May 15, 2017
Shot, wrote, and edited by Jaclyn Driscoll
More info on Illinois State Police increase patrols ahead of summer travel months
University of Illinois tuition hike, delayed because of COVID-19, will kick in next year, as trustees consider room and board cost increase
If the full board passes the measure at its Thursday meeting, rates for undergraduate room and board would increase by 2% at the Urbana-Champaign campus, 2.6% at the Chicago campus ...
Capitol protest tracker: What happened at capitols across the US on Sunday
FBI officials are warning of protests at all 50 state capitols and the U.S. Capitol in the days leading up to inauguration. Here are live updates.
Applications for 4-year Golden LEAF Scholarship due March 1
The deadline to apply for a Golden LEAF Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year is March 1. Applications are available at CFNC.org. A total of 215 awards will be offered to first-time recipients ...
Amid Fears of Inauguration Violence, Man With Gun Is Arrested in Washington, but Calls It ‘Honest Mistake’
The man told a reporter he had been working a security job in the capital. Joe Biden introduced members of his White House science team. Sonia Sotomayor will swear in Kamala Harris on Wednesday.
More than 40 Guard troops in DC for Biden inauguration test positive for COVID; up to 25,000 troops now authorized
With more than 7,000 National Guard troops in Washington, D.C. and thousands more on the way to help protect the Jan. 20 inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden during a pandemic, it was only ...
Up to 21,000 National Guard troops now authorized in DC for Biden inauguration
U.S. officials say the number of National Guard troops who will pour into the nation’s capital to assist law enforcement with security surrounding the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden has ...
Social Graces: Here’s what to say to an out-of-town friend who wants to visit
A friend from out of town wants to visit you during the pandemic, but you're uncomfortable hosting. What should you do?
F.B.I. Warned of Violence Before Siege; More Arrests Made
Businesses, institutions and cabinet members are cutting ties with the president as Washington and state capitals are bracing for renewed threats leading up to Inauguration Day.
Covid UK news LIVE – More Covid police to be deployed on streets as scientists warn three-meter rule must be enforced
MORE police are set to be hitting the streets to enforce Covid-19 restrictions, as experts call for a three metre distance rule. The warning came from Home Secretary Priti Patel yesterday who told ...
Walz to deploy National Guard to protect Minnesota Capitol
Gov. Tim Walz said Tuesday he plans to deploy the Minnesota National Guard to protect against potential threats to the state Capitol ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. Walz told ...
State capitols step up security amid new safety concerns
State capitols across the nation stepped up security Monday, deploying National Guard units, SWAT teams and extra police officers while several legislatures convened amid heightened safety ...
Coronavirus: Pennsylvania, Texas and Connecticut confirm first cases of UK Covid strain — as it happened
US jobless claims decline. Florida, New York and North Carolina report record daily jumps in cases. Hospitals in London set to run out of beds in a fortnight.