Aggregated Illinois News Articles
- Award-winning musical 'Cats' comes to Chicago
'Cats,' the record-breaking musical that's captivated audiences around the world, is now at Chicago's James M. Nederlander Theatre.
Janet Davies. ABC News. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 17:32:51 +0000.
- Moon Landing 50: Guide to Apollo 11 anniversary celebrations in Chicago
Remember the first time you saw images of Neil Armstrong on the Moon or heard the infamous phrase, "that's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind"?
Wls. ABC News. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 16:43:47 +0000.
- Western Illinois University gets grant for bobcat research
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) - Officials say a federal grant will help bolster Western Illinois University's research on the state's bobcat population. University officials announced a $375,000 two-year grant this week. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 05:54:07 -0400.
- Woman sentenced to 20 years for making her lover murder her husband
Carmen Stonemark, 55, pleaded guilty last week to making her lover James Deese murder her 76-year-old husband Frank Stonemark in De Soto, Illinois in 2017.
Daily Mail. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:36:31 GMT.
- Consulting firm to evaluate Chicago casino feasibility
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The Illinois Gaming Board has selected a consulting firm to conduct a feasibility study for a casino in Chicago. The Gaming Board announced last week that it had selected Union Gaming Analytics of Las Vegas. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 06:26:15 -0400.
- Brides-To-Be Say 'Yes To The Dress' At National Bridal Sale Event
Bridal salons across Illinois will participate in the fourth annual National Bridal Sale Event starting Saturday, July 20.
Lorraine Swanson. Patch. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:46:31 -0400.
- Rahm Emanuel Joins ABC News as Contributor
Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined ABC News as a contributor, the network announced on Sunday during a brief on-air segment.
Newsmax. Sun, 14 Jul 2019 19:33:02 EDT.
- Durbin says potential ICE raids stoking fear in immigrant communities
Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss potential ICE raids across the country, targeting thousands of undocumented immigrant families
CBS News. Sun, 14 Jul 2019 21:05:29 +0000.
- Weakened Barry Rolls into Louisiana, Drenches Gulf Coast
So far New Orleans has been spared the worst of it, but the storm is headed for Chicago, which means rain that will eventually head south in the Mississippi River.
Voice of America. Sat, 13 Jul 2019 21:11:40 -0400.
- Protests held across the country ahead of ICE raids
Protests held on Saturday in Chicago were just one of many as activists fight back against planned deportation raids, set to begin Sunday. Throughout the country, undocumented immigrants are on edge. Carter Evans reports.
CBS News. Sat, 13 Jul 2019 19:39:13 -0400.
- Renee Fleming, William Shatner among highlights of Flynn Center's 2019-2020 season
Burlington performing-arts venue sets 2019-20 schedule that begins in September with "Sesame Street Live" and ends in May with the musical 'Chicago'
Brent Hallenbeck, Burlington Free Press. Burlington Free Press. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:27:42 -0400.
- Baseball Sunset, Lighthouse, Chicago Skyline: IL In Photos
There's a heavy Chicago presence in this week's Illinois Patch callout for photos.
Tim Moran. Patch. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:07:59 -0400.
- Hainan Airlines to fly to Chengdu, China from Chicago
The highly-rated Chinese airline is adding a second route between Chicago and China in September.
Lewis Lazare. American City Business Journals. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 19:45:55 +0000.
- United Airlines pulls Boeing MAX from schedule through Nov. 3
The Chicago-based airline says it won't put customers or employees on the MAX until there is more certainty that it is safe to do so.
Lewis Lazare. American City Business Journals. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 18:02:33 +0000.
- Traffic Forecast: Closures in Dallas
Traffic Reporter Samantha Davies is here with the traffic updates you need to know. Interstate 35E south of downtown Dallas will be closed at Illinois Avenue. It's set to reopen Saturday morning.
NBC. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 10:00:21 -0500.
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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