217 Today: Penicillin shortage could endanger children with sickle cell disease
Monday, January 16, 2023
- Illinois lawmakers were unable to pass a measure to limit how much interest pawn brokers can charge in this month’s lame-duck session.
- The candidates on the April 4 ballot for mayor of Champaign have all been on the ballot before, including former mayor Don Gerard.
- Champaign County’s Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration continues Monday morning with the annual Unity Breakfast.
- The Fighting Illini men’s basketball team has won three straight Big Ten Conference games after defeating the Michigan State Spartans on Friday night.
In today's deep dive, we’ll learn how a penicillin shortage could affect children with sickle cell disease.
217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Alex Degman, Jim Meadows, Colin Hislope and Farah Yousry.