Elected Officials, Faith Leaders To Attend Peace Vigil At Daley Plaza After New Zealand Mosque ShootingsU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, Rev. Jesse Jackson and other leaders will attend a peace vigil Sunday afternoon at Daley Plaza following a mass shooting in New Zealand.
Amtrak Signal Problems Caused By Worker Falling On Circuit Board, Sen. Dick Durbin SaysA signal problem that caused major delays for Metra and Amtrak trains out of Union Station Thursday was caused by a worker falling on a circuit board during a server upgrade, Sen. Dick Durbin says.
Illinois Democrats Ask Wisconsin Governor To Review Foxconn Plant ImpactSens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth along with Reps. Brad Schneider and Lauren Underwood sent Gov. Tony Evers a letter saying stormwater run-off from the plant would drain into the Des Plaines River watershed and could worsen flooding in Illinois' Lake County, which covers the northeastern corner of Illinois and is just north of Cook County, which includes Chicago.
Members Of Congress Call For Criminal Probe Into Sterigenics Following CBS 2 InvestigationMore are calling for action and a criminal probe at Sterigenics in Willowbrook after a report by 2 Investigator Dave Savini revealed serious allegations from former workers about toxic emission being released into the community.
After CBS 2 Investigators Report, Senator Durbin Calls For Investigation Into SterigenicsCalling this an urgent health crisis, Senator Durbin and Senator Tammy Duckworth on Tuesday demanded the EPA find a third-party environmental engineering firm to identify a way to reduce emissions.
Five Illinois Health Centers To Split $36M In Federal GrantsSeantor Durbin says community health centers provide care to more than a million Illinois residents annually.
Woman Charged With Harassing Senators Durbin, DuckworthA criminal complaint says Jura Perkins made the calls to the Illinois senators from May 28 to Oct. 25, leaving voicemails in which she used vulgarities, accused them of being communists, and threatened Duckworth's baby.
Christine Blasey Ford Tells Durbin She's '100 Percent' Sure Brett Kavanaugh Sexually Assaulted HerFord has claimed Kavanaugh tried to force himself on her at a high school party in the 1980s, when she was a 15-year-old sophomore.
100 Million Dollar Improvements Coming To CTA Red, Purple Lines"This grant funding will ensure the CTA's aging infrastructure can keep pace with the growing demand for its services."
Senator Durbin Calls On Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen To Resign Over Migrant Family SeparationsCalling the Trump administration’s policy a “humanitarian disaster,” Durbin said someone must be held responsible for separating children from their parents.
Migrant Children Allegedly 'Dragged, Yelled At, And Threatened' In Chicago Immigration ShelterStunning allegations have been released surrounding the treatment of migrant children while they were held in Chicago.
Trump Calls For Sending Back Undocumented Immigrants With 'No Judges Or Court Cases'The president repeatedly has pushed back on calls from Republicans and Democrats to bring in additional immigration judges at the Mexico border.