217 Today: Friday May 21, 2021
Friday, May 21, 2021
A police processional escorted the body of a slain Champaign police officer Thursday from Urbana to Decatur.
Sex education teaching standards would be updated in Illinois under a bill that passed the State Senate Thursday.
A bipartisan group of state lawmakers is urging Gov. JB Pritzker to reopen the state's unemployment offices to the public after they've been closed for over a year due to the pandemic.
The Champaign County Board voted 14 to 7 along party lines Thursday night to approve a new county board district map to be used for the next decade.
In today's deep dive, the increase of vaccinations has led to the re-emergence of live theater performances in Champaign-Urbana.
217 Today is produced by Carolina Garibay. Reporting today contributed by Jim Meadows, Christine Hatfield, Derek Cantù, and Owen Henderson.