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Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case

An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son have agreed to let the state's child welfare agency care for their younger son....

Prosecutors try to revoke parental rights in Illinois case

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Abortion lobby takes aim at parental rights Recently, a coalition of 75 organizations including Planned Parenthood, National LGBTQ Task Force, the ACLU, and the National Abortion Federation released a 116-page blueprint outlining a policy agend...
07:12, 08/13/2019

A Victory for Fathers in the JPMorgan Parental Leave Case As more employers offer paid time off after childbirth, a class-action suit has yielded a settlement in which JPMorgan has pledged equal treatment for men and women....
20:24, 05/30/2019

Lexington Man Arrested In Connection With Parental Abduction Case RIVERSIDE, Calif. (LEX 18) – A Lexington man was arrested in California in connection with what police there are calling a parental abduction. According to a post by the Riverside Police Departm...
15:24, 06/21/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with fathers over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
21:36, 05/31/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles case with male employees over paid parental leave JPMorgan Chase reached a settlement with male employees who accused the company of denying them paid parental leave.        ...
21:12, 05/31/2019

Jussie Smollett prosecutors closed investigation weeks before dismissing case, case file shows A week after actor Jussie Smollett turned himself in to Chicago authorities in late February, the Cook County State's Attorney's Office told police they could no longer investigate the hate crime turn...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictio...
20:24, 06/01/2019

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting scholar from China whose body hasn’t been foun...
21:36, 06/02/2019

Suspect in disturbance at Missouri Walmart says he was testing 2nd Amendment rights: prosecutors A 20-year-old man who sent shoppers fleeing after he entered a Walmart store in Missouri while wearing body armor and carrying a rifle and handgun on Thursday, said he wanted to see whether the store ...
04:24, 08/10/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant's death Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring....
17:36, 05/06/2019

Illinois not alerted to early clues in womb-cutting case Police and Illinois' child welfare agency say staff at a Chicago-area hospital didn't alert them after determining that a bloodied woman who arrived with a gravely ill newborn had not just given birth...
23:48, 05/18/2019

Jury convicts man of Illinois drug-case informant’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jurors in Chicago have convicted a man in the 2012 murder of an informant who cooperated with a federal investigation into a central Illinois drug ring. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Ma...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Special Illinois prosecutor named to investigate Jussie Smollett case An Illinois judge appointed a former U.S. Attorney as a special prosecutor Friday to lead an investigation into actor Jussie Smollett's report he was assaulted by two men and prosecutors' handling of ...
01:00, 08/24/2019

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be ex...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they i...
18:00, 06/03/2019

| Malaysian prosecutors wrap up first case against Najib Malaysian prosecutors wrapped up the first of several cases against toppled leader Najib Razak over the plundering of 1MDB, a day before the start of his main trial linked to the scandal-hit fund....
01:24, 08/29/2019

Salvadoran prosecutors take aim, again, at woman in abortion case The attorney general's office of El Salvador announced on Friday it will appeal last month's acquittal of a young woman accused of killing her stillborn son, marking what would be her third trial in t...
05:36, 09/07/2019

Prosecutors can’t seek execution in case against immigrant _____ PHOENIX (AP) — Prosecutors can no longer seek the death penalty against a Mexican immigrant charged with murder in the 2015 shooting death of a convenience store clerk in a Phoenix suburb becaus...
21:24, 07/06/2019

Prosecutors recommend closing rape case against Neymar Brazilian prosecutors are seeking a court’s permission to close the investigation of soccer star Neymar on a rape allegation, saying there is a lack of evidence against him...
02:48, 08/09/2019

Swedish Prosecutors Interview New Witnesses In Assange case Swedish prosecutors have interviewed two new witnesses over a 2010 rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the Prosecution Authority said Monday....
14:49, 09/09/2019

Austrian prosecutors see little basis for case against Airbus: report Austrian prosecutors believe there is little basis for their fraud investigation into the Eurofighter consortium's $2 billion deal in 2003 to sell jets to the Austrian government, two media reported o...
13:36, 05/16/2019

German prosecutors bring charges in tax loophole case FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors have charged two British citizens with participating in tax evasion allegedly involving 440 million euros ($495 million). A regional court in Bonn said Mon...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Nantucket prosecutors drop case against Kevin Spacey Prosecutors in Massachusetts have dropped a case against actor Kevin Spacey in which he was accused of groping an 18-year-old man in a Nantucket bar in 2016....
00:00, 07/18/2019

Prosecutors in Robert Kraft sex spa case allege misconduct Palm Beach state attorney Dave Aronberg alleges Robert Kraft attorneys William Burck and Alex Spiro intentionally made ''false statement of fact.''       ...
02:36, 05/08/2019

Prosecutors still investigating hot-car death case against Juan Rodriguez Prosecutors said they’re still investigating the criminal case against a Rockland County dad charged in the deaths of his 1-year-old twins, whom he forgot inside a sweltering car for eight hours...
21:24, 08/27/2019

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Case Against Kevin Spacey A young man who had accused Mr. Spacey of fondling him at a Nantucket restaurant had invoked the Fifth Amendment during a hearing, putting the prosecution in jeopardy....
23:48, 07/17/2019

The Latest: Activist’s lawyer: Prosecutors didn’t prove case TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 11 a.m. A lawyer for an Arizona border activist on trial on charges that he harbored immigrants in the country illegally says prosecutors haven...
20:24, 06/07/2019

Prosecutors say tests needed before Sri Lanka sterilization case can proceed Sri Lankan prosecutors said on Thursday tests would be needed to establish whether a Muslim doctor had sterilized Buddhist patients, while there was no evidence to support other charges against him of...
23:00, 07/11/2019

French prosecutors drop rape case against actor Depardieu The Paris prosecutor’s office says that an investigation into a woman’s rape and sexual assault accusations against actor Gerard Depardieu has been dropped for lack of evidence...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Prosecutors dismiss all criminal charges in Flint water case Prosecutors have decided to drop all criminal charges related to the Flint water crisis — and must now start the entire investigation over again. Eight people had been charged for their alleged ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Swedish Prosecutors Reopen Rape Case Against Julian Assange Swedish prosecutors have reopened their investigation into WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on charges of rape made by a woman in 2010. Assange skipped bail in June 2012 while in London and claimed as...
13:36, 05/13/2019

Prosecutors aim to reverse bail decision in Kodak Black case MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Kodak Black is due back in federal court after his arrest at a Miami hip-hop festival around which several violent incidents occurred. Federal prosecutors are appealing a judgeR...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Delaware student says she was raped on campus and prosecutors won't take her case A University of Delaware student is protesting the lack of attention she said her sexual assault has received from the state.        ...
02:36, 05/09/2019

Prosecutors drop sex assault case against actor Kevin Spacey Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday announced they had dropped a criminal case alleging that former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man at a bar in Nantucket ov...
23:24, 07/17/2019

| Brazil prosecutors ask judge to close Neymar rape case Prosecutors in Brazil agree with a police finding that there is not enough evidence to prove rape allegations against Neymar and have asked a judge to close the case....
09:36, 08/09/2019

Prosecutors Want New Evidence Admitted In Case Against Lundergan Grimes’ Father FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– Federal prosecutors are trying to introduce evidence claiming that the father of Alison Lundergan Grimes made illegal contributions both times she ran for secretary of s...
12:48, 06/19/2019

In Huawei Case, Prosecutors Ask Judge to Remove Lead Lawyer In a bank fraud case against the Chinese telecom giant, the government said James M. Cole had a conflict of interest from his time as deputy attorney general....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged...
00:12, 07/18/2019

Prosecutors seek dismissal of Jeffrey Epstein case after death Federal prosecutors in Manhattan have asked the judge in the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case to drop charges against the multimillionaire more than a week after he killed himself in jail....
15:48, 08/20/2019

Texas prosecutors seek death penalty in pro MMA fighter's murder case Texas prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for former mixed martial arts fighter Cedric “Spider-Man” Marks who is accused of murder in the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in Oklahom...
21:24, 08/14/2019

Prosecutors indicate they’re building national security case against Chinese Mar-a-Lago intruder The prosecutors in the case against a Chinese woman accused of trespassing at President Trump’s Florida resort indicated they are building a national security case against her....
00:48, 06/13/2019

The Latest: Prosecutors target leaked Puerto Rico chat case A Puerto Rico judge has issued search warrants for the cellphones of government officials tied to a crude and offensive online chat whose leak has set off a political crisis that could bring down the ...
22:36, 07/23/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid potential witnesses $350,000 in sex trafficking case: prosecutors Jeffrey Epstein allegedly paid $100,000 to a person identified in his 2007 non-prosecution agreement, and $250,000 to another person, identified as a possible co-conspirator, prosecutors say....
11:12, 07/13/2019

Leaked chats appear to show judge advised prosecutors in Lula case Leaked personal messages published on Saturday by a news website show the judge who led the corruption trial that jailed former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva advised prosecutors to influe...
17:36, 06/15/2019

Five years after Eric Garner's death, prosecutors in New York to update on case Federal prosecutors in New York on Tuesday were due to meet with the family of Eric Garner, a black man who died in 2014 at the hands of a New York police officer and whose death played a key role in ...
16:00, 07/16/2019

Prosecutors, Defense Argue Over Prison Time For Boone Co. Man In Child Porn Case BOONE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Prosecutors and defense attorneys have offered vastly different opinions on how much prison time a Boone County man should serve after pleading guilty to transportin...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Canadian prosecutors drop politically sensitive case against admiral accused of leak Canadian prosecutors on Wednesday dropped charges against a navy admiral accused of leaking confidential information, ending a politically sensitive case that had become a headache for Prime Minister ...
22:12, 05/08/2019

Kevin Spacey: prosecutors drop case accusing actor of groping teen The actor was accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Massachusetts resort island bar in 2016Prosecutors have dropped a case accusing Kevin Spacey of groping an 18-year-old man at Massa...
00:00, 07/18/2019

Prosecutors fail to turn over critical evidence in 1990 cold case murder Lawyers for a woman charged with the cold case murder of her baby daddy nearly 30 years ago blasted prosecutors Wednesday for not turning over critical evidence. Defense lawyers Frank Rothman and Adam...
04:24, 06/13/2019

Robert De Niro, 1,000+ prosecutors make the case for indicting President Trump in new video De Niro, who has played special counsel Robert Mueller on Saturday Night Live, told viewers that the prosecutors' conclusion "should trouble us all"        ...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Documents Suggest Prosecutors Quickly Changed Mind on Jussie Smollett Case Newly released police files say that soon after the actor was charged with faking a hate-crime attack, prosecutors were thinking of settling the case....
04:24, 05/31/2019

Jeffrey Epstein paid $350G to potential witnesses in sex trafficking case, prosecutors say Financier Jeffrey Epstein paid $350,000 to two potential witnesses against him in his sex trafficking case, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in a bid to keep the 66-year-old behind bars until trial....
06:12, 07/13/2019

Swedish prosecutors to announce decision on re-opening Julian Assange rape case Deputy chief prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson will hold a news conference in Stockholm on Monday to announce the decision about the rape investigation.        ...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be reopened, Swedish prosecutors say Swedish prosecutors said on Monday they will reopen a rape case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, at the request of the alleged victim's lawyer. ...
12:36, 05/13/2019

US following deportation case of rights activist in Israel The U.S. State Department says it’s closely following Israel’s case against the local director of Human Rights Watch, who faces deportation under a law barring entry to those who have called for a boy...
18:12, 05/24/2019

Prosecutors in Robert Kraft sex spa case appeal judge's video suppression ruling An appeal by the Palm Beach County state attorney was expected after Judge Leonard Hanser’s ruling Monday to exclude the video evidence.        ...
23:24, 05/17/2019

More than two decades after a woman was killed in an Irish village, French prosecutors hope to close the case Perched on a bench in the quiet courtyard of a pub, Ian Bailey is signing a copy of his self-published book of poetry for a young American woman. He then opens a folded paper printout of his latest wo...
22:48, 05/26/2019

Prosecutors drop same-sex rape case investigated by disgraced detective who called for LGBTQ executions Grayson Fritts, who called for LGBTQ executions, testified in trial of Shawn Lee Smith who was indicted on charges including rape and sexual battery.        ...
18:48, 09/09/2019

Prosecutors appeal barring of Patriots owner Kraft's massage parlor videos in prostitution case Florida prosecutors on Friday appealed a judge's ruling to bar the use as evidence videos allegedly showing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft receiving sexual services for money at a massag...
03:48, 05/18/2019

'I've suffered and he has won': More than 20 of Jeffrey Epstein's accusers gave emotional testimonies in court as prosecutors moved to shut down his case REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton More than 20 accusers of Jeffrey Epstein testified in the Southern District of New York on Tuesday in what Judge Richard Berman called both "a matter of law" and "a measure ...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Georgia man fights for gay rights in Supreme Court 'Hotlanta' case Months after joining the gay-friendly Hotlanta Softball League, Gerald Bostock was out of a job in a Georgia county government office and was convinced he had become the victim of workplace discrimina...
14:24, 09/13/2019

Prominent Republicans File Brief to Support L.G.B.T. Rights in Legal Case The group — including Meg Whitman, Mark McKinnon and Ken Mehlman, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee — says the Civil Rights Act bans such discrimination....
21:12, 07/02/2019

Tanzania charges journalist, rights groups say case politically motivated An investigative journalist in Tanzania has been charged with money laundering, tax evasion and assisting a criminal racket, according to a court document seen by Reuters, charges his lawyer and right...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Pennsylvania woman wins Supreme Court property rights case WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is siding with a Pennsylvania woman in a case that gives citizens another way to pursue claims when they believe states and local governments have harmed their prop...
17:00, 06/21/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL’s fair trial rights violated in war crimes case SAN DIEGO – The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense ...
10:36, 06/01/2019

Judge finds Navy SEAL's fair trial rights violated in war crimes case The military judge presiding over the court-martial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with war crimes said on Friday prosecutors who electronically tracked email communications of defense lawyers without a ...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Giuliani says those 700 prosecutors shouldn’t opine on a case they didn’t investigate. He should tell that to Rudy Giuliani. "What prosecutors would offer a gratuitous opinion on a case they didn't investigate?" Giuliani asked The Post. Prosecutors like Giuliani, it turns out....
19:36, 05/08/2019

Harvey Weinstein case: Prosecutors challenge Weinstein bid to move trial out of NYC Harvey Weinstein's bid to move his sex-crimes trial is mocked by prosecutors who say it's a ploy to delay, and he created media frenzy he laments.        ...
11:00, 08/24/2019

Buttigieg makes case to black civil rights group amid poor polling, police shooting Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his pitch to Rev. Jesse Jackson’s civil rights group as he sought to fire up his poor support from the black community amid a controversy...
20:12, 07/02/2019

In Eric Garner case, Justice Department declines civil rights charges against New York City police officer Despite disagreement between top prosecutors regarding the strength of the case, the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday ultimately declined to bring civil rights charges against the New York City p...
22:12, 07/16/2019

Kevin Spacey criminal groping case dropped by prosecutors due to accuser's 'unavailability' Kevin Spacey will not face trial on a charge of groping a teen bus boy in 2016. Prosecutors dropped the case due to "unavailability" of the accuser to testify.        ...
02:12, 07/18/2019

IRS can now revoke U.S. passports over back taxes The Internal Revenue Service has instituted changes that enables the U.S. State Department to revoke American travelers' passports if they owe a substantial amount of back taxes....
02:12, 08/15/2019

The Lib Dems switching from Remain to revoke could cause a problem As delegates raised their hands in a vote to adopt a policy of stopping Brexit altogether, it was clear the endorsement was overwhelming - the party of Remain was to become the party of revoke....
05:12, 09/16/2019

Revoke and remain: inside the Lib Dem party conference – podcast With a new leader in Jo Swinson and the defection of six MPs to the party, Lib Dems are hoping for a resurgence. Rachel Humphreys reports from party conference. Plus Vince Beiser on the black market i...
04:48, 09/18/2019

Lib Dem leader could make it party policy to revoke Brexit Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable has said changing his party's policy from demanding a second referendum to outright revocation of Article 50 is "tempting" and could happen by the autumn. ...
23:48, 05/17/2019

Democrats revoke invitation to Republican to testify on carbon tax Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida was disinvited Friday from testifying at next week’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing focused on climate change....
12:36, 05/11/2019

Malaysia Says Can Revoke Zakir Naik's 'Permanent Resident' Status Malaysia can revoke the Permanent Resident (PR) status of controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik should it be proven that his actions harmed the country's "well-being", the country's Prime Minister...
22:24, 08/16/2019

Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Autonomy Draws Criticism for India The disputed territory remained in lockdown on Tuesday, as Pakistan and a growing chorus of critics warned of a streak of religious repression in India....
20:24, 08/06/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hundr...
08:00, 09/10/2019

The Latest: US to revoke visas held by crew of Iranian ship The State Department says it will revoke U.S. visas for crew members on an Iranian oil tanker that was seized by authorities in Gibraltar for sanctions violations but released Thursday...
07:00, 08/16/2019

Flores Agreement: States Sue to Block Trump's Attempt to Revoke It Lawsuits regarding the Flores Agreement and public charge rule argue that the federal government is interfering with states' efforts to enforce their laws....
23:48, 08/27/2019

U.S. will revoke Calif. waiver that requires cleaner cars, Trump says President Trump, in a tweet, confirmed the EPA will revoke California's longstanding waiver that allows the state to require automakers to build cleaner light vehicles than federal requirements demand...
19:48, 09/18/2019

Teen held in Cyprus after being 'forced' to revoke rape claims A British teenager, who claimed she was gang raped in Ayia Napa, has been held in prison after police forced her to retract the allegations, a UK legal group has said....
19:12, 08/05/2019

India Moves to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status Amid Crackdown Before the announcement, which is likely to set off unrest, India had flooded the disputed region with thousands of extra troops and cut off internet service....
10:48, 08/05/2019

Revised CA vaccine bill would revoke exemptions from infamous anti-vax doc [Updated] Enlarge / Dr. Robert Sears examines 2-month-old twins. Sears is among the doctors who have been found to have issued fraudulent medical vaccination exemptions. (credit: Getty | Don Bartletti) Hund...
01:48, 09/11/2019

White House Prepares to Revoke California’s Right to Set Tougher Pollution Rules The move is a direct challenge to California but also the latest sign the president’s broader effort to roll back fuel economy standards has fallen into disarray....
03:36, 09/06/2019

Swiss revoke citizenship from dual-national Islamic State recruiter Switzerland has revoked the citizenship of a man convicted of helping recruit jihadist fighters, invoking a law allowing dual nationals to be stripped of their Swiss passports for conduct detrimental ...
14:48, 09/11/2019

Having a baby? Here are 5 ways to prepare for parental leave Whether you're planning to take a short or an extended period of parental leave, here are a few things you should do to prepare for that break.       ...
16:24, 08/13/2019

How to Use Parental Controls From Apple, Google and Amazon The settings sections of many common devices allow parents to do everything from block explicit content to set a fixed gadget bedtime—all without paying extra or ceding privacy to an outside service....
16:00, 09/17/2019

Only one in 20 fathers take primary parental leave in Australia Mothers take 95% of the primary carers leave and the birth of a child has little impact on fathers’ employment, report saysMothers take 95% of the primary carers leave in Australia, and a lack of legi...
20:48, 05/27/2019

Parental Control Certification Test 2019 AV-Comparatives provides certification for parental control software. In order to be certified, a product must block at least 98% of pornographic websites, have no more than a few false alarms on chil...
15:00, 07/10/2019

Why You Can't Find Parental Control Apps in the iOS App Store iOS: If you’re having trouble finding a good parental control app in the iOS App Store, there’s a reason for that: MDM, or Mobile Device management. According to Apple, apps using MDM “incorrectly” po...
04:00, 05/03/2019

Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoke Kotaku Dr Disrespect Streams Inside An E3 Bathroom, Gets Banned From Twitch [Update: E3 Badge Revoked] | Jalopnik One of the Most Annoying Parts About Owning an EV Is About to Change | io9 Men in Blac...
17:48, 06/12/2019

JPMorgan credit-card customers are seething about company plans to revoke their ability to sue them — here's how to protect yourself AP Images JPMorgan Chase is planning to revoke its credit-card customers' ability to sue them. The bank sent nearly all of its cardholders notifications alerting them that they were implementing bind...
23:24, 06/05/2019

Indian Prime Minister Modi Defends Move to Revoke Kashmir’s Special Status (NEW DELHI) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended his government’s controversial measure to strip the disputed Kashmir region of its statehood and special constitutional provision...
16:36, 08/15/2019

Citing Trump’s ‘character,’ D.C. residents challenge city to revoke his hotel’s liquor license Religious leaders and others are invoking a law that says applicants must be of “good character and generally fit for the responsibilities of licensure.”...
01:24, 06/15/2019

Men less likely than women to cite impact of parental leave on career Campaigners say system is set up to fail mothers after Ipsos Mori survey resultsMen are significantly less likely than women to think that taking time off to look after a child has had a negative impa...
20:00, 08/04/2019

The Parental Struggles In 2018’s God Of War Echoed Those Of The People Making It “A lot of this performance is a love letter to my kids and it’s an apology,” says voice actor Christopher Judge in a new in-house documentary about the making of the PlayStation 4 hit God of War. Judg...
04:12, 05/11/2019

Shared parental leave: a dad's view from the frontline A typical scene: my near-threenager son kicks off when I decline to climb a playground pirate ship with my 10-month-old daughter strapped to me in the sling. She, in turn, awakes from a nap and decide...
11:00, 06/06/2019

'My Baby Monitor Is Haunted': Tales of Parental Fright Catching unexplained movements on your baby monitor? It may just be fodder for paranormal television shows and Hollywood films, but for many parents, the fear is real, even if the spectral beings aren...
12:48, 08/13/2019

Couple’s Suit Over Parental Leave Is New Challenge to Big Law Firm Jones Day is accused of unlawfully dismissing a lawyer who questioned a gender disparity in its policies, and underpaying his wife when she worked there....
01:24, 08/15/2019

UN Human Rights chief urges Venezuela to halt grave rights violations The Venezuelan authorities should take immediate steps to halt widespread rights violations being perpetrated against the country’s people and work to resolve “this all-consuming crisis”, the UN High ...
21:24, 07/04/2019

Human Rights Watch accuses Nigeria of abusing children's rights The NGO's latest report says the Nigerian military continues to detain thousands of children in "inhuman conditions." Allegedly, the minors collaborated with Boko Haram....
20:12, 09/10/2019

Vudu adds parental control to skip adult scenes Vudu, the streaming video platform owned by Walmart, announced today a new batch of parental controls that will give guardians the ability to automatically skip or mute scenes that contain objectionab...
16:00, 09/13/2019

How a dad’s lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase could lead to more equal parental leave elsewhere “If my phone ringing off the hook is any indication,” said one human resources consultant, “organizations have really been drawn to all the attention on this case.”...
17:00, 06/06/2019

JPMorgan Chase Settles With Dad Who Demanded Equal Parental Leave For Men Before the birth of his second son, Derek Rotondo decided he wanted to spend more time at home - both to bond with the newborn and to more evenly split up the caregiving with his wife....
05:12, 05/31/2019

Apple Says It Pulled Parental Control Apps Over Privacy Concerns Apple Inc. said it removed several parental control apps from its store because of security and privacy concerns, issuing a rare public response to a media report that the iPhone maker was eliminating...
05:36, 04/29/2019

GOP offers parental leave for poor, a priority for Trump, Ivanka Key conservative lawmakers have proposed a unique leave program for new parents, including those who adopt, that will provide up to 70% of a poor parent's income, and are thanking President Trump and ...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Apple lets parental control app OurPact return to the App Store OurPact, one of the parental control apps Apple dropped from the App Store earlier this year, is now back on iOS. After The New York Times reported in April that Apple pulled or limited 11 of the 17 m...
13:48, 07/12/2019

The best free parental control software 2019: keep kids safe online If you have children, of course you want them to be able to take advantage of the internet, and free parental control software can take the worry out of letting them loose online. Whether conducting r...
15:00, 05/14/2019

A Leaked Google Memo Exposes The Fallacy of 'Generous' Parental Leave On Monday, Motherboard re-published a memo written by a Google employee with the title, “I’m Not Returning to Google After Maternity Leave, and Here is Why.” First posted on an internal message board,...
06:00, 08/06/2019

Google's Family Link parental controls now include per-app time limits Google introduced Family Link in 2017 to give children their own Google account and to provide an app through which parents could manage their child's screen time. The controls have since been ex...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Apple reinstates OurPact parental control app removed over privacy concerns Apple Inc this week restored a software application to its App Store that let parents control their children's iPhone usage after removing it in February, the company said on Thursday....
01:36, 07/12/2019

Baby on the way? Working dads are desperate for better parental leave, data shows Many new fathers are concerned about the amount of paternity leave they get. The average new dad is able to take just seven weeks of parental leave.       ...
15:24, 07/04/2019

YouTube Fined $170 Million for Collecting Kids’ Data Without Parental Consent (WASHINGTON) — Google’s video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children’s personal data without their parents’ consent. The Federal T...
18:01, 09/04/2019

Cassidy and Sinema team up for first bipartisan paid parental leave plan Sens. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona bridged a political divide on Tuesday by introducing the first bipartisan paid parental leave idea....
21:00, 07/30/2019

Apple Says Parental Control Apps Removed Due to 'Privacy and Security Risk' Off-page: Apple has removed or restricted at least 11 of the 17 most downloaded screen-time and parental-control apps over the past year, The New York Times reported....
08:24, 04/29/2019

House passes sweeping legislation to expand LGBTQ civil rights but GOP lawmakers worry it may threaten the rights of women A Republican-backed motion to block the Equality Act, which would provide civil rights protections to gay and transgender people, failed on Friday as the House of Representatives voted to approve the ...
04:48, 05/18/2019

Lumi by Pampers combines parental insight with data to establish routine for baby Pampers is entering the baby monitoring world with its first all-in-one connected care system. The product's goal is to blend intuition with data.       ...
21:24, 07/18/2019

Apple faces anti-trust probe in Russia over rejected parental control app Apple's removal of a parental control app has now made it the target of an anti-trust probe in Russia. The nation's Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) is investigating a complaint by Kasper...
05:12, 08/09/2019

Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Sudan’s military has an “overarching duty” to refrain from using violence against protesters and ensure that their human rights are protected amid concerns of a further escalation, UN High Commissione...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Spotify upgrades Family plan subscription, rolls out parental controls for music service Spotify is launching a content filter feature for its Family Plan that gives parents and guardians better control over what kids listen to.       ...
19:36, 08/19/2019

JPMorgan Chase settles class-action lawsuit after dad demands equal parental leave for men The bank agreed to pay $5 million to settle a class-action lawsuit from male employees who alleged they were denied access to the same paid parental leave as mothers....
01:48, 05/31/2019

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his home country set aside, according to a document se...
04:24, 07/13/2019

Video game industry pushes back on Trump's violence link, stresses parental tools As President Trump and politicians blame video games for recent mass shootings, industry stresses lack of violence link, consoles' parental tools.       ...
19:12, 08/06/2019

Acting Customs chief says Bahamians trying to enter US will be reviewed on 'case-by-case basis' People trying to enter the US after fleeing the hurricane-ravaged Bahamas will be reviewed on a "case-by-case basis," acting Customs and Border Protection chief Mark Morgan told CNN Tuesday, a day aft...
21:00, 09/10/2019

CBI Files Murder Case Against BJP Legislator Kuldeep Sengar In Unnao Case The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has charged BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar and 10 others for murder in the accident case of Unnao rape survivor, officials said today....
07:48, 07/31/2019

Ratul Puri, Jailed In Fraud Case, Moves Court To Surrender In Agusta Case Ratul Puri, the nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, who was arrested this week by the Enforcement Directorate for an alleged Rs. 354 crore bank fraud, has approached a Delhi court......
15:00, 08/22/2019

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
18:36, 05/29/2019

Trump Campaign Declares It Will Do Collusion on a 'Case by Case Basis' Donald Trump’s 2020 press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on CBS on Thursday that the campaign would handle offers of opposition research from foreign governments on a “case by case basis.” Cool!...
16:48, 06/14/2019

Royalties for lithium to be set case by case in Chile -minister Chile's mining minister Baldo Prokurica said royalties for the ultralight battery metal lithium would be set on a "case-by-case" basis from now on, using a negotiation model similar to that used with ...
20:00, 04/30/2019

High court avoids new case over same-sex wedding case FILE- This Feb. 5, 2013, file photo, shows exterior of the now closed Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Gresham, Ore. The Supreme Court is throwing out an Oregon court ruling against bakers who refused to mak...
10:00, 06/18/2019

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
23:48, 06/17/2019

Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois 5-4 on Thursday in the Big Ten Tournament. Ako Thomas also had a pair o...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Eastern Michigan vs. Illinois: Take the underdog You don’t always want to use polls or rankings in your handicapping, but sometimes they can be telling. Eastern Michigan, a middle-of-the-road team in the Mid-American Conference, is coming off a 38-1...
17:12, 09/14/2019

Recreational marijuana use signed into law in Illinois A bill legalizing the use of recreational marijuana was signed into Illinois law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.        ...
18:24, 06/26/2019

Illinois legalizes recreational marijuana Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed legislation making Illinois the 11th state in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana and the second to enact It through the Legislature rather than the ballot box. (Ju...
02:24, 06/26/2019

Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded Illinois 6-2 on Wednesday in the opener of the Big Ten Tournament. Micha...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo to...
00:00, 05/23/2019

The Latest: 4 people, dog rescued from Illinois floodwaters ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on severe weather across the United States (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Four people and a dog in a central Illinois village had to be rescued by police dive teams from risin...
18:24, 06/20/2019

5 from Tennessee killed in Illinois interstate crash MARION, Ill. (AP) — Police say five people from Memphis, Tennessee, heading to a funeral in Chicago were killed in a crash in southern Illinois. Illinois State Police said Friday that the driver of an...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday ...
07:48, 05/30/2019

Illinois congressman unfazed by AOC’s endorsement of his rival Rep. Dan Lipinski is shrugging off the endorsement of his liberal challenger by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, telling POLITICO the progressive star’s backing of his “extremist” opponent won’t help kn...
06:48, 09/18/2019

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. ...
21:48, 05/27/2019

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on th...
17:00, 08/01/2019

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
10:24, 08/08/2019

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
15:48, 07/03/2019

Illinois teen sues top e-cigarette maker An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for more than a year has sued a leading e-cigarette maker. Attorneys filed the lawsuit Friday in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf ...
06:00, 09/14/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois’ oldest graduate CHICAGO (AP) — A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor’s degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started kee...
18:12, 05/04/2019

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
17:48, 06/14/2019

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday,...
06:24, 06/04/2019

90-year-old to become Northeastern Illinois' oldest graduate A 90-year-old great-grandfather is about make history by becoming the oldest student to earn a bachelor's degree from Northeastern Illinois University since the school started keeping records in 1962....
17:48, 05/04/2019

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance ...
03:48, 07/02/2019

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first ...
04:24, 06/13/2019

4 injured in explosion at Illinois silicone plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — An overnight explosion and fire at a plant in Illinois has injured four people. Waukegan Fire Marshal Steven Lenzi says the explosion happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at AB Speci...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Study: Illinois sometimes brushes aside abuse allegations CHICAGO (AP) — A study has found that Illinois’ child welfare agency is so intent on keeping children with their parents and out of foster care that it has sometimes left children in grave dange...
09:48, 05/15/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to allow recreational marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation that makes the state the 11th to legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use ...
22:48, 06/25/2019

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
02:12, 06/02/2019

Several hospitalized after blast at Illinois silicon plant A massive explosion in a silicon plant in northern Illinois sent at least four people to the hospital late Friday night. The 9:30 p.m. blast at AB Specialty Silicones, located at an industrial park in...
15:00, 05/04/2019

Illinois Rep. John Shimkus quits House Longtime Illinois Rep. John Shimkus said Friday he would not seek reelection — becoming at least the 12th House Republican to call it quits after their current term is up. Shimkus, who was elected in ...
11:24, 08/31/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday morning legalizing recreational use of marijuana, making Illinois the 11th state to decriminalize the drug....
02:36, 06/26/2019

The Latest: Another body found in Illinois plant rubble WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Search and rescue personnel have located and are recovering the body of a third em...
04:36, 05/06/2019

2nd person confirmed dead after explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. — An explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone factory claimed a second victim Saturday when an employee taken to a hospital after the blast died, a local coroner confirmed, and the of...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Memorial to honor 4 men killed in Illinois plant explosion WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A memorial is planned to honor four men from Illinois and Wisconsin who died in a silicone plant explosion. AB Specialty Silicones factory general manager Mac Penman says the ser...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Longtime Illinois politician Thomas Hynes dies at age 80 CHICAGO (AP) — Former Illinois state Senate president and Democratic National Committee member Thomas Hynes has died. He was 80. Cheever Griffin, Hynes’ son-in-law, confirmed that Hynes died Sat...
21:36, 05/05/2019

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he wa...
02:24, 08/09/2019

First Death Allegedly Linked to Vaping Reported in Illinois A spike in serious illnesses possibly related to vaping has been reported in several states in recent months. Now, health officials in Illinois say they have registered the first case of a patient dyi...
01:24, 08/25/2019

Illinois Republicans consider push to separate Chicago from state Illinois Republicans unhappy at the influence the Democrat-controlled city of Chicago holds over the state are looking at trying to blow the Windy City out of the state altogether....
18:48, 05/18/2019

Illinois: one dead, two missing after silicone plant explosion Nine employees were inside the plant in Waukegan when it occurred at about 9.30pm Friday while the cause is unknownAuthorities have recovered the body of one person and said two others who are missing...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighborhood in East St. Louis....
22:36, 08/24/2019

Illinois proposes $1K annual registration fee for electric cars Owners of all-electric vehicles in Illinois may get a huge shock to the wallet — thanks to a proposed $1,000 annual registration fee. The proposed hike is more than 57 times the current yearly fee of ...
08:24, 05/11/2019

Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home, a school spokesman said Monday  ...
02:36, 05/21/2019

Illinois man dies while working on sign in northwest Indiana DYER, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a contract worker from Illinois has died while working on an electronic sign at a restaurant in northwestern Indiana. The (Northwest Indiana) Times re...
16:12, 05/20/2019

Parents accused in Illinois boy’s beating death due in court WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois mother and father charged with murder in the death of their 5-year-old son are due in court for preliminary hearings in the case. Court records show 36-year-old JoAn...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Police: Illinois man dies after paddle-boating accident ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say a 44-year-old died in a paddle-boating accident on Memorial Day. The Chicago Tribune reports that Arlington Heights police responded to ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

The Latest: 3 believed dead in explosion at Illinois plant WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion at and Illinois (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities believe three people missing after an explosion and fire at an Illinois plant are dead. Waukeg...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Vaping May Have Caused an Illinois Patient to Die From a Respiratory Illness An Illinois resident who was hospitalized with a respiratory illness linked to vaping has died, according to the state’s public health officials. The Illinois Department of Public Health issued ...
07:00, 08/24/2019

One dead in massive Illinois plant explosion, 2 still missing One person was killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
19:48, 05/04/2019

First US death possibly linked to vaping in Illinois: officials E-cigarettes could have claimed their first victim. A user in Illinois has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, following a vaping session, the Illinois Department of Public ...
22:12, 08/24/2019

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an...
02:01, 08/20/2019

Illinois governor announces plan to legalize marijuana CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker says he’s reached an agreement with key lawmakers on a plan to legalize recreational marijuana in the state starting next year. Pritzker joined fellow ...
20:48, 05/04/2019

One dead, two missing after 'catastrophic' plant explosion in Illinois A "catastrophic explosion" rocked a chemical plant in northern Illinois, sending four people to hospitals and three others unaccounted for and feared dead....
21:24, 05/04/2019

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATIO...
19:36, 05/25/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son’s body WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman’s cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy’s father to lead investigators ...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially ...
00:12, 06/08/2019

Illinois joins 10 other U.S. states in legalizing recreational marijuana Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana by adults after Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law a bill that also provides for the removal of certain...
21:12, 06/25/2019

Illinois teen wakes up thinking each day is June 11: 'It's like a movie' An Illinois teenager wakes up every day thinking it's June 11, 2019, the day she suffered a traumatic brain injury. Two hours later, her memory resets, and she's back to where she started when she wok...
08:12, 09/12/2019

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tourna...
02:24, 06/01/2019

Illinois man, 48, is convicted in booby-trap shotgun killing An Illinois man who booby-trapped a shotgun that killed a neighbor last year was convicted Thursday of murder and another charge, according to media reports....
05:12, 09/14/2019

Trial To Begin For Man Accused Of Pretending To Be Missing Illinois Boy CINCINNATI (WLWT) — Brian Rini, the man at the center of the Timmothy Pitzen hoax, is set to go on trial Monday in federal court. WLWT reports that Rini, 23, was charged with lying to federal agents e...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. After op...
08:36, 06/12/2019

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game Saturday at the Oxfo...
02:36, 06/02/2019

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar visiting from China is resuming in central Illinois. ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Archbishop Sheen’s remains moved to Illinois from NY church PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The remains of Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen have been removed from St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York and are on their way to central Illinois. The move comes after three year...
22:12, 06/27/2019

Report: Illinois gunman vowed to kill others if he was fired A report on the February shooting at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant found that the man who killed five people after he was fired told another employee that if he lost his job he would kill oth...
17:36, 04/29/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize recreational use of marijuana SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois is likely to become the 11th state to allow small amounts of marijuana for recreational use after the Democratic-controlled House on Friday sent a legalization plan t...
07:12, 06/26/2019

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said....
07:36, 06/24/2019

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan W...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Court records: Illinois father led police to son's body Court records show that video police recovered from an Illinois woman's cellphone showing her bruised 5-year-old son prompted the boy's father to lead investigators to the child's body....
17:12, 05/02/2019

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9...
22:36, 06/01/2019

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday ...
02:36, 06/02/2019

Walter White look-alike sought for meth charges in Illinois GALESBURG, Ill. (KWQC) – Followers of the Galesburg Police Facebook page have been doing double takes since the booking photo of a wanted Galesburg man was posted last week. “Wow, the resemblance,” Ch...
05:48, 09/11/2019

Illinois reports death from lung illness linked to vaping A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state's health authorities said on Friday, amid reports that dozens of people had been sickened wi...
21:00, 08/23/2019

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has signed a controversial bill into law that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
18:00, 06/12/2019

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night ...
06:36, 06/01/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs,...
21:24, 05/15/2019

Mississippi River reaches record level in northern Illinois The Mississippi River has reached record high levels in the area of Rock Island, Illinois, as melting heavy snowpack coupled with rain has caused widespread flooding, a national hydrologist said on Fr...
23:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken t...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if...
01:36, 07/13/2019

Illinois teen’s memory resets every two hours after head injury Of all the types of injuries a person can sustain, head injuries tend to be the scariest. Scientists have learned a lot about how the human brain works, but there are still many uncertainties. That&rs...
23:24, 09/16/2019

Smith’s 3-hitter carries Louisville past Illinois State 11-2 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Luke Smith allowed three hits in 8 1/3 innings and Jake Snider had three RBI with a homer as top-seeded Louisville routed Illinois State 11-2 on Sunday night in an elimination g...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Teen sports phenom fatally shot at Illinois party VENICE, Ill. (AP) — A teen sports standout featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule the future of sports has been fatally shot. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted p...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's...
20:00, 08/07/2019

Illinois lawmaker pooped on by pigeon during TV interview — about bird droppings Oh, crap! An Illinois lawmaker was pooped on by a pigeon at a Chicago Transit Authority stop while doing a TV interview about the pigeon droppings problem plaguing the station. Democratic state Rep. J...
02:36, 09/17/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort a...
00:36, 09/04/2019

Illinois governor plans to sign recreational marijuana bill SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The governor of Illinois plans to make the state the 11th in the nation to legalize recreational marijuana use. Gov. J.B. Pritzker has scheduled a legislation-signing ceremony...
11:00, 06/25/2019

NY church agrees to move Fulton Sheen’s remains to Illinois NEW YORK (AP) — Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen is going home. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York said Sunday it’ll cooperate in transferring Sheen’s remains from Manhattan to Peoria, I...
22:00, 06/09/2019

Illinois boy, 15, dies in crash at Michigan dirt bike race ARBELA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Illinois boy has died after a crash during a dirt bike race in Michigan. The Tuscola County sheriff’s office says in a statement that ...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who caut...
07:12, 06/04/2019

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
17:00, 07/01/2019

Massive Illinois plant explosion injures 4, leaves 3 missing Four people were injured and three are still unaccounted for after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
17:24, 05/04/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
15:48, 07/12/2019

Explosion at Illinois silicone plant kills 2 people and 2 are still missing A massive blast rocked parts of an Illinois town Friday night, killing two people and leaving three others injured, authorities said. Two people were still missing....
21:24, 05/05/2019

Staffer: Illinois newspaper editor resigned to spare layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A staff writer for Illinois’ capital-city newspaper says its editor has resigned to spare more layoffs. Angie Muhs (MYOOZ’) resigned from The State Journal-Registe...
02:24, 05/15/2019

Applications to grow hemp pour in to Illinois Department of Agriculture SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois Department of Agriculture received nearly 400 applications to grow or process industrial hemp in the first 24 hours after they became available. Agriculture officials ...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always requires patients to be hospitalized....
03:00, 08/16/2019

Illinois man left seriously injured after vicious bowling ball attack Police in Illinois are on the hunt for a suspect who was caught on video smashing another man's head with a bowling ball Wednesday night, an attack that briefly left the victim in a medically induced ...
14:00, 09/08/2019

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collid...
22:12, 07/19/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese gradu...
06:12, 07/18/2019

Illinois residents could be charged $1,000 a year to own an electric vehicle under new legislation Electric car owners in Illinois could take a large hit to their bank accounts after lawmakers proposed an extreme hike in registration fees for electronic vehicles in the state. ...
22:48, 05/11/2019

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
07:12, 07/19/2019

Judge denies constitutional challenge to $16 billion of Illinois bonds An Illinois judge on Thursday denied a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of general obligation bonds the state sold in 2003 and 2017....
00:36, 08/30/2019

Illinois sheriff’s deputy fatally shot; suspect barricaded AVON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff’s deputy has died after being shot while responding to a call in Illinois where a suspect was barricaded in a home. Illinois State Police say the Fult...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Judge slams petition challenging Illinois bonds as political An Illinois judge on Thursday ruled that a petition by taxpayers aiming to challenge the constitutionality of $16 billion of the state's general obligation bonds was political in nature and cannot pro...
07:48, 08/30/2019

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring taxpayer-backed family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, announcing the state pl...
00:12, 07/19/2019

Juul faces heightened scrutiny, Illinois and DC launch probes The company's rapid rise to the top of the multi-billion dollar U.S. e-cigarette market has been accompanied by accusations from parents, politicians and public health advocates...
18:36, 08/30/2019

The Latest: Suspect arrested after Illinois deputy shot dead AVON, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of an Illinois sheriff’s deputy (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Illinois State Police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a sheriff’s d...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vot...
03:24, 05/28/2019

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich....
22:12, 07/17/2019

Parents of Illinois boy found in grave plead not guilty to murder The parents of a boy whose body was found wrapped in plastic near his Illinois home pleaded not guilty on Friday to murder and other charges stemming from his death, according to court documents....
20:48, 05/10/2019

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
17:00, 07/17/2019

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of t...
02:24, 06/01/2019

Illinois corn yields seen below average but improve as tour scouts go West Corn farmers in west-central Illinois are facing potentially smaller corn yields this fall in what has been a challenging growing season after extreme weather and heavy rains delayed plantings across ...
02:12, 08/22/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted colleagues before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
21:12, 05/06/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death tol...
05:00, 05/06/2019

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
21:36, 06/17/2019

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in gruesome slaying of student from China Federal jurors on Wednesday were deliberating the fate of an Illinois man who was found guilty of the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago, and will decide whether to sentence h...
02:00, 07/18/2019

Illinois approves legal weed, expunging criminal records for pot crimes Illinois is the first state to legalize marijuana sales via the legislature. It now joins 10 other states in allowing recreational pot use.        ...
20:36, 06/25/2019

Illinois governor eyes $41.5 billion plan to rebuild state's infrastructure Illinois would spend $41.5 billion over six years to rebuild roads, bridges, schools and other facilities that have fallen into "dire shape," under a preliminary plan floated by Governor J.B. Pritzker...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfrien...
12:00, 07/18/2019

Explosion at Illinois factory kills one person, two more presumed dead, officials say At least one person was killed and two more are presumed dead after a massive explosion took place at an Illinois silicone factory Friday night, officials said....
03:24, 05/05/2019

Jury convicts Illinois man of Chinese graduate student's kidnap-murder An Illinois man prosecutors described as obsessed with serial killers was found guilty on Monday of kidnapping and the decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago and could now fac...
00:48, 06/25/2019

Watch: Illinois lawmaker targeted by bird during interview about pigeon poop An Illinois state representative giving a TV interview about a pigeon poop problem at a Chicago train station ended up illustrating the problem when a bird relieved itself onto his head....
23:48, 09/16/2019

Illinois becomes 11th state in US to legalize recreational marijuana, first to set up statewide marketplace Illinois on Tuesday became the 11th state in the U.S. to legalize marijuana for recreational use after Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that permits residents to purchase and possess up to one ounce o...
21:24, 06/25/2019

Thousands of fetal remains found on Illinois property of deceased doctor More than 2,200 preserved fetal remains have been found on the Illinois property of a recently deceased doctor who performed abortions, the Will County sheriff's office said in a statement....
10:01, 09/15/2019

1 dead, 2 missing in massive Illinois plant explosion felt 20 miles away Three people were likely killed and four people were injured after a massive explosion in Waukegan, Illinois at the AB Specialty Silicones factory.        ...
22:36, 05/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Illinois joins lawsuit to stop T-Mobile, Sprint merger Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort alo...
19:48, 09/03/2019

Illinois trooper Nicholas Hopkins dies after being shot while serving a warrant EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. — An Illinois State Police trooper died from wounds suffered early Friday while executing a search warrant in East St. Louis. Trooper Nicholas Hopkins, 33, of Waterloo, a 10-year ...
09:48, 08/24/2019

Illinois joins lawsuit to ask court to stop merger of T-Mobile, Sprint Illinois has joined a multistate lawsuit aimed at stopping the merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, the New York attorney general's office, which is leading the effort alo...
19:48, 09/03/2019

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
22:48, 07/18/2019

Man accused of killing Illinois state trooper arraigned; second suspect charged The man accused of killing an Illinois State Police officer in a shootout last week was arraigned Monday on first-degree murder charges while a second suspect was charged in connection to the trooper'...
14:12, 08/27/2019

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
15:12, 05/21/2019

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up wit...
17:36, 06/01/2019

AOC endorses progressive challenger to moderate incumbent in Illinois congressional race Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., threw her weight behind a progressive congressional candidate seeking to unseat Rep. Dan Lipinski, D-Ill., an eight-term incumbent and perceived moderate....
20:12, 09/17/2019

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said....
03:00, 08/01/2019

Illinois police seek Walter White look-alike on probation violation Police in Illinois are looking for a man who bears a startling resemblance to “Breaking Bad” protagonist Walter White — and is wanted for a probation violation related to methamphetamine possession, a...
02:36, 09/11/2019

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption cha...
09:00, 08/15/2019

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, offici...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Illinois man on trial for Chinese student's murder obsessed with Ted Bundy: prosecutor An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a scholar visiting from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said as the man's trial opened ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans bein...
21:24, 06/27/2019

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
03:36, 08/06/2019

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
03:36, 07/19/2019

Eighth-grade football phenom fatally shot at Illinois party Jaylon McKenzie, who was featured in a Sports Illustrated article about young athletes who would rule sports, was shot in Illinois at a party.        ...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinoi...
06:48, 07/01/2019

Illinois boy, 14, born without arms lands 20-inch box jump in viral video A 14-year-old Illinois boy who was born without arms accomplished a 20-inch box jump Sunday, an achievement captured in a video that has since gone viral....
01:12, 07/27/2019

Rating analysts weigh in on Illinois' improved pension payment outlook Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker's announcement on Tuesday that a higher revenue forecast will put off a controversial plan to decrease fiscal 2020 pension contributions could be a positive step for th...
00:36, 05/09/2019

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois would become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
22:48, 05/31/2019

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the ...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state l...
09:48, 06/03/2019

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
12:36, 06/01/2019

Illinois state senator apologizes for mock Trump assassination photos at fundraiser A Democratic state senator from Illinois came under fire over the weekend after pictures were posted online showing his supporters at a fundraising event performing a mock assassination on President T...
10:00, 08/19/2019

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
03:36, 06/28/2019

Illinois governor JB Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
17:12, 07/01/2019

Illinois football prodigy, 14, recently featured in Sports Illustrated, is shot dead A 14-year-old recently featured in Sports Illustrated as one of six teens “who will rule the future in sports,” died after he was shot at a party in Illinois on Saturday night, according to police....
00:00, 05/06/2019

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massach...
19:48, 07/17/2019

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a landfill in the eastern part of the state....
21:12, 08/03/2019

Former Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh Confirms He’ll Challenge President Trump For 2020 Republican Nomination (WASHINGTON) — Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a longshot challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nom...
20:36, 08/25/2019

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision tha...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holding...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Illinois Senate Dems pave way for graduated-rate income tax -- after debating less than 7 minutes It took just seven minutes for Illinois state senators on Wednesday to advance major legislation that would revamp how personal income is taxed since the state income tax was enacted 50 years ago....
12:36, 05/02/2019

Massive Illinois train derailment sparks chemical fire, numerous evacuations A massive train derailment in Illinois — which saw 14 freight cars fly off the tracks — led to a numerous evacuations and a giant chemical fire on Tuesday, according to reports. Footage ca...
04:12, 09/11/2019

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
02:48, 06/01/2019

Illinois teens charged with beating special-needs girl in viral video, police say Three teenage girls in Illinois were charged Thursday in connection with the beating of a 15-year-old special-needs girl, which was recorded in a video that went viral, police said....
03:36, 07/26/2019

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four House minority freshman Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before takin...
18:36, 07/22/2019

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
17:12, 05/31/2019

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life...
15:00, 07/17/2019

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled studen...
15:48, 05/30/2019

Police seek suspects in shooting death of 14-year-old Illinois football star Illinois State police continued to look for suspects Monday as they asked the public for help in the weekend shooting death of a promising 14-year-old middle school athlete who had already received co...
21:36, 05/06/2019

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
21:48, 07/11/2019

Illinois officials claim possible first death from vaping-related illness; investigation ongoing An Illinois resident who had recently vaped and was hospitalized with severe respiratory illness has died, Illinois Department of Public Health said.        ...
10:12, 08/24/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student guilty in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar A former University of Illinois doctoral student was convicted Monday of killing a visiting scholar from China after abducting her at a bus stop as she headed to sign an off-campus apartment lease....
22:48, 06/24/2019

Rock band called Confederate Railroad booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country ...
19:36, 07/09/2019

Weed in the Windy City: Illinois Becomes the 11th State to Legalize Recreational Marijuana (SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — Illinois’ new governor delivered on a top campaign promise Tuesday by signing legislation legalizing small amounts of marijuana for recreational use, the 11th state t...
22:48, 06/25/2019

‘Catastrophic explosion’ at Illinois silicone plant leaves 1 dead, 2 missing: reports One person is dead, four people are injured and two remain unaccounted for after an explosion at a silicone manufacturing and distribution company in Lake County, Ill., U.S. media reports say....
19:24, 05/04/2019

First Death From Vaping-Linked Lung Illness Reported by Illinois Health Officials A patient has died after suffering a mysterious lung illness linked to vaping, health officials said Friday. The death comes in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcing th...
02:12, 08/24/2019

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring sta...
08:00, 07/10/2019

Illinois Republican group removes Facebook post calling congresswomen the ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairman’s Association president condemned what he called an ‘unauthorized’ post and apologizedAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post t...
16:00, 07/22/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleade...
04:36, 06/13/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” c...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder o...
01:12, 07/19/2019

Illinois opens 24 cases of alleged priest sex abuse after finding reports weren't reviewed The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has opened 24 new investigations into alleged sexual misconduct by Catholic priests.        ...
22:36, 09/18/2019

University of Illinois student Andrew Smith accused of hanging noose in campus elevator (WAND/NBC News) A University of Illinois student has been arrested after a noose was found hanging in an elevator at a building on campus. Andrew Smith, 19, of Normal was charged with disorderly condu...
14:00, 09/05/2019

Illinois jury to decide death or life in prison for man convicted of beheading Chinese student An Illinois jury of five women and seven men will continue deliberations on Thursday to decide if a man convicted of abducting and beheading a Chinese scholar will face a death sentence or spend the r...
08:24, 07/18/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
07:36, 07/02/2019

30 million under flash flood watches from Texas to Illinois, after severe storms kill 2 in Oklahoma A slow-moving storm system is bringing the threat of flash flooding Thursday for tens of millions of Americans from Texas all the way to Illinois after severe storms earlier this week left 2 dead in O...
17:12, 05/02/2019

U of Illinois Student Charged With Hate Crime, Accused of Hanging a Noose in a Dorm Elevator A University of Illinois math major may find himself adding up the years in prison if he’s found guilty of a felony hate crime charge for hanging a noose in a campus elevator....
07:12, 09/04/2019

Illinois train derailment sparks massive fire, forces home and school evacuations A train derailed in southwestern Illinois Tuesday afternoon, sparking a huge fire that sent plumes of black smoke billowing into the air that could be seen in downtown St. Louis....
22:36, 09/10/2019

Illinois boy told doctor ‘maybe Mommy didn’t mean to hurt me’ months before beating death, records show Months before his body was found buried in a shallow grave, a 5-year-old Illinois boy had disclosed information about possible abuse to a doctor — but his alarming words wasn’t enough to place him in ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 198...
22:36, 07/18/2019

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the c...
23:12, 06/12/2019

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in ...
04:12, 07/12/2019

University of Illinois student no longer enrolled after allegedly leaving noose in elevator: school official A University of Illinois student charged with a hate crime for allegedly leaving a noose inside a campus elevator this week is no longer enrolled at the school, a university spokesman said Wednesday....
22:48, 09/05/2019

Illinois authorities not alerted to early clues about women suspected in cutting open woman to steal baby Staff at a Chicago-area hospital failed to alert police and Illinois child welfare officials after they determined a woman who appeared at the medical center covered in blood with an ill newborn wasn’...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
23:48, 07/09/2019

Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutor tells jurors ex-University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped, killed visiting scholar from China....
18:12, 06/12/2019

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19:12, 09/04/2019

US prosecutors to 'help themselves' to Julian Assange's possessions Material from WikiLeaks founder’s time in Ecuadorian embassy is said to include two manuscriptsJulian Assange’s belongings from his time living in the Ecuadorian embassy in London will be handed over ...
04:24, 05/20/2019

California Law Says He Isn’t a Murderer. Prosecutors Disagree. When lawmakers said accomplices are not as culpable for a death as the actual killer, Neko Wilson was the first person released. Now he may go back to jail....
01:24, 05/17/2019

Huawei under probe by U.S. prosecutors over new allegations: WSJ U.S. prosecutors are investigating new instances of alleged technology theft by Chinese telecommunication equipment maker Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citi...
23:00, 08/29/2019

US: 500 ex-prosecutors say Trump should be charged with obstruction Donald Trump tried to fire Robert Mueller and intimidate witnesses, hundreds of US ex-prosecutors said in a letter. They added that Trump would have faced an obstruction charge if he were not the curr...
04:48, 05/07/2019

US prosecutors to use AI in bid to reduce racial bias Prosecutors in San Francisco are to use artificial intelligence (AI) to try and reduce racial bias when considering whether to charge suspects with a crime....
14:24, 06/13/2019

Woman put hit on ex-mother-in-law, stepdaughter: prosecutors A Long Island woman plotted a hit on her former mother-in-law and her ex-husband’s 5-year-old stepdaughter in a bizarre bid to get back together with him, Suffolk County prosecutors said Tuesday...
06:12, 07/31/2019

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber’s 16-year sentence CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicag...
03:48, 06/20/2019

Prosecutors to appeal would-be bomber's 16-year sentence Federal prosecutors plan to appeal the 16-year prison sentence given to a man for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a crowded Chicago bar in 2012....
03:48, 06/20/2019

Prosecutors: No charges yet in shooting of 2 Indiana judges INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis prosecutors say more evidence is needed before they can decide whether to charge two men who were arrested in connection with the non-fatal shooting of two judges. Mar...
22:00, 05/10/2019

Prosecutors: Sheriff lied to FBI about jailing innocent man COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a South Carolina sheriff and two deputies were angered by someone videotaping a police investigation so they held in him jail for three days, created a fa...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. Public broadcaster ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

VW's Porsche CEO probed by prosecutors: Stuttgarter Nachrichten German prosecutors are investigating the chief executive of Volkswagen's Porsche business, Oliver Blume, over a possible breach of fiduciary trust tied to payments made to a Porsche works council memb...
11:48, 05/29/2019

Prosecutors to retry Kellen Winslow Jr. for rape A judge denied a defense request that former NFL player Kellen Winslow be released on $1 million bail after prosecutor said that while free on bail last January he approached an 18-year-old. The new t...
05:36, 06/15/2019

Prosecutors decline to charge Dodgers' Urias Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will not face charges for his arrest on domestic violence at this time, the Los Angeles City Attorney says. Urias could still face discipline from Major League Baseball....
03:36, 06/04/2019

Prosecutors had gone easy on ‘monster’ Jeffrey Epstein The charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein by Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman followed harsh criticism of other prosecutors for their handling of sex abuse allegations against the financier. Form...
05:24, 07/09/2019

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal’s convictions should stand MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a ...
03:48, 06/06/2019

Prosecutors: Synagogue attacker had 50 unfired bullets The man accused of opening fire inside a Southern California synagogue was an accomplished student, athlete and musician whose embrace of white supremacy and anti-Semitism has dumbfounded his family a...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Prosecutors refuse a final meeting with Cohen Michael Cohen's lawyer says federal prosecutors have rebuffed last-ditch requests to meet before President Donald Trump's former attorney reports to prison Monday. (May 4)    ...
19:48, 05/04/2019

Prosecutors want El Chapo to rot in prison for life — plus 30 years Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should be sentenced to life behind bars — plus 30 years, according to prosecutors. Guzman, 62, already faces a mandatory minimum of life b...
04:48, 07/11/2019

Epstein sought to pay off potential witnesses, U.S. prosecutors say Jailed American financier Jeffrey Epstein made payments to two potential witnesses seeking to influence them in the child sex trafficking case against him late last year, prosecutors said late on Frid...
01:12, 07/13/2019

French prosecutors interview Epstein accusers Three alleged victims have been interviewed as part of France’s probe into Jeffrey Epstein, the Paris prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday. Investigators are urging more victims to come f...
16:00, 09/11/2019

Genovese boss’ son should get at least 2 years in prison: prosecutors The son of infamous bathrobe-wearing crime boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante should serve no less than two years in prison for extorting a labor union official, Manhattan prosecutors argued ...
23:00, 07/16/2019

Prosecutors: Australian cardinal's convictions should stand Prosecutors have argued in an Australian appeals court that child sex convictions against a Roman Catholic cardinal should not be overturned and say his accuser had been a compelling witness....
04:12, 06/06/2019

A $1.7 Million Loan, $30,000 in Income. Prosecutors Are Now Investigating. “I hope they help us,” said Mohammed Hoque, a cabdriver who spoke with agents as part of a new federal inquiry into lending practices in the taxi industry....
16:12, 09/10/2019

U.S. Prosecutors Link Chávez to Drug Trafficking Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government’s efforts to combat the Bush ad...
20:24, 09/15/2019

Prosecutors accuse MS-13 of seven ‘medieval-style’ slayings Los Angeles MS-13 gang members were charged Tuesday with the “medieval-style” slayings of seven people, including a rival gang member who had his heart cut out of his chest. The federal RICO indictmen...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors to say if ex-NFL player will face rape retrial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — California prosecutors are expected to announce whether they will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight criminal charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL playe...
17:24, 06/14/2019

‘You Can’t Tell Nobody’: Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime....
08:24, 09/18/2019

Prosecutors drop charges against 8 in Flint crisis Michigan prosecutors have dropped all criminal charges against eight people involved in the Flint water crisis, more than three years after investigators began examining what left the city's wate...
08:36, 06/14/2019

Sheriff Plotted Murder of Deputy, Prosecutors Say A North Carolina sheriff is accused of not only failing to stop a plan to kill one of his deputies, but also giving tips to a plotter on how to get away with the crime....
02:02, 09/18/2019

Donald Trump would have been charged if not US president, says ex-prosecutors Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed a letter saying Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice if he was not president....
04:24, 05/07/2019

Ex-prosecutors assert Trump would've been charged Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed onto a letter saying President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice if he were anyone other than the president. AP's ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo as ambassador to the United States due to his lack ...
08:24, 08/13/2019

Prosecutors to drop rape charges against Neymar Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker....
06:24, 08/09/2019

Ex-prosecutors: Trump would have been charged if he wasn’t president Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors have signed a statement that contends evidence of obstruction of justice in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report would have resulted in charges against P...
20:24, 05/06/2019

Prosecutors seek life term for ex-CIA man on spy conviction ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer could get up to life in prison when he’s sentenced on his conviction of spying for China. The sentencing for Kevin Mallory of Leesburg, Virginia, has ...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Donald Trump for the release and full presidential p...
03:12, 07/17/2019

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
03:36, 06/07/2019

Eastern Michigan takes down Big Ten foe Illinois on road, takes home $1 million Illinois agreed to pay Eastern Michigan $1 million for the Eagles to visit Champaign. Eastern Michigan handed the Illini a 34-31 loss in thanks.       ...
00:48, 09/15/2019

Worker found dead after Illinois plant explosion; 2 others believed dead as rescuers suspend search Authorities searching for three missing workers after an explosion and fire at an Illinois silicone plant have recovered one body, according to reports....
03:24, 05/05/2019

CDC plans door-to-door survey near Illinois ammonia leak BEACH PARK, Ill. (AP) — Officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plan a door-to-door survey this weekend in northern Illinois near where an anhydrous ammonia leak sickened dozens ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

German prosecutors investigate spyware maker FinFisher Munich prosecutors have launched a probe into a company accused of illegally selling spy software, German media report. The FinFisher product was allegedly used against opposition protesters in Turkey...
07:12, 09/05/2019

New Jersey mother, 25, is charged in hot-car death of 21-month-old: prosecutors A 25-year-old New Jersey mother has been charged in the death of her 21-month-old toddler; authorities say, alleging that the child was left in a hot car for more than two hours....
02:24, 06/19/2019

Prosecutors investigate VW works council boss in pay inquiry German prosecutors said on Tuesday they were investigating the chairman of Volkswagen's powerful works council as part of a inquiry into whether some of its members were paid excessively, turning him ...
19:36, 06/11/2019

Trump criticizes prosecutors at ceremony for fallen officers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to criticize some big-city prosecutors he asserts don’t go after criminals who pose ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Hundreds of ex-prosecutors claim Trump would have been indicted if not president Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have attached their names to a statement saying they believe President Trump would have been indicted in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe for obstruction o...
23:12, 05/06/2019

Trump Would Have Been Charged With Obstruction If He Weren’t President, 370 Former Prosecutors Say (WASHINGTON) — Nearly 400 former federal prosecutors say in a new letter that President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice for his acts if he were anyone other than...
00:00, 05/07/2019

| Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable' Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty verdict went into a second day in Melbourne....
11:36, 06/06/2019

Gang killed 9-year-old Tyshawn Lee as payback against his dad: prosecutors Chicago gangbangers allegedly executed a 9-year-old schoolboy because they blamed his dad’s rival gang for shooting some of their family members, according to prosecutors. Little Tyshawn Lee was...
19:48, 09/18/2019

New York prosecutors subpoena eight years of Trump's tax returns Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance sent subpoena to accounting firm Mazars USA, which says it will ‘fully comply’Follow the latest in US politics – live updatesDonald Trump faces a new battle ove...
05:00, 09/17/2019

LAPD cop busted for rape after ‘cold’ DNA match: prosecutors A 10-year veteran of the Los Angeles Police Department was busted for raping two women after he was accused of one assault — and his DNA then matched a second case from years ago, officials said Wedne...
23:12, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors want Florida massacre suspect’s medical records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors told a judge they should have access to mental health and medical records of the former student charged with last year’s Florida school massacre. Prosecu...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow on rape charges VISTA, Calif. — Former pro football player Kellen Winslow Jr. will be retried after a jury convicted him of raping a homeless woman but failed to agree on eight other criminal charges, including the r...
03:36, 06/15/2019