Pritzker’s Daily COVID-19 Briefing Full Transcript And Audio — Dec. 16, 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 […]

217 Today — Dec. 16, 2020

Wednesday December 16, 2020 Today’s headlines: Gov. J.B. Pritzker has proposed $700 million in cuts to this year’s budget to close a projected nearly $4 billion shortfall. All Illinois hospitals are expected to have doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to administer to their first wave of employees by next week. Medical workers in Peoria and […]

Illini Blast Gophers In Big Ten Opener 92-65

CHAMPAIGN — It didn’t take long for the Illinois men’s basketball team to bounce back from a tough loss at Missouri on Saturday in the annual Braggin’ Rights game. Kofi Cockburn scored 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds as the 13th ranked Illini dominated Minnesota in their Big Ten Conference opener. Cockburn credited teammate Trent […]