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 2021-09-22 00:03 

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[ Rockford, IL ]

Accident at E. State Street and London Avenue...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) A bad accident has reportedly occurred at the intersection of State Street and London Avenue. E. State Street is currently closed from Rome Avenue to Washington Street as police conduct an investigation. The crash appears to have lef...

 2021-09-22 00:03 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Charges: Man "snapped," killed 4, then left bodies in field...
 2021-09-22 00:00 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Iran's president slams US in first speech to UN as leader...
 2021-09-22 00:00 

The A.V. Club

Shang-Chi, Olaf, Jeff Goldblum, and Boba Fett to celebrate the content cavalcade of Disney Plus Day...

Disney+ to celebrate Disney+ with day of big-name premieres and teases for the future...

 2021-09-21 23:55 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

China, US unveil separate big steps to fight climate change...
 2021-09-21 23:55 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Hannibal firefighters use Lover's Leap for training...
 2021-09-21 23:50 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Springfield makes first move to gain control of abandoned west side home...

The City of Springfield has taken the first step toward possession of an unoccupied property at 3005 Clifton Drive in the Colony West subdivision. Sangamon County Circuit Court documents show the home been unoccupied for at least a decade, but neighbors c...

 2021-09-21 23:50 

Chicago Sun-Times

Two South Side businesses among firms getting Rebuild Illinois grants to 'add jobs, and develop community wealth'...

Bourdeau-Griffin Interiors & Architectural Supplies, in West Chatham, received $1.9 million for a business hub and development center, while Omni Ecosystems will receive $2 million for a green infrastructure and business incubator through the state's ...

 2021-09-21 23:48 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Woman arrested for tossing puppy into ocean along Georgia coast...

Candy Selena Maban was charged by the Tybee Police Department for aggravated cruelty to animals....

 2021-09-21 23:47 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Invasive worms wreak havoc on lawns across Springfield area...

Springfield residents are reporting a new type of pest that's wreaking havoc on lawns across the city. The outdoor destruction turning lawns from Chatham to Petersburg entirely brown is thanks to...

 2021-09-21 23:42 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Springfield Rail Improvement Project running mostly on time or ahead of schedule...

Parts of the Springfield Rail Improvement Project are moving ahead of schedule. This project, run by Hanson, Inc. , has already been in the works for nearly a decade. The underpass at Laurel Street was actually finished more than two months early. Now, tr...

 2021-09-21 23:34 

CBS Chicago

Worries Of A 'Twindemic' As Flu Season Coincides With The COVID-19 Pandemic...

Dr. Segreti said loss of taste and smell is often associated with COVID, but they've also seen that symptom with flu patients....

 2021-09-21 23:26 

Chicago Tribune

Fed-up Chicago man tears out speed bump in alley behind his house, plans to fight ticket: 'Little by little I took it out'...

The resident might also be on the hook for the cost of replacing the asphalt....

 2021-09-21 23:25 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

COVID-19 testing rolling out in local school districts...

District 186 is continuing to roll out the saliva-based SHIELD testing at their schools. Right now, only a handful of schools have the ability to test students, but district officials say all schools will have testing days by September 30th. Other school ...

 2021-09-21 23:22 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

'Devious licks' TikTok challenges students to vandalize school bathrooms...

While students are back in the classroom this year so are school pranks. School districts around the country are dealing with a huge uptick in vandalism. It all started with a viral trend using the hashtag 'Devious licks' on a social media app cal...

 2021-09-21 23:18 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

California now has nation's lowest virus transmission rate...
 2021-09-21 23:18 

Chicago Tribune

New text-to-911 service available in Naperville when a phone call in an emergency is not an option...

The new text-to-911 option in Naperville should be used only if placing an emergency call is not possible, such as if a caller is deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech impaired or if speaking aloud would put the caller in danger, an emergency communications sup...

 2021-09-21 23:17 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Illinois Region 5 almost out of ICU beds...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) The number of ICU beds continue to be a problem in downstate Illinois. Only 2 of 90 beds are available in Region 5. This is actually a slight improvement, as there were no ICU beds open over the weekend. Officials in the region sa...

 2021-09-21 23:13 

Chicago Tribune

When will kids under 12 be approved for the COVID-19 vaccine? Here's what parents need to know....

Here's the latest information about COVID-19 vaccines for children....

 2021-09-21 23:13 

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago 'coming down the other side' of Delta surge as Illinois numbers improve...

The city also removed California and Puerto Rico from its quarantine advisory for unvaccinated travelers....

 2021-09-21 23:10 

The A.V. Club

Elvira actor Cassandra Peterson comes out...

In her new memoir, Cassandra Peterson, better known as Elvira, the Mistress Of The Dark herself, opens up about her 19-year-long relationship with a woman...

 2021-09-21 23:07 

CBS Chicago

State Data Show One Chicago Nursing Home Has Fewer Than 1 Percent Of Staff Vaccinated Against COVID-19...

Some local nursing homes have an alarmingly low level of workers who are vaccinated against COVID-19. As CBS 2's Chris Tye reported Tuesday, the clock is ticking for health care workers to get vaccinated in Illinois by next month....

 2021-09-21 23:06 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Personal loan rates plummet — 3-year rates drop to lowest point since July...

The latest trends in interest rates for personal loans from the Credible marketplace, updated weekly....

 2021-09-21 23:02 

Chicago Sun-Times

Speaker Welch taps first Latina to run House elections, ex-ComEd lobbyist and staffer who promises 'inclusion and inclusiveness'...

Lizbeth Ramirez, 36, said it would be...

 2021-09-21 23:00 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

GLIMPSES: Britain’s Johnson rides rails to meet Amtrak Joe...
 2021-09-21 23:00 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Student loan company used deceptive practices, CFPB says: Tips for choosing a reputable lender...

The CFPB issued a consent order for one college financing company after ruling its ISA program was a form of consumer credit and must adhere to federal financial laws....

 2021-09-21 22:59 

Chicago Tribune

3 things we heard from the Chicago Bears, including preparing for a Justin Fields start and Jason Peters pushing through another injury...

If Andy Dalton is out and Justin Fields is the Chicago Bears starter this week, wide receiver Allen Robinson said they will need to squeeze in extra reps before, during and after practice to get back on the same page as the quarterback who ran the scout t...

 2021-09-21 22:58 

Chicago Tribune

Elmwood Park, River Grove police: Man refuses to pay Uber driver, steals a car left running at gas station...

River Grove, Elmwood Park police blotter....

 2021-09-21 22:56 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

US sues to stop deal between American Airlines and JetBlue...
 2021-09-21 22:56 

Chicago Tribune

Chicago toy store collects dolls, books and teddy bears for kids arriving from Afghanistan: 'Why can't we be the people to help?'...

A Chicago toy store is collecting donations of money and new toys to help Afghan children arriving at a military base in Indiana....

 2021-09-21 22:55 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Conviction erased in fire that killed 5 kids in Michigan...
 2021-09-21 22:55 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Experts eye more travel testing to contain COVID in Hawaii...
 2021-09-21 22:53 

Chicago Tribune

Naperville 203 might keep kids in school even if they're exposed to COVID after nearly 2,000 miss class due to quarantine...

Naperville School District 203 is considering a "test-to-stay4; program in which students who have been exposed to but not infected with COVID-19 can stay in school rather than quarantine at home. Of the nearly 2,000 forced to quarantine, less than...

 2021-09-21 22:53 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

GLIMPSES: Britain's Johnson rides rails to meet Amtrak Joe...
 2021-09-21 22:53 

WGEM

[ Quincy ]

Teen pleads guilty in killing of college student in NYC park...
 2021-09-21 22:51 

Chicago Tribune

Chicago White Sox have to wait to win the AL Central after they don't get the big hit in a 5-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers: 'Our execution is not what it has to be, in all phases'...

The Chicago White Sox had the tying run on base in both the eighth and ninth but came up empty Tuesday in a 5-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers in front of 10,585 at Comerica Park....

 2021-09-21 22:49 

Chicago Tribune

Editorial: An urgent task for City Hall. Tackle the lending gap that holds back the South, West sides....

Of all the troubles that suppress revitalization of Chicago's predominantly Black and Latino neighborhoods, the glaring disparity between how much banks lend to the North Side versus communities on the South and West sides is one of the most insidious...

 2021-09-21 22:43 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Colder temperatures create perfect environment for apple crop growth...

ELMWOOD, Ill. (WMBD) — Cooler weather is having a positive impact on the local apple crop. Christ Orchard Manager Molly Christ said the expected cooler days and nights affect each apple variety differently. Colder weather helps some types of the fru...

 2021-09-21 22:43 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Lawmakers push for new war memorial to honor fallen service members killed in war on terror...

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 2021-09-21 22:43 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Lawmakers push for new war memorial to honor fallen service members killed in war on terror...

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 2021-09-21 22:41 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Freeport Art Museum moving, adding outdoor plaza...

FREEPORT, Ill. (WTVO) A stateline museum is relocating. Freeport Art Museum officials said that the new additions, and address, will be a win for The Pretzel City. It is being done in part to help with revitalization efforts of Downtown Freeport, official...

 2021-09-21 22:41 

WFLD

[ FOX Chicago ]

Chicago man sues over Texas abortion law...

A man from Chicago has gotten directly involved in the fight over the new abortion ban in Texas....

 2021-09-21 22:41 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Law enforcement across U.S. help to keep public safe from train incidents...

GALESBURG, Ill. (WMBD) — Galesburg Police joined forces with departments across the nation to cut down on preventable deaths and injuries near train tracks for "Operation Clear Track." It's a specific day coordinated by Amtrak Police and...

 2021-09-21 22:38 

WYZZ

[ Peoria-Bloomington ]

Sophia's Kitchen in Peoria feeds more than 200 hungry mouths every week...

PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Every week, 2-300 hungry mouths get fed at Sophia's Kitchen, a mission of Sacred Heart Church in Peoria, according to its program director. Almost 21,000 people, including 6,500 children, experienced food insecurity in Peor...

 2021-09-21 22:37 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Rockford Rescue Mission offering help to anyone in need of care...

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) A local non-profit is offering a glimpse into their daily work, helping residents who may be facing a crisis. The Rockford Rescue Mission's goal is to help people get their lives on track. Domestic abuse victims, people strugglin...

 2021-09-21 22:37 

Chicago Sun-Times

The White Sox are going to the playoffs. Does that mean Tony La Russa is doing a good job?...

And considering how much better the Tigers have gotten, should A.J. Hinch have been the guy?...

 2021-09-21 22:35 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Illinois police still seeking info on missing ISU graduate student...

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Police investigating the disappearance of an Illinois State University graduate student are asking the public for tips as the search for the young man continues nearly a month after he vanished. Twenty-five-year-old Jelani D...

 2021-09-21 22:35 

mystateline.com

[ Rockford, IL ]

Flu season is coming, so get a flu shot, doctors recommend...

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) Doctors are reminding people to make sure to get a flu shot. Flu seasons usually hit in late September to early October. The Illinois Department of Public Health said that because of COVID-19 precautions like masking, there were f...

 2021-09-21 22:33 

WRSP

[ FOX Illinois ]

Free child safety seat checks this weekend...

A child safety seat can help protect your child in the event of a crash, however, if it's not installed correctly it may not be as effective. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) says certified child passenger safety technicians will check...

 2021-09-21 22:31 

Chicago Tribune

Deerfield makes up for lost time with two-day festival...

Thousands of people participated in activities in Deerfield after more than a year of festival cancelations....

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