2 Metra Train Lines Now Running With Bike CarsThe cars have room for 16 bicycles, instead of the five allowed on Metra's other accessible cars.
Illinois Health Officials Report B.1.351 Coronavirus Variant -- First Identified In South Africa -- Has Been Found In Rock IslandIllinois public health officials on Thursday announced that a case of coronavirus variant B.1.351 – first identified in South Africa – has been found in Illinois.
Thompson Center On List Of Most Endangered Illinois Buildings“People all over Illinois are working to save special places that help tell the unique stories and history of their neighborhoods despite the many challenges that stand in their way.”
Boy, 9, Uses Life Savings To Donate To Rock Island Homeless ShelterNathan Simons wanted to take all the money out of his savings account and do something for someone else.
Man Who Spent 20 Years In Solitary Confinement Vows To Be Voice For Inmates“You know once you get a purpose in life, you become more driven, you become more focused, you become more goal-oriented.”
2 Dead After Tree Branch Falls On Crowd At Fireworks ShowAuthorities say two people have died after a tree branch fell on spectators during a fireworks display in western Illinois.
Tornado Sightings Reported Near MacombThe sightings were all reported between 4:15 p.m. and 4:45 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. One was seen three miles east of Blandinsville, another a mile north of Sciota.
5 Day Trips Near Chicago To Do Before The Kids Go Back To SchoolPack up the car and travel for a day of fun, history and outdoor activities with your kids with these five destinations near Chicago.
Jury Selection Nears End At Sheley Murder TrialThe 34-year-old Sheley pleaded not guilty in the deaths of 29-year-old Brock Branson; 20-year-old Kilynna Blake; her 2-year-old son, Dayan; and 25-year-old Kenneth Ulve.
Bald Eagles Flock To Illinois And Iowa To Find Food This WinterWhen you think of birds flying south in winter, you probably don’t think they’re headed to Chicago, but if you’ve spotted any bald eagles in Illinois lately, you know different.