This story was updated Thursday 1/12 at 5:00 a.m. La SALLE, Ill. (AP) — Officials said a large fire that sent smoke plumes towering over a northern Illinois chemical plant has been contained and no injuries have been reported. After the fire began Wednesday morning at Carus Chemical in La Salle, local officials sent an […]
PALATINE — Nabeela Syed was a senior in high school when she decided to go into politics. It was 2016 and former President Donald Trump was campaigning on banning immigration from Mexico, African nations and Muslim-majority countries. “Just seeing how Trump was growing in popularity, and the kind of support he was getting,” Syed said. […]
217 Today: 23-year-old Nabeela Syed will be one of the youngest ever members in the Illinois General Assembly
Wednesday, January 11, 2023 Today’s headlines: Illinois will soon be able to offer protections to healthcare providers and patients coming to the state for abortion and gender-affirming care. Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has signed a statewide assault weapons ban into law, becoming the ninth state with such a measure. The first session of the new […]
Flights are being delayed at multiple locations across the United States after a computer outage at the Federal Aviation Administration.
Illinois becomes 9th state to ban military-style guns SPRINGFIELD — On the first full day of his second term, Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday signed a bill banning the sale, distribution and manufacture of high-power assault weapons, .50 caliber rifles and ammunition, and large-capacity magazines while still allowing people who already own such weapons to […]
Champaign will hire a consulting firm to help it recruit more, and more diverse, police officer candidates.
The Champaign City Council voted Tuesday night to hire a consulting firm to help it attract more, and more diverse police officers.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Terrence Shannon Jr. scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Illinois to a 76-50 win over Nebraska on Tuesday night. Jayden Epps scored seven points of his 13 points in an 13-0 game-ending run for the Fighting Illini (11-5, 2-3 Big Ten). Coleman Hawkins had 12 points and five […]