WATCH LIVE: Pritzker’s June 1 COVID-19 Update

WATCH LIVE:  At 1:30 p.m. today Gov. Pritzker is holding a press briefing in Springfield to provide an update on the state of COVID-19 in Illinois. The questions we receive from you directly inform the stories we tell and what we investigate. Let us know what you need to know!

Pritzker: Broader Reopening To Begin Next Week

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker said Thursday that Illinois will enter the “bridge” phase to full reopening on Friday, May 14. And barring any reversal of current trends, Phase 5, or full reopening, will begin on June 11. He also announced that residents can now obtain COVID-19 vaccines from their physicians’ offices, rather than just […]

Chicago Auto Show To Return In July As State Prepares For Return Of Large Events

SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker announced Tuesday the Chicago Auto Show will return in July, signaling the return of some larger-scale events amid declining COVID-19 positivity rates. The announcement comes one day after Pritzker announced the state could be moving forward to the “bridge” phase of reopening as early as next week, which allows for […]

WIU Moving Ahead with Reopening Plan

Western Illinois University – like schools across the state – shut down its campuses in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Interim President Martin…

Graduate Workers Union Presents Demands As U Of I Weighs Options For Fall 2020

URBANA – The union for graduate student workers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign wants most instruction to stay online through the fall semester — as a precaution against the coronavirus. U of I officials released a report last week produced by a university-appointed task force that outlines possible scenarios for the fall semester, […]