217 Today: Friday, July 16, 2021
Friday, July 16, 2021
Illinois will become the first state in the nation to ban police from lying to suspects under 18 during interrogation under a measure signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker Thursday.
Researchers at Southern Illinois University are studying the causes of burnout in the nursing profession.
Some Illinoisans are getting ready to fly to Tokyo next week for the 2020 Olympics.
The COVID-19 Delta variant has reached Champaign County. Officials with the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District say the variant appears to be more transmissible.
In today's deep dive, protests last summer fueled a debate over police in schools. In many cities, the conversation about “school resource officers” or “SROs” continues.
Reporting today contributed by Hannah Meisel, Steph Whiteside, Dana Cronin and Peter Medlin.