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A warrant for the arrest of Carolyn Bryant Donham — identified as “Mrs. Roy Bryant” on the document — was discovered last week.
Kelly is also just weeks away from another trial on charges that could carry even heavier penalties. Kelly’s child pornography and obstruction of justice trial in Chicago’s federal courthouse is set to begin Aug. 15.
Earlier in the evening, Davis in a statement conceded to Miller, with a nod to her biggest backer. “I’d like to congratulate Congresswoman Miller and President Trump on their victory tonight,” Davis said in a statement. “This was a hard-fought campaign, and I wish her the best.”
A jubilant crowd greeted Ramirez, 39, chanting her name as she entered her election party Tuesday. Supporters had created a salsa song they blasted outside a polling place Tuesday: “Delia, she’s ready,” goes the song, “ready to interrupt the corruption.”
OB/GYN accreditation rules require training in abortions for medical residents, who might use the same skills for treating miscarriages and other complications, doctors say.
Two train passengers and one person in the truck were killed, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot made the remark — which lit up the Twitter-verse — during a weekend appearance at Pride Fest in Grant Park. Six mayoral challengers said they were outraged by the comment.
The court ruled 6-3 along ideological lines for the coach. The justices said the coach’s prayer was protected by the First Amendment.
People were thrilled about the return of the Pride Parade after two years of pandemic-related cancellations, but many also worried about the Supreme Court moving to restrict gay rights after its ruling Friday on abortion.
State Sen. Darren Bailey had been seeking Trump’s endorsement for months. The former president finally delivered it Saturday, telling a crowd in western Illinois, “Darren is a fearless supporter of the Second Amendment and a tireless champion of religious liberty.”
With the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Roe v. Wade has been overturned.
Within an hour of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said that he wants to expand the availability of health care professionals to handle an increase in women coming to Illinois to seek abortions and to boost funding for abortion providers.
The bill would incrementally toughen requirements for young people to buy guns, deny firearms from more domestic abusers and help local authorities temporarily take weapons from people judged to be dangerous.
Clinics that provide abortion care across Illinois expect an influx of women from surrounding states. All adjacent states — Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri and Iowa — are poised to ban or dramatically curtail abortion access.
After a draft opinion leaked earlier this year, the Supreme Court has voted to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision with its decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
“We are living in a challenging time, but we are up for the challenge,” the former congresswoman from Arizona told supporters Wednesday.
New FEC filings reveals Jackson is being boosted with $1,041,899 in outside money for ads and direct mail in the closing days of the 1st Congressional District campaign.
Cermak Fresh Market will join the June 29 food giveaway; gas stations for the July 9 event have not been announced.
In their newly approved draft party platform, the Lone Star State GOP threaten to secede. And more.
U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber presides over both cases, which had been scheduled for back-to-back trials this year. The ComEd case involves former House Speaker Michael Madigan’s co-defendant, Michael McClain.
Mike Pence is traveling the country, preparing for a potential presidential bid — accusing President Joe Biden of pursuing a “radical left agenda.” But Gov. J.B. Pritzker, himself a potential Democratic White House hopeful, didn’t roll out the welcome mat: “Mike Pence is a dangerous, homophobic extremist,” Pritzker tweeted.
“All we’re trying to do is paint a different picture, tell a different story and share a different narrative about Black men in America as positive and productive and progressive, while building bridges and not walls,” the group’s leader said Monday.
What had been the lone remaining Howard Johnson’s restaurant is gone — and with it a slice of roadside baby boomer Americana that inspired the Max Apple book “The Oranging of America.”
The music performances, vendors, kids’ activities and Black history education felt “almost like a family reunion,” one participant said.