ACLU Calls Plan To Keep Syrian Refugees Out Of Texas UnconstitutionalOfficials from the ACLU say Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's plan to keep Syrian refugees from coming to the state violates the 14th Amendment.
Company Recalls Spill-Proof Cups Due To Risk Of MoldMore than 3 million spill-proof cups for children between 4 and 12 months old are being recalled by Mayborn USA because of the risk of mold that could cause sickness. Ingestion of the mold can cause gastrointestinal symptoms and infections in those with compromised immune systems.
Arlington Police Identify 'Several' Students Responsible For Hate GraffitiThe Arlington Police Department says Thursday night it has identified several Arlington ISD students believed to be responsible for offensive graffiti sprayed on Arlington Martin High School.
$11.2B Illinois Road Plan Focuses On Maintenance And RepairGov. Bruce Rauner's administration announced Thursday it would increase spending on road and bridge repairs by nearly $3 billion during the next six years, but the state's transportation secretary said the state still won't get ahead of deteriorating roads.
Two Suspects Charged In Attack On Blue Line RiderA man and woman have been charged with beating a woman and stealing her cellphone on a CTA Blue Line train last month on the West Side. Dwayne Mills, 25, and Chitonia Shorter, 18, both face one felony count of robbery for the April 28 hold-up, according to Chicago Police.
Runner Dies During Corporate Challenge Road RaceA runner participating in a downtown road race Thursday evening collapsed and died on the course. The 39-year-old male died in the 0-100 block of North Columbus Drive, according to Chicago police.