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Abortion is protected under Jewish law, but not in ‘red state America’

ST. LOUIS — Rabbis Karen and Daniel Bogard, the husband and wife duo at Central Reform Congregation, believe the Jewish position on life has been clear for thousands of years. “There is life and there is potential life. What is currently alive takes precedence over basically everything else. You can break Shabbat (the Jewish day […]

University of Illinois tags students’ bicycles with stickers for campus bike clean-up

URBANA – At the University of Illinois Champaign Urbana campus, there’s a bike rack within 150 feet of nearly every campus building. Altogether, these bike racks can accommodate at least 11,635 bicycles, as of October 2019.  However, nearly 1,000 bikes that are parked at these campus bike racks this summer haven’t been moved in weeks, […]

State Police broaden use of ‘clear and present danger’ reports

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois State Police announced Monday they will start using a broader definition of what constitutes a “clear and present danger” when reviewing a person’s Firearm Owners Identification card. That’s a factor ISP considers when deciding whether to grant someone a FOID card or to revoke or suspend a card that has already […]

Police laud actions of man who killed Indiana mall attacker

GREENWOOD, Ind. — Authorities say a gunman who shot five people at a suburban Indianapolis shopping mall, killing three of them before a shopper shot and killed him, was a 20-year-old local man who was apparently facing eviction. Greenwood Police Chief James Ison said at a news conference Monday that Jonathan Sapirman, of Greenwood, began […]

Latest shooting incident along Green Street in Champaign kills Urbana man

CHAMPAIGN -An argument between two men from Urbana turned deadly in Champaign’s Campustown over the weekend. Police responded to shots fired in the 200-block of East Green Street after 9:00 p.m. on Friday. The incident resulted in the University of Illinois issuing an Illini-Alert, asking people to avoid the area or shelter in place. Officers […]