New Law Will Effectively End Immigrant Detention In IllinoisThe new law targets local government agreements with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement allowing jails to house immigrant detainees awaiting court hearings. Current contracts must end by January 2022 and new agreements are prohibited.
Trump Administration To Detain Migrant Families LongerThe move angered immigrant rights advocates and is all but certain to trigger a court battle.
1,100 Downers Grove Students Given Detention For School WalkoutDowners Grove Community High School District 99 Supt. Hank Thiele said the students consider the detention a "badge of honor."
Plainfield Man Asks To Serve Detention In Place Of His 3rd Grade DaughterA third grader at a Plainfield elementary school has to serve detention tomorrow - but her father has offered to receive the punishment instead.
2 Stabbed, 1 Beaten Outside Division Street BarsTwo men were stabbed and another was battered early Sunday on Division near State, outside a stretch of popular bars on the Near North Side.
Students, Parents Protest Noble Network School Discipline PolicySome parents and activists rallied at Chicago Public School headquarters in the Loop today to accuse a chain of charter schools of overly harsh discipline.
Cook County To Re-Evaluate Policy Of Releasing Illegal ImmigrantsCook County commissioners voted Wednesday to hold a hearing on the contentious issue of whether to keep suspected illegal immigrants behind bars while federal authorities check their immigration status.