The 21st Show

Illinois News Roundup - April 19, 2024


It's time for our Friday Reporter Roundtable, today we'll focus on Springfield and Peoria.

To start things off in Springfield, we'll cover updates on a story regarding a Springfield resident being charged with running houses of prostitution. Then, we'll hear the conclusion of the Illinois State Police's investigation into a shooting that occurred at the Sangamon County Juvenile Detention Center. There's also push from Springfield firefighters for a city-operated ambulance service.

After, we'll cover Peoria Mayor Rita Ali's support of their police chief, and updates on USPS' decision to move Peoria's mail sorting operations to the Chicago suburbs.


Dean Olsen

Senior Staff Writer, Illinois Times

Tim Shelley

News Director, WCBU — Peoria Public Radio