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Jussie Smollett case: Internet calls actor 'clown' as he loses conviction appeal over 2019 hate crime hoax

Jussie Smollett will probably have to serve his 150-day term in prison after an Illinois Court upheld the lower court's conviction
Dec 2, 2023

Internet just cannot stand Dave Portnoy as he denies dating 'trash bag' Raquel Leviss in shady post

Dave Portnoy and Raquel Leviss were spotted in the same Illinois town after Barstool Sports founder's split from his girlfriend
Nov 25, 2023

'His reflexes were on 100': Internet impressed as Biden jokes 'it wasn't me' as someone fell during speech

POTUS made the quip while delivering remarks in Belvidere, Illinois regarding a potential labor agreement to keep a factory open in the city
Nov 10, 2023

Who was Jonnie Angel Klein? 'Selfless' Illinois mom shot dead at Chase ATM in Chicago suburb

Jonnie Angel Klien, 31, was fatally shot in an apparent robbery, leaving her son and 10-year-old daughter orphaned
Nov 8, 2023

Who is Jermaine Mandley? Illinois man who killed his ex-girlfriend in front of her daughter gets life in prison

Poloce found Maya Smith dead inside the car with bullet wounds in the head and abdomen while her daughter was in the back seat, unhurt
Nov 8, 2023

Who was Patrick Serzynski? Illinois man dubbed as 'avid outdoorsman' who went missing while hunting in Fourth Lake found dead

Patrick Serzynski was described as an 'avid outdoorsman' who enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, four-wheeling, and other outdoor adventures
Nov 6, 2023

Who was Wadea Al-Fayoume? Illinois man to appear in court for alleged murder of 6-year-old in 'heinous' hate crime

The young boy's mother Hanaan Shahin, a Palestinian-American, was also attacked by their landlord who screamed anti-Muslim slurs while stabbing them
Oct 30, 2023

How tall was Abraham Lincoln? 16th US President was 10 inches taller than his wife

Abraham Lincoln became a self-taught lawyer and ventured into politics in Illinois, where he rose to prominence as a member of the Republican Party
Oct 24, 2023

Who is Sarah Chowdhury? Netizens rejoice as Illinois Comptroller's office attorney fired for antisemitic 'gas chamber' remarks

Sarah Chowdhury, an attorney in the Illinois Comptroller's Office, was fired for sending antisemitic messages
Oct 21, 2023

Who was Zion Staples? Mom of Illinois boy, 10, who 'shot himself' hid his body for 7 months to collect benefits

Zion Staples' remains were found in a plastic garbage can from his mother’s four-bedroom home seven months after he was reported missing
Oct 17, 2023

Who is Joseph Czuba's wife? Illinois landlord accused of killing six-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume was paranoid about Hamas 'day of jihad'

Illinois landlord Joseph Czuba stands accused of stabbing six-year-old Wadea Al-Fayoume and his mother, Hanaan Shahin
Oct 17, 2023

Who is Oday El-Fayoume? Father of boy, 6, killed by Joseph Czuba in Illinois hate crime reveals son's heartbreaking last words

Oday El-Fayoume insisted that his family was on good terms with the accused, Joseph Czuba, whose attack was fueled by the Israel-Hamas conflict
Oct 16, 2023

Who is Joseph Czuba? Illinois man kills six-year-old and gravely injures mother in hate crime fueled by Israel-Hamas conflict

As per authorities, Joseph Czuba stabbed the child 26 times, supposedly using a 12-inch serrated military-style knife that had a seven-inch blade
Oct 16, 2023

Who was Myrtle Brown? Ex-NFL player Sergio Brown taken into custody in connection with his mother's death

Sergio Brown's mother Myrtle Brown was beaten to death at her home in Illinois
Oct 11, 2023

Dorothy Hoffner: Chicago woman who set world record as the oldest tandem skydiver dies at 104

Dorothy Hoffner had jumped from a plane at Skydiving Airport in Ottawa, Illinois, saying, 'There was nothing scary about it'
Oct 10, 2023

Who were Julie and Timothy Mertins? Married couple die after speeding motorboat veers off Illinois river and crashes into house

While Julie Mertins was declared dead on the spot, her husband Timothy was evacuated to a nearby hospital, where he died on the operating table
Oct 4, 2023

'Sanctuary King' JB Pritzker wants Biden to appoint a 'Border Czar', Internet wonders if Kamala Harris has resigned

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker wrote a letter to President Joe Biden, urging him to appoint a 'Border Czar' to handle the migrant crisis in Illinois
Oct 3, 2023

'Bible's back baby': Internet shuts book on Illinois gov JB Pritzker after he toots his own horn about banning book bans

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker signed a historic law on July 12, 2023, making Illinois the first state to legislate against book bans
Oct 3, 2023

Who is Noah Spencer? Internet believes Illinois singer is better suited for Reba McEntire over 'The Voice' Season 24 coach Niall Horan

Noah Spencer made the choice after 'The Voice' Season 24 coach Niall Horan told him that he had already visualized the music he would use for his performances
Oct 3, 2023