A leading civil rights group wants Chicago to stop expanding its network of thousands of cameras covering the city due to privacy issues, First Amendment concerns and a lack of regulation, according to a report released Tuesday.The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois called for a full review
Thursday is the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s inauguration. And as far away in time and place as that event sounds, some argue that Chicago can take a little credit – that Kennedy might not have been president without former Mayor Richard J.
The case of Michael Allison may have slipped past your radar. Allison lives in Bridgeport, Ill., in the southeastern part of the state. His alleged violations of an “eyesore” ordinance led to frequent interactions with the local police.
Loosely organized, internet boycotts of airport body scans could slow down travelers over the Thanksgiving holiday.The National Opt-Out Day protest is scheduled for Wednesday, which is traditionally the busiest travel day of the year.
Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki’s anti-American preachings have been linked to numerous terrorism plots against the United States. Believed to be hiding in Yemen, Awlaki is often cited as the spiritual leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which claimed responsibility for the recent
A group in Illinois said a proposed amendment to the state constitution would actually violate the U.S. Constitution. The proposed amendment, if approved by voters, would give them the power to recall a governor from office.