Former Schools CEO Byrd-Bennett To Be Sentenced In Bribery CaseBarbara Byrd-Bennett, 67, faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to mail fraud.
Feds Seek Records From Company Co-Owned By Clerk Dorothy BrownProsecutors have ordered the disclosure of financial records tied to a company co-owned by Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
Gov. Rauner, Speaker Madigan Have Rare Face-To-Face MeetingBoth sides in the intense political duel issued carefully worded statements about the budget-related meeting today in Springfield.
At Issue: Father George Clements Honored For His Activism And ServiceActivist priest, Father George Clements, who was the first black pastor at Holy Angels Roman Catholic Church, will be honored and celebrated Wednesday at the Hilton Chicago for his 60 years in clergy and being at the forefront of many issues.
Former CPS Chief Barbara Byrd-Bennett Sentenced To 4 1/2 YearsFederal prosecutors had asked for a sentence of up about 7 ½ years in prison, while the defense asked for 3 ½ years.
Alleged Gunman In Slaying Of Judge Myles Denied BailThe man accused of shooting Raymond Myles to death came to the Cook County judge’s South Side home a week before the murder, prosecutors say