A cache of confidential documents obtained by ProPublica Illinois provide a grim window into life inside nine federally funded Heartland Human Care Services youth immigration shelters in the Chicago area. The internal documents shed light on the mental and physical health of children held in the shelters over the last…
Travis Reinking, the suspect in this morning’s mass shooting at a Waffle House near Nashville, TN, was known to the authorities after a trespassing incident at the White House last year, in which he said he was a sovereign citizen. Afterward, police seized four of Reinking’s guns, including the AR-15 used in the…
For over a decade, Democrats, women’s groups, and some Republicans fought to pass the Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which sought to guarantee equal rights under the law regardless of a person’s sex.
On Tuesday night, Dan Lipinski narrowly defeated Marie Newman in the Democratic primary to represent Illinois’ 3rd Congressional district, a seat Lipinski has held since 2005.
An avowed Holocaust denier has officially become the Republican nominee for an Illinois congressional district after winning an unopposed primary on Tuesday night.
The results of Tuesday night’s primary elections in Illinois are a disappointing but helpful reminder of just how difficult the left’s battle to change electoral politics in America is going to be.
In an apparent effort to humanize itself to meme-savvy members of the community, the police department of Dixon, IL, tweeted a meme Wednesday night that seemed to imply it might seek to unlawfully arrest people who are mean to cops.
A vocal and ardent Holocaust denier will almost certainly receive the GOP nomination for Congress in Illinois’ 3rd District, the Chicago Sun-Times reminded us Sunday, because no other Republican in our vibrant democracy decided to challenge him for the seat, which includes parts of western Chicago.
A Chicago-area man who committed the horrible crime of giving homeless people a warm place to sleep has been reportedly threatened with homelessness himself by city officials unless he closes his doors to those in need.
On Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions returned to his former Capitol Hill stomping grounds for his first appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee since his confirmation hearings.
Five football players at a conservative Christian college in suburban Illinois are facing felony charges for allegedly brutalizing their younger teammate in a racially charged hazing incident in 2016.
Chance the Rapper is probably the biggest booster on Earth for the city of Chicago these days, and now he's making a big move to help his beloved hometown.
Los residentes de West Frankfort, un pueblo en el sur de Illinois, debieron tomar a Trump en serio durante la campaña presidencial.
Just more than a year after the violent—and ultimately wrongful—arrest of a black graduate student, the Evanston, Illinois, Police Department has released dash cam footage of the incident, which one local politician described as "outrageous."
On New Year’s Day, a 36-year-old man named Rodrico McLeod was suffering from an increasingly severe headache. His nephew called an ambulance, which brought him to the emergency room at a local hospital in Peoria, Illinois.
Farad Polk arrived at Chicago's Cook County Jail in July 2014 as a free man. He was there to see his son, who had been sentenced to over a year behind bars on a drug conviction.
After spending much of the fall fighting to keep voting restrictions in place, some Republican governors are getting a head start for the next go around.