State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) told a special legislative panel Thursday that he is innocent of the federal bribery charges he is facing, but he refused to testify under oath.
Federal marshals are now caring for more than 300 champion horses owned by the indicted former longtime comptroller and treasurer for the town of Dixon, Ill.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is renewing his call for indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) to step down, and says the lawmaker would have done so if not for the paycheck.
Despite winning the Democratic primary, state Rep. Derrick Smith should not remain on the ballot, Emanuel said Friday.
The Cook County Board on Thursday is holding its first meeting since Commissioner William Beavers (D-4th) was indicted by federal authorities on tax fraud charges.
Former NFL wide receiver Sam Hurd was indicted Wednesday on federal drug conspiracy and possession charges after he and another man were accused of trying to establish a drug-dealing network.
A homeless man who allegedly broke into the home of White Sox general manager Kenny Williams, then drank beer, ate pizza and defrosted a lobster, was formally charged with burglary on Monday.
Two Chicago Police officers accused of sexually assaulting women on the North Side earlier this year while on duty were indicted on Wednesday.
A businessman was indicted following his arrest in Denver last month in an alleged murder-for-hire plot.