217 Today: Friday January 15, 2021
Certain regions in Illinois may be allowed to transition to less restrictive COVID-19 public health measures starting Friday. All 11 regions have been frozen in so-called Tier Three mitigations since late November.
Regulators say they're ready and willing to work with utilities to keep the move toward electric vehicles on track in Illinois.
The mayor of the small town of Thomasboro, north of Champaign, is apologizing for denying that violence occurred at the U-S Capitol, after protesting outside the building last week.
Champaign County officials reported 70 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. Thirty county residents are now hospitalized with the virus.
In today's deep dive, starting today, there’s a new year-round emergency shelter for women in Champaign. Illinois Newsroom's Christine Herman talks with C-U at Home Executive Director Rob Dalhaus.
217 Today is produced by Olivia Butts. Reporting today contributed by Derek Cantu, Ryan Denham, Jim Meadows, and Christine Herman.