Chicago bus: First bus carrying migrants from Texas-Mexico border arrives in Illinois, officials say

CNN — The State of Texas, which for several months has thousands of buses of newly arrived migrants at the US-Mexico border to New York and Washington, DC, has defined a new metropolitan area as destination: Chicago. Undocumented migrants on a charter bus from Texas arrived in Chicago on Wednesday evening, according to the office … Read more

Columbus, Ohio, teachers ratify new education deal

CNN — The teachers’ union in Columbus, Ohio, voted on Sunday to ratify a agreement with Columbus City Schoolswhich will allow students to resume in-person learning on Monday after a day-long strike over classroom conditions and teacher pay. A majority of members of the teachers’ union, Columbus Education Association, voted to accept the deal, union … Read more

‘Parvovirus Disease’ in Michigan Dogs Investigated, Dozens of Deaths Reported

CNN — Canine parvovirus has been identified as the disease that has killed dozens of dogs over the past month in the northern and central parts of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, state officials said Wednesday. It has killed more than 20 dogs in Otsego County alone, usually within days of showing symptoms of vomiting, bloody diarrhea, … Read more

Account bearing name of suspect in Ohio standoff with FBI posted on Trump’s social media platform encouraging violence against agency

CNN — A social media account bearing the name of Ricky Shiffer, the suspect in Ohio’s standoff with the FBI, posted a message on the social media platform founded by Donald Trump, referring to an attempted takeover storming an FBI office and encouraging others online to prepare for revolutionary-style warfare. The ticket on the FBI … Read more

Primary election: Trump’s pick will win Wisconsin GOP gubernatorial nomination, CNN projects

CNN — by Donald Trump the chosen candidate for governor of Wisconsin will win the GOP nomination, CNN Projectsunderscoring the former president’s influence among Republican primary voters in the last contest in which he and former Vice President Mike Pence were opposed – and the first since FBI research of Trump’s Florida resort. Tim Michels’ … Read more

Three takeaways from the Vermont, Wisconsin and Michigan primaries

Oconomowoc, Wis. CNN — Vermont is on track to send a woman to congress for the first time, as the game unfolds in a Wisconsin Senate race that could be one of the most competitive this year midterm elections. And in Minnesota, meanwhile, progressive “team” member Representative Ilhan Omar survived a surprisingly close contest for … Read more

Indiana becomes first state after Roe to pass law banning most abortions

CNN — Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on Friday signed a bill banning most abortions – the first state to pass a restrictive law against the procedure since Roe v. Wade was canceled earlier this summer. The Indiana House and Senate passed the GOP-sponsored bill earlier Friday. The bill would provide exceptions for cases where the … Read more

Mega Millions: Ticket in Illinois wins second-biggest Mega Millions jackpot of nearly $1.34 billion

CNN — The hunt for second largest Mega Millions jackpot is over – with only one ticket sold in the Chicago area for the entire $1.337 billion. A ticket purchased in Des Plaines won the top prize in Friday night’s draw, according to the illinois lotterysecuring the third-largest jackpot of any US lottery game and … Read more