Peru is a city in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Ottawaâ€“Peru, IL Micropolitan Statistical Area. Peru and its twin city, LaSalle, make up the core of Illinois Valley
Lack of Training Led Capitol Police to Temper Riot Response, Watchdog Says
The force?s inspector general testified that a top official ordered officers not to use their most powerful anti-riot tools on Jan. 6 because of concerns they did not know how.
Video Is Released of Chicago Police Fatally Shooting 13-Year-Old
Mayor Lori Lightfoot called for calm before the body camera footage was made public. The victim, Adam Toledo, was one of the youngest people killed by the police in Illinois in years.
Schumer presses for speedy passage of a bill addressing hate crimes targeting Asian-Americans.
Democrats? push to quickly pass the legislation comes amid a sharp increase in reports of attacks targeting Asian-Americans.
Birds by the Billions: A Guide to Spring?s Avian Parade
For birders across the United States, it?s a rite of spring: heading out to woodlands and waterways to track down a favorite warbler, vireo, tanager or other bird, many of them migratory.
U.S. Suicides Declined Over All in 2020 but May Have Risen Among People of Color
Despite dire predictions, the number of suicides fell by 5 percent over all. Still, smaller studies suggested the trends were much worse among nonwhite Americans.
Biden?s Choice for Civil Rights Post Has Worked to Defend Voting Rights
Kristen Clarke, the nominee for a top Justice Department role, vowed at her confirmation hearing to use legal tools to ensure ballot access.
As the Senate advances a bill addressing hate crimes targeting Asian-Americans, Biden names a liaison to the community.
The vote, 92 to 6, could allow for final passage later this week, though an amendment process could be another roadblock.
Donald P. Ryder, Architect of Black Heritage Sites, Dies at 94
His firm, which he formed with J. Max Bond Jr., designed public works commemorating the civil rights movement as well as the Schomburg Center in Harlem.
What Women Need to Know About the Covid Vaccine
Can it affect mammograms or the timing of fertility treatments? What side effects should you look out for? Experts weigh in.
How the Largest Animals That Could Ever Fly Supported Giraffe-Like Necks
These pterosaurs had wingspans as long as 33 feet, and scans of fossilized remains reveal a surprise in their anatomy.