Patriots can’t feed Drake Maye ‘to the wolves’ 

Patriots “It’s a completely different game coming from North Carolina to being in the National Football League.” Drake Maye has continued to make strides since the start of the offseason programs. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) The Patriots might view Drake Maye as their quarterback of the future.  But New England also has the personnel in place … Read more

Oscar-winning director William Friedkin honored with street naming near Senn High School

Senn High School graduate and director William Friedkin was posthumously honored with a street naming Monday afternoon near his North Side alma mater. A stretch of North Ridge Avenue near Senn High School is now William Friedkin Way. The director, producer and screenwriter — who was best known for his crime thriller “The French Connection” … Read more

PA Gov. Shapiro to Trump: ‘Stop Sh-t-Talking America’

[WARNING: Adult Language] Governor Josh Shapiro (D-PA) said Monday on MSNBC’s “Inside” that former President Donald Trump should stop “shit-talking” the United States. Discussing voters, Shapiro said, “They want to be led by someone who is honest and decent — someone who’s actually on their side like Joe Biden. All they hear from Donald Trump is … Read more

Mom of Wadea Al-Fayoume considered moving days before fatal attack, lawsuit claims

The mother of Wadea Al-Fayoume considered moving them out of their apartment near Plainfield in the days before their landlord allegedly attacked them both, killing the 6-year-old in a suspected hate crime. Hanan Shaheen became concerned after her landlord said they weren’t welcome because they were Palestinian American soon after the Oct. 7 Hamas attack … Read more

New initiative to expand gender-affirming care across Illinois

A new initiative aims to help organizations serving LGBTQ+ communities by expanding gender-affirming care across Illinois. The Illinois Department of Human Services announced Monday that the new Transgender and Gender Diverse Wellness and Equity Program will provide organizations with comprehensive and medical care for transgender, gender-diverse and LGBTQ+ people. “Transgender, gender-diverse, and LGBTQ+ communities deserve … Read more

Palatine Stables supporters rally to protest park board decision

Supporters of the Palatine Stables rallied their troops both before and during Monday’s Palatine park board meeting, hoping to spur the board to change its decision to close the facility.   Supporters of the Palatine Stables rally outside of Palatine village hall Monday before the Palatine park board’s meeting. Steve Zalusky/ Commissioners listened to public … Read more