GOP uses voters to push election reforms in unlikely states
Republicans in at least four states where Democrats control the governor's office, the legislature or both are pursuing statewide ballot initiatives or veto-proof proposals to enact voter ID restrictions and other changes to election law
Facts Matter: FBI was not directed to spy on school parentsThe feds weren't directed to spy on parents at school board meetings, a mask study was misrepresented, and an image of Jeff Bezos with William Shatner was altered by someone who sought to show "space is fake," Bob Oswald says in his Facts Matter column.
Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniorsSri Lanka has announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by the elderly as the island nation gears up to further ease COVID-19 restrictions
Pfizer says COVID-19 vaccine more than 90% effective in kidsKid-size doses of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine appear safe and nearly 91% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in 5- to 11-year-olds, according to study details released Friday as the U.S. considers opening vaccinations to that age group.
EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?Millions more Americans just became eligible for COVID-19 boosters but figuring out who's eligible and when can be confusing -- and adding to the challenge is that this time around, people can get a different type of vaccine for that extra dose.
Giuliani associate convicted of campaign finance crimesA New York jury has convicted a former associate of Rudy Giuliani of charges that he made illegal campaign contributions to influence U.S. politicians and advance his business interests
Black female pilot a trailblazer for SIU aviationCARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) - Vernecelyn Allen may not consider herself a trailblazer, but trying to find a better term to describe the Southern Illinois University Carbondale aviation graduate is futile. Allen, who completed majors in aviation management and aviation flight in May and August, just earned her flight instructor's certification.
Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shootingCourt records state that Alec Baldwin fatally shot a cinematographer on a New Mexico film set with a gun a crew member had assured the actor didn't carry live ammunition
Grammar Moses: Of double letters and double meaningsJim discusses examples of too many double letters and too few -- including in communications from Charmin. Plus, what's a contronym and ""vexatious"?
Police investigating armed robbery at gas station near GrayslakeLake County sheriff's police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Saturday morning at a gas station in an unincorporated area near Grayslake.
Wisconsin man charged with interfering in DUI investigation, then attacking officers in jailWhen Lake County police pulled over a Kenosha man's sister for a suspected DUI, he interfered with their investigation, resisted arrest, then later attacked officers in jail, police said.
Workers find human remains at suburban Chicago preserveAuthorities are investigating whether human remains found at a suburban Chicago nature preserve could be those of a United Airlines executive who vanished more than a year ago
Norway intel agency: Kongsberg-type attack will happen againNorway's domestic intelligence agency says that such deadly attacks as the one in the small town of Kongsberg earlier this month are highly difficult to anticipate and prevent and are likely to happen again in such an open and democratic society such as Norway
- 12:29 PMNorway intel agency: Kongsberg-type attack will happen again
- 12:27 PMOver 2,000 migrants march out of southern Mexico city
- 11:58 AMRick becomes hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast
- 11:03 AM3 dogs dead, 2 rescued in Villa Park area house fire
- 10:54 AMNo 'blank slate' jurors in county shaken by Arbery slaying
- 10:52 AMEXPLAINER: How wildfires impact wildlife, their habitat
- 10:35 AMIndiana's governor asks court to review emergency law ruling
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- ElginElgin task force to study idea of police review board made up of residents
- AuroraShooting reported in Aurora
- LombardChicago man out on bail for violence charge is accused of shooting at a Lombard police officer
- Glen EllynLynn LaPlante to run again for top seat on DuPage County Board
- Prep FootballBarrington tops Fremd for 5th win
- Prep FootballPalatine rolls past Hoffman to share MSL West crown
- Prep FootballGeneva holds off Lake Park to become playoff eligible
- Prep FootballCary-Grove completes perfect regular season
- Prep FootballRolling Meadows upsets Prospect, becomes playoff eligible
- Prep FootballDodd announces arrival with big game in Naperville Central win
- Prep SportsOswego East takes regional final from Metea Valley
- Prep FootballNaperville North upsets Neuqua Valley on final play of DVC Bowl
- Prep FootballBuffalo Grove nips Hersey to tie for MSL East title
- LisleSlow to develop this year, fall colors begin to 'weave their autumn tapestry'
- Prep FootballCriter sparks St. Francis to win over IC Catholic Prep
Owls, pumpkin patches and football games means it's autumn in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for October 2-8, 2021.