Chicago inspector general slams Democratic Mayor Lightfoot’s botched raid

U.S. 01/17/22, 05:39

An independent regulatory watchdog criticized a Democrat from Chicago for misinformation and wasting taxpayer money. Chicago's Office of the Inspector General has released a scathing report on Mayor Lori Lightfoot's handling of a wrongful police raid. Inspector General David Hoffman slammed the mayor and head of the police accountability office for making ...

Parents express concern over satanic temple school workshop in Illinois

U.S. 01/14/22, 15:13

The Satanic temple—an alleged "religion"—set up a didactic workshop for students that generated anger and concern among parents who learned about it from a flyer circulated at the school. A controversial school workshop for first through fifth graders on the Satanic temple was established at Jane Addams Elementary School in Moline, ...

Death toll has risen to 6 after tornado hit Edwardsville Amazon warehouse

U.S. 12/12/21, 15:29

On Friday night, Dec. 3, a tornado collapsed an Amazon warehouse in Illinois, killing at least six people, with a number still unaccounted for.More than a dozen tornadoes swept through five states in the South and Midwest, injuring many people and trapping dozens of workers at an Amazon warehouse in ...

Illinois Dem who mocked Waukesha tragedy over Rittenhouse case has resigned

U.S. 11/23/21, 00:27

According to Fox News, Illinois Democrat Mary Lemanski attempted to characterize the Christmas parade disaster in Waukesha, Wisconsin, as a sort of retaliation for Kyle Rittenhouse's acquittal in Kenosha on Friday, Nov. 19, has resigned from her post. Lemanski received varied reactions after calling the tragic Wisconsin Christmas parade "karma" ...

Rittenhouse acquittal triggers unrest in New York, Portland and Chicago

New York 11/21/21, 15:42

A court's decision to acquit an accused shooter sparked widespread protests in New York and Portland, plus looting in Chicago on Nov. 19. Masses of activists shoplifted and demonstrated after Kenosha County Circuit Court freed Kyle Rittenhouse. Demonstrators showed strong dissatisfaction with Judge Bruce Schroeder, and a randomly selected jury. They made ...

‘Superionized’ iced water turns black and hot

News 11/18/21, 16:09

Repeatedly firing powerful laser beams turned water into a dark and hot solid. University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory researchers have turned iced water turns into a "strange, black" substance called superionic ice. The team made the discovery after crushing a droplet of water between two diamonds. They then repeatedly exposed ...

Trump outraged at 13 Republicans who voted for ‘infrastructure’ bill

New York 11/10/21, 15:58

A controversial infrastructure bill would not have passed without support from GOP representatives, a previous president said on Nov. 8. Donald Trump used his speech to the annual National Republican Congressional Committee dinner to strongly criticize 13 party members who supported the $1.2 trillion package. The following Republican representatives supported the Democrat-led ...

Judge refuses to dismiss Jussie Smollett lawsuit and schedules trial

U.S. 10/17/21, 15:18

Actor Jussie Smollett will go on trial in late November, after an Illinois court denied his bid to dismiss an alleged hate crime case. Lawyer Hail Mary failed to convince the Circuit Court of Cook County to dismiss allegations that Smollett lied to police. He also faces six counts of disorderly ...

Coal industry seeks miners in the face of soaring global demand

U.S. 10/08/21, 15:29

The coal industry is experiencing an unprecedented boom given the sharp increase in global energy consumption, prompting mining companies to offer better incentives to attract more workers. Miners could be earning as much as $100,000 a year, and companies are now offering childcare for their children in an effort to take ...