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More than 1,000 gather for peaceful protest at Illinois Statehouse More than 1,000 gather for peaceful protest at Illinois Statehouse

More than 1,000 gather for peaceful protest at Illinois Statehouse

A peaceful protest organized largely by teenagers drew several hundred people to the Illinois Statehouse on Monday to demonstrate against the recent death of George Floyd in Minnesota and countless other African Americans who have died at the hands of law enforcement throughout the U.S. in recent years.
Pritzker deploys 375 National Guard soldiers to Chicago Pritzker deploys 375 National Guard soldiers to Chicago

Pritzker deploys 375 National Guard soldiers to Chicago

In the wake of violence, looting and arson that gripped the city of Chicago over the weekend, Gov. JB Pritzker said Sunday he has deployed 375 Illinois National Guard soldiers to aid the city’s police department and other first responders in maintaining law and order.

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