A coalition of twenty-two consumer and public health advocacy groups, led by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and Center for Digital Democracy (CDD), have today filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission asking them to investigate and sanction Google for how its Google Play Store markets apps to children. The complaint states that […]
There are about 2,000 U.S. troops in eastern Syria advising and assisting the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the fight against ISIS. The first U.S. troops arrived in Syria under the Obama administration in October 2015. The original force of 50 U.S. advisers grew to an official level of more than 500, though it […]
On Tuesday, 443 days since the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history was carried out at a Las Vegas music festival with the use of rifles equipped with bump stock devices that allowed the weapons to essentially operate as an automatic weapon, the Trump administration made good on President Donald Trump’s promise to ban the […]
The NAACP on Tuesday called for a week-long Facebook “LogOut” to protest, in part, new revelations about the breadth of Russia’s online misinformation campaign and its targeting specifically of the African-American community on social media – an issue that Facebook said it takes “incredibly seriously.”
The U.S. surgeon general on Tuesday issued a strong warning against e-cigarette use by young people, called it unsafe in any form and termed vaping an epidemic. Two years after my predecessor sounded the alarm bells, youth e-cigarette use has skyrocketed — so much so today that I am officially declaring e-cigarette use among youth […]
After more than a year of work, the extensive $6 million renovation to Gurnee Mills is almost complete.
The Great Train Show comes to The Lake County Fairgrounds on Dec. 29-30.
Three open trustee seats on the Gurnee Village Board have drawn eight candidates for the April 2 consolidated election, including three incumbent board members and five challengers.
A series of storms are slamming the West Coast with heavy rain, huge waves, strong winds and snow at higher elevations. In central and northern California on Monday waves were as high as 30 feet, with 40- to 50-foot breaks. Coastal flooding and erosion were reported.
Police are investigating the deaths of two Chicago officers fatally struck by a train Monday while responding to a shots-fired call, city officials said. Eduardo Marmolejo, 37, and Conrad Gary, 31, were chasing a suspected gunman around 6 p.m. when they were hit by a train that may have been traveling 70 mph, Chicago Police […]
A severe thunderstorm or a gustnado tore through Wildwood and Grayslake in 2004 or 2005 = details
The Illinois House of Representatives has passed a bill that paves the way for a pilot program in Lake and McHenry counties to eliminate townships and consolidate local governments.
Coach Matt Nagy is saving the big celebrations for later. He opted instead to spend “quality time” at home with his four sons, ate sushi, consumed “one beverage” and kept his eyes on the prizes still out there after the Chicago Bears clinched the NFC North.
Risk of having a heart attack spikes nearly 40 percent on Christmas Eve.
A federal judge in Texas rules the ACA is unconstitutional. What does this mean for American healthcare, and who will be affected?
Just shy of 7 percent of Waukegan High School students weighed in on who should represent them on the Waukegan District 60 school board.