Illinois

Illinois Governor Notes 'White Supremacy Symbol' Connected To Accused July Fourth Mass Shooter

Gov. J.B. Pritzker responded to complaints that Chicago shootings don’t receive equal attention as the Highland Park incident.
07/11/2022

Evanston, Illinois Selects First Group of Black Residents To Receive Reparations After Decision To Make Cash Payments

The Chicago suburb issued $25,000 payments, which must be used for home purchases, home improvement or mortgage assistance.
06/23/2022

Illinois Teen Says He Was Bribed By Cops With McDonald’s Into Confession

Martell Williams, wrongly accused in a shooting, demands a public apology.
02/23/2022

New Law Facilitates Removal Of Racist Clauses In Illinois Homeowner Deeds

Racial covenants were once used to keep certain neighborhoods white.
01/24/2022

Jelani Day’s Mother, Rev. Jesse Jackson Call For A State Or Federal Investigation Into The Illinois Student’s Death

They rejected the newly released coroner’s autopsy report, which they called ‘insulting.’
10/27/2021

Jelani Day’s Mother Clears Up ‘Organ Harvesting’ Misconceptions About Her Son’s Death

Carmen Bolden Day wants the mystery solved.
10/13/2021

As Jelani Day’s Family Seeks Justice, Coroners Uncover Gruesome Details

Few details have emerged in the probe of his death.
10/13/2021

Evanston, Illinois Approves $10M In Reparations For Black Residents

One member of the council is not happy with the measure.
03/23/2021

Watch: Illinois Security Guard Arrested After Punching A Man In Handcuffs

The police quickly reacted and released a statement.
12/24/2020

Marcellis Stinnette: Police Shooting Footage Released

The 19-year-old was fatally shot by Waukegan Police.
10/29/2020

Waukegan Police Shooting Victim Tafara Williams Says Police Stood By As Her Boyfriend Died

Tafara Williams explains how she lost the love of her life.
10/28/2020