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U.S. Attorney’s Office Provides Update on Investigation into the Murder of Laquan McDonald: No Successive Prosecution of Former Police Officer Jason Van Dyke

CHICAGO — On April 13, 2015, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois announced a joint federal and state investigation into the Oct. 20, 2014, fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald. On Nov. […]

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Social Media Victims Law Center Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Facebook Parent Company and Snap, Inc

Social Media Victims Law Center Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Meta Platforms, Inc. and Snap, Inc. in Suicide of 17-Year-Old Christopher J. Dawley MILWAUKEE – April 12, 2022 – Social Media Victims Law Center (SMVLC), […]

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker, First Army Commander Lt. Gen. Thomas S. James and Illinois National Guard Deputy Assistant Adjutant General - Army Brig. Gen. Mark Jackson listen to Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs Acting Director Linda Chapa LaVia speak during the Gold Star Mothers Luncheon The Illinois Department of Veteran Affairs Gold Star Mothers Luncheon gives senior civilian and military leaders a chance to thank Gold Star mothers for their service to our nation and its military. Governor JB Pritzker thanked the Gold Star Mothers and said he was humbled to have the opportunity to speak with them. In addition to the sacrifice their sons and daughters gave to their nation, many Gold Star mothers keep their Fallen Heroes memories alive and continue their service to the community and to the military, said Lt. Gen. Thomas S. James, the Commander of First Army and keynote speaker at the luncheon. The luncheon was held at the First Infantry Division Museum at Cantigny in Wheaton, Illinois, on Sunday, Sept. 29., 2019
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Illinois Fourth District Court of Appeals Dismisses Gov. Pritzker’s School Mask Order Appeal As ‘Moot’

An appellate court dismissed Illinois Gov. Pritzker’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling (Judy Wang/WGN News. YouTube Tips ⓘ By Greg Bishop | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The temporary restraining order blocking […]

Lake County Human Trafficking Task Force Announced (SOURCE: Lake County State's Attorney's Office)
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County and Federal Officials Announce New Lake County Human Trafficking Task Force; Seeks to Free Victims

Today, Wednesday, February 9, 2022, county and federal officials announced the formation of a new task force directed at curbing sex and labor trafficking in Lake County. The Lake County Human Trafficking Task Force will […]

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Palatine Police Arrest Fremd High School Student After Investigating Report of Knife Threat in Confrontation Over COVID-19 Mask Use

Palatine police announced Tuesday, February 8, 2022 that a juvenile student was arrested after a disturbance involving a knife in a classroom. Palatine police state that on Monday February 07, 2022, the school resource officer […]

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Palatine Police Investigating Report of Knife Threat in Confrontation Over COVID-19 Mask Use at Fremd High School

Palatine police responded about 8:25 a.m. Monday February 7, 2022 to a report of a confrontation of students regarding the practice of wearing masks for COVID-19 precautions. Palatine police are investigating a report that between […]

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Convicted Felon Admits Illegally Possessing Semi-Automatic Rifle at Veterans Affairs Hospital in Chicago

An armed man fired at the entrance of a Chicago veteran`s hospital Monday afternoon before stepping inside, where officials say he was quickly arrested before anyone was injured. YouTube Tips ⓘ CHICAGO — A convicted […]

2021 Supreme Court, Roberts Court composed as of October 27, 2020. Front row, left to right: Associate Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., Associate Justice Stephen G. Breyer, and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Back row, left to right: Associate Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett (Credit: Fred Schilling, Collection of the Supreme Court of the United States / Public Domain)
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US Supreme Court Blocks Vax Mandate for Private Sector Biz with 100+ Employees; Health Care Worker Vaccine Mandate Upheld

CNN’s Jessica Schneider and senior legal analyst Elie Honig explain why the Supreme Court blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate aimed at large businesses, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain health care workers […]