SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The co-founder of a group that has cleared a dozen people wrongfully convicted of crimes said Tuesday that the Illinois attorney general should create a "conviction...
CHICAGO (AP) — The federal court for northern Illinois is getting its first female chief judge.
The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin reports Rebecca Pallmeyer will take over from the Chicago-based...
KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois county has approved a memorial honoring three former governors from Kankakee, including convicted ex-Gov. George Ryan.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Democratic legislators grilled a top aide to Illinois Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner Monday over a compromise plan to reinstate the death penalty in exchange for even stricter gun restrictions than the ones the Legislature approved.
CHICAGO (AP) — A high-profile federal prosecutor who helped convict a former Illinois governor of corruption has been named the new director for the Securities and Exchange Commission's nine-state region based out of Chicago.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday that he'll seek a sixth term, reversing earlier declarations that he would step down after two decades in an office that was tainted by corruption prior to his arrival.
"I'm your man," the 83-year-old Democrat told a crowd of 1,800 attending a brunch in Springfield hosted by the Democratic County Chairman's Association.
PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — A 74-year-old man initially sentenced to death for killing a central Illinois woman in 1983 has died in prison.
Patrick Wright died on May 5 at the prison in Pontiac. The Herald & Review in Decatur (http://bit.ly/2t71gbi ) says he had heart failure, emphysema and other health problems.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A review of presidential nominee donations to Illinois politicians over the last two decades shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump gave money to both Democrats and Republicans, including imprisoned former governors Rod Blagojevich and George Ryan.