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U of Illinois Says No to Sanctuary Status for Immigrants

U of Illinois Says No to Sanctuary Status for Immigrants

The president of the University of Illinois says its three campuses cannot legally serve as sanctuaries for immigrant students illegally living in the country despite pressure to do so.

22 minutes ago

Judge Blocks Release of Documents in Valerie Percy Case

Judge Blocks Release of Documents in Valerie Percy Case

A Cook County judge on Tuesday has blocked a request for Kenilworth police to release thousands of pages in investigative files from the 50-year-old murder of Valerie Percy.

51 minutes ago

Architect's Plan Would Cover Trump's Name With Pig Balloons

An architect wants to install four giant pig balloons to cover up the Trump name...View gallery

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53 minutes ago

Police Search for Inmate Who Escaped From Markham Courthouse

Police Search for Inmate Who Escaped From Markham Courthouse

Police are searching for a 31-year-old woman who escaped from a Markham courthouse Tuesday morning.

2 hours ago

Naperville High School Students Sickened by Gummy Bears

Naperville High School Students Sickened by Gummy Bears

Several students at Naperville North High School have been sent to the hospital after becoming sick from eating gummy bears that "may contain another substance," school officials said.

12 minutes ago

Transgender Community Wants Proper Identification

Transgender Community Wants Proper Identification

The Oakland warehouse artists' enclave was supposed to be a safe place, emotionally and spiritually, for the artists and free spirits who chose lives off the beaten track. An electronic music party had also...

2 hours ago

Prosecutors Seek Gag Order in Case Against Aaron Schock

Prosecutors Seek Gag Order in Case Against Aaron Schock

Federal prosecutors are seeking a gag order in their fraud and tax case against former congressman Aaron Schock.

2 hours ago

Father Seeks Answers After Suburban Rapper Reported Missing

Father Seeks Answers After Suburban Rapper Reported Missing

The father of a suburban rapper says he believes his son's body has been found inside a Riverdale home by police more than two weeks after he reported his son missing, but authorities are not releasing...

2 hours ago

Emanuel Urges Rauner to Support Chicago as Sanctuary City

Emanuel Urges Rauner to Support Chicago as Sanctuary City

Mayor Rahm Emanuel sponsored a resolution that calls on Gov. Bruce Rauner to publicly support his efforts to promote Chicago as a sanctuary city for immigrants, according to the Chicago Tribune.

3 hours ago

State's Attorney Agrees to Take Second Look at Scores of Cases Involving Alleged Dirty Cops

State's Attorney Agrees to Take Second Look at Scores of Cases Involving Alleged Dirty Cops

In a decision that is certain to send shock waves through City Hall and the Chicago Police Department, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office revealed in court Tuesday, that they will not oppose appointment...

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