Services planned for 3 Highland Park parade shooting victims

HIGHLAND PARK — Mourners are preparing to gather for services to remember three of the seven people killed when a gunman opened fire on a July Fourth parade in Highland Park. Friday’s scheduled events will be the first formal opportunity to grieve the deaths of two beloved grandfathers and a former synagogue preschool teacher who […]

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is assassinated at a campaign rally

NARA, Japan — Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, an ultra-nationalist who served in the post longer than anyone else before stepping down in 2020, was shot and killed on Friday at a campaign rally. Police tackled and arrested the suspected gunman at the scene of an attack that shocked many in Japan, which is […]

217 Today: Wheat prices are up this year, but farmers could lose money this harvest season

Friday, July 8, 2022 Today’s headlines: Illinois’ Republican candidate for governor blames the state for letting the alleged Highland Park shooter buy his guns. The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is hiking financial support to foster parents and caregivers to offset the impacts of rising costs. A week after the first Black woman […]