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CHICAGO (AP) — Opponents of a gay marriage ban in Illinois don't have to worry about a fight from attorneys who would normally be responsible for defending the state's laws. Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Cook County State's Attorney Anita...
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — After two decades of debate about the risk of executing an innocent person, Illinois abolished the death penalty Wednesday, a decision that was certain to fuel renewed calls for other states to do the same. Gov. Pat Quinn,...
Tags: Government, John O'Connor, Elections, Prosecution, Illinois
It's no secret our two organizations, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce and the AFL-CIO, don't always see eye to eye on issues. However, we're proud that the issue of hydraulic fracturing is one where our voices have united as part of a broader coalition...
The Illinois Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Attorney General Lisa Madigan in her battle to refuse a taxpayer-funded defense for a former downstate prosecutor accused of wrongfully prosecuting two men in a murder case. The ruling, authored by...
It took years for Illinois officials to discover that southwest suburban Crestwood was pumping contaminated water to its residents, in part because the state took village officials at their word that nothing was wrong. Such lax oversight is a problem...
A bill to regulate horizontal hydraulic fracturing in Illinois was unanimously passed by a House committee Tuesday amid chants of "shame" from opponents who packed the hearing. The bill is expected to be voted on by the full House this week, perhaps...
A state board assigned to protect the environment is taking a second look at a controversial ruling it issued last year. The Illinois Pollution Control Board will revisit a ruling on groundwater protection at certain dump sites. The board has...
— A measure spelling out who can carry concealed handguns and where they can carry them emerged Thursday after months of contentious negotiations, a system with one set of rules for violence-plagued Chicago and another for the rest of Illinois....
Wind-swept Madiganistan, that arid economic wasteland once known as Illinois, is in absolute ruins. Young people flee the state in search of a future, and their future isn't here. Businesses leave, taking jobs with them. Taxes keep going up to feed...
When the Illinois Supreme Court acted to fill a vacancy on the Cook County bench this year, it looked no further than the chambers of one of its own — Justice Charles Freeman. There the high court found law clerk Jean Cocozza. Cocozza got her...
Tags: Legal Services, Democratic Party, Laws, Elections, Prosecution
Tribune reportersThe public corruption case brought by DuPage County prosecutors in connection with a tainted Illinois tollway land deal ended with the convictions of two officials. Yet more than a decade later, it still nags at State's Atty. Joseph Birkett that...
Tags: DuPage County, Laws, FBI, Prosecution, Organized Crime
Standing in front of a Northwest Side nursing home Monday, state Attorney General Lisa Madigan said her office has identified more than 100 nursing home residents with active arrest warrants during 21 unannounced sweeps of the facilities in the last...
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