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.
Teen killed among 14 shot in Chicago on FridayA 17-year-old boy was killed and 13 others wounded -- including five in a single attack -- in Chicago shootings Friday.
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 shootingHours before actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe, seven camera crew members for the movie he was filming walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues that included safety concerns
COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY: Oregon's Dye scores four straightSaturday's best: Oregon's Travis Dye became the first player in FBS history to score a touchdown on four consecutive carries in the 10th-ranked Ducks' 34-41 win over UCLA
Today in HistoryToday in History Today is Sunday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2021. There are 68 days left in the year.
Will indoor season at former Libertyville Sports Complex lead to Canadian operator to stay?Physical changes inside the cavernous former Libertyville Sports Complex have been subtle, but its new operator has been working diligently for months to restart the facility and strengthen its suburban presence. How things go over the next several months will help determine whether the company settles in Libertyville for the long haul.
- 9:23 PMDrag racer slams into spectators in Texas; 2 children killed
- 8:28 PMOver 2,000 migrants march out of southern city in Mexico
- 8:02 PMColombia's most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid
- 7:44 PMObama sharply criticizes Youngkin in Va. governor's race
- 7:19 PMHuman remains found at Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve near Darien
- 7:15 PMVanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site
- 7:09 PMDes Plaines police searching for missing man
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- LibertyvilleWill indoor season at former Libertyville Sports Complex lead to Canadian operator to stay?
- Prep FootballPlayoff matchups set for eight football teams from Northwest suburbs
- Prep FootballTrio of 9-0 teams leads Fox area postseason contingent
- Prep FootballBreaking down DuPage County first-round state playoff matchups
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Barrington nips Libertyville in regional title game
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Grayslake Central downs Prairie Ridge to move on
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Nava notches another hat trick, leads Elgin to regional title
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Mundelein upsets Warren in regional final
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Stevenson outlasts Buffalo Grove for regional crown
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Timothy Christian advances to 1A supersectional
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Wheaton Academy rolls to sectional championship
- Prep SportsGirls tennis: Hinsdale Central captures 19th state title
- Prep FootballWauconda (9-0) leads 8 Lake County teams into playoffs
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Morton ends Downers Grove North's season
- Prep SportsBoys soccer: Geneva tops Bartlett in battle of underdogs
Owls, pumpkin patches and football games means it's autumn in The Week in Pictures photo gallery for October 2-8, 2021.