BY: IVAN PEREIRA AND SONY SALZMAN, ABC NEWS (CHICAGO) — An indoor opening event at a bar in rural Illinois in February led to 46 COVID-19 infections, one school closure and a hospitalization of a resident of a long-term care facility, according to... Read More.
BY: ADIA ROBINSON, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Illinois Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger called for President Donald Trump to resign on ABC's "This Week" Sunday, while in a separate interview Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that impeachment should "absolutely" be scheduled and that it should... Read More.
By: IVAN PEREIRA and MATT SEYLER, ABC News (ROCKFORD, Ill.) -- The Army Green Beret accused of killing three people and wounding three others during a shooting at an Illinois bowling alley this weekend was ordered to be remanded to jail.
By IVAN PEREIRA, JAMIE ARANOFF and MATT SEYLER, ABC News(ROCKFORD, Ill.) -- Police arrested and charged an Army Green Beret with murder and other charges in connection with the shooting that took place Saturday night in a bowling alley in... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- A COVID-19 outbreak in an Illinois veterans home has infected nearly 200 people and taken the lives of 23 residents so far, officials said.On Nov. 1, the Illinois Veterans Home at LaSalle... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Illinois reported a record number of new coronavirus cases on Thursday, with 9,935 new infections in a single day, according to state officials.Key metrics, including rising cases, hospitalizations and deaths in... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO and WILL GRETSKY, ABC News(WAKEGAN, Ill.) -- A police officer involved in a fatal shooting in Waukegan, Illinois, did not turn his body-worn camera on until after the deadly confrontation with an unarmed Black couple, footage released... Read More.
BY: MARK OSBORNE AND BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS(CHICAGO) -- The police officer who opened fire on an unarmed Black couple in Illinois, killing a 19-year-old and seriously injuring his girlfriend, has been fired.The Waukegan, Illinois, officer, who has... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(WAUKEGAN, Ill.) -- The mayor of Waukegan, Illinois, made an emotional plea for residents to stay calm after police opened fire on a car occupied by an unarmed young Black couple, killing one and wounding the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Facebook users in Illinois can now submit claims online and receive between $200 and $400 as part of a $650 million settlement by the social media giant over a class-action lawsuit stemming from... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO and DR. JAY BHATT, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As schools attempt to bring students back to school safely, a game-changer might come out of central Illinois.The University of Illinois' Urbana-Champaign campus has one of the... Read More.
By: MATT ZARRELL, ABC News (PEORIA, Ill.) -- Thirteen people were shot during a large gathering at a riverfront in Peoria, Illinois, early Sunday morning, police said.Authorities responded to reports of a shooting at 4:41 a.m. after a large fight... Read More.