McHenry County vows not to prosecute bars, restaurants for serving indoors — but Pritzker asks prosecutor to ‘follow the law’

McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick Kenneally, left, in July; Gov. J.B. Pritzker, right, earlier this month. | John Starks/Daily Herald; Pat Nabong/Sun-Times McHenry County State’s Attorney Patrick D. Kenneally said that the mitigations rested on an executive order that he

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Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr, wading into President Trump’s unfounded accusations of widespread election irregularities, told federal prosecutors on Monday that they were allowed to investigate “specific allegations” of voter fraud before the results of the presidential race

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Barr tells federal prosecutors to look into unsupported allegations of voting irregularities

Attorney General William Barr reminded federal prosecutors Monday that they should examine allegations of voting irregularities before states move to certify results in the coming weeks. But the nation’s top federal law enforcement official didn’t provide any indication that the

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PA Republican congressmen call for AG to recuse from election issues, slam ‘conflicts and irregularities’

A group of Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania in a letter on Saturday slammed state Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, both Democrats, over how the 2020 election has been handled, specifically calling for Shapiro to recuse himself

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Foxx rocks as GOP rival O’Brien rides ‘into the sunset’ — incumbent wins big in state’s attorney’s race

Flanked by family members, incumbent Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx dances as she finishes her election night headquarters speech at the Kinzie Hotel on the Near North Side after defeating Republican candidate Pat O’Brien in the general election. | Ashlee

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Foxx rocks as GOP rival O’Brien rides ‘into the sunset’ — incumbent wins commanding lead in state’s attorney’s race

Flanked by family members, incumbent Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx dances as she finishes her election night headquarters speech at the Kinzie Hotel on the Near North Side after defeating Republican candidate Pat O’Brien in the general election. | Ashlee

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Foxx acknowledges ‘angst and fear’ triggered by homicides, looting, but denies her ‘social agenda’ is responsible

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx talks to reporters in February after an exoneration hearing in cases connected to corrupt former Chicago Police Sgt. Ronald Watts. | Sun-Times file What happened in Chicago also occurred in places “in which I

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Alderman backs Joe Biden, but not Kim Foxx — tosses support to Republican challenger Pat O’Brien

Republican challenger Pat O’Brien, left, in February; Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, right, in March. | Rich Hein; Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times file Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) voiced concerns about Foxx’s response to looting in his ward this summer, but he’s

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Alderman backs Biden, but not State’s Attorney Kim Foxx — tossing support to Republican challenger O’Brien

Republican challenger Pat O’Brien, left, in February; Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx, right, in March. | Rich Hein; Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times file Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) voiced concerns about Foxx’s response to looting in his ward this summer, but he’s

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