News Around Illinois – Aug. 28, 2020

Attorney: R&B Singer R Kelly Attacked In Federal Detention CHICAGO (AP) — The lawyer for R. Kelly said Thursday the R&B singer, who is awaiting trial on child pornography and other charges, was assaulted by a fellow detainee at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago. Attorney Steve Greenberg revealed in a tweet that he learned […]

GOP Proposal Would Make Several Champaign County Offices Appointed

Three elected offices in Champaign County government would be changed to appointed ones — and a fourth office would be scaled back — under a proposal unveiled Thursday by a group of Champaign County Republicans. Champaign County’s elected recorder would become an appointed post, and the elected treasurer and auditor would be merged, along with […]