2nd U.S. Case Of Wuhan Coronavirus Confirmed

Updated at 6:34 p.m. ET A second person in the United States has been infected with a dangerous new coronavirus that is spreading in China, U.S. health officials announced Friday. A woman in her 60s got infected with the virus while traveling in the Wuhan, China, area in late December and became ill after returning home to Chicago Jan. 13, according to officials from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Illinois and Chicago health departments. The woman is in stable...

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Lawmakers, Prosecutors Want State Money For Alternative Justice Programs

Illinois lawmakers are considering whether the state should begin paying for deferred prosecution programs. They’re intended to give non-violent offenders a second chance.

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Pompeo Won't Say Whether He Owes Yovanovitch An Apology. 'I've Done What's Right'

With the State Department facing continued questions over the treatment of Marie Yovanovitch before she was recalled as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would not say on Friday whether he owed the career diplomat an apology. "I've defended every single person on this team," Pompeo said in an interview with NPR . "I've done what's right for every single person on this team." Pressed on whether he could point to specific remarks in which he defended Yovanovitch, Pompeo...

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The public's view of President Trump's impeachment trial is limited. In an era of ubiquitous cameras, no photographs are allowed in the Senate chamber. The only video comes from a set of cameras operated by government employees that's used by the television networks. There aren't many camera angles.

To give the public a closer view, news outlets are employing a low-tech solution.

With the State Department facing continued questions over the treatment of Marie Yovanovitch before she was recalled as U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo would not say on Friday whether he owed the career diplomat an apology.

"I've defended every single person on this team," Pompeo said in an interview with NPR. "I've done what's right for every single person on this team."

A federal judge banned two Central Illinois men from hunting worldwide after they admitted to breaking federal hunting laws in separate cases.

Eight U.S. troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury (TBI) arrived in the U.S. on Friday, according to Pentagon spokesman Jonathan Hoffman.

These Boots Were Made for…Broadway

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On this week’s episode, director Deric Kimler, and featured performer Bryan Blanks join Jenn Gordon to talk about the interactive set, adaptive choreography, and the incredible hand-crafted footwear featured in “Kinky Boots” The Musical – opening January 31 at Peoria Players Theatre.

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Home sales in the Peoria area were down a bit in 2019. But there are also fewer homes on the market.

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"I don't feel in the Chinese New Year mood at all this year," a netizen with username 朱一龙qwertyuiop416 posted this week on Weibo, China's equivalent to Twitter. "I'm panicking. I'm getting more scared every day."

That sentiment reflects a trend on Chinese social media as confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus surge.

Initially, there was some lightheartedness in posts. One Weibo user commented it was "the perfect time" to stay home and play a mobile phone game called Plague Inc.

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