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DCFS yet to release timeline of involvement after death of southern Illinois 3-year-old

SPRINGFIELD – I’Kera Hill, 3, died of malnutrition and dehydration at a Carbondale hospital on June 22, 2022, according to the child endangerment charges filed in Jackson County against her parents, Isaac Hill and Katrina Simelton Hill. Her obituary stated that I’Kera died after a bout with COVID-19, and she was known as “Peanut.” The […]

Planned Parenthood announces Illinois-Wisconsin partnership in Waukegan

SPRINGFIELD – Planned Parenthood affiliates in Illinois and Wisconsin said Thursday they have formed a partnership to expand services at an abortion clinic in Waukegan to help serve residents of Wisconsin, where abortion services are now banned. That announcement came three weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade, […]

217 Today: In rural communities, LGBTQ farmers are becoming more visible

Thursday, July 14, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois college students and people who work in higher education in the state will no longer face COVID-19 vaccine mandates. Last week, Judge Lisa Holder White was sworn in as the first Black woman justice on the Illinois Supreme Court. She said her time as both a prosecutor and […]