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Republican Jesse Sullivan declared with a smile, “What a beautiful day.” GOP frontrunner Darren Bailey called the Supreme Court decision “historic and welcomed.” But if either wins in November, they would likely still face Democrats in Springfield determined to keep the state’s abortion laws on the books and even try to expand them.
Planned Parenthood of Illinois has a list of demands that is worth looking at as a possible roadmap.
Anti-abortion organizations say they are dedicated to fight for the lives of the unborn throughout the Midwest amid the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
With the Supreme Court’s decision in the case of Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Roe v. Wade has been overturned.
The group was on the sidewalk the 8100 block of South King Drive when someone in a vehicle opened fire.
Oshar Suartama confirmed for a judge Friday that she had arrived in Illinois and had reunited with 7-year-old Estelle Schaefer, known as Stella. The child’s therapist has told the judge “there’s no question” Stella sees that woman “as her mother and the primary caretaker in her life.”
Experts predict about 20,000 more people will come to Illinois for access to abortion care as a result of Friday’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
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.
Leaders of the longtime all-boys South Side Catholic school will make the decision in August.
The organization, which includes 300 labor unions across the city, says many union workers have become part of crime statistics.
Lanny Cantway, 19, was charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm for allegedly shooting at the 24th District station on Clark Street, police said.
Based on what’s already known about privacy incursions by law enforcement, it’s likely that women will be more squarely in the crosshairs of digital forensics now that Roe has been overturned.
Within an hour of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. wade, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said he will call legislators for a special session to “further enshrine” reproductive health care rights and protections.
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.
He was arrested Thursday evening and charged with misdemeanor gun possession and possessing a high-capacity magazine and metal-piercing bullets, according to a police report.
They were standing on a sidewalk at 79th and Lafayette Avenue when someone approached and opened fire Thursday evening, Chicago police said.
“Officer (David) Laskus fabricated the existence of the hammer to justify his actions,” the Civilian Office of Police Accountability states in a 22-page report about the confrontation outside Brickyard Mall on May 31, 2020.
One person was killed and three others were wounded in a mass shooting in Gresham.
The Chicago band melded blues, folk and classical music, playing and collaborating with artists ranging from Muddy Waters to Joni Mitchell to Seiji Ozawa.
Smith says the cameras, which parks employees rarely monitor, aren’t of high enough resolution to be tied into city Office of Emergency Management and Communication systems.
The Cook County Land Bank Authority is barred from putting in a claim on occupied property, but it did so for Josephine’s Cooking and held onto it as the restaurant kept operating and its unpaid taxes kept piling up.
A ride-share driver was sitting in his Hyundai sedan in the 1400 block of West Foster Avenue when two 18-year-old men forced him out of the car at gunpoint.
They were outside with a group of people in the 11400 block of South Vincennes Avenue early Friday when someone fired shots and fled in a black sedan.
The man, 19, was arguing with someone in the 800 block of East 132nd Street early Friday when he was shot in the shoulder, Chicago police said.