"Lack of trust of the police department and law enforcement in general is an item you hear about frequently," he told The Pantagraph Wednesday.
Illinois State Police Col. Jamal Simington's first day as Bloomington police chief will be Oct. 1. His annual starting salary is $157,500.
“We have to continue a conversation of what is acceptable in police behavior, practices and processes," said Chemberly Cummings, elected in 2017 as the first Black member of the Normal Town Council.
The Connect Transit Board of Trustees on Tuesday night unanimously voted to pursue acquiring one of three sites being considered for a new transit hub.
This Black History Month, we spoke with Linda Foster, president of Bloomington-Normal branch of the NAACP, about what the observance means to …
Only those under 18 are eligible for the Youth Council, but both youth and adults are encouraged to join the Zoom meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5.
The 218-page omnibus education bill call for revised social studies learning standards that are “inclusive and reflective of all individuals in this country.”
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“America can no longer afford to ignore the reality of its historic and current pattern of racism and discrimination,” said Linda Foster, president of the local branch.
The months since George Floyd's death have seen more calls for police departments to look like the communities they serve, an effort McLean County agencies say they've undertaken for years. A special report:
Advocates are celebrating progress toward plans for the former Fox Plaza West strip mall. Plans for a new development there include a grocery, several retail businesses and community service agencies.
Leaders of the Bloomington-Normal branch of the NAACP spoke with community members Thursday night to keep them up to date on the local impact of the coronavirus outbreak, which is disproportionately affecting the African American community.
BLOOMINGTON — A "true hero" to Bloomington-Normal's black community has died.
BLOOMINGTON — Mayor Tari Renner has named two downtown business owners, two police officers, a Black Lives Matter member, president of the loc…
NORMAL — Representatives of the NAACP and Illinois State University described discussions this week about an incident involving a swastika and…