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Governor Forum: Pritzker considering SAFE-T Act changes; Bailey urges full repeal

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker is considering changes to the SAFE-T Act criminal justice reform to clarify provisions related to the end of cash bail in Illinois, while his Republican challenger, state Sen. Darren Bailey, continues to push for a full repeal. The candidates shared their thoughts Friday on those and other issues during a […]

ISU administrator dies following on-campus crash with bicyclist

An Illinois State University administrator has died four days after he collided with a bicycle on the Illinois State University campus. According to a joint news release from McLean County Coroner Kathy Yoder and ISU Police Chief Aaron Woodruff, 49-year-old Adam Peck died on Friday morning. Peck was a pedestrian who was involved in a […]

Putin illegally annexes territories in Ukraine, in spite of global opposition

Updated September 30, 2022 at 9:09 AM ET MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin has moved to formally annex four Ukrainian territories, signing what he calls “accession treaties” that world powers refuse to recognize. It’s Putin’s latest attempt to redraw the map of Europe at Ukraine’s expense. “The people made their choice,”said Putin in a […]

217 Today: A new California program expands Medicaid beyond traditional healthcare

Friday, September 30, 2022 Today’s headlines: Election officials across Illinois are getting flooded with letters from conspiracy theorists who say the 2020 presidential election was rigged. Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar is endorsing Republican candidate Dan Brady for Secretary of State. Sept. 30 is the last day the public has the chance to provide input […]