Grafton Residents Still Reeling After Flooding Along Mississippi River, One Year Later


Scientists say climate change is already here, and it’s causing more frequent storms and flooding. Illinois Newsroom’s Lecia Bushak traveled to Grafton, where the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers come together to see how the town is still dealing with the physical and mental health effects of a devastating flood in 2019. GRAFTON – In the […]

AP Poll: Half Of Americans Will Get Vaccine

A new AP-NORC poll finds that men, older adults and white Americans are especially likely to say they plan to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Relatively few Black Americans and adults under 45 say they will do so.

Jury Convicts Ford County Man In Minnesota Mosque Bombing

MINNEAPOLIS — A jury has convicted the leader of an Illinois anti-government militia group of civil rights and hate crime charges in the 2017 bombing of a Minnesota mosque. The jury in Minneapolis deliberated less than a day before finding former Ford County sheriff’s deputy Michael Hari of Clarence guilty on five counts that include […]

Pritzker’s Daily COVID-19 Briefing Full Transcript And Audio — Dec. 9, 2020

Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Dr. Ngozi Ezike are holding daily COVID-19 press briefings as cases and hospitalizations in Illinois reach record highs. Read and listen to the latest update from the governor’s office on new cases, phased re-opening and closings of different regions and the state’s ongoing pandemic response. You can watch the most recent […]

Six Illini Score In Double Figures In 83-68 Win At #10 Duke

DURHAM, N.C. — Junior guard Ayo Dosunmu led six Illini in double figures, as #6 Illinois led through most of an 83-68 win at #10 Duke in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Tuesday night. Dosunmu scored 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and had five assists to lead Illinois in all three categories. After the game, Dosunmu […]