United States

A Chicago City Council committee is recommending that the city's police department study devices that will tell officers immediately if motorists were texting when they got into a traffic accident. 

An Illinois man is to be sentenced early next year after pleading guilty to making online threats against President Donald Trump.

Federal immigration officials say they arrested 30 people in Cook County as part of a nationwide sweep targeting "sanctuary" jurisdictions, which limit local authorities' cooperation in immigration investigations.

A federal judge has ruled Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other so-called sanctuary cities for refusing his order to impose tough immigration policies.