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2 hrs ago | Illinoisreview
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown is in the middle of two different situations that raise questions of ethics violations - and both sticky settings involve her husband Benton Cook.
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6 hrs ago | CBS Local
Allan Kustok, 63, is convicted of murdering his wife Anita "Jeanie" Kustok on Sept.
8 hrs ago | ABC7 Chicago
Dana Sampson, whose parents were killed in the 1993 Brown's Chicken massacre, called the $451,000 award convicted murderer James Degorski received in a federal lawsuit ''excessive.'
12 hrs ago | The Beacon-News
The wife of an Illinois Tollway worker who died in a fiery January crash on the Reagan Memorial Tollway near Aurora is suing the truck driver charged with causing the crash and the trucking company that employed him.
Sex trafficking, a crime once in the shadows in the United States, has burgeoned through websites exploiting a loophole in federal law.
The Kane County Republican Central Committee has censured the 8th District Congressional primary candidate Manju Goel of Aurora for the tactics it claims she is using in her battle with opponent Larry Kaifesh of Carpentersville.
The following information is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
In over 30 years of practicing law, I have represented clients who have been severely injured or even killed because they were hit by a vehicle driven by someone who was DUI.
In a little-noticed outcome of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, jails and prisons around the country are beginning to sign up inmates for health insurance under the law, taking advantage of the expansion of Medicaid that allows states to extend coverage to single and childless adults - a major part of the prison population.
The University of Chicago Medicine has agreed to pay $17 million to a 19-year-old man for failing to run lab tests on him when he was a boy, which ultimately resulted in damage to his heart and brain - and disabilities he is still overcoming, his lawyer said.
A South Side teenager has been charged in last month's slaying of a livery driver blocks away from U.S. Cellular Field.
Jurors in a federal civil case have awarded nearly $500,000 to a former handyman serving a life prison term for killing seven people in the 1993 murders of employees at a Brown's Chicken and Pasta restaurant.
A search warrant executed at a village home on Wednesday led to the arrest of two brothers, one for possession of child pornography and one for possession of marijuana, according to police.
A Prospect Heights man who tried to grab a police officer's holstered weapon and bit the officer's hand pleaded guilty to several charges, court records show.
When Indy Eleven team owner Ersal Ozdemir and the team's general manager, Peter Wilt, hit the State House hallways this session with a team of high-paid lobbyists to convince state lawmakers that a state financing deal for their proposed $87 million soccer stadium was a win-win bet, it's pretty safe to assume they weren't talking too much about ... (more)
Illinois remains in the process of recovery and transition, a situation that will force banks in the state to adjust to changing demographic trends and shifting demand for financial products based on population.