December 3, 2023

Sanctuary State Illinois: Illegal Aliens Freed from Jail After Allegedly Stealing $1.7K in Clothes from Macy’s

Two newly arrived illegal aliens have been released from jail in DuPage County, Illinois, after allegedly shoplifting nearly $2,000 worth of clothes from a Macy’s store. Venezuelan illegal aliens Abel Barrios-Estava, 20 years old, and Rafael Mata-Torres, 25 years old, were arrested and charged this week with burglary and retail theft after allegedly stealing some $1,700

Illinois State Police dashcam captures moment Chicago murder suspect fires shots at officer

Dashcam video released Tuesday shows the horrifying moment an Illinois State Police officer was allegedly fired upon by a Chicago man last week near Springfield. On Oct. 24, just before 11:00 p.m., officials say ISP officer Dakotah Champman-Green stopped Cristobal Santana in the 1600 block of Toronto Road. The video shows Santana get out of the […]

Former Illinois police chief caught shoplifting from Florida Walmart, officials say

A former small town police chief was caught shoplifting from a Walmart in one of Florida’s most well-known retirement communities, according to the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. Christopher Radz was arrested around 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at a Walmart in The Villages, according to an arrest affidavit obtained by FOX 35 Orlando. He was charged […]

Illinois truck crash and ammonia leak leaves 5 dead, including 2 children

A semi-truck crash that caused an ammonia leak in central Illinois Friday night left five people dead, including two children, officials said.  Around 500 residents within a one-mile radius of the crash in the Teutopolis area were forced to evacuate because of the toxic leak, after the truck spilled more than half of the 7,500 […]

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to Give Standard Driver’s Licenses to over 300K Illegal Aliens

Roughly 300,000 illegal aliens across Illinois will soon be eligible to secure standard driver’s licenses thanks to a law signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D). Late last week, Pritzker signed into law HB 3882 which makes illegal aliens in Illinois eligible for standard driver’s licenses that are compliant with the federal government’s REAL ID Act. Back

Worker killed in Illinois ammo factory blast identified

An explosion at an Illinois ammunition factory killed one employee, authorities said. The explosion Thursday afternoon killed Oscar “Zeke” R. Bettorf, 60, of Bunker Hill, Madison County Coroner Steve Nonn said. Bettorf was the driver of a semitrailer loaded with shotgun shell primers that exploded while being transported inside the Winchester ammunition plant owned by […]

Deep Blue Illinois Ranks Dead Last on Economic Racial Equality

The “deep blue” State of Illinois ranks dead last in racial equality, according to a recent study by personal finance company WalletHub. WalletHub’s findings come despite the ultra-“woke” policies of the state’s controlling Democrats. The study looked at how blacks and whites are faring economically in all 50 states by measuring poverty rates, homelessness, employment

Illinois assault weapons ban back in effect as courts play ping pong with gun control

A federal appeals judge in Illinois has put a hold on a lower court judge’s ruling that blocked the state from enforcing its strict ban on some rifles and high-capacity magazines. Appellate Judge Frank Easterbrook of the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the temporary injunction issued Friday by District Judge Stephen Patrick McGlynn, […]

Illinois lawmakers greenlight bill requiring libraries in state to adopt anti-book banning policy

Legislation that requires libraries in Illinois to adopt an anti-book banning policy in order to receive state funding has passed both chambers and now heads to the governor’s desk. The American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights says, “materials should not be excluded because of the origin, background, or views of those contributing to their […]

SCOTUS Justice Barrett Gives Illinois City Until Monday to Respond to Challenge to ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban

On Tuesday afternoon, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett gave the city of Naperville in Illinois until Monday to respond to a challenge levied against its “assault weapons” ban, according to the Chicago Tribune. Robert Bevis, owner of Law Weapons & Supply, claims Naperville is destroying his business and that it is unconstitutional. Breitbart

Illinois father arrested and facing charges for allegedly sexually abusing, battering his own child

A father in Illinois is facing several criminal charges after his child accused him of physical and sexual abuse. Lake Villa resident Ariel Carrasco was arrested on Wednesday after his child told school officials they were molested and battered by him. The minor said the incidents took place between December 2022 and March 2023. Police […]

Illinois man, former ‘Family Feud’ contestant, pleads not guilty in wife’s murder

A former contestant on the long-running television game show “Family Feud” has been charged with first-degree murder and home invasion in the slaying of his estranged wife in western Illinois. Timothy Bliefnick, 39, pleaded not guilty Friday afternoon at his arraignment in Adams County Circuit Court in Quincy, according to court records. Bliefnick was indicted […]

Judge Temporarily Blocks Illinois Ban on Commonly Owned Semiautomatic Rifles

Effingham County Judge Joshua Morrison issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) Friday, stopping, for now, the implementation of the Illinois ban on commonly owned semiautomatic rifles. Breitbart News reported that Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) signed the ban on January 10, 2023. The new law allows those who already own the banned firearms to retain

Report: Illinois Man Threatened to Kill GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Darren Bailey and His Family 

Twenty-one-year-old Scott Lennox of Illinois left a depraved voicemail last week for Republican gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey in which he threatened to “skin” Bailey “alive” and “feed his f****ng family to him,” according to state prosecutors. Lennox had a “heated argument” with his friends at a Chicago bar last Friday over pro-Bailey advertisements that made

Parent Who Criticized CRT at Illinois School Board Meeting Speaks Out

People talk before the start of a rally against “critical race theory” (CRT) being taught in schools, at the Loudoun County Government center in Leesburg, Va., on June 12, 2021. (Andrew Cballlero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images) “Critical race theory” (CRT) and ideologies related to it have become embedded in U.S. school systems. The doctrine that America […]

Evanston, Illinois, Approves Nation’s First ‘Reparations’ for Black Residents

Kamil Krzaczynski / AFP / Getty The liberal Chicago suburb of Evanston, Illinois, officially approved the first spending for “reparations” for black residents on Monday evening. It is the nation’s first reparations program, following an 8-1 vote by local aldermen in November 2019. As Breitbart News noted at the time, the City of Evanston planned…

Illinois Gov. Pritzker Parties with Biden Election Crowd Despite Calling for State to Lock Down

Illinois’ Democrat Gov. JB Pritzker is once again making grave proclamations about shutting his state down due to the coronavirus. Still, despite the draconian measures to “save lives,” the governor was also seen partying in crowded Chicago streets last week celebrating Joe Biden’s purported 2020 election win. Photos of the gov. partying with Chicagoans showed…

Manhunt for suspects continues in northern Illinois after police officer shot and killed

A manhunt launched after a police officer was fatally shot in northern Illinois stretched into a second day Wednesday, closing schools in the area as authorities continued looking for suspects. Police said that Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, an officer in Fox Lake, Ill., was shot and killed Tuesday morning after he reported that he was […]

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