January 24, 2022

Illinois: Two Charged with Aggravated Battery of Police Officer, Firefighter

Police in Illinois arrested two suspects Thursday night and charged them with aggravated battery after they allegedly assaulted a firefighter and a police officer. Officers with the Rockford Police Department were dispatched to the 9srcsrc block of 11th street around 7:srcsrc p.m., according to WTVO. Rockford is approximately 9src miles northwest of Chicago. The department had…

Illinois Sheriff’s Deputy Shot, Killed While Responding to ‘Motorist Assist’ Call

Wayne County, Illinois, sheriff’s deputy Sean Riley was shot and killed while responding to a “motorist assist” call near the Indiana state line at 5 a.m. on Wednesday. Riley responded to the call on I-64 and “when another officer arrived on scene, Deputy Riley was discovered deceased at [the] location,” Tri-State Homepage reported. Riley’s police vehicle was…

Illinois mom fatally struck by bullet while reading Bible to youngest daughter

An Illinois mother was fatally injured by a stray bullet Sunday night while she was preparing her 7-month-old daughter for bed and reading the baby the Bible, a report said. Melanie Yates, a 23-year-old registered nurse, was shot in the head at around 9 p.m. while inside her home in Zion, Illinois, according to Fox […]

Mississippi, Illinois School Board Associations Withdraw From National Group Over ‘Domestic Terrorism’ Letter

Mississippi and Illinois have become the latest state school board groups to discontinue their membership in the National School Board Association (NSBA), citing disagreement over a letter calling for federal intervention in parental protests. In the widely criticized Sept. 29 letter to President Joe Biden, the NSBA characterized disruptions at school board meetings as “a…

Illinois Democrats Vote to Repeal State’s Last Anti-Abortion Law – Parental Notification for Minors

Democrats in the Illinois legislature voted late last week to repeal the state’s final restriction on abortion, which required parental notification for minors seeking to end the life of their fetus. State Rep. Ann Williams (D-Chicago) celebrated the vote on Twitter, announcing the bill, titled the Youth Health and Safety Act, now heads to Gov.…

Democrat Illinois Gov. Signs Bill Criminalizing Private Gun Sales

Rex Features via AP Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker (D) signed legislation Monday that makes it a crime to sell a gun privately without having the buyer pass a National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) check. The Chicago Sun-Times reports Gov. Pritzker described private gun sales as “deadly loophole” as he signed the legislation. He added,…

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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