Governor JB Pritzker signed a disaster proclamation for Cook County and deployed 375 military police officers from the Illinois National Guard to Chicago Sunday.
More info on Illinois National Guard deployed to Chicago as unrest continues
‘We're not asking for any more than what we are already deserved’
Boystown, the enclave billed as a place where LGBTQ+ people of all stripes are safe to be themselves, faces a racial reckoning decades in the making.
The Sunday Read: Thanksgiving still worth celebrating despite COVID-19, government restrictions
My Thanksgiving plans changed. Allow me to explain why. I live in Illinois. Check that. I reside in Illinois. I wouldn’t say that any of us is living here. Just surviving. Hanging in there. Getting by ...
U.S. Passes 12 Million Covid-19 Cases
The country has also set a hospitalization record. Pfizer asked the F.D.A. for emergency approval of its vaccine, which might start being deployed by mid-December.
US COVID-19 hospitalizations surpass the April peak by 17%
With 69,455 people hospitalized as of Sunday, there are now 17 percent more people being treated for COVID-19 in U.S. facilities than were at the previous peak of 599,499 hospitalizations in April.
Who will benefit the most from a Biden administration's policies?
So what has Joe Biden been up to lately? We're told that Joe Biden is our President-elect. Supposedly, he is going to shuffle into the White House in January, along with something called a mandate. If ...
Report finds over 100 rebellions in jails and prisons over COVID conditions
Demands for baseline safety measures by incarcerated people have been met with brutal repression and punishment ...
Pulling Our Politics Back from the Brink
In 1914, the National Guard stormed an encampment of workers in ... examples as diverse as student protests in Germany and Italy, riots outside the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago, and democracy ...
Kyle Rittenhouse’s mother didn’t know what he was doing on night of fatal Kenosha protest shootings
No one should have been there. The protesters should not have been there, also. My son shouldn’t have been there either.’ ...
Illinois officials announce 10,009 additional COVID-19 cases
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois public health officials on Sunday announced 10,009 new cases of COVID-19, including 42 additional deaths as cases surge nationwide. The overall number of coronavirus ...
National Guard patrol the streets of Philadelphia as votes continue to be counted
The counting process continues in the key states of Pennsylvania ... In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's largest city, the National Guard patrolled the streets in anticipation of a result being ...
As ballot count continues, National Guard still activated in 10 states for possible civil unrest
Each state has approximately 300 troops activated and prepared to rapidly deploy in the case of civil unrest anywhere ... An undisclosed number of Illinois National Guard forces are still ...