Illinois Attorney General
Starting Wednesday, it will be illegal to sell synthetic marijuana in Chicago. A statewide ban takes effect on Jan. 1, 2012.
A day after he was sentenced to 14 years in prison, disgraced former Gov. Rod Blagojevich got more bad news when Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan issued a legal opinion that he shouldn’t collect his state pension.
Illinois politicians were quick to weigh in after former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison on Wednesday for his corruption convictions, largely saying they hope it puts an end to corruption in the governor’s office.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan would like to see number of nurses trained to help sexual assault victims doubled in local hospitals.
The Chicago Police Department just hosted a seminar for officers on identity theft taught by Lifelock – the same company accused of misleading advertising in Illinois and 34 other states.
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan joined the federal government Friday in its effort to block AT&T Inc.’s proposed acquisition of T-Mobile USA Inc.
A man was due for a bond hearing Friday, after authorities say he threatened Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Gov. Pat Quinn has vetoed controversial legislation that would have changed the way ComEd rates are determined in order to pay for a so-called “smart grid.”
Nine companies have issued voluntary recalls of about 2 million containers of fuel gel used in popular home and garden decorations known as firepots — a product Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has compared to “legalized napalm.”
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday called on the federal government to ban popular home and garden products known as garden firepots.
Prosecutors across the country allege that so-called “robo-signing” is largely responsible for the housing market crash, and -Illinois county officeholders say they’re willing to help stop it.
They sold thousands of people across the country medical-scanning services they claimed could save lives. But Thursday, the Illinois Attorney General charged the operators of Heart Check America with consumer fraud and deceptive practices. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
When you trade in your old car for a new one, you think the deal is done, right? Maybe not, if your car dealership closes up shop. CBS 2′s Pamela Jones reports on legislation that would protect consumers.
The Illinois House approved a controversial measure Monday backed by Commonwealth Edison to raise electricity rates to pay for the modernization of its power grid, but there weren’t enough votes to turn back a threatened veto by Gov. Pat Quinn.
A statewide initiative that is aimed at protecting residents of nursing homes has lead to the arrest of four residents of a south suburban nursing home who had outstanding criminal warrants.
Those “news” websites claiming you can lose 25 pounds in a month with acai berry diets are actually advertisements disguised to appear as legitimate news, according to federal and state authorities.
The Illinois House has approved a proposal to keep the state’s list of registered gun owners secret.
An Illinois state senator wants to make sure the attorney general doesn’t argue cases where there’s a conflict of interest, but he faces an uphill battle.
While the markets may be improving, consumer debt problems remain the number one consumer complaint into the Illinois Attorney General.
The issue of gun owner privacy – or secrecy – is heading to the courts.
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- Former Glenbard East Student Accused Of Planning Columbine-Type AttackA 19-year-old former student at Glenbard East High School in Lombard was in custody on Wednesday, accused of planning a "Columbine-style" attack on the school, with a list of people he wanted to target.387
- Woman Robs North Side BankA woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.262
- Four Schools To Be Spared From Closing; Another To Be DelayedHours before a final vote by the Chicago Board of Education, Chicago Public Schools officials have agreed to back off of plans to close four of the 53 elementary schools targeted for closing at the end of the school year, Board Vice President Jesse Ruiz confirmed Wednesday morning.415
- Boy, 17, Fatally Shot In Back Of The YardsA teenage boy was fatally shot in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday evening, police said.147
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