Thursday, May 18, 2023
- The U.S. Supreme Court says Illinois can – for now – keep in place a new law that bans the sale of certain semi-automatic guns and large-capacity magazines.
- A working group will present a rough draft of a new statewide literacy plan to the Illinois State Board of Education next month.
- A Normal, Illinois woman has pleaded guilty in federal court in Urbana, to buying the gun that was used to kill Champaign Police Officer Christopher Oberheim.
- The former Undergraduate Library on the University of Illinois Urbana campus is getting a new name.
In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn more about a music ensemble at the University of Illinois that’s embracing their Latin American culture.
Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Camryn Cutinello, Jim Meadows, Farrah Anderson and Luis Velazquez.