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DOJ tells Illinois to handle shutdown fight in state courts

DOJ tells Illinois to handle shutdown fight in state courts

The Trump administration struck a blow for federalism Friday, filing papers in court telling Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker that the fight over his coronavirus sh [...] Read full article: DOJ tells Illinois to handle shutdown fi...→

DOJ tells Illinois to handle shutdown fight in state courts

DOJ tells Illinois to handle shutdown fight in state courts

The Trump administration struck a blow for federalism Friday, filing papers in court telling Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker that the fight over his coronavirus sh [...] Read full article: DOJ tells Illinois to handle shutdown fi...→

Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to Meet Friday on Google Antitrust Investigation

Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to Meet Friday on Google Antitrust Investigation

Officials from the DOJ and some state attorneys general are reportedly set to meet on Friday to discuss an antitrust probe of  Google. Read full article: Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to ...→

Illinois politicians start to get serious about fundraising as the state reopens

Illinois politicians start to get serious about fundraising as the state reopens

Some are planning in-person, outdoor events instead of virtual ones. The risk is low, but it’s there. Read full article: Illinois politicians start to get seriou...→

Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

It’s the first time the fair in Springfield has been canceled since 1945, the final year of a four-year hiatus during the second World War. Read full article: Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinoi...→

No state fairs this year in Illinois

No state fairs this year in Illinois

State fairs in Springfield and Du Quoin will be canceled this year by executive order of the governor due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state made the announce [...] Read full article: No state fairs this year in Illinois...→

DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court Flynn case has become ‘public spectacle’

DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court Flynn case has become ‘public spectacle’

A federal appeals court Friday heard oral arguments on whether to dismiss the charges against Michael Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, [...] Read full article: DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court...→

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

The Vallejo City Council approved an agreement with the state Department of Justice to collaboratively reform the Vallejo Police Department's policies and prac [...] Read full article: Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement ...→

Georgia state trooper tells protesters he only kneels for God in viral video

Georgia state trooper tells protesters he only kneels for God in viral video

A black Georgia state trooper — confronted by protesters over why he wasn’t kneeling in solidarity with them at a weekend rally — said there’s only one person [...] Read full article: Georgia state trooper tells protesters h...→

State Farm to cut Illinois auto rates nearly 14 percent

Drivers in Illinois staying off the roads more than the national average, so their savings are topping the 11 percent nationwide rate cut State Farm announced [...] Read full article: State Farm to cut Illinois auto rates ne...→

Trump insists economic recovery coming 'earlier' than thought, tells Maine governor 'open your state up'

Trump insists economic recovery coming 'earlier' than thought, tells Maine governor 'open your state up'

President Trump touted May unemployment numbers as an economic recovery coming “earlier” than thought, while calling on the governor of Maine to open up the st [...] Read full article: Trump insists economic recovery coming '...→

Minn. County Attorneys Push For State Attorney General To Handle All Police-Involved Deaths

Minn. County Attorneys Push For State Attorney General To Handle All Police-Involved Deaths

Minnesota’s county attorneys want to give the state attorney general the authority to handle all cases of police-involved deaths. Read full article: Minn. County Attorneys Push For State At...→

Ousted State Department IG tells Congress top officials knew of probes into Pompeo

Ousted State Department IG tells Congress top officials knew of probes into Pompeo

Steve Linick, who was fired last month, testified before members of the House Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Reform Committees, as well as the Senate Foreig [...] Read full article: Ousted State Department IG tells Congres...→

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

The state is providing 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois State Police troopers to keep the peace after a weekend of violence and [...] Read full article: More National Guard, state troopers will...→

China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchases of Major US Farm Products: Sources

China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchases of Major US Farm Products: Sources

China has told state-owned firms to halt purchases of soybeans and pork from the United States, two people familiar with the matter said, after Washington said [...] Read full article: China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchase...→

Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Across the country, lawsuits have mounted as houses of worship fight back against restrictions limiting how many people can gather for services, as states try [...] Read full article: Houses of worship fight back in court ag...→

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

According to ISP, a driver struck a trooper's squad car while he was on a traffic stop near 79th and Michigan. Read full article: Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured I...→

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

Illinois Lawmaker Wants State To Commemorate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a widely recognized commemoration marking the end of slavery in America. Read full article: Illinois Lawmaker Wants State To Commemo...→

Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Canceled Due to COVID-19

Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Canceled Due to COVID-19

With the state of Illinois prohibiting large-scale gatherings until more effective treatments for coronavirus are widely available, the annual state fairs in S [...] Read full article: Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Cancel...→

Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handle CHAZ protesters: 'Tell them to move ... or make them disperse'

Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handle CHAZ protesters: 'Tell them to move ... or make them disperse'

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik ripped Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the seriousnes [...] Read full article: Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handl...→

Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black Man Shot, Killed By New Jersey State Trooper During Fight On Garden State Parkway

Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black Man Shot, Killed By New Jersey State Trooper During Fight On Garden State Parkway

Just-released video shows the tense moments before an unarmed black man was shot dead on the Garden State Parkway last month in an incident with New Jersey Sta [...] Read full article: Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black...→

Minnesota county attorneys want state to handle all police-involved deaths

Minnesota county attorneys want state to handle all police-involved deaths

Minnesota’s county attorneys want to give the state attorney general the authority to handle all cases of police-involved deaths, as is the case against the fo [...] Read full article: Minnesota county attorneys want state to...→

How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?

How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?

On Thursday night, we asked how the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost. Read full article: How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 T...→

116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as state opens up drive-thru testing sites for all

116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as state opens up drive-thru testing sites for all

The Illinois Public Health Department on Thursday announced its 11 state-run drive thru COVID-19 testing sites would be open to everyone, even those without sy [...] Read full article: 116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as ...→

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the Illinois State Police to [...]

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the Illinois State Police to investigate an incident involving Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk and protesters tha [...] Read full article: The Will County State’s Attorney’s Offic...→

State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additional National Guard Members To Assist Beyond Chicago

The State of Illinois is calling up 250 additional National Guard members to assist in communities beyond Chicago amid unrest in the city. Read full article: State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additiona...→

Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretary of State Facilities Delayed

Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretary of State Facilities Delayed

The scheduled reopening of three Illinois drivers services facilities in Chicago, planned for Monday, was delayed after a weekend of protests, looting and unre [...] Read full article: Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretar...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports 1,462 New Cases of Virus Saturday

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports 1,462 New Cases of Virus Saturday

As most of Illinois entered Phase Three of the state’s “Restore Illinois” plan, more than 1,400 new cases of coronavirus were reported by health officials on S [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Repo...→

Seattle’s Jazz Alley announces first concert since coronavirus shutdown; state says not so fast

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley announced plans to host what would be Seattle's first club show since the statewide shutdown began after COVID-19 hit the United States. [...] Read full article: Seattle’s Jazz Alley announces first con...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

Illinois shatters state record for monthly recreational marijuana sales: More than $44 million

Illinois shatters state record for monthly recreational marijuana sales: More than $44 million

Marijuana shops in Illinois reported more than $44 million in recreational sales last month, regulators said Thursday, setting a new state record some ascribe [...] Read full article: Illinois shatters state record for month...→

Georgia state trooper tells protesters in viral video: 'I only kneel for ... God'

Georgia state trooper tells protesters in viral video: 'I only kneel for ... God'

A law enforcement officer in Georgia is going viral after he said he "has much respect" for Black Lives Matter protesters after the death of George Floyd — but [...] Read full article: Georgia state trooper tells protesters i...→

Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘deep state’ amid criticism over protests, coronavirus

Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘deep state’ amid criticism over protests, coronavirus

A Catholic archbishop says the "deep state" is "fiercely waging war against" President Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic and riots following the death of Geo [...] Read full article: Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘de...→

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Near Freeport

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Near Freeport

An Illinois State Police trooper was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash on Route 20 near Freeport, the department said. Read full article: Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Nea...→

U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic State fight

U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic State fight

The Trump administration is pressing U.S. allies to boost funding for the global fight against Islamic State, saying Iraq still needs help in battling the terr [...] Read full article: U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic S...→

Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening Delayed Until Tuesday

Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening Delayed Until Tuesday

The Secretary of State’s Driver Services Facilities that were scheduled to reopen Monday have been delayed until Tuesday. Read full article: Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Ser...→

Chinese state media tells Donald Trump to not

Chinese state media tells Donald Trump to not "hide behind" Secret Service amid George Floyd protests

One communist party mouthpiece said witnessing protests across America felt like "retribution" for the U.S. backing of Hong Kong demonstrations. Read full article: Chinese state media tells Donald Trump t...→

Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdown battle with Whitmer to state Supreme Court

Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdown battle with Whitmer to state Supreme Court

A Michigan barber is taking his fight over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s strict coronavirus shutdown orders to the state Supreme Court. Read full article: Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdow...→

Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to Meet Friday on Google Antitrust Investigation

Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to Meet Friday on Google Antitrust Investigation

Officials from the DOJ and some state attorneys general are reportedly set to meet on Friday to discuss an antitrust probe of  Google. Read full article: Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to ...→

Seattle’s Jazz Alley announces first concert since coronavirus shutdown; state says not so fast

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley announced plans to host what would be Seattle's first club show since the statewide shutdown began after COVID-19 hit the United States. [...] Read full article: Seattle’s Jazz Alley announces first con...→

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

No state fairs this year in Illinois

No state fairs this year in Illinois

State fairs in Springfield and Du Quoin will be canceled this year by executive order of the governor due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state made the announce [...] Read full article: No state fairs this year in Illinois...→

Illinois shatters state record for monthly recreational marijuana sales: More than $44 million

Illinois shatters state record for monthly recreational marijuana sales: More than $44 million

Marijuana shops in Illinois reported more than $44 million in recreational sales last month, regulators said Thursday, setting a new state record some ascribe [...] Read full article: Illinois shatters state record for month...→

Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handle CHAZ protesters: 'Tell them to move ... or make them disperse'

Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handle CHAZ protesters: 'Tell them to move ... or make them disperse'

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik ripped Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the seriousnes [...] Read full article: Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handl...→

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

The Vallejo City Council approved an agreement with the state Department of Justice to collaboratively reform the Vallejo Police Department's policies and prac [...] Read full article: Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement ...→

Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black Man Shot, Killed By New Jersey State Trooper During Fight On Garden State Parkway

Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black Man Shot, Killed By New Jersey State Trooper During Fight On Garden State Parkway

Just-released video shows the tense moments before an unarmed black man was shot dead on the Garden State Parkway last month in an incident with New Jersey Sta [...] Read full article: Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black...→

State Farm to cut Illinois auto rates nearly 14 percent

Drivers in Illinois staying off the roads more than the national average, so their savings are topping the 11 percent nationwide rate cut State Farm announced [...] Read full article: State Farm to cut Illinois auto rates ne...→

Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘deep state’ amid criticism over protests, coronavirus

Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘deep state’ amid criticism over protests, coronavirus

A Catholic archbishop says the "deep state" is "fiercely waging war against" President Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic and riots following the death of Geo [...] Read full article: Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘de...→

Minnesota county attorneys want state to handle all police-involved deaths

Minnesota county attorneys want state to handle all police-involved deaths

Minnesota’s county attorneys want to give the state attorney general the authority to handle all cases of police-involved deaths, as is the case against the fo [...] Read full article: Minnesota county attorneys want state to...→

Minn. County Attorneys Push For State Attorney General To Handle All Police-Involved Deaths

Minn. County Attorneys Push For State Attorney General To Handle All Police-Involved Deaths

Minnesota’s county attorneys want to give the state attorney general the authority to handle all cases of police-involved deaths. Read full article: Minn. County Attorneys Push For State At...→

U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic State fight

U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic State fight

The Trump administration is pressing U.S. allies to boost funding for the global fight against Islamic State, saying Iraq still needs help in battling the terr [...] Read full article: U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic S...→

116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as state opens up drive-thru testing sites for all

116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as state opens up drive-thru testing sites for all

The Illinois Public Health Department on Thursday announced its 11 state-run drive thru COVID-19 testing sites would be open to everyone, even those without sy [...] Read full article: 116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as ...→

Ousted State Department IG tells Congress top officials knew of probes into Pompeo

Ousted State Department IG tells Congress top officials knew of probes into Pompeo

Steve Linick, who was fired last month, testified before members of the House Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Reform Committees, as well as the Senate Foreig [...] Read full article: Ousted State Department IG tells Congres...→

State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additional National Guard Members To Assist Beyond Chicago

The State of Illinois is calling up 250 additional National Guard members to assist in communities beyond Chicago amid unrest in the city. Read full article: State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additiona...→

China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchases of Major US Farm Products: Sources

China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchases of Major US Farm Products: Sources

China has told state-owned firms to halt purchases of soybeans and pork from the United States, two people familiar with the matter said, after Washington said [...] Read full article: China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchase...→

Chinese state media tells Donald Trump to not

Chinese state media tells Donald Trump to not "hide behind" Secret Service amid George Floyd protests

One communist party mouthpiece said witnessing protests across America felt like "retribution" for the U.S. backing of Hong Kong demonstrations. Read full article: Chinese state media tells Donald Trump t...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports 1,462 New Cases of Virus Saturday

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports 1,462 New Cases of Virus Saturday

As most of Illinois entered Phase Three of the state’s “Restore Illinois” plan, more than 1,400 new cases of coronavirus were reported by health officials on S [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Repo...→

Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Across the country, lawsuits have mounted as houses of worship fight back against restrictions limiting how many people can gather for services, as states try [...] Read full article: Houses of worship fight back in court ag...→

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

According to ISP, a driver struck a trooper's squad car while he was on a traffic stop near 79th and Michigan. Read full article: Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured I...→

Illinois politicians start to get serious about fundraising as the state reopens

Illinois politicians start to get serious about fundraising as the state reopens

Some are planning in-person, outdoor events instead of virtual ones. The risk is low, but it’s there. Read full article: Illinois politicians start to get seriou...→

Illinois Lawmaker Wants State To Commemorate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a widely recognized commemoration marking the end of slavery in America. Read full article: Illinois Lawmaker Wants State To Commemo...→

Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

It’s the first time the fair in Springfield has been canceled since 1945, the final year of a four-year hiatus during the second World War. Read full article: Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinoi...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Canceled Due to COVID-19

Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Canceled Due to COVID-19

With the state of Illinois prohibiting large-scale gatherings until more effective treatments for coronavirus are widely available, the annual state fairs in S [...] Read full article: Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Cancel...→

DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court Flynn case has become ‘public spectacle’

DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court Flynn case has become ‘public spectacle’

A federal appeals court Friday heard oral arguments on whether to dismiss the charges against Michael Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, [...] Read full article: DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court...→

Georgia state trooper tells protesters he only kneels for God in viral video

Georgia state trooper tells protesters he only kneels for God in viral video

A black Georgia state trooper — confronted by protesters over why he wasn’t kneeling in solidarity with them at a weekend rally — said there’s only one person [...] Read full article: Georgia state trooper tells protesters h...→

Georgia state trooper tells protesters in viral video: 'I only kneel for ... God'

Georgia state trooper tells protesters in viral video: 'I only kneel for ... God'

A law enforcement officer in Georgia is going viral after he said he "has much respect" for Black Lives Matter protesters after the death of George Floyd — but [...] Read full article: Georgia state trooper tells protesters i...→

Trump insists economic recovery coming 'earlier' than thought, tells Maine governor 'open your state up'

Trump insists economic recovery coming 'earlier' than thought, tells Maine governor 'open your state up'

President Trump touted May unemployment numbers as an economic recovery coming “earlier” than thought, while calling on the governor of Maine to open up the st [...] Read full article: Trump insists economic recovery coming '...→

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Near Freeport

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Near Freeport

An Illinois State Police trooper was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash on Route 20 near Freeport, the department said. Read full article: Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Nea...→

How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?

How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?

On Thursday night, we asked how the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost. Read full article: How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 T...→

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the Illinois State Police to [...]

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the Illinois State Police to investigate an incident involving Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk and protesters tha [...] Read full article: The Will County State’s Attorney’s Offic...→

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

The state is providing 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois State Police troopers to keep the peace after a weekend of violence and [...] Read full article: More National Guard, state troopers will...→

Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening Delayed Until Tuesday

Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening Delayed Until Tuesday

The Secretary of State’s Driver Services Facilities that were scheduled to reopen Monday have been delayed until Tuesday. Read full article: Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Ser...→

Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretary of State Facilities Delayed

Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretary of State Facilities Delayed

The scheduled reopening of three Illinois drivers services facilities in Chicago, planned for Monday, was delayed after a weekend of protests, looting and unre [...] Read full article: Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretar...→

Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdown battle with Whitmer to state Supreme Court

Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdown battle with Whitmer to state Supreme Court

A Michigan barber is taking his fight over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s strict coronavirus shutdown orders to the state Supreme Court. Read full article: Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdow...→

Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to Meet Friday on Google Antitrust Investigation

Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to Meet Friday on Google Antitrust Investigation

Officials from the DOJ and some state attorneys general are reportedly set to meet on Friday to discuss an antitrust probe of  Google. Read full article: Report: DOJ, State Attorneys General to ...→

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured In Crash Near Chatham

According to ISP, a driver struck a trooper's squad car while he was on a traffic stop near 79th and Michigan. Read full article: Illinois State Trooper Among 2 Injured I...→

Seattle’s Jazz Alley announces first concert since coronavirus shutdown; state says not so fast

Dimitriou's Jazz Alley announced plans to host what would be Seattle's first club show since the statewide shutdown began after COVID-19 hit the United States. [...] Read full article: Seattle’s Jazz Alley announces first con...→

Illinois politicians start to get serious about fundraising as the state reopens

Illinois politicians start to get serious about fundraising as the state reopens

Some are planning in-person, outdoor events instead of virtual ones. The risk is low, but it’s there. Read full article: Illinois politicians start to get seriou...→

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to Make Juneteenth a State Holiday

Gov. J.B. Pritzker plans to make Juneteenth a state holiday in Illinois, he announced Friday. “This Juneteenth comes as hundreds of thousands of protestors acr [...] Read full article: Illinois Gov. Pritzker Says He Plans to ...→

Illinois Lawmaker Wants State To Commemorate Juneteenth

Juneteenth is a widely recognized commemoration marking the end of slavery in America. Read full article: Illinois Lawmaker Wants State To Commemo...→

Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

It’s the first time the fair in Springfield has been canceled since 1945, the final year of a four-year hiatus during the second World War. Read full article: Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinoi...→

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du Quoin State Fairs

Pritzker's office said he is issuing executive orders canceling both fairs this year, based on advice from public health experts to protect people from further [...] Read full article: Gov. JB Pritzker Cancels Illinois And Du...→

No state fairs this year in Illinois

No state fairs this year in Illinois

State fairs in Springfield and Du Quoin will be canceled this year by executive order of the governor due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The state made the announce [...] Read full article: No state fairs this year in Illinois...→

Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Canceled Due to COVID-19

Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Canceled Due to COVID-19

With the state of Illinois prohibiting large-scale gatherings until more effective treatments for coronavirus are widely available, the annual state fairs in S [...] Read full article: Illinois and Du Quoin State Fairs Cancel...→

Illinois shatters state record for monthly recreational marijuana sales: More than $44 million

Illinois shatters state record for monthly recreational marijuana sales: More than $44 million

Marijuana shops in Illinois reported more than $44 million in recreational sales last month, regulators said Thursday, setting a new state record some ascribe [...] Read full article: Illinois shatters state record for month...→

DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court Flynn case has become ‘public spectacle’

DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court Flynn case has become ‘public spectacle’

A federal appeals court Friday heard oral arguments on whether to dismiss the charges against Michael Flynn, President Trump’s first national security adviser, [...] Read full article: DOJ attorney tells federal appeals court...→

Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handle CHAZ protesters: 'Tell them to move ... or make them disperse'

Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handle CHAZ protesters: 'Tell them to move ... or make them disperse'

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik ripped Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan on "The Ingraham Angle" Thursday after the Democrat appeared to dismiss the seriousnes [...] Read full article: Kerik tells Seattle leaders how to handl...→

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement With State DOJ To Reform Police Department

The Vallejo City Council approved an agreement with the state Department of Justice to collaboratively reform the Vallejo Police Department's policies and prac [...] Read full article: Vallejo City Council Approves Agreement ...→

Georgia state trooper tells protesters he only kneels for God in viral video

Georgia state trooper tells protesters he only kneels for God in viral video

A black Georgia state trooper — confronted by protesters over why he wasn’t kneeling in solidarity with them at a weekend rally — said there’s only one person [...] Read full article: Georgia state trooper tells protesters h...→

Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black Man Shot, Killed By New Jersey State Trooper During Fight On Garden State Parkway

Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black Man Shot, Killed By New Jersey State Trooper During Fight On Garden State Parkway

Just-released video shows the tense moments before an unarmed black man was shot dead on the Garden State Parkway last month in an incident with New Jersey Sta [...] Read full article: Video Shows Moments Before Unarmed Black...→

Georgia state trooper tells protesters in viral video: 'I only kneel for ... God'

Georgia state trooper tells protesters in viral video: 'I only kneel for ... God'

A law enforcement officer in Georgia is going viral after he said he "has much respect" for Black Lives Matter protesters after the death of George Floyd — but [...] Read full article: Georgia state trooper tells protesters i...→

State Farm to cut Illinois auto rates nearly 14 percent

Drivers in Illinois staying off the roads more than the national average, so their savings are topping the 11 percent nationwide rate cut State Farm announced [...] Read full article: State Farm to cut Illinois auto rates ne...→

Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘deep state’ amid criticism over protests, coronavirus

Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘deep state’ amid criticism over protests, coronavirus

A Catholic archbishop says the "deep state" is "fiercely waging war against" President Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic and riots following the death of Geo [...] Read full article: Rome archbishop urges Trump to fight ‘de...→

Trump insists economic recovery coming 'earlier' than thought, tells Maine governor 'open your state up'

Trump insists economic recovery coming 'earlier' than thought, tells Maine governor 'open your state up'

President Trump touted May unemployment numbers as an economic recovery coming “earlier” than thought, while calling on the governor of Maine to open up the st [...] Read full article: Trump insists economic recovery coming '...→

Minnesota county attorneys want state to handle all police-involved deaths

Minnesota county attorneys want state to handle all police-involved deaths

Minnesota’s county attorneys want to give the state attorney general the authority to handle all cases of police-involved deaths, as is the case against the fo [...] Read full article: Minnesota county attorneys want state to...→

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Near Freeport

Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Near Freeport

An Illinois State Police trooper was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash on Route 20 near Freeport, the department said. Read full article: Illinois State Police Trooper Killed Nea...→

Minn. County Attorneys Push For State Attorney General To Handle All Police-Involved Deaths

Minn. County Attorneys Push For State Attorney General To Handle All Police-Involved Deaths

Minnesota’s county attorneys want to give the state attorney general the authority to handle all cases of police-involved deaths. Read full article: Minn. County Attorneys Push For State At...→

How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?

How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 Tests When Many Claim Their Tests Have Been Lost?

On Thursday night, we asked how the state will handle more tests when many people claim their tests have been lost. Read full article: How Will Illinois Handle More COVID-19 T...→

U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic State fight

U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic State fight

The Trump administration is pressing U.S. allies to boost funding for the global fight against Islamic State, saying Iraq still needs help in battling the terr [...] Read full article: U.S. presses allies to keep up Islamic S...→

116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as state opens up drive-thru testing sites for all

116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as state opens up drive-thru testing sites for all

The Illinois Public Health Department on Thursday announced its 11 state-run drive thru COVID-19 testing sites would be open to everyone, even those without sy [...] Read full article: 116 more die in Illinois of COVID-19 as ...→

Ousted State Department IG tells Congress top officials knew of probes into Pompeo

Ousted State Department IG tells Congress top officials knew of probes into Pompeo

Steve Linick, who was fired last month, testified before members of the House Foreign Affairs and Oversight and Reform Committees, as well as the Senate Foreig [...] Read full article: Ousted State Department IG tells Congres...→

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the Illinois State Police to [...]

The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office has asked the Illinois State Police to investigate an incident involving Joliet Mayor Bob O’Dekirk and protesters tha [...] Read full article: The Will County State’s Attorney’s Offic...→

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

More National Guard, state troopers will help across Illinois

The state is providing 250 additional Illinois National Guard soldiers and 300 Illinois State Police troopers to keep the peace after a weekend of violence and [...] Read full article: More National Guard, state troopers will...→

State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additional National Guard Members To Assist Beyond Chicago

The State of Illinois is calling up 250 additional National Guard members to assist in communities beyond Chicago amid unrest in the city. Read full article: State Of Illinois Calls Up 250 Additiona...→

Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening Delayed Until Tuesday

Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Service Facilities Reopening Delayed Until Tuesday

The Secretary of State’s Driver Services Facilities that were scheduled to reopen Monday have been delayed until Tuesday. Read full article: Illinois Secretary Of State Driver's Ser...→

China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchases of Major US Farm Products: Sources

China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchases of Major US Farm Products: Sources

China has told state-owned firms to halt purchases of soybeans and pork from the United States, two people familiar with the matter said, after Washington said [...] Read full article: China Tells State Firms to Halt Purchase...→

Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretary of State Facilities Delayed

Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretary of State Facilities Delayed

The scheduled reopening of three Illinois drivers services facilities in Chicago, planned for Monday, was delayed after a weekend of protests, looting and unre [...] Read full article: Scheduled Reopening of Illinois Secretar...→

Chinese state media tells Donald Trump to not

Chinese state media tells Donald Trump to not "hide behind" Secret Service amid George Floyd protests

One communist party mouthpiece said witnessing protests across America felt like "retribution" for the U.S. backing of Hong Kong demonstrations. Read full article: Chinese state media tells Donald Trump t...→

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports 1,462 New Cases of Virus Saturday

Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Reports 1,462 New Cases of Virus Saturday

As most of Illinois entered Phase Three of the state’s “Restore Illinois” plan, more than 1,400 new cases of coronavirus were reported by health officials on S [...] Read full article: Illinois Coronavirus Updates: State Repo...→

Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdown battle with Whitmer to state Supreme Court

Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdown battle with Whitmer to state Supreme Court

A Michigan barber is taking his fight over Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s strict coronavirus shutdown orders to the state Supreme Court. Read full article: Hair Wars: Michigan barber takes shutdow...→

Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Across the country, lawsuits have mounted as houses of worship fight back against restrictions limiting how many people can gather for services, as states try [...] Read full article: Houses of worship fight back in court ag...→