Illinois Driver Services Facility In Thompson Center Reopens After COVID ShutdownMore than a year after it closed due to the pandemic, the Illinois Driver Services facility in the basement of the Thompson Center reopened on Monday.
South Side Ald. David Moore Enters Race For Illinois Secretary Of StateWith incumbent Jesse White retiring at the end of his sixth term in office, five Democrats have now entered the fray to replace him in the 2022 election.
Illinois Secretary Of State Jesse White Wants New Statue Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. At State CapitolWhite said a monument to King should be in a more prominent location on the Capitol grounds, and he believes the current statue "does not properly reflect Dr. King."
Federal REAL ID Deadline Extended To May 3, 2023The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has extended the deadline for the REAL ID again – this time until May 3, 2023.
Secretary Of State Warns Of Scam Websites Charging Extra Fees To Renew License PlatesThe Illinois Secretary of State is warning about a scam in which an unauthorized website is charging a bogus fee for license plate renewals.
Two Men, Matthew Givens And Cortez Hudson, Charged In Slaying Of Jawaun Davis Outside Illinois Secretary Of State Facility In BridgeviewMatthew Givens and Cortez Hudson, both 23, have been charged with first-degree murder and attempted vehicular hijacking.
License Plate Mix-Up Causes Honda Accord Owner To Get Tickets For Semi's Unpaid TollsHe’s been ticketed over and over in different states, even though he’s been home in western suburbs the whole time.
Frustrated Chicagoans Wait Outside To Get Driver's License Services, But Some Didn't Have To Be ThereThe Illinois Secretary of State's office said the expiration on driver's licenses has been extended until June 1 and registration stickers for the back of license plates can be done online.
Illinois Driver Services Facilities To Remain Closed Through January 4, 2021Most Illinois driver services facilities will remain closed for another month due to the pandemic, with some sites open only for limited services.
Illinois Driver Services Facilities Will Close From November 17 Through Early December, Agency Cites Pandemic“The health and safety of employees and the public remains paramount and face-to-face transactions potentially increase the further spread of the virus."
Illinois Extends Expiration Dates For Driver's Licenses, ID Cards Until February
Illinois Driver's License Expiration Dates Extended One Year For People Age 75 And OlderSecretary of State Jesse White's office announced 2020 driver's license expiration dates will be extended by one year for drivers age 75 and older, meaning they won't have to renew their license until shortly before their birthday in 2021.
Federal Database Problems Repeatedly Delay Already Slow Waits At Illinois Driver's Services FacilitiesThe platform that checks driver records in other states had crashed repeatedly in recent weeks, making long waits even worse for Illinois motorists trying to renew their licenses or registrations.
Illinois Extends Expiration Dates For Driver's Licenses, ID Cards, Vehicle Stickers Until NovemberIllinois residents are getting an extra month to renew expired driver's licenses, ID cards, and vehicle registrations as many driver services centers are dealing with huge wait times forcing people to stand in line outside for several hours during a heat wave.
Illinois Secretary Of State Closes Schaumburg Drivers Services Facility After Employee Tests Positive For COVID-19Officials said the facility at 1227 E. Golf Rd. will be closed until July 2.