Aggregated Illinois News Articles
- Chicago cop is first witness to testify at Jussie Smollett trial
On Tuesday morning, Chicago Police Detective Michael Theis testified that Smollett did describe at least one of the attackers as white. Smollett has been charged with disorderly conduct.
Daily Mail. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 04:44:11 GMT.
- Illinois Vikings youth football team needs help getting to national championships
The Illinois Vikings, a Chicago area youth football team, needs some help securing their way to the national championship game they qualified for.
Wls. ABC News. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 03:59:31 +0000.
- Chicago Ridge police investigate man injured by needle attached to gas pump nozzle handle
A man was injured by a needle attached to a gas nozzle handle with some kind of white powder in its chamber in Chicago Ridge, police said.
Wls. ABC News. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 03:54:19 +0000.
- AmTrust Realty Corp. commits $100M to Chicago portfolio
The capital-improvement plan by the New York-based real estate investment firm targets seven downtown buildings.
Wendell Hutson. American City Business Journals. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 02:22:26 +0000.
- Chicago Bulls Hoping To Finally Get More Bang For Their Buck From Nikola Vucevic Trade
The Nikola Vucevic trade hasn't worked out as hoped just yet for the Chicago Bulls, but they're hoping he's ready to come around after a season-best performance against the Charlotte Hornets.
By Jason Patt, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 21:10:02 -0500.
- Detective: Brothers detailed how Jussie Smollett staged hoax
A lead investigator of an alleged attack on Jussie Smollett says two brothers arrested for the reported crime recounted for Chicago police how the ex-"Empire" actor orchestrated the elaborate hoax.
KETV - Omaha, Nebraska. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 01:26:00 GMT.
- Unvaccinated students can test their way out of COVID-19 quarantine in new Chicago Public Schools pilot program
The test-to-stay plan will start in just one CPS school.
Tracy Swartz. Chicago Tribune. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 00:24:59 +0000.
- Leury Garcia, Longest-Tenured Chicago White Sox Player, Keeps Putting Down Roots
Leury Garcia filed for free agency but isn't going anywhere. He signed a three-year deal to stay with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, and will remain as Tony La Russa's Swiss Army Knife. ...
By Phil Rogers, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 19:18:54 -0500.
- Once-a-decade Chicago ward remap still in flux; city has yet to release a favored proposal despite Wednesday deadline
If no map is OK'd by Wednesday, it's more likely the question will go to voters.
John Byrne, Gregory Pratt. Chicago Tribune. Wed, 01 Dec 2021 00:04:30 +0000.
- Jussie Smollett's trial over alleged hate crime begins. Here's what you need to know
Nearly three years after he claimed he was attacked in Chicago, former 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett is back in court. This Q&A will bring you up to speed.
Nardine Saad. Los Angeles Times. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 23:39:26 GMT.
- Groundbreaking set for Lincoln Park co-living building
An upcoming groundbreaking is set for the first co-living, residential building in one of Chicago's higher-income neighborhoods.
Wendell Hutson. American City Business Journals. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 20:19:26 +0000.
- Chicago woman with concealed carry fires at would-be carjackers: 'He look surprised'
A woman in Chicago with a concealed carry permit fought back against two armed suspected carjackers
Emma Colton. Fox News. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 19:14:33 GMT.
- Davis passes on bid for governor in Illinois, running for reelection to House
GOP Rep. Rodney Davis (Ill.) Tuesday announced he's running for reelection to the House, taking himself out of contention in the Illinois gubernatorial race after it was rumored he was mulling a challenge to Gov. J. B. ...
Tal Axelrod. The Hill. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 18:05:19 +0000.
- Testimony begins in trial of ex-"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett
Testimony began nearly three years after Jussie Smollett was accused of lying to Chicago police when he claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack.
CBS News. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:35:00 -0500.
- Jussie Smollett trial: Legal expert says guilty verdict is highly probable because of 'strong evidence'
Smollett is accused of lying to police about being the was the victim of a racist and homophobic assault in Chicago and has been charged with felony disorderly conduct.
Jessica Napoli. Fox News. Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:00:57 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
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in Springfield, Illinois.
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names, descriptions, and
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