It's the first of four state cases in Illinois the disgraced R&B singer and accused serial sexual abuser faces, in addition to two pending federal trials.
The former South Bend, Indiana, mayor’s struggles with Black and Latino voters continue.
State officials called Jan. 1 "a historic new day" as people spent millions on newly legalized recreational cannabis.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the expungements on Tuesday, one day before recreational cannabis became legal in Illinois.
Both Michigan and Illinois, which allows sales starting on Jan. 1, are officially joining nine other states that broadly allow marijuana sales.
An Illinois customer said her party was told to switch tables because of their race.
During a speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police, President Trump mimed the gunfire from officers who stopped a mass shooter in Dayton, Ohio.
No child as young as this one has been accused in a mass killing since at least 2006.
The massive new health care center, located in southern Illinois, is equipped to serve an estimated 11,000 patients annually.
Illinois authorities are baffled over why the former abortion provider hadn't followed standard medical practices.
Marie Newman, backed by the high-profile progressive lawmaker, is going after conservative-leaning Rep. Dan Lipinski in Illinois.
On Wednesday, the Centers for Disease Control said 149 people nationwide had contracted a severe respiratory illness after vaping.
People awaiting trial are often eligible to vote but don't know it.
The measure is being praised as a "life-saving law” that has placed the state “on the right side of history.”
ProPublica and The Wall Street Journal published reports showing some wealthy parents used the strategy to gain tens of thousands of dollars in need-based aid.
The image took aim at Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib.
“Expungement, for the most part, is not done with just a snap of the fingers and all the records go away,” says a criminal justice reform advocate.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker's order mandates schools have safe spaces for LGBTQ youth and establishes a task force to craft policies supporting nonbinary students.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed a bill this week set to legalize cannabis use in the state.
It's the first time a state has legalized the commercial sale of cannabis through the legislature.