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Blessing given OK to continue hospital-from-home program

Blessing given OK to continue hospital-from-home program

by Scott Hardy

Blessing was part of 2-year trial program.

Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam

Clayton man accused of murder to undergo mental fitness exam

by Scott Hardy

Wyond Bynum to be examined

Monroe Co. murder suspect to go on trial in December

Monroe Co. murder suspect to go on trial in December

by Scott Hardy

Lyle Miller to have 5-day trial starting December 2.

Quincy University extends FAFSA deadline

Quincy University extends FAFSA deadline

by Scott Hardy

Delay due to changes in FAFSA filing

Quincy Bay open house tonight

Quincy Bay open house tonight

by Scott Hardy

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host from 5-7 P.M. at Oakley-Lindsay Center

Two QFD firefighters hurt battling blaze

Two QFD firefighters hurt battling blaze

by Scott Hardy

Both suffered minor injuries.

Former IL State Senator in custody ahead of trial

Former IL State Senator in custody ahead of trial

by Scott Hardy

Sam McCann accused of not telling parole office he'd been released from St. Louis hospital

La Grange woman sentenced to 15 years in child's death

La Grange woman sentenced to 15 years in child's death

by Scott Hardy

Kimberly Hickman sentenced Thursday in Lewis County court

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases draft report on Quincy Bay

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases draft report on Quincy Bay

by Scott Hardy

$45 million plan would dredge Quincy Bay, modify the cut-through and Cedar Creek

Blessing wins appeal in suit over QMG hospital ruling

Blessing wins appeal in suit over QMG hospital ruling

by Scott Hardy

Ruling sends case back to Sangamon County court

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Special interest groups and Democrats push to enhance pension benefits

(The Center Square) – Several special interest groups, including the Illinois Education Association, are pushing to enhance benefits across the state's entire Tier 2 pension system.

State appeals court revives challenge to Cook County’s gun, ammo tax

(The Center Square) – Cook County’s tax on guns and ammunition is still in place, but a case alleging the ordinance violates the U.S. Constitution's Second Amendment has been revived.

Retailers push back on Pritzker's proposal to cap sales tax credit they claim

(The Center Square) – Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s budget proposal includes going after Illinois retailers' earnings, something that is not sitting well with industry officials.

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WATCH: Minnesota craft brewery worker knocked to ground by beer geyser after beverage bursts from tank

Dramatic video showed the moment a beer tank spewed a powerful shot of beer towards a Minnesota craft brewery worker, knocking him to the ground.

Augusta University student dead at UGA with 'visible injuries' after going for run on campus

Georgia authorities are investigating a female's death on the University of Georgia campus in Athens on Thursday afternoon. Her body was found dead near Lake Herrick with 'visible injuries.'

Teen stabbed during Times Square brawl involving migrants: report

Several migrants were involved in the stabbing of a 17-year-old boy Thursday in Times Square, police sources told The New York Post.

IllinoisPolicy

Where are you most likely to get shot in Chicago?

Nearly 1 of every 900 Chicagoans was shot last year, and 1 in 5,000 killed by gunshot. Where was the greatest risk? The Austin neighborhood reported the most fatal shootings as well as the most shootings overall, with 1 shooting for every 414 residents

Eliminating grocery tax would help Illinois families

Gov. J.B. Pritzker is supporting an end to Illinois’ 1% grocery tax. Illinois is one of only 13 states with a grocery tax, and the only one of the nation’s 10 largest states.

Our perspective: Illinois’ state budget is nearly $13B higher today than it was 6 years ago

Pritzker proposes to permanently repeal the 1% state grocery tax. That’s good. The ballooning size of the state budget, not so good.

2024 State of the State: Federal rescue is over, so Illinois needs caution

The pandemic had an upside for Illinois state finances – infusing federal dollars as state revenues exceeded projections. Now federal aid is gone. Illinoisans’ ongoing struggles warrant caution, reform in the state’s fiscal year 2025 budget.