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

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

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

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

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

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

Embattled Illinois prosecutor announces bid for reelection

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

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

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

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

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

Chicago’s top cop Eddie Johnson retiring after turbulent 3-plus years

U.S. 11/07/19, 16:13

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson announced Thursday that he's retiring after more than three years as the city's top cop, a post he took over during one of the most violent chapters in the city's history and amid public outcry over the release of a video showing an officer shooting ...

Boy, 15, charged in shooting girl, 7, while she was trick-or-treating in Chicago

U.S. 11/03/19, 07:06

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a 7-year-old girl who was trick-or-treating on Halloween in Little Village, Chicago police said. He is facing two felony counts of attempted first-degree murder and two felony counts of aggravated battery/discharge of a firearm, WLS-TV reported. The juvenile was ...

President Trump says big crackdown coming on crime and drugs

Politics 10/28/19, 17:35

Speaking at the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in Chicago on Monday, Oct 28, President Donald Trump said the Justice Department will begin a stronger crackdown on violent crime in the United States. The president said the crackdown will target gang members and drug traffickers in high-crime areas. He ...

As teachers strike, Chicago mayor to unveil city budget plan

U.S. 10/23/19, 10:28

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was expected to detail how the nation's third-largest city should deal with a $838 million budget deficit when she delivered her first budget address Wednesday morning, Oct. 23, as striking teachers marched through the city's downtown. Lightfoot's speech to the City Council came on the fifth day ...

Judge allows Chicago suit against Jussie Smollett to proceed

U.S. 10/22/19, 11:02

A federal judge on Tuesday refused to dismiss Chicago's lawsuit against former "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett. U.S. District Virginia Kendall's ruling means that Chicago's suit that seeks to recoup $130,000 that city officials say the police department spent investigating Smollett's claim that he was a victim of a racist and homophobic ...

15-year-old boy shot while walking to school in south Chicago

U.S. 09/12/19, 09:58

A 15-year-old boy was shot on Wednesday morning, Sept. 11, while walking to school in a neighborhood in South Chicago. Capt. Terry McMahon of Chicago Police said officers replied to a gunshot detection alert from ShotSpotter around 8:30 a.m. finding a 15-year-old boy who was shot several times. NOW: A 15 year ...

Ted Cruz: ‘Gun control doesn’t work. Look at Chicago‘

U.S. 09/03/19, 04:40

On Monday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) cited Chicago's bloody Labor Day weekend as an argument for the ineffectiveness of gun control policies, which Democrats are pushing following the Texas mass shooting. "Gun control doesn’t work. Look at Chicago. Disarming law-abiding citizens isn’t the answer," Cruz tweeted. He offered other solutions to stop ...

Mass shooting leaves 6 people injured in Chicago

U.S. 08/12/19, 13:51

In the early hours of Sunday, Aug. 11, there was a massive shooting in East Garfield Park, Chicago, resulting in six people injured. According to the news network CBS 2 Chicago, this is the third shooting in about a week. CBS 2 Chicago reported that at 2:47 a.m. on Sunday authorities ...

At least 7 wounded in mass shooting at Chicago park

U.S. 08/04/19, 17:09

At least seven people were shot on Sunday, Aug. 4, in Douglas Park on Chicago’s West Side. About 1:20 a.m., the victims were standing in the park in the 2900 block of West Roosevelt Road when someone opened fire from a black Camaro, Chicago police said. A 21-year-old man was hit in ...

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