With the rise of online shopping, thieves have seen increased opportunities to take off with others’ property.
A downstate lawmaker is calling on Illinoisans to support his legislation, called the Freedom Act, which would prohibit discrimination against those who decline to get vaccinated against COVID-19 because of their religious beliefs.
As some Illinois parents ponder getting their young children vaccinated against COVID-19, a new poll shows a majority of unvaccinated parents distrust mainstream media.
More than 180,000 fewer Illinoisans are looking for work than there were two years ago, and that’s one reason behind the flood of “help wanted” signs around every corner.
The American Red Cross has put out another call for blood, with donations lagging and the agency hitting what is being described as a “historically low” blood supply.
Applications for rental assistance in Illinois are now being accepted. This is the second round for the up to $25,000 grants and it's estimated the money will help more than 32,000 additional households.
Land of Lincoln Honor Flight is waiting for COVID-19 guidelines from its main office to be loosened up before resuming flights for veterans to Washington, D.C.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed House Bill 1975, or Faith's Law, which would require school districts to create a code of conduct for teachers to protect students from misconduct.
A meeting with suggestions on how to spend $350 million of new funding for K-12 schools in the coming fiscal year has been delayed, but some warn the proposals could alter a bipartisan funding formula.
Cities across the state are either evaluating or have implemented new camera technology that could supplement or replace gunshot spotting systems.
Illinois has two capitol buildings in Springfield. The oldest one dates to 1840 and was used for 36 years before the “new” Capitol building was constructed. A portion of the old capitol has been undergoing some renovation work on the dome and other parts of the roof.
Students attending Lewis and Clark Community College will be welcomed back to campus on Tuesday. This follows a nearly two-week pause in classes, events, and day-to-day operations after a cybersecurity incident on November 23. Team members will report to campus Monday and everyone else on Tuesday.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker remains cautious about the omicron COVID-19 variant, but he’s not ready to go as far as New York has in canceling elective medical procedures to free up hospital beds.
With the latest school assessment data out, taxpayers and policymakers are now able to see what is and is not working in Illinois’ K-12 schools.
Don’t fall for that online weather hoax. Well-meaning friends and family might share some of this information on social media from so-called weather experts who have their own forecasting pages, but the state’s top weather expert says know your sources before you share it.
With prices increasing over 10 percent and inventories incredibly low in 2021, prospective home buyers are wondering what the market holds for next year.
From the percentage of students passing algebra, to the cost per student at a school and district level, parents and taxpayers can now see a variety of metrics on how their school performed in the previous school year with the latest update to the Illinois Report Card.