Convened by the Women’s Justice Institute, the task force report includes 250 recommendations, ranging from eliminating prison charges for basic needs, like email access and tampons, to mass commutations for women where a history of gender-based violence was not initially considered by the court system.
Experts aren't sure why parosmia occurs. One theory is that, as smell receptors recover after an infection, they connect to the brain in new or incomplete ways, causing the patient to sense smells differently.
The next COVID vaccine phase could include allowing residents to get vaccinated by their primary care physician rather than needing to visit a mass vaccination site or pharmacy provider, and allowing walk-in vaccinations at all vaccination sites.
Other measures discussed by the House Executive Committee Wednesday would legalize and regulate certain internet gambling programs, or I-gaming, and ban “sweepstakes” machines that mirror video gambling but are otherwise not regulated by the state the same way slot machines are.
MARION — Bryan Lee, Carbondale's high school football coach, is pressing charges after he was hit in the face and tackled following the final game of the season last week, according to Williamson County County court documents.
Statistics included in a news release from the Chicago Police Department reveal that a troubling rise in gun violence this year shows little sign of slowing down. The city had five fewer homicides this April than last April, but the number of shooting victims increased to 299 from 225.
More than 2,600 people have been in custody at the Cook County Jail or at home on electronic monitoring for more than a year as a massive backlog of felony cases has piled up at the Cook County Circuit Court.
Redistricting is a process that can seem perplexing and irrelevant to voters. But how Illinois lawmakers redraw the state's legislative maps over the next few months could have an enormous impact on the power of your vote.
This year’s weddings will still look different, but progress on the vaccine rollout and Chicago’s move to loosen restrictions offer a path to weddings that would have been off limits last year, when couples who didn’t postpone stuck to microweddings, minimonies and elopements.
The family of a Flossmoor man who got both COVID-19 vaccine doses but later contracted the virus and subsequently died hope to bring awareness of the vaccine's antibody building abilities in some people with preexisting health conditions.
A judge Saturday set bail at $500,000 for a 28-year-old Plano woman who was charged with aggravated battery to a child in connection with dropping her 5-year-old daughter off a six-story parking garage, according to the DuPage County state’s attorney office.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker and Illinois legislators traveled to the metro-east on Friday to talk about a new law designed to improve health-care access for the poor and people of color, including prenatal and childbirth services.
A 57-year-old motorist apparently angered by “yuppies with dogs” allegedly yelled anti-Asian comments before slamming into group of friends enjoying a birthday picnic, seriously injuring a woman in Logan Square, witnesses and officials said.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker is asking lawmakers to eliminate nine tax breaks to balance the fiscal year 2022 budget by the end of May. Lawmakers and business groups argue the tax breaks are good for the economy, especially as the state recovers from the pandemic.
Kelvin Soto Crespo, 20, of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, has been missing since Saturday afternoon after the boat he occupied capsized in Lake Michigan near the East Chicago Marina, Indiana Conservation Officer Tyler Brock said.
When Eleanor Basehoar was a little girl, instead of watching cartoons, she was out helping her dad on the farm as he worked with the equipment or the cattle. But she still never expected to be a pig farmer today.