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Quincy couple accused of storming Capitol plead Not Guilty

Quincy couple accused of storming Capitol plead Not Guilty

by Scott Hardy

Jason & Christina Gerding entered pleas Friday in Federal court

Murder trial for Lewis County man set for 2022

Murder trial for Lewis County man set for 2022

by Scott Hardy

Marcus Mays accused of murdering 2-year old girl in 2018

Quincy revenue projections flat for FY '22

Quincy revenue projections flat for FY '22

by Scott Hardy

$8 million in street improvements approved

Monroe County murder case delayed two months

Monroe County murder case delayed two months

by Scott Hardy

Jerry Asbell, Jr. faces murder count in August 2019 death of Amanda Johnston

Lewis County murder trial delayed

Lewis County murder trial delayed

by Scott Hardy

Trial for Marcus Mays in Adair County delayed to April 26

Former Canton City Collector to have preliminary hearing in February

Former Canton City Collector to have preliminary hearing in February

by Scott Hardy

La Trisha Crist to be in court February 25

Quincy woman to have expert at murder trial

Quincy woman to have expert at murder trial

by Scott Hardy

Natasha McBride to hire psychiatrist

West-Central Illinois out of Tier 3 mitigations

West-Central Illinois out of Tier 3 mitigations

by Scott Hardy

Area into Phase 4; bars and restaurants can offer limited indoor service

70th Adams County resident dies of COVID-19

70th Adams County resident dies of COVID-19

by Scott Hardy

Virus also continues to spread at Illinois Veterans Home

Brown County murder trial delayed

Brown County murder trial delayed

by Scott Hardy

January trial for John Dean delayed to May

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State sends confidential information of nearly 9,000 Illinoisans to wrong addresses

(The Center Square) – Personal information of nearly 9,000 Illinois families was sent by the state to the wrong mailing address in November and December last year. The state says they’re working to ensure the error doesn’t happen again.

Illinois lawmakers could take up prescription drug legislation

(The Center Square) – Meetings have been taking place across Illinois on the subject of prescription drug legislation, which lawmakers could take up this year.

Virtual Illinois House hearings begin Monday as minority Republicans still worry about fairness

(The Center Square) – The Illinois House will begin virtual hearings Monday.

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Capitol security review to recommend additional officers, fencing: report

A series of substantial changes will be recommended to bolster security at the U.S. Capitol following a review, including adding additional fencing, according to a report.

Virginia police officer shot, killed during traffic stop; suspect in custody: reports

A veteran police officer in Virginia was shot and killed Friday afternoon during a traffic stop, according to reports.

Louisiana police officer shot, killed while escorting suspect from HS basketball game: reports

A law enforcement officer was shot and killed in New Orleans on Friday night, reportedly while trying to escort the suspect away from a high school basketball game.

IllinoisPolicy

Madigan again picks his successor after first one lasted 2 days

Mike Madigan again controlled the choice of his replacement as state representative after his first pick resigned over ‘questionable conduct.’ This pick is a community activist who manages COVID-19 contact tracing.

Illinois House speaker unwilling to take voters’ ‘no’ on ‘fair tax’ for an answer

Just more than three months after voters soundly rejected a progressive state income tax, new Illinois House Speaker Chris Welch is trying to revive the idea as a fix for state pensions. There is a better solution than the failed ‘fair tax’ scheme.

Illinois unemployment is again on the rise as Pritzker proposes business taxes

Unemployment claims bumped up for a second week in Illinois as Gov. J.B. Pritzker decided to push for 9 new taxes, mostly hitting businesses and job creation. Illinois ranked 49th for recovery last week.

Illinois faced nursing shortage before COVID-19 stressed health care

An impending health care worker shortage argues for a bill that would allow Illinois to join a multi-state nursing license compact. Nurses could see improved job options.