Statewide Statewide features reporting from in and around Illinois.
Statewide features reporting from in and around Illinois.
December 1, 2022 Statewide: Prison education on the outside
Online learning became more common during the pandemic. It's also given an opportunity to some former offenders a chance to stay enrolled in prison classes upon release.
December 1, 2022 •
Statewide: Prison education on the outside
November 23, 2022 Statewide: Mom turns grief into advocacy
Brenda Protz lost her daughter, Jenna, three years ago this month. The 14 year old from Vandalia was riding in a car with her grandparents and her best friend when another driver struck them head-on, killing all four.
November 23, 2022 •
Statewide: Mom turns grief into advocacy
November 17, 2022 Statewide: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
This week marks another anniversary of the famous speech. We talk with an expert about what Lincoln wrote and how it came to be.
November 17, 2022 •
Statewide: Lincoln's Gettysburg Address
November 11, 2022 Statewide: Illinois' political landscape
Election Day proved an overwhelming success for Illinois Democrats. Along with maintaining all statewide offices, the party has a supermajority in the state's General Assembly and pulled out wins in targeted congressional races.
November 11, 2022 •
Statewide: Illinois' political landscape
November 3, 2022 Statewide: Restaurant challenges continue
After a period that saw limits on indoor dining, restaurants are now dealing with a different set of problems. Inflation has led to a rise in food and labor costs.
November 3, 2022 •
Statewide: Restaurant challenges continue
October 28, 2022 Statewide: Highland Park shooting victims sue the gun industry
Seven people died and dozens were wounded in the attack during a July 4 parade.
October 28, 2022 •
Statewide: Highland Park shooting victims sue the gun industry
October 21, 2022 Statewide: Author says Lincoln put principles over politics
Jon Meacham's new book is titled "And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle."
October 21, 2022 •
Statewide: Author says Lincoln put principles over politics
October 13, 2022 Statewide: The crash of Air Illinois Flight 710
It was October 11, 1983. A small commuter plane went down in a southern Illinois farm field. All ten people aboard died. After the crash, details began emerging that changed the air industry.
October 13, 2022 •
Statewide: The crash of Air Illinois Flight 710
October 6, 2022 Statewide: A story of addiction and recovery
Shane Hassler could have been a statistic. But he found a way out.
October 6, 2022 •
Statewide: A story of addiction and recovery
September 29, 2022 Statewide: The culture war moves to libraries
The number of challenges being filed against certain books has grown in the past few years. Schools and libraries are becoming a battleground in these cultural and political battles. That story and more on this episode of Statewide.
September 29, 2022 •
Statewide: The culture war moves to libraries