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Another 12,000 Case Day for Illinois

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 12,702 confirmed and probable cases for the state on Thursday.  The department also reported 43 additional deaths, ranging in ages from a man in his 40’s in Whiteside County to 5 people in their 90’s, including a ...Read more

Authorities warn of unemployment benefits scam

LASALLE – Authorities are warning of an unemployment benefits scam that is occurring around Illinois. The LaSalle Police Department on Wednesday alerted residents to a scam where individuals are receiving a debit card for unemployment benefits from the state which they never applied for. You ...Read more

Chicago police the target of 520 complaints since May

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Police Department has received more than 500 complaints against its officers since late May, when demonstrations broke out in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Police officials say eight officers have been stripped of their police powers since that ...Read more

IDPH reports nearly 150 new COVID-19 deaths

SPRINGFIELD – 149 COVID-19 related deaths were confirmed by the Illinois Department of Public Health, the highest daily death count the state has seen since late May. The IDPH also reported 12,657 new confirmed and probable cases, for a total of 523,840 since the start of the pandemic, ...Read more