Hundreds Are Dead After A Massive Earthquake Hits Haiti

Updated August 15, 2021 at 11:51 AM ET A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti on Saturday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said, raising fears of destruction similar to the devastating 2010 quake that shattered the country. At least 724 people have died and more than 2,800 were injured, according to Jerry Chandler, Haiti’s director […]

Great Shakeout Invites Illinoisans To Prepare For Earthquakes

CARBONDALE — Drop, Cover and Hold On. Those are the directions for everyone taking part in the annual Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill next Thursday. Harvey Henson is a professor of geology and seismology at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, in a part of the state where three seismic zones overlap — the New Madrid, Wabash […]

News Around Illinois – February 6, 2020

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Survey: Most Americans Want Changes To US Health Care System URBANA – More than 90 percent of Americans say changes are needed to make the U.S. health care system more affordable and lower drug costs. That’s according to a new national survey from Public Agenda, USA Today and Ipsos. Chris Jackson is vice president of Ipsos. He […]