A federal judge has sentenced Illinois state Rep. LaShawn Ford to probation and a fine for shortchanging the Internal Revenue Service of $3,782.
The Executive Ethics Commission approved a settlement Wednesday between the Illinois Attorney General and former Healthcare and Family Services Director Barry Maram.
Democratic bosses in Cook County have chosen Stanley Moore, a former state transportation official, to replace convicted County Commissioner William Beavers, even though Moore had recent ethics issues of his own.
Commissioner David Stern said in a statement that the Spurs “did a disservice to the league and our fans” when they didn’t bring Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Manu Ginobili or Danny Green to Miami for the final game of their six-game road trip.
The University of Illinois Law School has been censured and fined by the American Bar Association.
Cook County Assessor Joeseph Berrios is rejecting accusations about alleged nepotism in his office.
Two men from Tinley Park who made headlines when they were caught tapping into a fire hydrant to fill their backyard skating rink are paying fines performing community service.
A stranger has come to the rescue for the two Tinley Park men who got in trouble for using a fire hydrant to fill their backyard ice rink.
Bears cornerback Charles “Peanut” Tillman has been fined $7,500 for grabbing the face mask of a Carolina Panthers receiver in the game last week, according to a published report.
A Lake County woman cannot believe she lost her car and had to pay to get it out of the pound, all because of loud music.
The University of Notre Dame has been fined $77,500 in the death of 20-year-old student Declan Sullivan, who was killed when a hydraulic lift fell, according to a published report.
Julius Peppers drew a penalty flag for a hit on Green Bay Packers’ quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the NFC Championship game. And the penalty for that hit will continue to Peppers’ wallet.