Illinois Boys’ State Basketball Tourney Returns to Champaign
Illinois’ boys’ high school basketball tournament is returning to the Urbana-Champaign area, resuming a tradition that begin in 1919.
Judge Issues Restraining Order Against IL Stay at Home Order
A judge in southern Illinois ruled Monday that the Illinois governor's stay-at-home order to stem the spread of the coronavirus exceeds his emergency authority and violates individual civil rights.
Gov. Parson Announces Plan to Reopen Missouri May 4
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson says businesses and social events across the state will be able to reopen next Monday, with certain social distancing requirements.
Pritzker Orders Illinois Schools Closed for Rest of Semester
Illinois' governor has ordered schools throughout the state to remain closed for the rest of the semester because of the threat of the coronavirus.
Gov. Parson Orders MO Schools to Close for the Year
Governor Mike Parson is ordering that all Missouri public and charter schools remain closed through the rest of the academic year.
Parson issues statewide stay-at-home order to curb virus
Gov. Mike Parson has issued a statewide stay-at-home order starting Monday, meaning Missouri will join about 40 other states that require residents to avoid going out except for essential purposes.
Missouri virus cases up to 90, including 5 tied to preschool
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Missouri is nearing 100. Five of the cases are tied to a preschool in suburban St. Louis.
Illinois Governor Orders Residents to Stay at Home
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has ordered the state's residents to remain in their homes except for essential needs, joining similar efforts in California and New York to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Gov. Parson Encourages Suspension of Public Events
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Sunday evening said his administration is strongly encouraging the cancellation or suspension of public events with more than 50 people.
IL Gov. Pritzker Orders All Bars & Restaurants to Close
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is ordering all bars and restaurants in the state to close to dine-in patrons from Monday night through March 30 as part of an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus.