Aggregated Illinois News Articles
- ComEd outage affecting over 100K across Chicago area, power may not be restored for days
A ComEd power outage is still affecting more than 100,000 Chicago area customers two days after severe storms brought a derecho and several tornadoes to northern Illinois.
Jessica D'onofrio. ABC News. Thu, 13 Aug 2020 03:02:53 +0000.
- Illinois back to school plans: K-12 school district reopening plans
Back to the classroom or remote learning? Illinois K-12 school districts are announcing their fall 2020 reopening plans on a school by school basis.
Wls. ABC News. Thu, 13 Aug 2020 02:48:37 +0000.
- Chicago PD launches looting video site to ID offenders
Chicago police want Windy City residents to rat out the looters who trashed their city.
Fox News. Thu, 13 Aug 2020 01:26:47 GMT.
- Chicago Rioters Struck Ronald McDonald House While More Than 30 Families And Sick Children Slept Inside
The Ronald McDonald House gives families housing while a sick child receives treatment
Marlo Safi. Daily Caller. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 23:57:28 +0000.
- Capital Gazette and Carroll County Times newsrooms closed permanently
The move was part of a nationwide shuttering of newsrooms in the Chicago-based chain including the New York Daily News.
Melody Simmons. American City Business Journals. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 21:38:07 +0000.
- Did the storm knock down trees near you? Tell us about it.
The Aug. 10 derecho brought seven tornadoes in Northern Illinois, as well as intense winds and rain. Trees throughout the area were damaged. Share your tree story with us.
Chicago Tribune Staff. Chicago Tribune. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 20:40:49 +0000.
- St. Louis-area franchisee eyes 30 Slim Chickens restaurants across Missouri, Illinois
In addition to the location in Troy, the franchisee is working on Slim Chickens locations in both Jefferson City and in St. Louis. Officials said terms were still under discussion and couldn't share a specific location for either.
Veneta Rizvic. American City Business Journals. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 19:47:29 +0000.
- Watch live: Gov. J.B. Pritzker provides update on COVID-19 in Illinois
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker provides a coronavirus update. Watch live here.
Chicago Tribune. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 19:21:29 +0000.
- Downtown Chicago reopens for cleanup in wake of widespread looting hundreds overrun Magnificent Mile
Chicago city officials had placed the downtown area on lockdown, restricting access to residents and business owners, following hours of looting and vandalism on Monday night.
Daily Mail. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 07:46:06 GMT.
- Stanley Cup Playoffs: Vegas Golden Knights, Chicago Blackhawks face off in Round 1
The Vegas Golden Knights will take on the Chicago Blackhawks in Round 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs on Tuesday.
Paulina Dedaj. Fox News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 22:46:31 GMT.
- Man held on $1 million bond in shooting that allegedly sparked looting in Chicago
CHICAGO - The man whose shooting by police in Englewood on Sunday allegedly sparked looting in downtown Chicago was ordered held on a $1 million bond Tuesday. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:55:00 -0400.
- Trump: Portland, Chicago violence shows 'Democrat roadmap' for America
President Trump on Tuesday called on Democratic officials in Portland, Seattle, Chicago and New York City to let police "do their job" and end violence and rioting. ...
Dave Boyer. Washington Times. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:53:24 -0400.
- Half a dozen states hit with derecho storm's hurricane-force winds
Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois were hard-hit by a rare kind of storm Monday, a derecho, with winds hitting 100 mph. Hundreds of thousands of people in the area lost power. Adriana Diaz reports.
CBS News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:33:57 -0400.
- N95 respirators can be sanitized using crockpots and rice cookers, study finds
Researchers at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign say this new method can help hospital workers safely disinfect their N95 respirators.
Yahoo. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 14:27:00 -0400.
- Are Racial Attitudes Really Changing? Some Black Activists Are Skeptical
For community activists on the South Side of Chicago, words are insufficient, and an embrace of the Black Lives Matter movement requires caring for communities that both Democrats and Republicans have ignored.
Astead W. Herndon. New York Times. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 15:52:29 +0000.
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
can be found here.
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