217 Today: Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021
Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2021
Southern Illinois reached a new record on Tuesday, with zero available ICU beds in Region 5.
Gov. JB Pritzker is lobbying for a federal law protecting abortion access after a Texas law banning abortions after six weeks went into effect this month.
While the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign welcomed a record breaking freshman class this fall, the campus is also seeing a decline in minority enrollment.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is launching a statewide effort to track and prosecute retail theft.
In today's deep dive, we hear from the director of an agency that will help resettle refugees from Afghanistan in Illinois.
Reporting today contributed by Jennifer Fuller, Peter Medlin, Luis Velazquez, Hannah Meisel and The 21st Show.