Adding multiple cases: Champaign’s 61821 ZIP code (+5), Fisher (+3), Mahomet (+3), Tolono (+2) … Losing multiple active cases: St. Joseph (3), Mahomet (3), Fisher (2), Champaign’s 61822 (3) & 61820 (2), Urbana’s 61802 (2) … Ogden has its first confirmed case … No new cases in Vermilion, Douglas counties; 1 in Ford ... Single-day spike statewide coincides with IDPH 24-hour high for most tests performed.

I believe every person should be able to visit a doctor regularly, get medical help when they’re sick, not worry about bankruptcy because of a medical emergency or chronic illness, and afford their medications without needing to choose whether they will pay for their prescriptions or feed th…

Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis represents the 13th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.

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15 Champaign County ZIP codes have active cases, 10 of them with more than two. Those include Rantoul’s 61866, which has an area-high 195 cases but just 14 active ... County's 7-day positivity rate up (1.5%), hospitalizations down again (to four) ... Clay County judge: All of Pritzker’s executive orders since April 8 pertaining to the pandemic are void because he exceeded his authority when he used his emergency powers for more than 30 days.

Mahomet had the most new cases Wednesday (six). ... Of Champaign County's now-890 cases, 761 are recovered and 117 are active. ... Hospitalizations dropped by one, to seven. ... Thirteen new cases have been confirmed this week in Vermilion County, representing close to 20 percent of the 67 total. ... Wednesday's new cases involve a married couple in their 30s and a resident in their 20s.

The combination of fewer tests (148) and 10 new cases led to a 6.8% positivity rate in Champaign County ... Mahomet (34 cases, up 12 since the weekend) and Seymour (went from 0 to 3 cases) the biggest climbers after 'unofficial prom' at a private home led to 10 cases ... Douglas County adds 4 cases, giving it 1 fewer overall than Vermilion, which held at 49.

Kwame Raoul: 'After experiencing minor symptoms over the weekend, I consulted with my health care provider using telehealth services. Upon the advice of my doctor, I was tested yesterday and informed today that I have tested positive for COVID-19'

One key to making the budget work is a plan to borrow up to $5 billion from the Federal Reserve’s Municipal Liquidity Facility program.

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor on Friday named former Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck to serve as Chicago's interim police superintendent, a day after the city's top police officer announced he's retiring.

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson will announce on Thursday that he will retire after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and amid public outcry over the release of a video sho…