217 Today: Illinois city looks to bring people together through arts and culture
May 24, 2023
- A northern Illinois man accused of driving his car into a building proposed for use as an abortion clinic in Danville, missed his federal court appearance yesterday.
- An investigation by the state attorney general found the Catholic Church in Illinois did not report hundreds of priests and other clergy members credibly accused of sexual abuse.
- A new state plan is aimed at bolstering the ranks of healthcare workers in rural areas across Illinois.
- Scientists say a dust storm that killed eight motorists along I-55 earlier this month underscores the dangers of soil erosion.
In today's deep dive, we hear about how the residents and organizations of Rockford are coming together to create a plan addressing cultural equity.
Reporting today contributed by Farrah Anderson, Camryn Cutinello, Eric Stock, Sarah Nardi and Yvonne Boose.