Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the... -

Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
Illinois (i/ˌɪlᵻˈnɔɪ/ IL-i-NOY) is a state in the midwestern region of the United States, achieving statehood in 1818. It is the 6th most populous state and 25th largest state in terms of land area, and is often noted as a microcosm of the entire country. The word "Illinois" comes from a French rendering of a native Algonquin word. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,

Terrorism cell linked to crimes in Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana

Southern Poverty Law Center - 22 Jun 2018
Michael Hari, 47, Michael McWhorter, 29 and Joe Morris, 22, all of Clarence, Illinois, were named in a superseding indictment returned Thursday in Minnesota, charging them with federal civil rights and hate crime violations related to an explosion at ...

Feds approve Illinois' plan to protect safety-net hospitals

Chicago Tribune - 22 Jun 2018
The federal government has approved Illinois' plan to keep a pot of cash flowing to hospitals, including many that need it to serve the state's poorest residents. A number of Illinois hospitals had worried they would have trouble staying open if the ...

Pace Buses to Advertise Illinois Baby Safe Haven Law

U.S. News & World Report - 22 Jun 2018
Pace Buses to Advertise Illinois Baby Safe Haven Law. Illinois officials and advocates are launching a campaign to promote a law that allows babies to be turned over safely and legally. June 22, 2018, at 9:26 a.m.. Pace Buses to Advertise Illinois Baby ...

Warren Buffett's son funds central Illinois zoo train

Belleville News-Democrat - 22 Jun 2018
It's full steam ahead for a $2 million train track expansion at a zoo in central Illinois thanks to the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The train route at the Scovill Zoo in Decatur will now stretch alongside the lake shoreline and take ...

Buyside expects little from November Illinois election

Bond Buyer - 22 Jun 2018
CHICAGO – Muni Investors aren't banking on November's Illinois election to cure the state's deep fiscal wounds. That was the assessment offered by several local buyside representatives who participated in a panel discussion at The Bond Buyer's Midwest ...

Is CPS the most understaffed district in Illinois?

PolitiFact - 21 Jun 2018
"Under Emanuel, CPS has become the most understaffed school district in Illinois," LaRaviere wrote, going on to suggest that key elements of a quality education, including student safety, are more likely to slip through the cracks with less staff around.

Heroes Hall at Children's Museum of Illinois to open July 7

Herald & Review - 22 Jun 2018
Children's Museum of Illinois. Heroes Hall. DECATUR – The Heroes Hall at Children's Museum of Illinois will open to the public at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 7. The two-story, 7,000 square foot law enforcement-themed addition was made possible by a $3 ...

Illinois Escapees: Sighting, Stolen Boat Reported - 21 Jun 2018
CARMI, IL — The manhunt for two White County Jail inmates continues as a tip came in Wednesday from a New Haven man who said he spotted the pair on the Wabash River. WEHT reported resident Hubert Clifford said Zachery Shock and Johnny Tipton ...

Illinois Football: Illini snag underrated 2019 RB Kyron Cumby

Writing Illini - 22 Jun 2018
Kyron Cumby decided to end his recruitment and committed to the Illini. He is a 5-foot-7, 160-pound all-purpose running back from Plano High School in Plano, Texas. He is rated as a three-star recruit who is the No. 1263 player in the class of 2019 and ...

Woman diagnosed with West Nile Virus, Illinois calls in CDC

Herald & Review - 22 Jun 2018
SPRINGFIELD — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has agreed to investigate a confirmed case of West Nile virus in Illinois. The Illinois Department of Public Health says Wednesday the state saw its first human case of the virus for 2018 in ...

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