Aggregated Illinois News Articles
- Flamingo at Illinois zoo is put down after elementary school student threw a ROCK at it
A student in Bloomington threw a rock into the Miller Park Zoo's flamingo exhibit on Monday, breaking one of the birds' legs (file image). Staff decided it had to be euthanized because of its injuries.
Daily Mail. Wed, 22 May 2019 13:33:22 GMT.
- 40-year sentence sought for man convicted of sex trafficking
Federal prosecutors are seeking a 40-year prison sentence for man found guilty of sex-trafficking a Chicago teenager who was murdered
ABC News. Wed, 22 May 2019 07:42:12 -0400.
- Frazier, Eaton Feud Offers Distraction From Middling Performances By Mets And Nationals
Watching Todd Frazier insist he was not going to talk about Adam Eaton and then go into a three and a half minute spiel about his disdain for his former Chicago White Sox teammate and clubhouse neighbor was comical enough. ...
By Larry Fleisher, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 22 May 2019 05:15:00 +0000.
- Chicago corner bar Lottie's Pub turns 85, relic of historic Bucktown
Lottie's Pub celebrated its 85th birthday on May 14, making it one of the oldest bars in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood and a true keeper of the neighborhood's history.
ABC News. Wed, 22 May 2019 03:22:21 +0000.
- Chicago Cubs officially hire former Bucks exec to run new cable TV channel
Michael McCarthy, who was previously chief operating officer for the Milwaukee Bucks, brings to his new role a mix of sport management and broadcasting experience.
Lewis Lazare. American City Business Journals. Tue, 21 May 2019 21:17:14 +0000.
- Chicago startup Mugsy Jeans is helping guys find stylish jeans that are actually comfortable
It can be challenging for upstart jean companies to find room in consumers' closets, but Chicago startup Mugsy Jeans appears to be resonating with customers.
Jim Dallke. American City Business Journals. Tue, 21 May 2019 20:50:31 +0000.
- Clothing Chain Closes 27 IL Locations, All Other Stores | PatchPM
GoFundMe for Ochoa-Lopez family | Ford cuts Illinois jobs | Cold case trial in teen's death | Mark Cuban speaks in Illinois
Shannon Antinori. Patch. Tue, 21 May 2019 14:56:42 -0400.
- Family of slain woman's baby asks hospital about protocols
The family of the baby cut from his mother's womb after she was strangled is asking the suburban Chicago hospital why authorities weren't immediately notified when staffers realized another woman claiming to be the mother was lying.
Fox News. Tue, 21 May 2019 17:24:17 GMT.
- Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says gun violence is a "public health crisis"
Chicago's historic new mayor is taking on political corruption as her first official act. Lori Lightfoot signed an executive order Monday that curtails the power of Chicago's city council members. ...
CBS News. Tue, 21 May 2019 13:04:47 +0000.
- Chicago mayor says gun violence is a "public health crisis"
The former prosecutor is the first African-American woman and first openly LGBTQ mayor of Chicago
CBS News. Tue, 21 May 2019 12:28:03 +0000.
- Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questioned
A local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth.
The Associated Press. Fox News. Tue, 21 May 2019 03:08:44 GMT.
- Chicago's First Black Female Mayor Takes Office
History was made Monday in Chicago when Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as the first black woman mayor of the country's third-largest city. "For years, they've said Chicago ain't ready for reform. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 20 May 2019 20:56:54 -0400.
- GM's Maven will trim its areas of operation by almost half, report says - Roadshow
If you're a Maven user in places like Chicago or Boston, sounds like you'd better start looking for a new car sharing service.
Kyle Hyatt. CNET. Mon, 20 May 2019 23:05:18 +0000.
- Measles Exposure At O'Hare, Other Chicago Locations | PatchPM
Car crashes into home, sleeping woman | Hot dog recall | Hit & run of boy, 13, leaves questions | Chicago full of bloodsuckers: Orkin
Shannon Antinori. Patch. Mon, 20 May 2019 16:29:54 -0400.
- The Fed Speaks (and Speaks): Global Week Ahead
Chicago Fed President Evans will appear at the same conference along with opening remarks from Atlanta Fed President Bostic. ...
John Blank. Zacks. Mon, 20 May 2019 16:58:00 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.
More information about Illinois
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