Illinois

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Gay community braces for monkeypox as outbreak spreads in US
Viral disease has primarily affected men who have sex with men – but can infect anyone – as cities and states prepare for impact

Eric Berger

05, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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How we met: ‘I found her on Facebook after 40 years and it felt like coming home’
Steve, 59, and DeSande, 55, were close at high school in Illinois, but lost touch after graduating. Four months after they reconnected, they got married

Lizzie Cernik

25, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Highland Park suspect’s father to be investigated for signing gun application
Crimo Jr denies any responsibility for the attack, saying ‘I had no – not an inkling, warning – that this was going to happen’

Gloria Oladipo

07, Jul, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Highland Park shooting: suspect considered attacking another parade
Police on Wednesday also identified the seventh shooting victim in the July 4 mass killing as Eduardo Uvaldo, 69

Guardian staff and agencies

07, Jul, 2022 @6:43 AM

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Highland Park shooting: appeal raises $2m for toddler who lost both parents
Two-year-old Aiden McCarthy was found wandering alone but has since been reunited with his grandparents

Guardian staff

06, Jul, 2022 @3:10 PM

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Highland Park shooting death toll rises to seven as details of victims emerge
Shooting injured dozens as dead include grandfather Nicolás Toledo, teacher Jacki Sundheim and financial broker Steve Straus

Guardian staff

06, Jul, 2022 @2:29 AM

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Highland Park shooting: police say suspect used women’s clothing disguise; 7 now dead
YouTube has taken down page belonging to man in custody, while Instagram and Twitter have terminated his accounts, as death toll increases

Coral Murphy Marcos and Ramon Antonio Vargas

05, Jul, 2022 @5:23 PM

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Gun violence condemned after shooting at Fourth of July parade – as it happened
At least six people were killed and 30 injured after a shooting in the Chicago-area suburb of Highland Park just after 10am local time

Gabrielle Canon (now) and Lauren Gambino (earlier)

05, Jul, 2022 @2:46 AM

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‘This isn’t freedom’: Fourth of July shooting rocks Chicago and shocks US
Leaders and activists demand change after shooter targets Highland Park parade celebrating Independence Day

Erum Salam and Coral Murphy Marcos

04, Jul, 2022 @7:32 PM

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Deaths of three Chicago women prompt urgent heat warnings
Experts say cities are failing to grapple with the deadly threat after discovery of bodies in senior housing facility

Guardian staff and agencies

28, May, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Black high school valedictorian honored 38 years after ‘incredibly upsetting’ snub
Tracey Meares had highest grades at Springfield high school but was denied title, sharing ‘top student’ award with white peer

Maya Yang

20, Apr, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Saved: the Wordle clue that helped rescue 80-year-old woman from hostage ordeal
Daughters of Denyse Holt from Illionois grew concerned after she failed to send them a text containing her daily Wordle score

Martin Farrer

11, Feb, 2022 @2:12 AM

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