gun laws was barely dry when news broke of a mass shooting in Aurora by a felon who should not have been carrying a ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:15 pm


Worse Than New York: Radical Illinois Abortion Law Will Make State the 'Abortion Capital of America' - CBN News

Worse Than New York: Radical Illinois Abortion Law Will Make State the 'Abortion Capital of America'  CBN News

Illinois is considering its most radical abortion bills yet. If passed, pro-life advocates say they could turn the state into the abortion haven of the Midwest.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:40 pm


Tennessee St. looks to end streak vs E. Illinois - kwwl.com

Tennessee St. looks to end streak vs E. Illinois  kwwl.com

Eastern Illinois (14-14, 7-8) vs. Tennessee State (8-19, 5-10) Gentry Center, Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 8:30 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Eastern Illinois.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:47 am


N. Illinois looks to end streak vs Toledo - week.com

N. Illinois looks to end streak vs Toledo  week.com

Northern Illinois (12-14, 5-8) vs. Toledo (20-6, 8-5) Savage Arena, Toledo, Ohio; Saturday, 6 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Toledo looks to extend Northern.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:31 am


Pritzker’s budget depends on new revenue from legalizing marijuana in Illinois - Belleville News-Democrat

Pritzker’s budget depends on new revenue from legalizing marijuana in Illinois  Belleville News-Democrat

Two Chicago Democrats are drafting legislation to legalize marijuana in Illinois. Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget plan depends on $170 million in new revenue from ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:00 am


How Illinois bet on video gambling and lost - Belleville News-Democrat

How Illinois bet on video gambling and lost  Belleville News-Democrat

Editor's note: This story is a collaboration between ProPublica Illinois and WBEZ Chicago, co-published with the Chicago Sun-Times. It was originally published ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 11:00 am


Central Illinois man pleads guilty to meth distribution - WGEM

Central Illinois man pleads guilty to meth distribution  WGEM

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A central Illinois man has entered a guilty plea to federal drug charges related to a methamphetamine distribution case. Jerry.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 10:49 am


Illinois is the test case for Democrat economic and tax policies - American Thinker

Illinois is the test case for Democrat economic and tax policies  American Thinker

The new Democrat governor in Illinois, billionaire heir to the Hyatt Hotels fortune J.B. Ptitzker, gave a speech about how grave the budget situation is.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 10:35 am


McCombie: 'Huge task' in rebuilding Illinois House GOP caucus - Northwest Herald

McCombie: 'Huge task' in rebuilding Illinois House GOP caucus  Northwest Herald

Illinois Republicans suffered big losses in the 2018 elections, giving up seven House seats and handing a 74-44 supermajority to Democrats. Now it's up to state ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 7:33 am


NIU holds vigil to remember Central Illinois natives killed in Aurora shooting - CIproud.com

NIU holds vigil to remember Central Illinois natives killed in Aurora shooting  CIproud.com

Candles lit Thursday night on Northern Illinois University's campus remembering their own.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 5:21 am


Rick Byrd wins 800th career game; Belmont beats E. Illinois - kwwl.com

Rick Byrd wins 800th career game; Belmont beats E. Illinois  kwwl.com

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rick Byrd won his 800th career game as Belmont rolled past Eastern Illinois 99-58 on Thursday night. Byrd joined Duke's Mike.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 3:47 am


Illinois State Fair Giant Slide has been sold - newschannel20.com

Illinois State Fair Giant Slide has been sold  newschannel20.com

The giant slide at the Illinois State Fairgrounds has officially been sold. Amy Raftis, with Prairie State Bank & Trust, confirms the slide is now under contract to be ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 2:14 am


Snow days prompt e-learning push across Illinois - Rockford Register Star

Snow days prompt e-learning push across Illinois  Rockford Register Star

ROCKFORD — On the morning of Jan. 30 — when most area students were enjoying one of the region's many snow days this winter — Boylan Catholic High ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:59 am


Snoop Dogg to headline Illinois State Fair - MyWabashValley.com

Snoop Dogg to headline Illinois State Fair  MyWabashValley.com

Rap icon Snoop Dogg is coming to the 2019 Illinois State Fair.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:34 am


Plastic bag tax could be in the future for Illinois residents - khqa.com

Plastic bag tax could be in the future for Illinois residents  khqa.com

A proposed tax in Illinois Governor J. B. Pritzker's budget address could change the way residents shop. The governor suggested a plastic bag fee as part of his ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 1:04 am


Illinois governor pushes to give students more money for college - WGEM

Illinois governor pushes to give students more money for college  WGEM

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker is promising more money for students to go to college. He wants to help bring more than 15000 students to college.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:52 am


Illinois lawmakers begin work on capital bill amid massive infrastructure needs - The Southern

Illinois lawmakers begin work on capital bill amid massive infrastructure needs  The Southern

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois lawmakers were given a rude awakening on Thursday about the condition of the state's roads and bridges as they began preparing to ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:06 am


Illinois Joins Lawsuit Against Trump's Emergency Wall Declaration - WTTW News

Illinois Joins Lawsuit Against Trump's Emergency Wall Declaration  WTTW News

Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has joined 15 other state attorneys general in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump's administration for declaring a ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 12:05 am


Illinois ranks #1 as the cheapest state to buy a case of beer - WQAD Moline

Illinois ranks #1 as the cheapest state to buy a case of beer  WQAD Moline

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois - It's news you can drink to. Illinois is the cheapest state in the country to buy a 24-pack of beer according to a new study. For beer ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:42 pm


Proposed Illinois bill would require schools to teach details of consent in sex ed - The Southern

Proposed Illinois bill would require schools to teach details of consent in sex ed  The Southern

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois schools might soon be teaching a new, fuller definition of what it means to give sexual consent.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:40 pm


Kroger unexpectedly donates nearly $35,000 to Central Illinois non-profits - CIproud.com

Kroger unexpectedly donates nearly $35,000 to Central Illinois non-profits  CIproud.com

Thursday, area non-profits throughout Central Illinois recevied unexpected donations from regional grocer, Kroger.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:09 pm


Illinois and Missouri scrambling to patch potholes during nicer weather - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Illinois and Missouri scrambling to patch potholes during nicer weather  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Road crews in Illinois and Missouri are on the attack. They're taking advantage of the nicer weather to fill potholes. If you think the pothole ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:50 pm


About ISA - Illinois Soybean Association

About ISA  Illinois Soybean Association

The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is a statewide organization that strives to enable Illinois soybean producers to be the most knowledgeable and profitable ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:27 pm


Illinois Cops Turned $850 Into a $20,000 Pension Boost - Hit & Run : Reason.com - Reason

Illinois Cops Turned $850 Into a $20,000 Pension Boost - Hit & Run : Reason.com  Reason

Danita Delimont Photography/NewscomThanks to a one-time bonus added to their final paychecks, cops in one Illinois town were boosting their annual pension ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:00 pm


Heres How Healthy Illinois Economy Really Is - Patch.com

Heres How Healthy Illinois Economy Really Is  Patch.com

How IL Recovered From Great Recession - Across Illinois, IL - A new study shows how healthy every state's economy is in 2019. See what they found for Illinois.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 9:36 pm


Illinois medical cannabis growers lobby on license issue - Raleigh News & Observer

Illinois medical cannabis growers lobby on license issue  Raleigh News & Observer

Medical marijuana growers in Illinois have formed a political action committee and are spending money in an attempt to limit the market if recreational use of the ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:31 pm


Illinois Mileage Tax Sponsor Pulls Legislation - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3 - Effingham's News Leader

Illinois Mileage Tax Sponsor Pulls Legislation - Effingham's News and Sports Leader, 979XFM and KJ Country 102.3  Effingham's News Leader

The Chicago lawmaker who suggested taxing people in Illinois based on how many miles they drive says he's scrubbing the idea, for now. St. Rep. Marcus ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:26 pm


Illinois Girls 1A-2A AP All-State Teams - kwwl.com

Illinois Girls 1A-2A AP All-State Teams  kwwl.com

The Associated Press all-state high school girls basketball teams for Class 1A and Class 2A in Illinois, as voted on by a statewide panel of sports.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 pm


How Has The 'Crack Cocaine Of Gambling' Affected Illinois? The State Hasn't Bothered To Check. - St. Louis Public Radio

How Has The 'Crack Cocaine Of Gambling' Affected Illinois? The State Hasn't Bothered To Check.  St. Louis Public Radio

Orville Dash sits in a recliner with a clipboard. Tall and broad-shouldered, with wispy white hair where a pompadour once rose, the former statistical.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:23 pm


Illini PWO commit Ryan Meed: Illinois 'a perfect fit for me' - 247Sports

Illini PWO commit Ryan Meed: Illinois 'a perfect fit for me'  247Sports

Walking on with Illini 'a perfect fit' for New York linebacker Ryan Meed.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 7:14 pm


Penn State, Illinois meet in conference play - week.com

Penn State, Illinois meet in conference play  week.com

Penn State (10-16, 3-12) vs. Illinois (10-16, 6-9). State Farm Center, Champaign, Illinois; Saturday, 12 a.m. EST. BOTTOM LINE: Penn State visits Illinois in a Big ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 5:35 pm


Chicago-area home sales cratered in January, Illinois Realtors says - Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago-area home sales cratered in January, Illinois Realtors says  Crain's Chicago Business

Industry representatives blamed the fall on collapsing consumer confidence due in part to the partial government shutdown.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 3:48 pm


FL man arrested for throwing toilet in Illinois, police say - Sacramento Bee

FL man arrested for throwing toilet in Illinois, police say  Sacramento Bee

Dave Toliver of Daytona Beach, Florida, was charged with criminal damage to property in East St. Louis. Deputies say he threw an old toilet through the window ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 3:45 pm


Illinois Football: Illini offer highly touted DE Travion Ford - Writing Illini

Illinois Football: Illini offer highly touted DE Travion Ford  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team will need help at defensive end in the future. The Illini are trying to solve that with an offer to Travion Ford.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 1:18 pm


Local News How will Illinois $15 minimum wage hike affect Wisconsin? - WTMJ-TV

Local News How will Illinois $15 minimum wage hike affect Wisconsin?  WTMJ-TV

Illinois' minimum wage is going up to $15 an hour by 2025.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:33 pm


Pritzker picks UI grad to head Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Pritzker picks UI grad to head Illinois Department of Natural Resources  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

SPRINGFIELD — Iroquois County native Colleen Callahan — a woman with deep roots in agriculture, politics and the University of Illinois — looks forward to a ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:00 pm


Body cameras proposed for elected officials doing Illinois business - KCRG

Body cameras proposed for elected officials doing Illinois business  KCRG

A Republican in the Illinois General Assembly says all elected officials in the state should be required to wear body cameras while conducting government ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 11:46 am


Marsha Howard's double-double helps Wisconsin women's basketball team hold off Illinois - Madison.com

Marsha Howard's double-double helps Wisconsin women's basketball team hold off Illinois  Madison.com

With her Badgers career winding down, Marsha Howard has taken her game to a new level and she continued that trend Wednesday night with 27 points and 10 ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 10:15 am


Study: Illinois among most “sinful” states - KWQC-TV6

Study: Illinois among most “sinful” states  KWQC-TV6

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) – A new study ranking all 50 states on vices finds Illinois is the 8th most “sinful” state in the U.S. while Iowa is 45. WalletHub reports that it ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 3:21 am


Cheers! Illinois has cheapest beer in US, study finds - WLS-TV

Cheers! Illinois has cheapest beer in US, study finds  WLS-TV

The cold, wet weather got you down? Researchers from the personal finance site, Simple.Thrifty.Living., have some news that could cheer you right up - and ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 2:00 am


Bill could lift a decade-old rent control ban in Illinois - WIFR

Bill could lift a decade-old rent control ban in Illinois  WIFR

ROCKFORD, Ill (WIFR) - A bill moving through the Illinois legislature could get rid of a decade-old rent control ban. 23 News looks into the impact this legislation ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 12:46 am


Scratch off winners won't get paid in Illinois, for now - week.com

Scratch off winners won't get paid in Illinois, for now  week.com

Due to equipment upgrades, winners of scratch off Illinois lottery tickets will have to wait a bit. Because they won't get paid immediately, as is typical for that style ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 10:51 pm


Illinois inmates would no longer receive bill for prison stays, under new proposal - week.com

Illinois inmates would no longer receive bill for prison stays, under new proposal  week.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WEEK) — An Illinois state senator wants to end of practice of requiring inmates to repay the costs of their incarcerations. State Sen. Robert ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:59 pm


Illinois offers 2019 forward - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Illinois offers 2019 forward  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN — An open scholarship for the 2019 class. No game until late Saturday morning against Penn State and at home no less. Perfect time for the ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 4:47 pm


Illinois can't stop hospital from closing: 6 things to know - Becker's Hospital Review

Illinois can't stop hospital from closing: 6 things to know  Becker's Hospital Review

Illinois isn't able to do much to stop the planned closure of a Chicago area hospital, despite disapproval from the community, according to a Chicago Tribune ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 4:43 pm


Wisconsin basketball: Takeaways from Badgers’ win vs. Illinois - Bucky's 5th Quarter

Wisconsin basketball: Takeaways from Badgers’ win vs. Illinois  Bucky's 5th Quarter

Thoughts from the home victory before looking ahead to Northwestern.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 3:26 pm


Slick morning commute as snow turns to freezing rain across northern Illinois - Chicago Tribune

Slick morning commute as snow turns to freezing rain across northern Illinois  Chicago Tribune

Snow and ice are again threatening the Chicago area, prompting the National Weather *Service* to issue a winter weather advisory for much of northern Illinois ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 3:20 pm


$1.3 Million Homes in Connecticut, Hawaii and Illinois - The New York Times

$1.3 Million Homes in Connecticut, Hawaii and Illinois  The New York Times

A 1760 clapboard house in New Milford, a cottage on Maui and an 1878 bungalow in Wilmette.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 2:01 pm


Overnight snow leaves some slick spots on Central Illinois roads - Bloomington Pantagraph

Overnight snow leaves some slick spots on Central Illinois roads  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — Motorists were reporting only a few selected slick spots on Central Illinois roads Wednesday morning, although a winter weather advisory ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 1:16 pm


Flames engulf home in Walnut, Illinois, family displaced - WQAD Moline

Flames engulf home in Walnut, Illinois, family displaced  WQAD Moline

WALNUT, Illinois -- A family of three is without a place to live after flames destroyed their home on Feb. 20, a neighbor said. A neighbor, Zoe Zittle, said she ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 12:06 pm


Illinois has done little to address addiction 6½ years into legal video gambling - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois has done little to address addiction 6½ years into legal video gambling  Chicago Sun-Times

Video gambling became legal in Illinois in 2012, but the state still hasn't addressed addiction in a meaningful way. Part 2 of 'The Bad Bet,' a ProPublica ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 10:04 am


Hundreds without power in Illinois, Iowa after snow - WQAD Moline

Hundreds without power in Illinois, Iowa after snow  WQAD Moline

UPDATE: 2/20 8:55 a.m. - MidAmerican Energy is now reporting 95 power outages in the Quad Cities and 29 in Waterloo. Alliant's outages near Salem have ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 5:15 am


Little Rock woman reunites homeless man with family in Illinois - THV11.com KTHV

Little Rock woman reunites homeless man with family in Illinois  THV11.com KTHV

A homeless man who lived on the streets of Little Rock for over a decade is now back home with his family in Illinois after one woman took the time to learn his ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 4:40 am


Illinois State Trooper injured after squad car struck by semi-trailer - newschannel20.com

Illinois State Trooper injured after squad car struck by semi-trailer  newschannel20.com

An Illinois State Police trooper was injured after a five-car crash occurred on I-39 northbound Monday, Feb. 18. Police said a trooper was inside of his squad car ...

Published on 20 February 2019 | 3:40 am


The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application - CNN

The Illinois gunman lied about his criminal history on his gun owner application  CNN

New information about the gunman in the Henry Pratt Co. shooting raises more questions about how he was able to get the murder weapon.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 3:21 am


[Updated] Colleen Callahan nominated as Illinois DNR director: Unexpectedly - Chicago Sun-Times

[Updated] Colleen Callahan nominated as Illinois DNR director: Unexpectedly  Chicago Sun-Times

Colleen Callahan has unexpectedly been nominated as director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 10:52 pm


"Zombie Deer" reported in several Illinois counties - khqa.com

"Zombie Deer" reported in several Illinois counties  khqa.com

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) -- Animals with a disease known as "Zombie Deer" have been reported in 17 Illinois counties, as well as 23 other states, ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 10:08 pm


Freshman Alan Griffin giving Illinois basketball key minutes off the bench - Herald & Review

Freshman Alan Griffin giving Illinois basketball key minutes off the bench  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Shooting comes and goes on a nightly basis.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 10:00 pm


Illinois governor signs measure hiking state's minimum wage to $15 - Fox News

Illinois governor signs measure hiking state's minimum wage to $15  Fox News

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a measure gradually hiking the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, the highest in the Midwest.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 9:50 pm


Illinois marijuana cannabis pot legalization can be damaged - Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois marijuana cannabis pot legalization can be damaged  Crain's Chicago Business

Creating a new and unregulated market overnight—in an industry that some people find unusual and scary—seems the easiest way to ensure its failure.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 9:06 pm


Illinois doctor: Newman miracle depositions were 'spiritual experiences' - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Illinois doctor: Newman miracle depositions were 'spiritual experiences'  Crux: Covering all things Catholic

The proposed miracle that God worked through the intercession of Cardinal John Henry Newman in 2013 involved a local mother who faced life-threatening ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:26 pm


Sterigenics sues Illinois EPA over order prohibiting use of ethylene oxide - Crain's Chicago Business

Sterigenics sues Illinois EPA over order prohibiting use of ethylene oxide  Crain's Chicago Business

The state agency issued an order Friday prohibiting the company from using ethylene oxide, a chemical on the federal government's list of carcinogens, ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 6:24 pm


Central Illinois under winter weather advisory starting at 9 p.m. - Bloomington Pantagraph

Central Illinois under winter weather advisory starting at 9 p.m.  Bloomington Pantagraph

BLOOMINGTON — A winter weather advisory will take effect at 9 p.m. Tuesday and continue until noon Wednesday, as another winter storm is headed to the ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:15 pm


Pro-Choice Bills Could Cement Illinois as the Midwest's Abortion Care Oasis - Rewire.News

Pro-Choice Bills Could Cement Illinois as the Midwest's Abortion Care Oasis  Rewire.News

Illinois Democrats' pro-choice push could help providers cope with an influx of out-of-state patients by expanding the number of medical professionals who can ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 5:00 pm


Illinois woman claims $2M won through Iowa Lottery - KCRG

Illinois woman claims $2M won through Iowa Lottery  KCRG

An Illinois woman has claimed the $2 million she won in the Iowa Lottery Powerball game.

Published on 19 February 2019 | 1:33 pm


Second Illinois policy group pushes to tax retirement, AARP pushes back - WQAD Moline

Second Illinois policy group pushes to tax retirement, AARP pushes back  WQAD Moline

CHICAGO (Illinois News Network) — A second state policy group has come out in support of taxing retirement dividends in Illinois to help balance the state's ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 12:24 pm


EDITORIAL: Illinois could be a leader in clean energy. Let’s not screw it up - Chicago Sun-Times

EDITORIAL: Illinois could be a leader in clean energy. Let’s not screw it up  Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois has a chance to become a leader in green energy. What the Legislature does will go a long way toward deciding whether the state achieves that ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Illinois regulators say they want to stop ‘renegade’ cabbie exposed by Fox 2 - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Illinois regulators say they want to stop ‘renegade’ cabbie exposed by Fox 2  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Secretary of State's Office is coming down hard on a renegade cabbie operating in St. Louis. Yet the convict appears to be ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 4:38 am


Illinois joins 15 other states in suing Trump over emergency wall declaration - Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois joins 15 other states in suing Trump over emergency wall declaration  Chicago Sun-Times

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California and 15 other states — including Illinois — filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump's emergency declaration ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 1:41 am


Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence: No one is specifically assigned to relinquish a felon's gun - WGN Radio - Chicago

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence: No one is specifically assigned to relinquish a felon's gun  WGN Radio - Chicago

Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence Senior Policy Advisor Mark Jones joins John Williams to explain how the gunman in the Aurora shooting was able to ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 11:13 pm


Cheers! Illinois has the cheapest beer in the country - Chicago Sun-Times

Cheers! Illinois has the cheapest beer in the country  Chicago Sun-Times

In the Land of Lincoln, you can get a case of beer for $15.20, and that's as cheap as it gets.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 7:40 pm


Streaking Illinois looks to stay hot: Power rankings of the state's Division I basketball teams - Chicago Tribune

Streaking Illinois looks to stay hot: Power rankings of the state's Division I basketball teams  Chicago Tribune

Illinois takes a four-game winning streak to Wisconsin on Monday night. Beating the No. 22 Badgers on the road would be another significant step forward for a ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 7:10 pm


New Illinois mileage bill would tax drivers by the mile - KMOV.com

New Illinois mileage bill would tax drivers by the mile  KMOV.com

A new bill introduced Thursday would impose a tax on each mile driven by Illinois motorist.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 5:45 pm


A progressive income tax for Illinois is anything but “moral” - Chicago Sun-Times

A progressive income tax for Illinois is anything but “moral”  Chicago Sun-Times

The Sun-Times' Feb. 11 editorial, ”A moral argument for the rich in Illinois paying a fairer share“ gets one thing right: It's morally imperative to protect the middle ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 5:15 pm


Man shot at Illinois business texted wife ‘I love you’ before dying - FOX 31 Denver

Man shot at Illinois business texted wife ‘I love you’ before dying  FOX 31 Denver

AURORA, Illinois - The day after Valentine's Day, Terra Pinkard received a final text message from the love of her life. She says it read: "I love you, I've been shot ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 2:40 pm


Three Keys & a Pick: Illinois at No. 20 Wisconsin - 247Sports

Three Keys & a Pick: Illinois at No. 20 Wisconsin  247Sports

Lead basketball reporter Derek Piper previews Illinois' matchup at No. 20 Wisconsin on Monday night.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 2:16 pm


New State Data Paints Shocking Picture of Illinois Firearm Laws - NBC Chicago

New State Data Paints Shocking Picture of Illinois Firearm Laws  NBC Chicago

Responding to growing questions in the aftermath of last week's mass shooting at a factory in Aurora, the Illinois State Police released data Thursday evening ...

Published on 18 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Illinois riding improved defense into No. 20 Wisconsin - Herald & Review

Illinois riding improved defense into No. 20 Wisconsin  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — Practices are a grind for the Illinois men's basketball team.

Published on 18 February 2019 | 2:15 am


Illinois workplace shooter's permit was revoked, but gun wasn't seized - WMUR Manchester

Illinois workplace shooter's permit was revoked, but gun wasn't seized  WMUR Manchester

Officials are investigating what was done after Illinois found a felony in a background check of the man who later carried out a deadly shooting rampage.

Published on 17 February 2019 | 10:35 pm


The southernmost region of Illinois is shrinking. But it doesn't have to fade away. - The Southern

The southernmost region of Illinois is shrinking. But it doesn't have to fade away.  The Southern

It's like we've been forgotten down here,” Rhonda Belford of rural Hardin County told me in an interview about a year ago. The “down here” she was referencing ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 2:00 pm


Will 'Opportunity Zones' pump new private investment into Southern Illinois? Officials say it's too soon to tell. - The Southern

Will 'Opportunity Zones' pump new private investment into Southern Illinois? Officials say it's too soon to tell.  The Southern

Whether a federal program designed to pump private investment into distressed parts of the country could uplift Southern Illinois is a question local officials ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 2:00 pm


Illinois colleges continue to see enrollment declines - Peoria Journal Star

Illinois colleges continue to see enrollment declines  Peoria Journal Star

Historically low unemployment rates, a shrinking population, funding instability and increased competition from other states have resulted in widespread ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 4:02 am


Illinois shooting rampage highlights scourge of workplace gun violence - CNN

Illinois shooting rampage highlights scourge of workplace gun violence  CNN

Gary Martin opened fire with a Smith & Wesson on the day he was fired from the Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora, Illinois, killing five workers and wounding five police ...

Published on 17 February 2019 | 1:09 am


Two victims of the Illinois shooting attended a school that just marked the anniversary of another mass shooting - CNN

Two victims of the Illinois shooting attended a school that just marked the anniversary of another mass shooting  CNN

On Thursday, the sound of bells rang out on the campus of Northern Illinois University to mark 11 years since five students were killed in a mass shooting.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 10:23 pm


Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people – video - The Guardian

Gunman in Illinois warehouse kills five people – video  The Guardian

A man opened fire on Friday in a warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, an hour's drive west of Chicago. The shooter, identified as 45-year-old Gary Martin, was an ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 1:24 pm


Who was Gary Martin? Alleged Illinois gunman seemed fine hours before killing co-workers - USA TODAY

Who was Gary Martin? Alleged Illinois gunman seemed fine hours before killing co-workers  USA TODAY

Gary Martin began a gun battle with police officers who arrived within minutes after frantic calls came from where he worked, according to authorities.

Published on 16 February 2019 | 5:42 am


Illinois putting pressure on gun sellers after recent Rural King firearms theft - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Illinois putting pressure on gun sellers after recent Rural King firearms theft  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

SWANSEA, Ill. - New Illinois laws are putting pressure on gun stores to keep weapons from falling into the wrong hands. This week, more than two dozen ...

Published on 16 February 2019 | 3:38 am


Illinois minimum wage: Illinois and New Jersey pass $15 minimum wage - Vox.com

Illinois minimum wage: Illinois and New Jersey pass $15 minimum wage  Vox.com

Workers in the Fight for $15 movement just helped 1.8 million workers get a raise.

Published on 15 February 2019 | 9:40 pm


New bill would make drivers pay by the mile in Illinois - Illinois News Network

New bill would make drivers pay by the mile in Illinois  Illinois News Network

One Illinois lawmaker is again seeking a tax on each mile vehicle owners drive instead of a gas tax. State Rep. Marcus Evans, D-Chicago, introduced House Bill ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 4:17 pm


Chicago is most corrupt big city, Illinois third most corrupt state in country, study finds - Fox News

Chicago is most corrupt big city, Illinois third most corrupt state in country, study finds  Fox News

Chicago may be known as the "Second City," but it remains Number 1 in the ranking of most corrupt big cities in the nation, according to a new report. The report ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 3:30 pm


Dosunmu delivers as Illinois wins at Ohio State - STLtoday.com

Dosunmu delivers as Illinois wins at Ohio State  STLtoday.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio • As Illinois broke the huddle from a timeout with 57 seconds left while holding a three-point lead against Ohio State on Thursday, Giorgi ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 4:25 am


Illinois House votes to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2025; Gov. J.B. Pritzker expected to sign it - Chicago Tribune

Illinois House votes to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2025; Gov. J.B. Pritzker expected to sign it  Chicago Tribune

Illinois Democrats on Thursday voted to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025, a move that will give Gov. J.B. Pritzker an early political victory, ...

Published on 15 February 2019 | 12:35 am


$15 minimum wage in Illinois set for final vote in House - Bloomington Pantagraph

$15 minimum wage in Illinois set for final vote in House  Bloomington Pantagraph

SPRINGFIELD — Setting up the legislation for an immediate floor vote and delivery to a receptive Gov. J.B. Pritzker, an Illinois House committee approved a ...

Published on 14 February 2019 | 4:00 pm


Rent control in Illinois? It’s getting more consideration - Curbed Chicago

Rent control in Illinois? It’s getting more consideration  Curbed Chicago

The conversation about lifting the rent control ban in Illinois and implementing laws that protect residents and landlords is starting to gain traction. Earlier in ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 9:58 pm


Pursuit Began in Union, Ended In Deadly Shootout in Illinois - The Missourian

Pursuit Began in Union, Ended In Deadly Shootout in Illinois  The Missourian

A pursuit stretching two states that ultimately ended in two deaths began in Franklin County, according to reports.

Published on 13 February 2019 | 2:53 pm


Jason Van Dyke beaten after being transferred out of Illinois prison - WGN TV Chicago

Jason Van Dyke beaten after being transferred out of Illinois prison  WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — Former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, has been ...

Published on 13 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Giant Slide sold, will remain at Illinois State Fairgrounds - The State Journal-Register

Giant Slide sold, will remain at Illinois State Fairgrounds  The State Journal-Register

While it attracted interest from across the country, the Giant Slide at the Illinois State Fairgrounds will remain in Springfield under new ownership.Prairie State ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Disaster Proclamation Issued in Illinois Ahead of Dangerous Cold - NBC Chicago

Disaster Proclamation Issued in Illinois Ahead of Dangerous Cold  NBC Chicago

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued a disaster proclamation for the entire state as Chicago prepares to see the coldest day on record, mobilizing state resources ...

Published on 29 January 2019 | 8:00 am








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