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Watch now: How Illinois could be affected by other states' abortion restrictions

“Our perspective is that Illinois is quickly becoming ground zero for the abortion debate here in America,” said Amy Gehrke, executive director of Illinois Right to Life, an anti-abortion organization.

Watch now: Police chiefs in 9 of Illinois' 15 largest cities have retired in the last year

According to the Illinois Pension Code, police officers hired before 2011 who are at least 50-years-old with 20 years of service are eligible to retire with a pension equal to 50% of their final salary.

Documents: State Farm CEO made $20 million in 2020

The documents were filed with the Illinois Department of Insurance and obtained by The Pantagraph through the Freedom of Information Act. 

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Watch now: At Jelani Day burial service, family and friends call for answers about his death.

 Family and friends of Jelani Day gathered in Danville for a graveside service, but his mother said the fight to find out what happened to her son is not over.

Watch now: In Danville, an emotional goodbye to Illinois State University student Jelani Day

“You’re not going to forget his name because I’m not going to let you,” Carmen Bolden Day said on Saturday. 

Watch now: Tracing Lincoln's path across Central Illinois

The first part of the video drone series "Uniquely Illinois" looks at Abraham Lincoln's relationship to the land and people of the state.

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