A current image from the Danville riverfront area.
City of Danville
June 16, 2016

Concepts For Danville’s Riverfront Plan On Display

The city of Danville has released a lengthy report that shows off a future vision for the downtown development along the Vermilion River.  The concept drawings in the 101-page report on recreational use include picnic areas, walkways, and larger projects like an amphitheater, but there are no imminent plans for work that will rely largely on grant funds.


Two people hold an American flag and a LGBTQ Pride Flag at a Champaign, IL, Vigil for Orlando
Travis Stansel
June 15, 2016

List Of Upcoming Vigils Across Illinois To Honor Orlando Shooting Victims

We've compiled a list of upcoming vigils being held across Illinois to honor the 49 victims slain in the Orlando nightclub shooting. If you know of any more upcoming vigils, please email us at talk@21stShow.org, message us on our Facebook page, or tweet to us at @21stshow, and we'll add your submission to this list.


A crowd at West Side Park in Champaign remembers the shooting victims in Orlando.
Jim Meadows/Illinois Public Media
June 15, 2016

Hundreds Remember Orlando Shooting Victims

Hundreds of people turned out in Champaign’s West Side Park Tuesday evening to remember the 49 people killed and 52 injured in last weekend’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida.


June 14, 2016

Feeding Hungry Children In The Summer; Indiana Man Arrested Near LA Pride Event; Changes To FOIA

On The 21st: One in five children in Illinois have families who worry about how to properly feed them - and this need is much greater in summer. When school is out, the children that depend on school for meals lose access to healthy food - only 14 percent of those who qualify are able to utilize summer food programs. Plus, an Indiana man was arrested with weapons and explosives in his way to a pride event in LA; and Congress requests changes in the access reporters have to government information


Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks with members of LGBT groups and their supporters at a vigil in the city's Lakeview neighborhood on Sunday.
Teresa Crawford / AP
June 13, 2016

Illinois Reacts To The Orlando Nightclub Shooting

Gov. Rauner ordered flags flown at half-staff and a memorial vigil in Chicago drew hundreds of attendees, as Illinois reacted to the shooting inside an Orlando, Florida gay nightclub that left 49 people dead and 53 injured.


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