Attorney Jeff Anderson speaks as attorney Marc Pearlman, left, and clergy abuse victims listen during a news conference, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, in Chicago.

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March 21, 2019 - News Local/State

Attorneys: Church List Of Accused Illinois Clergy Incomplete

Advocates for clergy abuse victims released the names Wednesday of 395 priests and lay people in Illinois they say have been publicly accused of sexually abusing children — a roster more than twice as long as what the state's six dioceses previously released.


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March 12, 2019 - News Local/State

Should Young Adults Be Sent To Juvenile Courts?

Young adults could be tried in juvenile court up to age 21 under legislation being considered in the Illinois Senate.


Peyton Poe, of Urbana, Illinois

Courtesy of Jessica Barnes

February 28, 2019 - News Local/State

How Measles Outbreak Threatens A Young Patient

Jessica Barnes of Urbana is the mother of Peyton, 5, who is undergoing chemotherapy for leukemia. The treatments wipe out her immune system, which makes her highly susceptible to illness. Barnes is joining public health officials in urging everyone to get the measles vaccine if they haven’t yet.


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