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 2021-01-16 04:26 

Chicago Sun-Times

2 carjacked at gunpoint in Lincoln Park, but vehicle recovered: police...

The pair, 31 and 27, were inside a Chrysler about 7 p.m. in the 1110 block of West Montana Street when two males came up and threatened them with a handgun, Chicago police said....

 2021-01-16 04:25 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Hot Pockets recalled because they may contain pieces of plastic, glass...

The company said they...

 2021-01-16 04:22 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Local businesses grateful to move back to Tier 2 Mitigation...

CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WMBD) — On Friday, Region 2 in Central Illinois moved back to Tier 2 Mitigation and some local businesses didn't waste any time re-opening their doors. Many of the area's businesses that are finally allowed to operate had b...

 2021-01-16 04:18 

CBS Chicago

Former Chicago Firefighter Fights To Clear Name After Being Falsely Blamed For Death Of Capitol Police Officer...

A retired Chicago firefighter has received all sorts of threats this week after he was wrongly identified online and accused of throwing a fire extinguisher at police during the assault on the United States Capitol....

 2021-01-16 04:12 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

As trips wait to resume, Great River Honor Flight receives generous local donation...
 2021-01-16 04:10 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Kirk lifts UIC past Robert Morris 67-53...
 2021-01-16 04:08 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Bears defensive end Mario Edwards suspended two games by the NFL...

LAKE FOREST If he does return to Chicago for the 2021 season, Mario Edwards won't be available on the field to start the season. On Friday, the National Football League suspended the defensive end for two games for a violation of the league's perf...

 2021-01-16 04:07 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Why Region 3 didn't make the governor's Tier 2 upgrade...

Gov. JB Pritzker announced he is loosening restrictions in three Illinois regions at a press conference on Friday. Region 1, Region 2, and Region 5, consisting of Northern and Southern Illinois, will upgrade to Tier 2 mitigations in the Restore Illinois P...

 2021-01-16 04:05 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

HHS Secretary Azar 'still serving the American people' as he submits resignation effective Jan. 20...

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar Friday night tweeted his resignation letter to President Donald Trump, stating he will remain Secretary until the Biden administration begins on Jan. 20....

 2021-01-16 04:04 

CBS Chicago

Nearly One Year Later Woman Still Fighting For Full Refund After Finding San Antonio Vacation Home Filthy...

Francine Christano has been in a vacation home rental nightmare since she rented a home nearly a year ago through VRBO....

 2021-01-16 04:02 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Local law enforcement's role in Capitol security...

Local law enforcement is preparing to assist the Illinois State Police (ISP) and Capitol Police this weekend, after a warning from the FBI of possible protests and marches. The Springfield Police Department says they will have a mobile field force team av...

 2021-01-16 03:58 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Woman arrested in Capitol attack: 'I listen to my president'...
 2021-01-16 03:57 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Gilgeous-Alexander's 33 lead Thunder past Bulls in OT...
 2021-01-16 03:57 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Residents concerned over hot water, heat shut off at Mahomet apartment complex...

Residents of a Mahomet apartment complex have had to plan ahead for when they may lose heat and hot water. This comes after a notice was left on their doors on Wednesday. Alexa High has been living in Lake of the Woods apartments on and off for six years....

 2021-01-16 03:49 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again...

Steven Stamkos and Ondrej Palat had a goal and an assist each, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 on Friday night....

 2021-01-16 03:43 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Restaurant general manager: 'Guests are leaving our region'...

A general manager of a Champaign restaurant said he has heard from customers that many of them are leaving the county to eat indoors elsewhere. Both Macon and Sangamon Counties have announced they are allowing a restricted indoor dining experience....

 2021-01-16 03:40 

Chicago Sun-Times

Blackhawks adjust, but not enough, in second consecutive loss to Lightning...

The Hawks played a far more competitive game Friday than Wednesday but still lost 5-2 to the defending champions....

 2021-01-16 03:32 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Retired Chicago firefighter misidentified as Capitol attack suspect...

A retired Chicago firefighter says his life has been turned upside down and his family's safety put at risk all because of a mistaken post on social media....

 2021-01-16 03:32 

Chicago Tribune

NBA coronavirus struggles continue as 3 games are canceled and Wolves star Karl-Anthony Towns announces positive test...

Another three NBA games were postponed Friday, including one in Minnesota only a couple hours before game time, as the league's struggle with increasing coronavirus numbers continued....

 2021-01-16 03:27 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

District 186 finally receives COVID-19 antigen tests...

Rapid COVID-19 antigen tests have officially made it to District 186. Superintendent Jennifer Gill said this is a big step towards stopping any potential breakouts within schools. A total of 2,500 rapid antigen tests are now in the hands of District 186 d...

 2021-01-16 03:26 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

SIU discovers new COVID-19 variant...

Researchers at Southern Illinois University have discovered a new COVID-19 variant, and it's more common in Illinois than expected. Almost one in two Illinoisans who have tested positive for COVID-19 are estimated to have had this variant present in t...

 2021-01-16 03:05 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

HHS Sec. Alex Azar resigns, condemns Capitol riots...

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is condemning the assault on the U.S. Capitol in his formal letter of resignation....

 2021-01-16 02:59 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Web Extra: Full interview with Ric Arand on IHSA sports still being paused...

Lena-Winslow head football coach Ric Arand shares his frustration over High School sports competitions in Illinois still remaining on pause while surrounding states continue to hold competitions....

 2021-01-16 02:57 

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Blackhawks fall to 0-2 after a 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning...

The Chicago Blackhawks fell to 0-2 on the season after a 5-2 loss to the host Tampa Bay Lightning. Collin Delia allowed all five goals in his first start of the season, and Hawks forward Philipp Kurashev, 21, made his NHL debut....

 2021-01-16 02:56 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Cardinals, Flaherty still without deal, swap arb figures...
 2021-01-16 02:56 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Stamkos, Palat lift Lightning over Blackhawks again...
 2021-01-16 02:55 

Chicago Tribune

'A great growing experience': Naperville North and Northwestern graduate Kayla Sharples scores first professional goal in Finland...

The former Naperville North and Northwestern defender had never played overseas, but decided to give it a try. And it paid off....

 2021-01-16 02:52 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescue...
 2021-01-16 02:51 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Damaged roads, lack of gear hinder Indonesia quake rescue...
 2021-01-16 02:48 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Arkansas man photographed sitting at Pelosi's desk during Capitol riot put on house arrest...

An Arkansas man photographed sitting at a desk in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office during the riot at the U.S. Capitol last week has been put under House arrest as he awaits trial....

 2021-01-16 02:42 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Saints’ Brees sees playoff clash with Brady’s Bucs as fate...

Drew Brees periodically discusses his long, extraordinary NFL journey in terms of fate and destiny....

 2021-01-16 02:42 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Saints' Brees sees playoff clash with Brady's Bucs as fate...

Drew Brees periodically discusses his long, extraordinary NFL journey in terms of fate and destiny....

 2021-01-16 02:34 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Amazon city scrambles to provide oxygen to COVID-19 patients...
 2021-01-16 02:28 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

AP EXCLUSIVE: Maduro ally presses for dialogue with Biden...
 2021-01-16 02:21 

Chicago Sun-Times

As inauguration in divided nation nears, Illinois getting ready for anything — and hopefully, nothing...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker conceded he was not sure what, if anything was planned, but he wasn't taking any chances....

 2021-01-16 02:17 

Chicago Sun-Times

Bulls coach Billy Donovan is all for expanding current rosters...

The NBA is reportedly looking to add bodies to each roster in hopes of slowing down the number of games being postponed, and while Donovan is all for that he also hopes they figure out how to get those added players the ability to stay in game shape....

 2021-01-16 02:12 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

DC police seek man suspected of crushing officer in doorway...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) Metro police are looking for a man accused of crushing an officer in a doorway as a violent mob of Trump supporters forced their way into the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6. Video shows Officer Daniel Hodges, his mouth bloodied, crying out as he...

 2021-01-16 02:10 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Urbana woman dies after being hit by vehicle...

A Urbana woman has died after being hit by a vehicle. Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup said 50-year-old Tonya Barnett was pronounced deceased at 5:20 p. m. on Friday, Jan. 15. Urbana Police received a report of a pedestrian who was hit by a vehicle...

 2021-01-16 02:09 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Friday's Scores...
 2021-01-16 02:06 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Migrant caravan on the move in Honduras in uncertain times...
 2021-01-16 02:03 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Haiti braces for unrest as opposition demands new president...
 2021-01-16 02:01 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

TSA considering putting pro-Trump Capitol rioters on US no-fly list...

Federal safety officials are investigating people who took part in last week's riot at the U.S. Capitol to decide whether they belong on the federal no-fly list....

 2021-01-16 01:49 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

District 186 parents, students happy to be back in the classroom...

Some District 186 students are back in the classroom for the first time in months, and parents and staff are calling the first week a success. District 186 began hybrid learning on Tuesday, Jan. 12. The district isn't using any specific metrics to mak...

 2021-01-16 01:49 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Cubs avoid arbitration with Bryant, Bez, Contreras...

The Cubs avoided arbitration with three of their biggest stars, agreeing to one-year deals with third baseman Kris Bryant, shortstop Javier Bez and catcher Willson Contreras on Friday....

 2021-01-16 01:45 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Illinois police officers will be required to wear body cameras...

Police departments across the state will have to spend more money. This comes after Illinois lawmakers passed a historical criminal justice reform bill requiring every police officer in the state to wear a body camera. One main challenge police department...

 2021-01-16 01:37 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

California now reporting 525 virus deaths every day...
 2021-01-16 01:36 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Mexico publishes US evidence on ex-defense secretary...
 2021-01-16 01:36 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

EXPLAINER: Why expansion of vaccine to smokers caused a stir...
 2021-01-16 01:36 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

My Take: Picking the NFL’s Divisional Playoff games...

As entertaining as the NFL playoffs were last weekend they should be even better this weekend. Last weekend I went 4-2 on my picks in the Wild Card Round. I missed on the Browns-Steelers game and on the Rams-Seahawks game. So here we go again......

 2021-01-16 01:31 

Chicago Sun-Times

Northern Trust cutting 500 from global staff...

The Chicago-based bank cites pressure from record low interest and warns workers that bonuses will be reduced....

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