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Attorneys for the state of Illinois joined their colleagues in Nevada and Virginia Wednesday in asking a federal appellate court to declare that the Equal Rights Amendment has been legally ratified as the 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Read more

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Beginning Jan. 1, 2023, cash bail will be abolished in Illinois. The measure that will eliminate it has been on the books since early 2021, giving the justice system two years to plan for the major overhaul of the state’s pretrial detention system. Read more

Friday, September 16, 2022
Thursday, September 15, 2022

 A federal jury in Chicago convicted R. Kelly on Wednesday of producing child pornography and enticing girls for sex after a monthlong trial in his hometown, delivering another legal blow to the Grammy Award winning singer who was once one of the world's biggest R&B stars. Read more

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Locally, numerous Kankakee County public safety officials have been highly critical of the pending SAFE-T Act. Chief among those critics are Kankakee County State’s Attorney Jim Rowe and Kankakee County Sheriff Mike Downey. Read more

Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Monday, September 12, 2022
Saturday, September 10, 2022
Friday, September 09, 2022

Illinois residents will soon be seeing tax rebates in their bank accounts thanks to the Illinois Department of Revenue and Gov. JB Pritzker. The state will begin sending those checks out on Monday. Read more

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If you are enjoying the pleasant temperatures in Illinois this September, you won’t enjoy the winter forecast from the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Read more

If you’re traveling by auto this holiday weekend, there will be a little bit of relief at the pump as gas prices have declined for the 11th straight week. Read more