Aggregated Illinois News Articles
- Illinois father and his wife receive jail terms for starving son to death
Michael Roberts and wife Georgena both received decades in jail after being found guilty of the death of his son. Liam Roberts, 6, died of extreme malnutrition after being starved by the couple.
Daily Mail. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 22:03:25 GMT.
- Ballistics tests prove Illinois man innocent in murder case
An Illinois man who spent more than two decades in prison for murder has been absolved of the 1993 crime because the ballistics used to convict him proved to be wrong.Winnebago County Circuit Court Judge Joseph McGraw on ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:05:16 +1200.
- Chicago weather this week could include freezing drizzle, snowstorm, then bitter cold
All the hallmarks of a Chicago winter could be on display this week, with forecasters calling for chances of freezing drizzle, a significant snowstorm and excessive cold. ...
Katherine Rosenberg-douglas. Chicago Tribune. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:51:00 PST.
- 'Winter is making its return' to Chicago area this week, forecaster says
Take a look around Wednesday and try to enjoy the mostly cloudy, mid-30-degree weather. It will soon be replaced by snow flurries, snowstorms and, by Sunday, bitter cold. ...
Katherine Rosenberg-douglas. Chicago Tribune. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:50:00 PST.
- The ABC7 Great Chicago Blood Drive
ABC 7 Chicago is partnering with the American Red Cross for The ABC 7 Great Chicago Blood Drive, Wednesday, January 16.
ABC News. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:49:58 UTC.
- Chicago AccuWeather: Partly cloudy, breezy Wednesday
Partly cloudy and breezy Wednesday with highs around 30.
ABC News. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:37:49 UTC.
- Maddon says Cubs won't sign Harper
It remains to be seen where coveted free agent Bryce Harper will wind up playing this season, but he apparently won't be a member of the Chicago Cubs.
Reuters. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:48:30 -0500.
- With Or Without Manny Machado, White Sox Are On A Path For A Winning Season
White Sox continue to build on their youth movement and create a winning culture on the Southside of Chicago, but the addition of a big-name free agent like Manny Machado could springboard their success instant credibility.
By Robert Kuenster, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:11:00 -0500.
- Oversight board won't release video of hospital shooting
CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago's Civilian Office of Police Accountability says it won't release video or audio tapes of the November shooting at a hospital that left a police officer, doctor, pharmacy resident and the suspected shooter dead. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 22:38:29 -0500.
- Gunman Who Fatally Shot Chicago's Hadiya Pendleton Sentenced To 84 Years In Prison
Micheail Ward did not receive a life sentence as Hadiya's mother had asked the court but he is expected to spend the rest of his life in prison for the killing of the 15-year-old girl.
Vanessa Romo. NPR. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:49:57 -0500.
- Mavericks start summit league strong
Omaha basketball is off to a 3-1 start in the summit league. The Mavs play Western Illinois Wednesday night.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Wed, 16 Jan 2019 00:34:00 GMT.
- Chicago's Auditorium Theater, Adler Planetarium Reach Out To Federal Workers
In Chicago, the Auditorium Theater and the Adler Planetarium are offering free admission to furloughed federal workers. ...
By Terri Colby, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 18:58:00 -0500.
- Where IL Ranks Among 2019 States With The Most Racial Progress
Plus, read where WalletHub's report has Illinois ranked on list of states with the most racial integration.
Rebecca Bream. Patch. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 14:07:26 -0500.
- Massey Ferguson 1085 Tractor Sold for Record Price Saturday
1974 Massey Ferguson 1085 tractor sold for new record high auction sale price Saturday (January 12, 2019) on west-central Illinois farm sale by Sullivan Auctioneers
Greg Peterson. Farm Journal Media. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 15:05:00 GMT.
- Chicago man arrested after deaths of two officers could be released from jail soon
The Chicago man charged in connection with the deaths of two cops is edging closer Tuesday to being able to secure his release by posting a $200,000 bond, drawing outrage from a police union.
Greg Norman. Fox News. Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:52:49 GMT.
Illinois Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Illinois as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||12,801,539||-0.29|
|July 1, 2015||12,839,047||-0.22|
|July 1, 2014||12,867,544||-0.09|
|July 1, 2013||12,879,505||0.07|
|July 1, 2012||12,870,798||0.08|
|July 1, 2011||12,860,012||0.14|
|July 1, 2010||12,841,578|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Illinois was 12,830,632.
In 2008, the estimated population of Illinois was 12,901,563, whereas
in 2006, the population of Illinois was about 12,759,673.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Illinois' demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Illinois
web page. For maps of Illinois,
visit this Illinois Map
The photograph above shows the state capitol building
in Springfield, Illinois.
Illinois newspaper publishers
are listed here, along with their
addresses, phone numbers, and website links;
names, descriptions, and
website links are listed on this page.
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