IL supreme court upholds biometric data privacy law
Tor wrn issued #ilwx
Getting bad south of romeoville #ilwx
Spotr 2 miles SSE of PLAINFIELD, IL @ 18:56 UTC Rotating Wall Cloud>-2 miles northwest of location
At 132 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Plano, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...Tennis ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Oswego, Yorkville, Little Rock, Plano, Sandwich, Montgomery, Newark, Millington and Boulder Hill.
Rotation a concern in that hook echo. #ilwx
Severe thunderstorm heading toward western suburbs, Plainfield, Naperville
Well, that didn't take long.
1,200 more police to be patrolling targeted areas over the holiday weekend.
"We’re flooding the zone. We know the areas in the city where we believe there are challenges. And we’re gonna make sure that we are physically present."
Chicago inaugurates Lori Lightfoot
Lori #Lightfoot, woman of color and #Chicago's first out #LGBTQ mayor, inaugurated. Highlights of her inauguration address https://www.npr.org/2019/05/20/724951238/capping-a-stunning-political-rise-chicago-to-inaugurate-lori-lightfoot-as-mayor
I actually received a positive response from contacting my representative today. That has never happened. The feeling of actually being represented and that there might be some hope to spare our comrades in #Venezuela from another American capitalist led massacre brought a tear to my eye. Shout out to Chuy Garcia of IL4
It looks liked like spring had finally sprung in Chicago with the daffodils and tulips blooming and now they're going to be covered in inches of snow. 😭 #chicago
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