TikTok Settles Privacy Suit For $92 Million

TikTok has agreed to pay $92 million to settle a lawsuit in the US over its privacy practices.

Google Now Facing Third Suit, As 30 State Sue Over ‘Illegal Monopoly’

Google is being sued by 30 states, as the company faces its third lawsuit over abusing its monopoly in search and online advertising.

ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Clearview AI

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit in Illinois against facial recognition firm Clearview AI.

Amazon Fulfillment Center To Open in Illinois And Create Over 1,000 Jobs

Amazon announced on Monday that it is opening its first fulfillment center in Illinois, which it says will create a thousand new full-time jobs. This is the sixth fulfillment-related announcement from the company in about three months. It will be…

George W. Bush Attending Naperville Book Promotion

Forty-third President of the United States George W. Bush is set to make two appearances next week in DuPage County, Illinois in promotion of his new book, 41: A Portrait of My Father. The biography details the life and career…

Amazon Heads To Illinois With 1,000 Full-Time Jobs

Amazon announced that it intends to create over 1,000 full-time jobs and $75 million in investment in Illinois. The company was joined by Governor Pat Quinn and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) for the announcement. Amazon says it is beginning site…

City, Mayor Sued Over Arrest of Parody Tweeter

The ACLU has taken up the case of a Peoria, Illinois man who is suing the city and its Mayor for violation of his First and Fourth Amendment rights. 29-year-old Jon Daniel is suing Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis (shown above),…

Police Raid House Over Parody Twitter Account About City Mayor

If you live in Peoria, Illinois, you’d better watch what you tweet about the mayor. Rather, you’d better watch what you tweet as the mayor from a parody account. City police performed a search operation at a Peoria home on…

Tornadoes Reported in Mid and Southwestern States: 8

It’s time for one of nature’s biggest blockbuster hits: Tornado Season. On Thursday, the bulk of the Midwestern and Southwestern states experienced high winds and giant balls of hail in one day, and eight tornadoes touched down in Texas, Missouri…

Missing SIU Student Likely Froze To Death

The sorrow is almost palpable among those who knew Pravin Varughese. The Southern Illinois University student had not been seen for roughly a week, but it was hoped that he was simply missing and that no harm had come to…

Missing SIU Student Found Dead In Woods

The desperate search for a Southern Illinois University student who had been missing since last week has ended in tragedy. Earlier today, the body of SIU student Pravin Varughese was found in Carbondale, Illinois. According to police, Varughese was found…

Rod Blagojevich Will Have His Day In Court

If you thought you’d seen the last of Rod Blagojevich (and his hair) you were wrong. The former Illinois governor had been convicted in 2011 of a variety of corruption charges. The most controversial being his attempts to sell President…

This Video of the Illinois EF-4 Tornado Is as Gut-Wrenching as It Gets

Over the weekend, tornados rocked the midwest – and one of the hardest-hit towns was Washington, Illinois. According to FEMA, more than 1,000 homes sustained damage, and at least 6 people were killed in Illinois. In Washington specifically, at least…

Illinois Legalizes Same Sex Marriage: Signed Into Law On Wednesday

In an effort to join the rest of the states that are becoming more progressive, Illinois has jumped on the same-sex bandwagon. On Wednesday, Governor Pat Quinn signed it into law, allowing same-sex couples to be married, and enjoy all…

Indiana Recovering from Tornado Damage

Indiana was one of several midwestern states hit by tornadoes Sunday, and Governor Mike Pence has taken a helicopter tour of Hoosier communities that were hardest hit by the severe weather. Wide swaths of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri,…

Soldier Field Evacuated: Bears And Ravens Game Gets Delayed Due To Weather

In an act of nature, another professional football game has been delayed due to the severe weather conditions, with Solider Field being evacuated during the game that was played on Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. in Chicago. The weather has…

Mike Ditka Regrets Not Challenging Obama For Senate

Mike Ditka revealed recently that he thought about running against Obama in the race for Senate that Obama eventually won. Barack Obama, the former Illinois senator, obviously went on to become the president of the United States after serving for…

Bill Daley Exits Race For Governor In Illinois

Bill Daley, a democratic candidate has decided to back out on the race for governor of Illinois. Daley is a lawyer and former banker. He has previously served as White House Chief of Staff from 2011 to 2012 and also…

Kristin Cavallari Fined For Driving Without Illinois License

Kristin Cavallari, former “The Hills” and “Laguna Beach” starlet and new wife to Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler, was “escorted” to a Chicago police station for driving without an Illinois license on Friday. Cavallari was required to post $150 bail…

Scofflaw List Will Be Used To Shame Motorists

Anyone who has driven through Illinois knows how annoying their toll system can be. It seems like you stop everyone mile to pay a little bit of cash. That high level of inconvenience has lead many to simply skip paying,…