🎧 Can anything be done to save the Great Salt Lake? The future of the lake is this week's topic of the Utterly Moderate Podcast.
A Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar provides insight into the Pope’s actions during World War II.
🎧 Is the nation in the middle of a constitutional crisis? It's the topic of the latest Utterly Moderate Podcast.
🎧 A nationally syndicated columnist offers thoughts on several polarizing issues on the latest Utterly Moderate Podcast.
🎧 The Utterly Moderate Podcast looks at how presidents and the press have had a complicated relationship throughout American history.
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There are politicians and commentators claim that immigrants, and unauthorized immigrants in particular, commit a lot of crime. Are these claims true? The topic is discussed in this week's episode of the Utterly Moderate Podcast.
The Tyree family recently took advantage of our state’s eagerly anticipated annual sales tax holiday on school supplies, clothing and electronics.
From the editor: State Journal editorial board will now include members from our community.
The abortion debate is at the center of U.S. political dialogue, but one important group’s voice is often absent in this heated debate: the women who choose abortion.
For fans who consider the sport from an ethical perspective, issues of brain diseases, violence and more raise a question: Is watching football morally problematic?
What exactly do we mean by teenage behavior? And who gets to be this kind of teenager? These questions are central to the conversation.
In the wake of sexual assault and harassment allegations involving Brett Kavanaugh, Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly and others, Americans may be learning just how prevalent sexual violence is in our society. So, what can be done to prevent it?
Browse through recently listed homes in the Decatur and Macon County real estate market and find your next home!
Gov. JB Pritzker announced Tuesday a plan to further reduce the state's $1.8 billion unemployment insurance trust fund deficit by $450 million.
Chicago police have filed eight felony counts against a man who infiltrated a police facility while officers were undergoing a SWAT training exercise. Police say 47-year-old Donald Patrick of Waukegan was charged Tuesday with five counts of aggravated assault on a peace officer and three counts of burglary. He’s due in bond court Wednesday. It's not clear whether Patrick has an attorney who might comment on the charges. Police say Patrick grabbed at least two guns during the incident Monday before he was shot and wounded by an officer. Patrick was treated at a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.
Police say a Chicago-area toddler has been hospitalized in critical condition after finding an unsecured gun and shooting himself in the head. Officers were called to a Joliet home around 12:15 p.m. Tuesday, found the boy inside and began efforts to save his life. Police say the boy was taken to a hospital. They say it appeared the child found the gun in a bedroom. The child’s mother was at the home at the time and is cooperating with investigators. No further details were immediately available.
Wheat for Dec. rose 13.5075 cents at $8.71511 a bushel; Dec. corn was up 1.25 cents at $6.6750 a bushel, Dec. oats fell 8.50 cents at $3.70 a bushel; while Nov. soybeans was off 3.25 cents at $14.08 a bushel.
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Former Decatur high school basketball coach Dylan Nunn was accused of luring a then 14-year-old student into a sexual relationship.
A Decatur man is facing multiple charges after firing a pistol inside his home while his wife and six-month-old child were inside on Wednesday night.
A Shelbyville man is facing seven felony charges after a home invasion on Sunday, officials said.
A Decatur mother is accused of hitting her four-year-old son with a belt after he gave his infant sibling medicine, police said.
Illinois will reduce a $1.8 billion Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund deficit by $450 million, the governor said Tuesday.
Andrew Weatherford secured 3,611 votes in the Democratic primary. But, his own wasn't among them.
Here's what to know about the measure called the “Workers’ Rights Amendment” by supporters and “Amendment 1” by opponents.