Judge denies Illinois women the right to receive complete information about abortion

How much does choice really matter if it’s not informed choice?

Kylie Cheung | December 27, 2016 - 9:11 am

Democrat Tammy Duckworth just ousted an incumbent Republican senator, which is a big deal

Duckworth’s victory could signal the beginning of a more inclusive Congress.

Kylie Cheung | November 8, 2016 - 8:29 pm

Illinois Gov. Rauner Bans Conversion Therapy In The State

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed a bill into law yesterday banning the practice of gay “conversion therapy” in the state.

The practice aims to “cure”

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 21, 2015 - 9:00 am

Sources Tell The LA Times That Dennis Hastert Paid To Conceal A Sex Crime

By now, you’ve probably heard that former House Speaker Dennis J. Hastert had been indicted on blackmail charges and is accused of shelling out over $1.7 million in hush money…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 4:40 pm

Teen Girl Escapes After Two Years Of Being Held Captive & Sexually Assaulted

Disturbing news out of Illinois today: a teenage girl from Missouri escaped from a home in which she had been held captive for the past two years.


Jessica Wakeman | August 24, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Chicago Sheriff Sues Craigslist

The Sheriff of Cook County is suing Craiglist. Chicagoan Tom Dart claims the site cost his department $100,000 in prostitution prosecution in 2008. Monitoring the erotic services section of the…

Simcha | March 8, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Stop! In The Name Of Civic Pride

“Stop! In the Naaaame of Love!” Diana Ross sang that phrase back in the ’60s, but a suburb of Chicago has made it one of their mottos. Oaklawn, Illinois, had…

Simcha | May 2, 2008 - 4:00 pm