Michelle Passley, 44, was arrested after she bought beer at a gas station convenience store and drank it while picking up students in Aurora, Illinois, police said.
Illinois law does not explicitly authorize district employees to carry weapons in school, nor does it delegate the authority to make such a decision to local boards.
Evangelist Franklin Graham expressed his outrage over an Ohio school district's decision to allow transgender students unrestricted locker room access in a pair of tweets.
The ad, showing a black student in class, was first posted on Craigslist, but quickly circulated among students at Naperville Central High School in Naperville, Illinois.
The case concerns three Illinois residents who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit alleging a failure to protect African American children from gun violence.
The president will draw large protests. Illinois is a state where the president's message of "America first" is considered a "trigger-term" and a macro aggression.
"She came to the drive-thru window and made threats, and then eventually threw a glass bottle at the drive-thru window, causing it to break," Peoria police said.
A man who plowed his SUV through a Chicago area mall in September was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia three years ago and also has bipolar disorder, according to his sister.
Video showed workers at Sooper Lube shop in Joliet making a series of racist remarks and gestures inside the store.
To combat fears of immigration raids stirred up by the Trump Administration's ICE policies and a rejected attempt at getting an immigration question on the 202 census, Mayor Lori Lightfoot plans to dedicate $2.7 million to the upcoming 2020 census, and calls it the "ultimate form of protest" against Trump's government.
In the video posted to Twitter, the vehicle can be seen ramming into a kiosk, passing a Forever 21 store and then striking another store.
"To me, choosing to support is about more than just policy. It's also about who puts in the WORK. Are they wearing out their shoes? Marie is. Her supporters are. Let's knock doors & join them," the congresswoman tweeted.
Todd W. Barrick Jr., who bears an uncanny similarity to the TV antihero, is wanted for violating his parole from earlier methamphetamine possession charges.
The teenager has to be reminded every day that her uncle is no longer alive, and has to read over detailed notes each afternoon to remember what was said in class that morning.
The 2-year-old victim, who has not been named, passed away from her injuries after being rushed to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, officials said.
Illinois state Senator Martin Sandoval has been criticized by both Republicans and Democrats for allowing a mock assassination of President Donald Trump to be staged at his fundraiser.
"We are excited to pass and enact the Inclusive Curriculum Law in 2019 [in] the 50th anniversary year of the Stonewall Riots," said Brian C. Johnson, CEO of Equality Illinois.
Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has signed a law that would require insurance companies to cover costs for children in need of epinephrine injections for cases of severe allergic reactions.
Mary Rowland has been called "a rare bright spot" among Trump's many anti-LGBT judicial picks.
"Political jihad is their game," the poster's tagline read. "If you don't agree with their socialist ideology, you're racist."
The National Weather Service has urged the public to stay safe in the excessive heat.
The Bucky's gas station clerk in Naperville, Illinois, questioned if the women were American citizens as they tried to buy items.
President Donald Trump's son Eric was spat on during an incident at a cocktail bar in Chicago, after which a woman was arrested by the Secret Service.
Flood stages have already been breached
The violent incident in Peru, Illinois, was caught on video by a witness and shared to Facebook by the 82-year-old victims' daughter.
The vast Mississippi River—the second longest river in North America—swirls through a number of U.S. states and has been swelling in recent weeks. That may continue, experts say.
"We want you to know it's not us," WICS-TV meteorologist Joe Crain told viewers in a Wednesday weather segment, complaining about the Sinclair station's Code Red alerts.
Madison County, Illinois, has called on the National Guard to assist due to flooding levels not seen since 1993.
"To the people in Missouri and Alabama and Georgia and Kentucky and Mississippi and Ohio, I say, not on my watch," Illinois Representative Kelly Cassidy said.
"One or more tornadoes" took down trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least 12 people.