Authorities say an Illinois man has died after falling 25 feet under the stage at a concert. Sangamon County coroner's office tells The Springfield State Journal-Register that 51-year-old John Kremitzki of Petersburg died Monday afternoon. Coroner Cinda Edwards says an autopsy Tuesday found he died from blunt force injuries related to the fall. Edwards thinks "it was a pure accident." The fall happened Sunday night during a performance Brit Floyd, a Pink Floyd tribute show, at University of Illinois Springfield's Sangamon Auditorium. University spokesman Derek Schnapp says the school's police department is handling the investigation.
Employees 18 and older working at grocery stores and restaurants in Chicago will now be able to serve and sell alcohol.
The Chicago area is set to see some storms Thursday, some of which could become strong to severe.
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Seattle filed a lawsuit Wednesday over President Donald Trump's executive order that threatens to withhold federal funds from communities that refuse to cooperate with efforts to find and deport immigrants in the country illegally. Mayor Ed Murray said the order issued in January punishing "sanctuary cities" is unconstitutional and creates uncertainty around the city's budget. Other governments have sued Trump over the sanctuary issue. San Francisco filed a lawsuit earlier this year, also saying the order was unconstitutional. California's Santa Clara County and two Massachusetts cities with large Latino populations - Chelsea and Lawrence - have also taken legal action.
A video posted to YouTube led authorities to raid a home in south suburban Harvey early Wednesday, resulting in multiple arrests after police said they found drugs, weapons and a dead dog in the garage.