Police Reviewing Claim of Sex Video at Illinois Deaf School

JACKSONVILLE, IL (AP) — Illinois State Police are investigating a video posted online claiming to show a sexual encounter between two Illinois School for the Deaf students at the institution. Master Sgt. Mike Link tells The (Springfield) State Journal-Register that the incident reportedly happened in April. The School for the Deaf is part of state government. It…

Report: Elect Women, Change Campaign Culture to End Abuse

SPRINGFIELD, IL (AP) — Illinois’ political parties can make a leap toward eliminating sexual harassment and bolstering gender equity by electing women to half of all political offices in the state, according to a report released Wednesday by a panel of women in state government. The report from the Illinois Anti-Harassment, Equality and Access Panel challenges political…

The Latest: Kavanaugh Denies New Sexual Misconduct Charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 12:42 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is denying new allegations of sexual misconduct, saying they’re from the “Twilight Zone.” In a statement Wednesday, Kavanaugh said: “This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone. I don’t know who this is and…