Mayor Williams & challenger Vinson discuss issues in Danville mayoral candidates debate
The two candidates for mayor of Danville, incumbent Rickey Williams Jr., and Vermilion Housing Authority executive director Jackie Vinson, answered questions Monday night at forum held at Danville Area Community College.
LGBTQ book bans have spiked nationwide. Where do Decatur school board candidates stand?
One candidate running for Decatur school board said he supports age-restricting books with LGBTQ characters.
Pritzker touts higher education plan, joins call for pharmacies to state abortion pill plans
Governor advises pharmacies against ‘capitulating’ to ‘threats’ by Republican AGs.
Justices consider constitutionality of SAFE-T Act’s pretrial detention provisions
Abolition of cash bail was placed on hold in December pending appeal to Supreme Court.
Five things to know as the Safe-T Act goes to the Illinois Supreme Court
The future of cash bail in Illinois is in the hands of the state’s Supreme Court. Illinois passed a law that eliminated the use of cash bail starting on January 1, 2023 as part of the SAFE-T Act. Under the law judges could no longer require people to pay money in order to leave jail while […]
It’s not Madigan’s trial, but the feds’ big upcoming case is all about the former speaker
Michael J. Madigan will likely never step foot in the federal courtroom where four former political power players are about to face trial, accused of trying to bribe the longtime Illinois House speaker to benefit ComEd. But the case starting Tuesday is all about Madigan. And once it’s underway, it is expected to finally pull […]