Illinois

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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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,
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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
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