Police Reform Bill Goes To Pritzker's Desk Despite Law Enforcement BacklashAll it takes is the governor's signature and Illinois' new police reform bill becomes law, despite backlash from members of law enforcement and other unions. 
Illinois COVID Numbers: 5,862 New Cases And Fewer Than 100 DeathsOn Tuesday, the state reported 6,642 new COVID cases and another 117 deaths.
Governor Pritzker To Ask Incoming Biden Administration For More COVID Vaccine Doses, But Some Aren't Being Used In Illinois"I am discouraged by the fact that we are getting less first doses now than we had at the beginning."
Deal Frees $173M To Expand South Shore Commuter Rail LineIndiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says the Federal Transit Administration's agreement with the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District will allow construction to start on the $491 million project to expand the South Shore rail line to a double track between Gary and Michigan City.
Antioch Teen Kyle Rittenhouse Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting Deaths Of 2 Kenosha ProtestersConservatives have rallied around Rittenhouse, describing him as a patriot who took up arms to protect people and property, and raised enough money to make his $2 million cash bail.
Nonprofit Build-A-Bed-Kankakee, Assembles Furniture Items For Needy Children In IllinoisThose who need beds register online on Sleep in Heavenly Peace's website.
People Wait Several Hours To Enter Chicago DMV FacilityDrivers services facilities across Illinois re-opened Tuesday. The state extended driver's licenses and ID card expiration dates until June.
Marijuana Sales Could Top More Than A Billion Dollars For 2020The complete 2020 recreational marijuana sales report for the whole year will be available in the next few days.
Illinois Weekly Jobless Claims Down 34.5% With More Than 110,000 FilingsThe Illinois Department of Employment Security Wednesday reported 110,486 new weekly jobless claims were filed for the week ending Dec. 26.
Illinois COVID Numbers: 5,644 New Cases, 106 More DeathsIDPH reported on Monday 4,453 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 105 additional deaths.
7 Killed, 14 Wounded In Weekend Shootings Across ChicagoA total of 21 people were shot, seven of them fatally, over the weekend in Chicago, including a robber who was shot and killed while trying to hold up a cellphone store.