Illinois' attorney general said the results of a sweeping investigation reveal that 451 Catholic clergy sexually abused nearly 2,000 children since 1950.
They greenlit a bill that says libraries in the state must adopt an anti-book banning policy to receive state funding.
Illinois State Police say a windstorm that kicked up clouds of dust in south-central Illinois has led to numerous crashes and pileups and “multiple fatalities” on Interstate 55.
Ettore Lacchei, 79, is accused of shooting William Martys once in the head. Witnesses said Lacchei was known to brandish guns.
When the tornado hit, there were nine firefighters in Little Rock’s Fire Station No. 9, which became one of the most devastated areas of the city.
Confirmed or suspected tornadoes in at least 11 states destroyed homes and businesses, splintered trees, and lay waste to neighborhoods across a broad swath of the country.
Clyburn, an outspoken moderate and one of the most powerful Black elected U.S. officials, played a critical role in President Joe Biden’s primary win in 2020.
Robert Crimo Jr. faces seven counts of reckless conduct after prosecutors say he helped his son obtain a gun license, even though the teen threatened violence.
Tyler Massengill allegedly said the attack was "worth it" if the blaze caused even "a little delay" in someone receiving care.
The assault weapons ban comes less than a year after a deadly shooting massacre at a Fourth of July parade in the Chicago suburb of Highland Park.