Sunday, May 31, 2020

Skokie, Illinois’ Holocaust Museum Wins National Award for Service and Education

by Jacob Rogers, Medill News Servie WASHINGTON- The Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was honored this week as one of ten institutions to receive a...

Fmr Chicago Police Supt, Garry McCarthy on “Culture of Non-compliance” Toward...

From the City Club of Chicago: former Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy gives an address on what he sees as a "growing culture of...

As Illinois Prepares for the TOTAL Solar Eclipse on August 21st,...

SPRINGFIELD – It's still weeks away, but around Illinois there's increased activity to prepare for the few moments when day becomes night, on August...

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Ronald Reagan’s Hometown of Dixon, IL Remembers Their Favorite Son

As Dixon IL approached the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan's birth in February, 2011, the Illinois Channel toured the schoolhouse where he attended grade school...

Fmr Chicago Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy Announces His Plan to Run...

Chicago -- On his website former Chicago Police Superintendent, Garry McCarthy announced he will run for Mayor of Chicago, against the very man who...

Pasfield House Selected as the Christmas Ornament for Springfield

We talk with Tony Leone, owner and Innkeeper of the historic Pasfield House

The Push to Legalize Silencers in Illinois

Our Shirley Descorbeth reports from Athens Illinois, on why the NRA wants state lawmakers to legalize the use of silencers on guns.

The Dangers of Expanding Sales of Fireworks

From the State Capitol - Doctors and emergency workers talk against a proposal that would expand the type of fireworks that can be sold...

Illinois’ Bicentennial: Giant City State Park, Celebrating the Natural History...

As we celebrate the Illinois BiCentennial, , we also look to note the NATURAL HISTORY of Illinois. Here, from our archives, one of our more...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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