U.S. appeals court judges considering an appeal by imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich focused their questions during oral arguments Friday on what constitutes run-of-the-mill politics and what crosses into political corruption.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved a $2.3 million refund for Peoples Gas customers.
A federal appeals court is backing Gov. Pat Quinn’s move to deny pay raises to thousands of union workers.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ordered an appeals court panel to reconsider whether some hearsay evidence should be allowed in Drew Peterson’s murder trial.
A panel of the Illinois Appellate court has overturned the convictions of the owners of the E2 nightclub where 21 people were killed in a stampede to the exit in 2003 after a security guard used pepper spray in the crowded club.
The NFL has won another round in the court fight with its players.
Attorneys for former Gov. George Ryan are taking their case directly to the White House, after a federal appeals panel refused to let Ryan out of prison to spend time with his dying wife.
Internet radio host Hal Turner was sentenced to 2 3/4 years in prison in Brooklyn today for threatening three Chicago judges.
A federal appeals court on Friday reversed two of former media mogul Conrad Black’s 2007 fraud convictions — raising at least the possibility he won’t return to prison.