A Board of Trustees meeting in the Village of Oak Park, Illinois, took an ugly turn Monday night, when one elected official went on a tirade against several of her colleagues for daring to give input on updates to the town’s equity, diversity, and inclusion statement. What are the details? Trustee Susan Buchanan came unglued
Several parents in Illinois have filed a lawsuit against the state’s Department of Children and Family Services, affiliated agents, doctors, nurses, and major hospitals who they say worked in coordination to either take their newborns or threatened to after they chose not to have the elective Vitamin K shot administered to their babies right after
The offices of Illinois state Sen. Mark Sandoval (D) were raided by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on Tuesday, as part of an “ongoing criminal investigation.” What are the details? The FBI did not disclose any details of the investigation, but told the Chicago Tribune that the raids on Sandoval’s district office and at the
An Illinois lawmaker has apologized after photos from his fundraising event showed attendees simulating an assassination of President Donald Trump. Photos taken at a fundraising event for Illinois state Sen. Martin Sandoval (D) showed one attendee pointing a fake gun at another attendee wearing a Trump mask and traditional Mexican clothes. The person wearing the
Five people were tragically murdered when a man opened fire inside a manufacturing warehouse in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday. Almost immediately after news of the mass shooting spread, Democrats and gun control advocates — before many of the basic details were reported, yet alone known — used the tragedy to bolster the gun control narrative.
Democratic lawmakers in Illinois have proposed a bill that would force gun buyers to reveal their social media accounts to police before purchasing a firearm. State Rep. Daniel Didech, one of the bill’s sponsors, told WBBM-TV that the bill’s purpose was meant to identify those who may have mental health issues before they’re approved to
President Donald Trump will hold a Make America Great Again rally in Murphysboro, Illinois Saturday afternoon in support of Rep. Peter Roskam who is in a close race with Democrat challenger Sean Casten. Roskam has an ultra-slim 1-point lead in the only poll taken of the race. The survey was held in early September
Federal officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested 156 criminal aliens and immigration violators in the Chicago metropolitan area during a six-day enforcement action, which ended Thursday. During this operation, ERO deportation officers made arrests in the following 37 communities: Addison, Arlington Heights, Aurora, Bartlett, Berkley, Berwyn,
Illinois Democrats are pushing legislation to reward schools that use funding to hire therapists instead of armed guards. The legislation, HB4208, is sponsored by Rep. Emanuel “Chris” Welch (D-Westchester). It has 16 co-sponsors. The Associated Press reports that HB4208 “would allow schools to apply to an optional grant if they promise to reallocate funding for school-based law
by Nick Givas The Illinois Supreme Court rejected a state ban on possessing a firearm within 1000 feet of a public park Thursday and said parks do not fall under the scope of “sensitive places,” Reason reports. The state argued possessing a firearm near public parks should be illegal under the District of Columbia v.