Authorities Release Voicemail They Say Was From Chicago Heights Man Accused Of Threatening InaugurationAuthorities late Thursday released the chilling and vulgar vocemail a suburban man is accused of leaving a lawmaker as he threatened to shoot up the inauguration.
Pritzker Activates 250 National Guard Troops In Springfield Ahead Of Potential Armed ProtestsWith the FBI warning of threats to state capital cities leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday, Gov. JB Pritzker has activated 250 members of the Illinois National Guard to provide security at state buildings in downtown Springfield.
Chicago Heights Man Accused Of Threatening Violence At Biden Inauguration; 'We Will Surround The Motherf***ing White House'Louis Capriotti, 45, was arrested near his home Tuesday morning, charged with transmitting a threat in interstate commerce, according to the U.S. Attorney's office in Chicago.
About 200 Illinois National Guard Members Headed To D.C. To Assist With Security For InaugurationGov. JB Pritzker has ordered the activation of about 200 members of the Illinois National Guard who will be heading to Washington, D.C. for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.
'Reform Is Here': Lori Lightfoot Sworn In, Making History As First Black Woman And Gay Mayor; Takes Aim At 'Shady Backroom Deals'Lori Lightfoot was sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor on Monday, becoming the first black woman and first openly gay person to hold that office, and vowing to deliver the change she promised during her campaign by bringing a new level of integrity to City Hall.
'She's My Role Model, My Champion': Lori Lightfoot Thanks 90-Year-Old MomAmong the sea of thousands of Chicagoans who gathered at Wintrust Arena Monday to welcome Lori Lightfoot as Chicago's new mayor was a very important guest--the mayor-elect's 90-year-old mother, Ann Lightfoot.
LIVE UPDATES: Lori Lightfoot Takes Office As Mayor; New City Clerk, Treasurer, Aldermen Also Sworn InLori Lightfoot will be sworn in as Chicago’s 56th mayor this morning, becoming the first black woman and openly gay person to take the reins at City Hall.
JB Pritzker Takes Oath As Governor, Vows 'Democrats And Republicans Will Work Together'After taking the oath of office in Springfield, Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker vowed to work with Republicans to pass a balanced budget, and took a veiled shot at his predecessor, Republican Bruce Rauner, stating "our abdication of responsibility must end."
JB Pritzker Faces 'Pretty Large Hole' In State Budget As He Prepares To Take Reins As GovernorJB Pritzker will be sworn in as governor Monday afternoon, at a packed arena in Springfield.
Pritzker Begins Planning For Inaugural Weekend, Swearing-InGov.-elect J.B. Pritzker and Lt. Gov.-elect Juliana Stratton announced Tuesday they've formed an inaugural committee that will plan events surrounding their Jan. 14 swearing-in ceremony.
At Inauguration, Trump Promises America Will 'Start Winning Again'As part of the peaceful transition of power, once-bitter rivals and fierce critics were in the crowd, including Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.
An Inside Look From Chicagoans During Inauguration DayA look at the Donald Trump Inauguration through Chicago's eyes.
Full Text Of President Donald Trump's Inaugural AddressDonald Trump took the oath of office on Friday to become the 45th President of the United States, promising a new direction for the nation.
Chicago Catholic School Students Watch Trump Inauguration In ClassThe ceremony took place in the middle of the school day at Pope Francis Global Academy, so some 8th graders wanted to watch history.
Olivet Nazarene University Band To March In Trump Inaugural ParadeThe only college marching band from Illinois invited to perform at the presidential inauguration was getting ready to leave for Washington, D.C., on Thursday.