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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: Washington (U.S. state), Laws, Illinois, Punishment, Politics
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...
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...
— 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....
Tags: Gun Control, Laws, Politics, Wrigley Field, Kwame Raoul
Tribune reporterSPRINGFIELD—Attorney General Lisa Madigan has asked for more time to decide whether to appeal the federal court ruling that would require Illinois to put in place a law that allows for concealed weapons. Madigan’s move would give the General...
Change of SubjectUnder the amendment...the attorney general would be next in line if the governor died, quit or was removed from office. That makes a lot of sense. Candidates for attorney general are subject to far more voter scrutiny than those for......
University of Illinois student Ryan Tompkins bought a discounted bus fare for 50 cents to visit a friend at Illinois State University in November 2011. More than a year later, a FedEx envelope arrived at his parents' Edgebrook home. The bus company,...
There are times when it's just fine for the General Assembly to take its sweet time, ponder issues at great length and delay or even forgo action on a particular matter. But the policy on the carrying of concealed handguns is not one of them. That's...
Crestwood's former water supervisor may have signed public documents that concealed the use of a contaminated well, but she was merely a clerk who took orders from top village officials, one of her attorneys told a federal jury Tuesday. "Theresa...
Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans kept hearing complaints from his judges about street gangs in their courtrooms using cellphones to photograph witnesses. "They're bold and they're brash," Evans told me the other day. "They think they can do it in...
North Shore School District 112 was fined two years ago for multiple violations regarding asbestos removal projects at several of its schools dating back to 2007, but one teacher is still seeking answers. Steve Bartel, a Lincoln School fifth grade...
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