Attorney General

Corey A. Olney (Illinois Sex Offender Registry)

Registered Sex Offender Faces ‘Super X’ Felony Charges In Child Porn Case

Corey A. Olney, 34, of Deer Park is being held in the Lake County Jail on a $3 million bond after being charged with five counts of reproduction of child pornography, according to the Attorney General’s office.

03/21/2014

Court Generic

Chemical Leak Leads To Court Action Against ExxonMobil

A hydrogen sulfide leak at a southwest suburban oil refinery in March was the subject of a complaint filed in court by state and Will County officials hoping to prevent a recurrence.

07/25/2013

Catholic Pharmacist Wins Court Battle Over Morning After Pill

The attorney general’s office cited conscientious convictions in refusing to fill prescriptions for the so-called “morning after” pill.

12/15/2012

File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Madigan Unveils 2012 Safe Shopping Guide For Holidays

As the holidays approach, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has released her annual Safe Shopping Guide.

11/19/2012

File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Problem At Polls? Here’s What You Can Do

If voters have problems at the polls today, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says: Call her office.

11/06/2012

US Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Local Congressmen Discuss Committee Vote To Find Holder In Contempt

Two Chicago area Congressmen sit on the committee that voted to find U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. One voted in favor of the contempt citation, while the other against it.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

File Photo of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images)

Consumer Debt Once Again Tops AG’s List Of Consumer Complaints

Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday released her list of the top 10 consumer complaints for Illinois residents last year. At the top of the list? Consumer debt.

01/11/2012

File Photo Of Woman On Cell Phone (Getty Images)

Madigan Opposing ‘Robocall’ Legislation In Congress

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says residents might face a flood of robocalls to their cell phones if proposed legislation makes it through Washington.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Legal Helpers

State Bans Debt Resolution Firm From Doing Business

The State of Illinois has ordered a debt settlement company in Chicago to stop doing business.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

Legal Helpers

Attorney General Sues Debt Resolution Firm For Fraud

They already needed help to get out of debt. Now the Illinois Attorney General is charging a national debt resolution company based in Chicago with consumer fraud for getting people in trouble into worse debt.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Madigan Says Death Penalty Should Stay In Place

As Gov. Pat Quinn continues weigh a decision whether to sign legislation abolishing the death penalty in Illinois, state Attorney General Lisa Madigan has made it clear she believes capital punishment should continue.

WBBM Newsradio–03/02/2011

Anne Hatch, in a file image from one of her court appearances. (CBS)

Ex-Minn. AG’s Daughter Found Dead In Chicago

Notorious daughter of ex-Minn. AG, who was once arrested for a highly-publicized alleged altercation with Chicago police outside a nightclub, hanged herself inside her Michigan Avenue residence.

CBS Chicago–12/13/2010

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Madigan Wins Re-Election As Attorney General

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has won re-election to a third term.

11/02/2010

Utility Workers (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Madigan, CUB Call For Lower ComEd Rates

Lisa Madigan and the Citizens Utility Board asked the Illinois Commerce Commission to deny a Commonwealth Edison request for a $396 million rate increase.

10/27/2010