CDC approval will get boosters going for 65+, high-risk, including those with risky jobs
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday endorsed booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans, opening a major new phase in the U.S vaccination drive against COVID-19.
Debunked architects of Arizona vote review to release reportSupporters of former President Donald Trump who were hired by Arizona Senate Republicans to review the 2020 vote count are preparing to deliver their findings
Migrant camp along Texas border shrinks as removals ramp upA camp where more than 14,000 migrants had waited along the Texas border just days ago was dramatically smaller Thursday, while across the river in Mexico, Haitian migrants in a growing camp awoke surrounded by security forces as a helicopter thundered overhead.
Spanish volcano remains volatile, 5 days after eruptionA volcano in Spain's Canary Islands continues to produce explosions and spew out lava, five days after it erupted
Tiny San Marino votes in referendum on legalizing abortionSan Marino is one of the last countries in Europe which bans all abortion
The AP Interview: Hungary committed to contentious LGBT lawHungary's right-wing government is attracting conservative thinkers from the United States who admire its approaches to migration, LGBT issues and national sovereignty
Jailbreak shines light on mass incarceration of PalestiniansThe cinematic escape of six Palestinians who tunneled out of an Israeli prison earlier this month has shone a light on Israel's mass incarceration of Palestinians
Albanian court reopens case of ex-minister over fatal blastAn Albanian court has reopened the case of a former defense minister who faced charges over a massive blast at a munitions disposal factory 13 years ago that killed 26 people
Rolling Meadows and mayor reach settlement with fired city managerThe village of Rolling Meadows quietly settled a contentious lawsuit with former City Manager Barry Krumstok that pitted the mayor against the veteran administrator. Details were sparse.
Grayslake to purchase, preserve green space near downtown to avoid further flood damageIn an effort to avoid flooding near downtown, Grayslake leaders are working to purchase and preserve 18 acres of open space in the coming weeks. Village trustees took a step in that direction this week by approving a $16,900 contract to demolish the old building at 463 Center Street across from the Dog n Suds Drive-In.
Back in Haiti, expelled migrant family plans to flee againThe U.S. has expelled some 2,000 migrants to Haiti this week via more than 17 flights, with several more scheduled in upcoming days
Pritzker OKs legislative maps despite criticism from Republicans, minority voter groupsGov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday signed off on new electoral maps the legislature will use for the next decade, despite concerns from certain groups, including some Black and Latino voters, that they weren't able to weigh in and wouldn't be fairly represented.
- 5:26 PMPritzker OKs legislative maps despite criticism from Republicans, minority voter groups
- 5:23 PMEXPLAINER: Who's eligible for Pfizer booster shots in US?
- 5:11 PMCOVID at the UN: One topic, used to make many points
- 4:56 PMPalatine nonprofit looking for homes for dogs rescued after Hurricane Ida
- 4:40 PMFeds charge DC cop with murder in police pursuit death
- 4:36 PMSexual assault cases spur protests on campuses across US
- 4:21 PMPalatine sued by Elmwood Park woman after attack by dogs that were kicked out of town
More Suburban News
- Rolling MeadowsRolling Meadows and mayor reach settlement with fired city manager
- ElginNo injuries in fire that leaves Elgin home uninhabitable
- Des PlainesDes Plaines teens arrested after fight
- EducationDistrict 64 to borrow $26 million to fund construction projects
- CaryVillage of Cary accepts $500,000 donation for community plaza, police drone
- Oak BrookRH Oak Brook opening with luxury shopping and dining
- HainesvilleHainesville man dies after falling into retention pond
- LibertyvilleHyundai, Tesla joining the Libertyville Mile of Cars
- Des PlainesDes Plaines man accused of downloading child porn
- NapervilleNaperville police investigate jewelry store burglary
- Island LakeOktoberfest continues in Island Lake
- ItascaItasca taking time before final vote on Haymarket drug treatment center
- Villa ParkTwo men charged with carjacking woman in Villa Park
- Prep FootballScouting Week 5 football games in the Northwest suburbs
- Prep FootballScouting Week 5 DuPage County football games
Everything from 9/11 memorials to high school football is reflected in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for September 11-17, 2021.