The Republican Race for governor took a bizarre turn Friday, as Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed his rival, billionaire Bruce Rauner, was behind an attorney’s demand for $300,000 to keep a treasurer employee’s allegations quiet.
The Illinois FOP has suspended the president of the union representing Chicago Police officers — and prohibited Mike Shields from negotiating with the city — after accusing him of violating his oath and branding him a “dictator,” the Sun-Times is reporting.
The intramural fight in the FOP comes in the context of the start of campaigning for union officer elections in March.
The officer was placed immediately on paid administrative leave Sept. 20 when Lake County Sheriff John Buncich learned of the allegations.
North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham is fighting back on a recent allegation of police brutality by a woman who claims she was battered by a North Chicago police officer on two occasions.
New allegations of sexual abuse are being directed at a former Joliet priest already accused of molesting numerous young boys back in the 1970s.
The Cook County State’s Attorney’s office this week declined to pursue charges against the rising Cubs star.
Paul Smith, the man who is seen being roughly treated by a North Chicago police officer in surveillance video, is speaking out for the first time.
Some city officials disagree that stray animals are being neglected at North Chicago’s animal pound, which is staffed by a lone employee.
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, accused of sexually assaulting a woman more than three months ago, was back in town on Thursday and sources said he’s either already been interviewed by detectives or will be soon.
A north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.
CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman talks with two victims advocates about new federal guidelines that expect universities to quickly investigate allegations of campus rape.
The city won three cases in federal court on Thursday, all involving allegations against the police department.