We check in with the Illinois Department of Public Health on recommendations for increasing access to trauma care on the South Side and beyond. We hear more public opinion on plans for the Obama Library. And,we get our weekly dose of Reclaimed Soul.
Northwest Indiana planning officials on Thursday approved moving forward on the Illiana Tollway, a 47-mile, $1.5 billion expressway project that officials in Illinois and Indiana want to build in the far southern reaches of the Chicago metro area.
Illinois house lawmakers are poised to take up a bill that would speed up construction of the Illiana expressway. But the method for getting the land to build that highway, known as quick-take, isn't sitting well with many residents in its path.