Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021
Republican U.S. Representative Adam Kinzinger says the U.S. exit in Afghanistan was “probably some of the worst military decision-making in my lifetime.”
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says efforts are ongoing to secure the release of Mark Frerichs, an Illinois man held hostage by the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Utility crews across Illinois will take a caravan to Louisiana to help restore power for hundreds of thousands of people following Hurricane Ida.
Urbana Middle School was in a “soft lockdown” yesterday morning because of rumors on social media of a possible school shooting.
In today’s deep dive, there was a nurse shortage in the United States before the pandemic. Now there’s concern that nurses on the frontlines are at risk of burnout.
Reporting today contributed by Peter Medlin, Tim Shelley, Eric Stock and Natalie Krebs.