Spelling potentially new trouble for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., federal investigators have launched a probe into the South Shore congressman’s finances — a completely new area of scrutiny, sources told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for a federal investigation of Chicago-based Megabus.
A federal investigation of the Harvey Police Department found officers engaged in “heavy-handed uses of force that were largely avoidable.”
Relatives and friends of a 15-year-old autistic boy who was shot and killed by police officers on Wednesday were voicing their outrage by staging a protest outside of the police station Thursday night.
The Justice Department wants to know why the NCAA doesn’t have a college football playoff system and says there are “serious questions” about whether the current format to determine a national champion complies with antitrust laws.
Carol Moseley Braun says she has asked the U.S. Attorney’s to investigate what she calls “allegations of campaign intimidation.”
A group of Chicago anti-war activists has refused to testify before a grand jury, calling the federal subpoenas a “fishing expedition.”
While an Indiana county prosecutor has chosen to not prosecute a University of Notre Dame football player for alleged sexual battery, the federal government is now reviewing the university’s handling of the case.