State of play on all 30 teams, latest news, rumours, whispers, LA Lakers, Golden State Warriors, Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, John Collins, OG Anunoby

It’s NBA trade season! The February 10 trade deadline (AEDT) is right around the corner, and the rumour mill continues to heat up, with several stars potentially on the move and teams otherwise exploring key changes. It’s been something of a unique season with an extreme seller’s market – the opposite to what was expected … Read more

Live updates; Snowstorm & road condition news in IL

Snowstorm updates. provided Weather service precautions commuters The National Weather Service in St. Louis reports that snowfall has been lighter than expected, but cautions area residents about road conditions. Parts of our area have been downgraded to a winter weather advisory, while other sections remain under a winter storm warning. “Regardless, with much of the … Read more

Illinois medics charged in patient’s killing bound for trial

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge ruled Friday that two emergency medical professionals should face first-degree murder charges after a patient they strapped facedown to a suffocated stretcher. Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge Raylene Grischow bound Peggy Finley and Peter Cadigan over for trial following a 3 1/2-hour preliminary hearing rife with defense objections … Read more

Christmas weather: A ‘once in a generation’ winter storm will impact nearly every state and cripple travel

CNN — A major winter storm and cold blast will impact nearly every state and bring what the National Weather Service is calling a “once in a generation type event” that will cripple travel on some of the busiest travel days of the year. The strengthening storm will bring more than a foot of snow … Read more

Noose found at Obama Presidential Center construction site, officials say

CNN — A noose was discovered at the Obama Presidential Center construction site in Chicago Thursday, prompting the group overseeing the project to suspend work at the site. Lakeside Alliance, a joint venture of multiple construction companies working on the center, issued a statement saying they reported the incident to police and “will provide any … Read more

Current round of rebates for Illinois electric vehicle purchases to end Sept. 30, new round starts Nov. 1

CHICAGO (CBS) — The State of Illinois will be opening a second round of rebates for those who buy electric vehicles, beginning in November. Illinois Environmental Protection Agency Director John J. Kim on Monday announced the next round of funding for rebates will begin Tuesday, Nov. 1, and will run until Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023. … Read more

Shooting at Six Flags Great America in Illinois leaves three injured

CNN — Three people were injured in a shooting in the parking lot of the Six Flags Great America amusement park in Gurnee, Illinois, Sunday night, the park and police confirmed. At around 8 pm, the Gurnee Police Department responded to multiple 911 calls reporting shots fired at the park, the department said in a … Read more

Where do I need to wear a mask in IL? See latest CDC data

The number of southern Illinois counties at a high COVID-19 community level more than doubled from June 30 to July 7. Last week, Marion, Wayne, Franklin, Jackson, Williamson, Johnson and Massac counties were all at a high community level. Marion County has moved into the medium zone, but the other six are still at a … Read more

July Fourth celebrations in Highland Park, Illinois, end in terror after mass shooting leaves 6 dead and dozens injured

The suspected shooter, identified by authorities as Robert E. Crimo III, used a “high-powered rifle” in an attack that appeared to be “random” and “intentional,” police said. They believe the shooter, who was apprehended later Monday, climbed onto a rooftop of a business and opened fire on the parade about 20 minutes after it started. … Read more

Affluent Highland Park once home to Rachel Brosnahan and Michael Jordan and Risky Business location

Actress Rachel Brosnahan has led the celebrity chorus of outrage at the Highland Park shooting, saying the July 4 parade massacre in her hometown left her ‘sick’, and insisting: ‘Enough is enough’. ‘I grew up in Highland Park and this parade is a highlight of the year for so many families,’ she tweeted. ‘I’m sick … Read more