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  • Will County judge dismisses election fraud lawsuit from November county clerk race

    Will County Judge John Anderson dismissed a lawsuit by Republican Gretchen Fritz that claimed mistakes and fraud were committed in the casting and counting of ballots.

    Chicago Tribune
  • Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary Will Not Seek Another Term

    Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary announced Thursday that he will not seek reelection. O’Leary said April 7 will be his 43rd consecutive year of service to the city of Waterbury and his 12th consecutive year as mayor. “I’ve had the most rewarding life of being in a position to help so many people along the way and working hard to make this city a better place to live, work and play,” O’Leary said.   O’Leary joined the Waterbury Police Department in 1980, became police chief in 2004 and...

    NBC Connecticut
  • Harvey man sentenced in Will County after high-speed chase from Cook County

    WILL COUNTY, Ill. — 28-year-old Jordan Henry will spend at least a decade behind bars after being sentenced by a Will County judge related to a car theft and high-speed chase which began in Cook County. Henry was arrested on Feb. 23, 2022 following the pursuit across Chicago area expressways. He was charged, and ultimately []

  • AUKUS Success Will Depend on Long-term Political Will, Says Regional Expert

    As new details emerge about the AUKUS technology-sharing agreement between the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia, a regional expert says the deal’s success requires both flexibility and sustained political support in all three countries. The long-term nature of the AUKUS agreement that would pursue a nuclear-powered submarine capability for the Royal Australian Navy […]

    USNI News
  • Seeking climate justice at the 'world court' for Vanuatu

    Just days after 105 countries backed Vanuatu's historic bid to take climate change before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), this small Pacific nation declared a state of emergency.
  • Boone County Commission seeking removal of prosecutor

    The commission unanimously voted Tuesday to out the prosecutor.

    WV MetroNews
  • Will the Supreme Court Make a Break With the First Amendment?

    The Supreme Court hears a fair number of immigration cases and a fair number of First Amendment cases. Rarely does it hear a case that touches on both subjects. Monday’s oral arguments in United States v. Hansen offered little clarity about how the justices might rule on a federal statute that makes it a crime to “encourage” or “induce” a non-citizen to illegally enter or stay in the country. How the justices resolve the case could affect both the nation’s ongoing debate over immigration and how...

    The New Republic