A central Illinois bar owner has closed his doors – for now – after receiving a cease and desist order for opening up in defiance of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s statewide stay-at-home order. JB’s Hideout in Blue Mound, located just outside of Decatur and near Springfield, opened up on Friday for what owner Jason Bliesner called an “anti-corona party.” “We...
A new penalty could mean a fine of up to $2,500 for Illinois business owners who violate the state’s stay-at-home order, but Gov. J.B. Pritzker calls it less severe than other options. NBC 5’s Mary Ann Ahern reports.