Biden Blames Unvaccinated For Slowing Economic Recovery; U of C Professor Addresses Impact Of Low Job GrowthEmployers added 235,000 jo s in August -- far short of the 850,000 jobs added in June and nearly 1 million in July.
Family Desperate For Answers About Mark Frerichs, Navy Veteran From Lombard Who Was Kidnapped In Afghanistan In 2020U.S. Sens Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin (D-Illinois) wrote to President Joe Biden Tuesday, asking that the national Security Council immediately find a way to secure the release of Mark Frerichs, a U.S. Navy veteran, who was abducted last year in Afghanistan.
Police Supt. David Brown Meets With President Biden At White House Amid Spike In Chicago Violence; New Plan Will Focus On Gun TraffickingChicago Police Supt. David Brown was headed back to Chicago late Monday after meeting with President Joe Biden in Washington to talk about the city's crime problem.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger Slams GOP Colleagues Over Misinformation About Door-To-Door COVID Vaccine OutreachU.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Illinois) had harsh words Sunday for his GOP colleagues who are spreading false information about President Joe Biden’s call for door-to-door vaccine outreach.
President Biden Visiting Crystal Lake Wednesday, Addressing American Families PlanPresident Joe Biden will be in Crystal Lake, Illinois Wednesday.
2 Mass Shootings Reported At The Same Time In Chicago Hours After President Biden Announces Plan To Address City's ViolenceIn the hours since President Biden announced his five-point plan to address crime, Chicago had two late night mass shootings a the same time.
Chicagoans React To President Biden's Plan To Tackle The City's Gun ProbemChicago's violence made national news again Wednesday, but this time there is a federal plan of action.
Local Pastor Calls On President Biden To Declare Violence A Public Mental Health Crisis, As Gov. Pritzker Has DoneJust days ago, Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker signed a new law declaring violence a public mental health crisis in the state. On Sunday, a Chicago pastor who lost a son to gun violence called on President Joe Biden to follow that lead nationally.
New House Sergeant-At-Arms And Chicago Native William Walker Announces Arrival Of President Biden For His First Joint Address To CongressWilliam Walker, the first Black House sergeant-at-arms, was the one to announce the arrival of President Joe Biden to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday as the president gave his first joint address to Congress.
President Biden Says Racism And Attacks On Asian-Americans Must Stop; Chicago's Asian-American Community Leaders Encouraged By RemarksIn his address to the nation about the coronavirus pandemic Thursday evening, President Joe Biden touched on a sensitive and discriminatory aspect of the pandemic – the acts of racism, and some acts of violence, against Asian-Americans.
Senate Passes President Biden's $1.9 Trillion COVID Relief Bill; What Does It Mean For You?The U.S. Senate on Saturday approved President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.
Mother Of 6 Francisca Lino Leaves Humboldt Park Church After Hiding For More Than 3 Years In Fear Of DeportationFrancisca Lino hid in a church for more than three years in fear of deportation – until Saturday night.
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.
Stevenson High School, U Of I Alum Matt Hill Joins Biden Administration As Senior Associate Communications DirectorMatt Hill, an alumnus of Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been hired as the senior associate director for President Joe Biden’s communications staff.