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Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill - ABC News

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill  ABC News

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Illinois the nation's 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana use. Interested in Marijuana? Add Marijuana as an interest to ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 3:59 am


Mariano's selling Illinois Lottery game tickets - WLS-TV

Mariano's selling Illinois Lottery game tickets  WLS-TV

The Illinois Lottery and Mariano's announced Monday the sale of lottery games at all 44 Mariano's store locations across the Chicago area.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 1:21 am


Illinois Basketball: Illini need Brandon Weston’s scoring ability - FanSided

Illinois Basketball: Illini need Brandon Weston’s scoring ability  FanSided

Getting a nice wing player who can score is important for the Illinois basketball team. The Illini could use Brandon Weston's scoring ability.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 1:20 am


Illinois River Faces Flooding In Oklahoma - News On 6

Illinois River Faces Flooding In Oklahoma  News On 6

Businesses along the Illinois River are seeing major flooding from storms. Cherokee County Emergency Management said the river should fall below flood stage ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:55 am


DJ Steward schedules unofficial visits to Illinois, Louisville - 247Sports

DJ Steward schedules unofficial visits to Illinois, Louisville  247Sports

Four-star guard DJ Steward has a busy week ahead, as he's scheduled a pair of high major unofficial visits, he tells 247Sports. Steward will visit Illinois on ...

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:49 am


Mother and Daughter Attacked by Exotic Cat After Animal Escapes from an Illinois Home - PEOPLE.com

Mother and Daughter Attacked by Exotic Cat After Animal Escapes from an Illinois Home  PEOPLE.com

Caracals are typically found in regions of Africa and northwest India and can weigh anywhere between 25-40 pounds.

Published on 25 June 2019 | 12:20 am


Journal Stars Anderson named GateHouse Media’s Illinois state editor - Peoria Journal Star

Journal Stars Anderson named GateHouse Media’s Illinois state editor  Peoria Journal Star

Journal Star Executive Editor Dennis Anderson has been named GateHouse Media's Illinois state editor.He is one of 13 state editors across the country named ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:59 pm


Illinois teacher shortage impacts local schools - WREX-TV

Illinois teacher shortage impacts local schools  WREX-TV

ROCKFORD (WREX) — Illinois is battling with a teacher shortage and it will impact some Winnebago County schools come this fall. There are nearly 1,000 ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:48 pm


New Illinois texting-while-driving law brings harsher penalties for violators - WIFR

New Illinois texting-while-driving law brings harsher penalties for violators  WIFR

Starting July 1, Illinois drivers caught while using an electronic device will be issued a moving violation.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:41 pm


Illinois American Water Investing over $1.8 million in City of Farmington Water System - Business Wire

Illinois American Water Investing over $1.8 million in City of Farmington Water System  Business Wire

Illinois American Water is investing over $1.8 million to enhance water *service* to the City of Farmington. The work, which kicked off this spring, inc.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:17 pm


Hundreds protest drag queen story time at Rockford library - WLS-TV

Hundreds protest drag queen story time at Rockford library  WLS-TV

ROCKFORD, Ill. -- A library in Rockford, Illinois held story time with a famous drag queen over the weekend, but what they didn't expect was the hundreds of ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:16 pm


Illinois Democrats to get more than Republicans in $45 billion capital plan - The Center Square

Illinois Democrats to get more than Republicans in $45 billion capital plan  The Center Square

Democrats stand to get more money for their legislative districts than Republicans under a proposed $45 billion infrastructure plan, a top state Democrat said.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:53 pm


Aqua Illinois to offer free blood testing for University Park residents concerned about lead exposure - Chicago Tribune

Aqua Illinois to offer free blood testing for University Park residents concerned about lead exposure  Chicago Tribune

Aqua Illinois will offer free blood testing for all University Park customers affected by the company's water advisory who have concerns about possible lead ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:46 pm


Illinois rural pharmacies to receive state financial help - The Southern

Illinois rural pharmacies to receive state financial help  The Southern

SPRINGFIELD — Independent pharmacies that serve Medicaid patients in small communities in Illinois will soon start receiving additional payments from the ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:23 pm


Illinois 108 opens, floods still impact other routes - Alton Telegraph

Illinois 108 opens, floods still impact other routes  Alton Telegraph

ELDRED — The Illinois Department of Transportation on Monday has announced that Illinois 108 from Eldred to Illinois 100 has reopened. A number of roads, ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:12 pm


Illinois shoppers cross state lines to buy fireworks - The Center Square

Illinois shoppers cross state lines to buy fireworks  The Center Square

Illinoisans are flocking to border states to buy fireworks that aren't widely available in Illinois ahead of Independence Day.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:29 pm


Rainy stretch soaks Central Illinois, leaving water even after the sun comes out - Herald & Review

Rainy stretch soaks Central Illinois, leaving water even after the sun comes out  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A damp weekend after weeks of rainy weather meant that parts of Central Illinois were still drying out on Monday — and many were ready for ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:27 pm


Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Discusses Trump's Decision To Call Off Immigration Raids - WUWM

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin Discusses Trump's Decision To Call Off Immigration Raids  WUWM

ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: Author Judith Krantz pioneered what you could call the sex and shopping novel. Her stories featured heroines with big hair and bigger.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 9:25 pm


EMMA lab powers new research - News - Illinois State University News

EMMA lab powers new research - News  Illinois State University News

Associate Professor Deborah MacPhee is a sought-after literacy expert, particularly for her research in retrospective miscue analysis. The practice helps readers ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:54 pm


Fighting at the margins - News - Illinois State University News

Fighting at the margins - News  Illinois State University News

Recruitment efforts led by Illinois State's Office of Admissions are focused on increasing enrollment and retention of underrepresented students in programs ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:47 pm


Gov. Holcomb monitors Illinois’ new casino, marijuana laws - FOX 59 Indianapolis

Gov. Holcomb monitors Illinois’ new casino, marijuana laws  FOX 59 Indianapolis

MUNSTER, Ind. — Indiana casinos will compete effectively against a slew of new casino sites in Illinois, the state's governor said. Gov. Eric Holcomb called ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:46 pm


U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of now-defunct Illinois health insurer - Crain's Chicago Business

U.S. Supreme Court to hear case of now-defunct Illinois health insurer  Crain's Chicago Business

Land of Lincoln went belly-up in 2016. Now the high court will decide whether the federal government was obligated to offset the insurer's losses.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:31 pm


Bozeman woman facing six charges following Illinois drug bust - KTVQ Billings News

Bozeman woman facing six charges following Illinois drug bust  KTVQ Billings News

HELENA- The Illinois State Police arrested a Bozeman woman following a traffic stop that they say turned up 143 pounds of marijuana, 14 pounds of mushrooms ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:27 pm


Pay raises coming for 40,000 in Illinois - Alton Telegraph

Pay raises coming for 40,000 in Illinois  Alton Telegraph

SPRINGFIELD — Nearly 40,000 state employees will receive long-awaited pay raises, and many will receive back pay for raises they did not receive for the past ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 8:21 pm


Crain's Daily Gist: Diving into Illinois' pension crisis - WGN Radio - Chicago

Crain's Daily Gist: Diving into Illinois' pension crisis  WGN Radio - Chicago

Crain's Publisher and Executive Editor Jim Kirk discusses the Forum project, a deep dive into policy issues that impact Chicago business. The inaugural topic: ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:57 pm


New Illinois laws put strict limits on cancer-causing ethylene oxide emissions - Herald & Review

New Illinois laws put strict limits on cancer-causing ethylene oxide emissions  Herald & Review

SPRINGFIELD – Republicans and Democrats agree that new state laws will make Illinois the strictest state in the nation for imposing limitations on ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:54 pm


Mid-Size Employers Must Register for Illinois Secure Choice by July 1 - National Association of Plan Advisors

Mid-Size Employers Must Register for Illinois Secure Choice by July 1  National Association of Plan Advisors

July 1 is the registration deadline for the next wave of employers for the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program, a retirement savings vehicle for private sector ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:43 pm


LB Jacob Hollins transferring home from Illinois to Fresno State - 247Sports

LB Jacob Hollins transferring home from Illinois to Fresno State  247Sports

The trend of Central Valley football players returning home to Fresno State from Power-5 schools has continued with Jacob Hollins' transfer from Illinois.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:09 pm


Two Illinois men arrested on drug, weapon charges after traffic stop in Porter County, police say - nwitimes.com

Two Illinois men arrested on drug, weapon charges after traffic stop in Porter County, police say  nwitimes.com

PORTER COUNTY — Two Illinois men were arrested during a traffic stop early Monday after police say they found guns and narcotics inside the vehicle.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:30 pm


College coaches flock to Illinois as state benefits from new June live evaluation period - NBCSports.com

College coaches flock to Illinois as state benefits from new June live evaluation period  NBCSports.com

Illinois benefitted more than any state during the new June live evaluation period as hundreds of college coaches watched high school players this weekend.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 6:10 pm


Part of Illinois 3 closes in Alexander County, Red Cross opens shelter in Cape - The Southern

Part of Illinois 3 closes in Alexander County, Red Cross opens shelter in Cape  The Southern

A portion of Illinois 3 closed in Alexander County Sunday as Mississippi River flooding continues to impact travel along the river.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:56 pm


Illinois Court Tosses Conviction Over Facebook Photo - CBS Chicago

Illinois Court Tosses Conviction Over Facebook Photo  CBS Chicago

ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) – An appellate court has tossed a central Illinois man's gun conviction, ruling a lower court shouldn't have allowed a Facebook photograph ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:48 pm


Illinois Senate Passes Progressive Income Tax (Hike) Amendment - The Heartland Institute

Illinois Senate Passes Progressive Income Tax (Hike) Amendment  The Heartland Institute

A proposed constitutional amendment that would remove the requirement for a flat income tax structure from the state's constitution. The Illinois Senate has ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:30 pm


Case on hold for man charged with impersonating missing Illinois boy - WIFR

Case on hold for man charged with impersonating missing Illinois boy  WIFR

The case of a 24-year-old Ohio man charged with impersonating long-missing child Timmothy Pitzen is on hold in federal court.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:49 pm


Your Illinois News Radar » About 18 percent of public employee retirees move out of state - The Capitol Fax Blog

Your Illinois News Radar » About 18 percent of public employee retirees move out of state  The Capitol Fax Blog

Monday, Jun 24, 2019. * Jake Griffin… More than 71,000 people collecting public pensions from six statewide retirement plans have moved out of Illinois, taking ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 4:09 pm


Illinois directs Vistra to retire 2 GW coal by 2020 - Utility Dive

Illinois directs Vistra to retire 2 GW coal by 2020  Utility Dive

The Illinois Pollution Control Board (IPCB) issued two decisions on Thursday changing air pollution controls, mandating retirements within Vistra Energy's coal ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:34 pm


Free concert added to the Illinois State Fair lineup - newschannel20.com

Free concert added to the Illinois State Fair lineup  newschannel20.com

A free show has been added to the lineup for the Illinois Lottery Grandstand. The Illinois State Fair wrote in a release that a "popular artist will take the stage" the ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:29 pm


Illinois mom charged in battery of 6-month-old son - FOX Illinois

Illinois mom charged in battery of 6-month-old son  FOX Illinois

An Illinois mother is facing charges in the battery of her 6-month-old son. Friday, Aurora Police Officers and Fire Department responded to the 2000 block of Fox ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:25 pm


Your Illinois News Radar » That is so Illinois - The Capitol Fax Blog

Your Illinois News Radar » That is so Illinois  The Capitol Fax Blog

An interesting Executive Inspector General report came out last week dealing with parking at an Illinois Department of Transportation facility in Chicago.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:24 pm


Illinois Basketball: Louis Lesmond would continue Europe to Illini pipeline - FanSided

Illinois Basketball: Louis Lesmond would continue Europe to Illini pipeline  FanSided

Brad Underwood traveled around the state of Illinois to watch basketball tournaments and to visit recruits he potentially wants playing for him in the future. One of ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 3:22 pm


‘Son of a biscuit!’ Illinois basketball coach Brad Underwood lets his humor — and frustration — show on the go - Chicago Tribune

‘Son of a biscuit!’ Illinois basketball coach Brad Underwood lets his humor — and frustration — show on the go  Chicago Tribune

While interviewing to become Oklahoma State's basketball coach in 2016, Brad Underwood was presented with this scenario: You're 250 yards from the pin.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:30 pm


Top Childrens Hospitals In Illinois: U.S. News & World Report - Patch.com

Top Childrens Hospitals In Illinois: U.S. News & World Report  Patch.com

Top IL Children's Hospitals - Across Illinois, IL - See which hospitals in Illinois are the best for children, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 2:25 pm


Waiting in the wings for SCOTUS: Ruling in Illinois case that invalidated state's Firearms Owner's Identity card requirement - American Thinker

Waiting in the wings for SCOTUS: Ruling in Illinois case that invalidated state's Firearms Owner's Identity card requirement  American Thinker

Illinois State Rifle Association Executive Director Richard Pearson said the case out of White County involved a disabled woman who had a single-shot .22 ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:45 pm


Want to know what it’s like inside an Illinois marijuana dispensary? Take a look. - Chicago Tribune

Want to know what it’s like inside an Illinois marijuana dispensary? Take a look.  Chicago Tribune

A look inside a medical marijuana dispensary, and how the experience could be for recreational buyers.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:32 pm


Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race - Detroit Free Press

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race  Detroit Free Press

Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:28 pm


Historic Illinois Shakespeare Festival programs now online - News - Illinois - Illinois State University News

Historic Illinois Shakespeare Festival programs now online - News - Illinois  Illinois State University News

Opening its 42nd season this week, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival is ready to once again wow audiences in their “theatre under the stars.” The local summer ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 12:03 pm


Legislative Ruling Establishes Illinois As Potential Cannabis Hub - Forbes

Legislative Ruling Establishes Illinois As Potential Cannabis Hub  Forbes

Legislators in the Land of Lincoln became the first in the country to legalize adult-use cannabis.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 11:15 am


Marion, Illinois man injured in officer-involved shooting - WPSD Local 6

Marion, Illinois man injured in officer-involved shooting  WPSD Local 6

MARION, IL — Illinois State Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Marion, Illinois. Around 8:14 p.m. Sunday night, Marion officers were called to ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:45 am


Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder - Reuters

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder  Reuters

An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 10:10 am


Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report - Fox News

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report  Fox News

An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 5:01 am


Central Illinois residents take part in massive community service project - week.com

Central Illinois residents take part in massive community service project  week.com

"The Church has left the building" second annual event took place today, it was hosted by twelve different churches. 300 volunteers both church and.

Published on 24 June 2019 | 1:30 am


Why is Illinois hemorrhaging residents? - The Gazette

Why is Illinois hemorrhaging residents?  The Gazette

CHICAGO — It's known here as The Exodus. People are leaving Illinois in droves. Republicans blame the state's high taxes and its unfunded pension liability, ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 10:07 pm


25-year-old man drowns in Illinois River | State & Regional - Tulsa World

25-year-old man drowns in Illinois River | State & Regional  Tulsa World

The man was pushing a raft through the river about 6:30 p.m. near Riverside Floats when he stepped into deep waters and never resurfaced, GRDA Police ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 10:03 pm


Illinois three-star DE Lukas Van Ness commits to Iowa - Hawk Central

Illinois three-star DE Lukas Van Ness commits to Iowa  Hawk Central

Iowa football has landed its fourth commitment during a busy recruiting weekend.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 9:55 pm


Illinois Newborns To Be Screened For Rare Brain Disorder - CBS Chicago

Illinois Newborns To Be Screened For Rare Brain Disorder  CBS Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — State health officials say they're adding a screening for a rare hereditary disorder that affects the brain, nervous system and adrenal ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 8:08 pm


Fact-checking Brady's muddled attack on Pritzker's tax plan - PolitiFact

Fact-checking Brady's muddled attack on Pritzker's tax plan  PolitiFact

Illinois has had an income tax for 50 years and rates, while bouncing up and down, have always been one-size fits all. That could change next year if voters ...

Published on 23 June 2019 | 7:00 pm


Illinois Sen. Julie Morrison, Come Try & Confiscate our Guns, WE DARE YOU! ~ VIDEO - AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Illinois Sen. Julie Morrison, Come Try & Confiscate our Guns, WE DARE YOU! ~ VIDEO  AmmoLand Shooting Sports News

Arrogant Illinois State Democrat Senator Julie Morrison proposes confiscating the guns of the people she represents.

Published on 23 June 2019 | 6:04 pm


Three-star Illinois defensive back A.J. Lawson commits to Iowa - Hawk Central

Three-star Illinois defensive back A.J. Lawson commits to Iowa  Hawk Central

Iowa's big recruiting weekend has yielded its first commitment.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 11:41 pm


Northwest Peoria property becomes one of Illinois Super Sites - Peoria Journal Star

Northwest Peoria property becomes one of Illinois Super Sites  Peoria Journal Star

PEORIA — Local and city economic-development officials consider 254 acres of vacant Northwest Peoria land to be super.State of Illinois counterparts agree, ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 10:48 pm


TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle on fire on Illinois bound I-74 Bridge - KWQC-TV6

TRAFFIC ALERT: Vehicle on fire on Illinois bound I-74 Bridge  KWQC-TV6

MOLINE, Ill. (KWQC) - A vehicle fire on the I-74 Bridge going into Illinois is causing a traffic back up. Details are limited at this time. Check back for updates.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 9:26 pm


1 dead, trees down after severe storms blow through Southern Illinois - The Southern

1 dead, trees down after severe storms blow through Southern Illinois  The Southern

Severe storms and rain caused a death in Pulaski County, injured another, and left trees and power lines down around the region.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 8:00 pm


National Kidney Foundation Of Illinois To Host Walk For Kidneys Sunday At Solder Field - CBS Chicago

National Kidney Foundation Of Illinois To Host Walk For Kidneys Sunday At Solder Field  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — More than 3,000 people in Illinois are currently on the waiting list to receive the life-saving donation of a kidney. Sunday the National Kidney ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 2:10 pm


Illinois governor signs bill banning private immigrant detention centers | TheHill - The Hill

Illinois governor signs bill banning private immigrant detention centers | TheHill  The Hill

Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker (D) signed a bill Friday that bans private immigration detention centers in the state shortly before an expected Immigrations and Customs ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 2:08 pm


Summer update: Illinois football position rankings - 247Sports

Summer update: Illinois football position rankings  247Sports

Illinois wasn't a huge player on the grad-transfer market throughout the first couple years of Lovie Smith's tenure. Linebacker Hardy Nickerson Jr. was the only ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 11:00 am


Search of missing Illinois boater put on hold due to storm - WPSD Local 6

Search of missing Illinois boater put on hold due to storm  WPSD Local 6

ROSICLARE, IL — Crews in Hardin County, Illinois, temporarily suspended the search on the Ohio River for a missing boater because of Friday evening's strong ...

Published on 22 June 2019 | 3:49 am


More liberal, functional Illinois - The Economist

More liberal, functional Illinois  The Economist

A chronically dysfunctional political system springs into life.

Published on 22 June 2019 | 12:00 am


Elevated lead levels in water first detected in August 2018, Aqua Illinois president says - WLS-TV

Elevated lead levels in water first detected in August 2018, Aqua Illinois president says  WLS-TV

More than 1000 Aqua Illinois customers remain under a "do not consume" order Friday night in south suburban University Park as the utility company's president ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:29 pm


Video: Arrogant Illinois State Senator Proposes Confiscating Guns - NRA ILA

Video: Arrogant Illinois State Senator Proposes Confiscating Guns  NRA ILA

Anti-gun lawmakers, including some of those vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, are becoming increasingly open about their desire to ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:15 pm


Commentary: Illinois is making a bad bet on its sports gambling tax - Chicago Tribune

Commentary: Illinois is making a bad bet on its sports gambling tax  Chicago Tribune

Smart sports betting legislation keeps government, like a good referee, from getting too involved in the game. States that follow this lead will win.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 10:15 pm


Flooding forces closure of Illinois 3 in Alexander County, Chester bridge could reopen Saturday - The Southern

Flooding forces closure of Illinois 3 in Alexander County, Chester bridge could reopen Saturday  The Southern

Illinois Department of Transportation announced Friday morning that Illinois 3 near McClure and Illinois 146 in East Cape Girardeau would close at 7 p.m. ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 8:22 pm


Crain's Forum: Defusing Illinois' Pension Bomb - Crain's Chicago Business

Crain's Forum: Defusing Illinois' Pension Bomb  Crain's Chicago Business

Henry Green reached for the microphone to deliver a message that may sound familiar. BY GREG HINZ. Illinois' system for paying public employee pensions is ...

Published on 21 June 2019 | 12:59 pm


Concerned citizens say closed bridge in Cable, Illinois is a public safety concern - WQAD Moline

Concerned citizens say closed bridge in Cable, Illinois is a public safety concern  WQAD Moline

CABLE, Illinois - A bridge that links Cable, Illinois, and Sherrard, Illinois has some Mercer County residents concerned. The bridge is on 300th Street between ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 9:33 pm


Here’s what you need to know about the Illinois crackdown on texting while driving going into effect July 1 - Chicago Tribune

Here’s what you need to know about the Illinois crackdown on texting while driving going into effect July 1  Chicago Tribune

Starting July 1, motorists will be issued a moving violation for texting while driving. Three moving violations will result in a license suspension.

Published on 20 June 2019 | 8:12 pm


Illinois state troopers climb into big rigs to spot texting, crack down on distracted driving - KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

Illinois state troopers climb into big rigs to spot texting, crack down on distracted driving  KTVI Fox 2 St. Louis

CHICAGO — You wouldn't expect to see state police climb into big rigs as they head out on patrol, but the giant trucks are their latest tool in the fight against ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 3:41 pm


How many collecting Illinois pensions have moved to other states, and how much did they take with them? - Chicago Daily Herald

How many collecting Illinois pensions have moved to other states, and how much did they take with them?  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 71,000 people collecting public pensions from six statewide retirement plans have moved out of Illinois, taking more than $2.4 billion annually with ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 10:29 am


Illinois Law Enforcement Has No Way To Roadside Test For Marijuana Impairment While Driving As Legalization Looms - CBS Chicago

Illinois Law Enforcement Has No Way To Roadside Test For Marijuana Impairment While Driving As Legalization Looms  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — Drivers under the influence of marijuana are up to twice as likely to crash, according to a AAA report. In a state that is gearing up for ...

Published on 20 June 2019 | 3:58 am


Illinois State Police Launch New Initiative to Fight Distracted Driving - NBC Chicago

Illinois State Police Launch New Initiative to Fight Distracted Driving  NBC Chicago

Illinois State Police are looking to crack down on distracted driving this summer, and the agency has launched a new safety initiative called “Trooper in a Truck.”

Published on 20 June 2019 | 3:11 am


Chicago-area universities big winners in the new Illinois budget - Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago-area universities big winners in the new Illinois budget  Crain's Chicago Business

Chicago-area universities are big winners in the new Illinois budget and capital spending plan. Crain's has more.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 7:57 pm


5 things to know about new Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters, including how his transfer affects prized fres - Chicago Tribune

5 things to know about new Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters, including how his transfer affects prized fres  Chicago Tribune

Transfers seem to like the opportunity at Illinois. Brandon Peters is the sixth to join the Illini this offseason.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 7:33 pm


Why Are Residents Leaving Illinois in Droves? - Governing

Why Are Residents Leaving Illinois in Droves?  Governing

One thing is certain: Illinois' population has declined by 157000 residents over the past five years, making it one of only two states — West Virginia is the other ...

Published on 19 June 2019 | 12:47 pm


How much money are Illinois colleges getting in the new budget? ‘It’s definitely good news for colleges and un - Chicago Tribune

How much money are Illinois colleges getting in the new budget? ‘It’s definitely good news for colleges and un  Chicago Tribune

After years of budget cuts, Illinois' public colleges are in line for a big boost in state dollars for operations and major construction projects.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 10:00 am


Illinois men's basketball to take 'hiatus' from United Center game - Herald & Review

Illinois men's basketball to take 'hiatus' from United Center game  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — For the first time since 1994, the Illinois men's basketball team won't play at regular season game at the United Center in Chicago.

Published on 19 June 2019 | 12:30 am


In Illinois, low-wage workers can’t afford two-bedroom rentals: report - Curbed Chicago

In Illinois, low-wage workers can’t afford two-bedroom rentals: report  Curbed Chicago

Even with the range housing prices in Illinois, no one earning minimum wage can afford the rent of a two-bedroom apartment without experiencing rent burden, ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 8:43 pm


Ed Burke's unplanned gift to Illinois governments - Chicago Tribune

Ed Burke's unplanned gift to Illinois governments  Chicago Tribune

By removing a big admin task from City Hall, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is giving a private-sector company a chance to offer superior *service* at lower cost.

Published on 18 June 2019 | 6:05 pm


Illinois State Capitol Flies Rainbow Flag For First Time, In Honor Of Pride Month - CBS Chicago

Illinois State Capitol Flies Rainbow Flag For First Time, In Honor Of Pride Month  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — In honor of Pride Month, a rainbow LGBTQ flag is flying above the Illinois State Capitol for the first time in state history. The rainbow flag was ...

Published on 18 June 2019 | 2:49 pm


New Illinois texting and driving violations begin July 1 - WLS-TV

New Illinois texting and driving violations begin July 1  WLS-TV

Starting July 1, police will no longer give warning tickets if you are holding your device while driving, but instead you will now be issued a moving violation.

Published on 18 June 2019 | 12:30 pm


Michigan could face competition after Illinois legislature approves recreational pot - Detroit Free Press

Michigan could face competition after Illinois legislature approves recreational pot  Detroit Free Press

Illinois would become the second state in the Midwest to have recreational weed after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs a bill legalizing pot for his state.

Published on 18 June 2019 | 12:00 pm


Aqua Illinois lifts 'do not consume' advisory for some water customers as lead testing continues - Chicago Tribune

Aqua Illinois lifts 'do not consume' advisory for some water customers as lead testing continues  Chicago Tribune

An advisory to not drink water was lifted in some portions of eastern Will County, officials said.

Published on 17 June 2019 | 11:35 pm


Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack - Fox News

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack  Fox News

The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 9:10 pm


Aqua Illinois Issues Water Advisory For South Suburbs - CBS Chicago

Aqua Illinois Issues Water Advisory For South Suburbs  CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — UPDATE: Aqua Illinois announced it is safe to consume water in Arbors at Hickory Creek, Fairway Clubs, Pine Woods Court, Governors ...

Published on 17 June 2019 | 3:12 am


'Everybody's so down in the dumps': Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods — and throw a party - CNBC

'Everybody's so down in the dumps': Illinois farmers give up on planting after floods — and throw a party  CNBC

Heavy rains caused unprecedented delays in planting this year and contributed to record floods across the central United States.

Published on 16 June 2019 | 7:26 pm


Illinois Officials Issue Warning Of Risks From Blue-Green Algae - CBS Chicago

Illinois Officials Issue Warning Of Risks From Blue-Green Algae  CBS Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois officials are warning people who plan to recreate in lakes and rivers to be cautious about blue-green algae that can cause ...

Published on 16 June 2019 | 3:19 pm


Illinois budget is not balanced, despite Pritzker assertions - Crain's Chicago Business

Illinois budget is not balanced, despite Pritzker assertions  Crain's Chicago Business

It's that the state's budget is balanced. Technically, yes—but that assertion crumbles under the slightest scrutiny.

Published on 14 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s legislative wins, Illinois ‘not out of the woods’ financially - Chicago Tribune

Despite Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s legislative wins, Illinois ‘not out of the woods’ financially  Chicago Tribune

While Illinois lawmakers hailed a balanced budget and a $45 billion capital plan, the state still owes billions in bills and pension liabilities.

Published on 13 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Illinois governor signs sweeping abortion protection bill into law - CNN

Illinois governor signs sweeping abortion protection bill into law  CNN

Democratic Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a sweeping abortion access protection bill into law Wednesday.

Published on 12 June 2019 | 7:00 am


As Illinois Expands Gambling, It Will Also Try to Determine How Many Gambling Addicts It Has - ProPublica

As Illinois Expands Gambling, It Will Also Try to Determine How Many Gambling Addicts It Has  ProPublica

Illinois will finally conduct a thorough study of the gambling problem in the state — the first such survey in nearly 30 years. It said it will spend more money to ...

Published on 10 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Let’s Break Down Some Numbers in Illinois’ New Gambling Expansion Bill - ProPublica

Let’s Break Down Some Numbers in Illinois’ New Gambling Expansion Bill  ProPublica

Big numbers reflect big legislation — one that got pushed through at the last minute, with little debate or analysis.

Published on 7 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Illinois Does a Connecticut - The Wall Street Journal

Illinois Does a Connecticut  The Wall Street Journal

Springfield Democrats move to kill the state's flat income tax.

Published on 3 June 2019 | 7:00 am








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