Majority in US say Biden has not been tough enough on Russia

A recent AP-NORC survey finds more Republicans than Democrats say Biden’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has not been tough enough, but even members of his own party are closely divided over his approach. This chart is current as of March 23, 2022 and will not update.

State Supreme Court: Officials may, sometimes, use campaign funds for criminal defense

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that elected public officials and their campaign committees may, in limited circumstances, use campaign funds to pay criminal defense attorney fees. The case involved a former Chicago city alderman, Danny Solis, who reportedly avoided federal prosecution by agreeing to cooperate with the FBI and Department of Justice […]

Watch: Biden’s press conference after talks with NATO allies on Russia-Ukraine war

President Biden and NATO allies met in Brussels for emergency talks as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters its fourth week. Biden’s mission ahead of Thursday’s meeting was “to ensure we stay united, to cement our collective resolve, to send a powerful message that we are prepared and committed to this for as long as it […]

Two years in: The pandemic through the eyes of a health care worker’s spouse

INDIANAPOLIS — Nicole Oberhelman’s house is small, cozy and brims with character. Every corner tells a story. A painting of the first dance from her wedding is next to the TV. Up until early March, Christmas decorations were still on display. The holiday was extra special this year, because it was the closest to a […]

IDPH says it won’t renew COVID testing contract with Reditus

PEKIN — The Illinois Department of Public Health said Wednesday it will not renew its lucrative COVID testing contract with Reditus Labs. The Interstate Center testing site in Bloomington will close March 31. Reditus Labs CEO Aaron Rossi was indicted last week on federal tax fraud charges. He also faces a civil lawsuit in Tazewell […]