New clashes between police and violent protesters in downtown Chicago

U.S. 08/17/20, 19:57

In a new day of violent demonstrations in downtown Chicago on Saturday,  Aug. 15, local police had to deal with groups of protesters who, according to testimonies, were organized to provoke violence. The police superintendent defended the actions of his officers. A video published by the Chicago police shows some protesters ...

Chicago Riots: Record the largest wave of killings in decades

U.S. 08/08/20, 11:06

The violent riots in Chicago, caused 105 deaths in July, the highest number recorded in almost three decades, surpassing the previous month's escalation of 92 murders. The increase in crime is also seen in arson, robbery, and gun violence, driven by the crowds that began to protest after the death of ...

Democrat orders city of Chicago to give CCP Virus payments to illegal aliens

U.S. 04/08/20, 03:49

America's third most populous city will have to give away taxpayer money to illegal aliens who are affected by the deadly Asian disease. Democratic Mayor Lori Lightfoot has compelled the city of Chicago to give welfare benefits to illegal aliens who are impacted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Virus pandemic. The ...

First human-to-human transmission of coronavirus in US documented in Illinois

U.S. 01/30/20, 14:52

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported the first human-to-human transmission of coronavirus in the United States.  The patient is the husband of a 61-year-old Chicago woman who contracted the virus last week after returning from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the virus, officials said on Thursday, Jan. ...

Chicago police chief firing puts spotlight on cops who let him go

U.S. 12/04/19, 13:53

When fellow officers discovered Chicago’s police chief asleep behind the wheel of his running SUV, they did not conduct any sobriety tests and let their boss drive home — a decision that has thrown a spotlight on what happens when one officer confronts another on patrol. Many details of that mid-October ...

Illinois bus driver drank beer while picking up students, police say

U.S. 11/27/19, 06:50

A 44-year-old school bus driver, in suburban Chicago, was arrested after police said she drank beer while picking up elementary students for school. According to the Aurora Police Department, Michelle Passley of North Aurora picked up the school bus around 6 a.m. on Nov. 15. The school bus video appears to show ...

Embattled Illinois prosecutor announces bid for reelection

U.S. 11/19/19, 10:20

A prosecutor who came under harsh criticism when her office suddenly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett and is now the subject of a court-ordered investigation announced Tuesday she is running for reelection. In her news release saying she’s seeking the position again, Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx addressed the ...

‘Black Hawk Down’ hero passes away at 64

U.S. 11/16/19, 21:20

A war hero, whose courageous combat was illuminated in the book “Black Hawk Down,” died Nov. 5, at age 64. Sgt. Major James McMahon was laid to rest on Saturday, Nov. 16, at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Durand, Illinois, according to his obituary. In the book by journalist Mark Bowden called ...

Winter already? Snow, deep freeze from Rockies to East Coast

U.S. 11/11/19, 19:04

An arctic air mass that brought snow and ice to an area stretching from the Rocky Mountains to northern New England on Monday was poised to give way to record-breaking cold temperatures. In mid-Michigan, three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash that the Eaton County sheriff's department attributed to heavy ...

Illinois teen missing for a week found dead, police say

U.S. 11/08/19, 20:46

A body was found early Friday submerged in a swampy near Slocum Lake has been identified as a missing teenager. According to the Lake County Sheriff's office, 17-year-old Abe Gonzalez, from northwest suburban Island Lake, was found at around 10:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, in a swampy area just southwest of ...