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Dan Rutherford

Former Rutherford Aide’s Lawyer Compares Treasurer To Mob Boss

The attorney for a former aide to Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford claimed the former candidate for governor acted like a “mob boss,” by intimidating employees to work on his campaign, and that of 2012 presidential hopeful Mitt Romney.

06/12/2014

Philip Hritz

Man Arrested After Knocking Wife Unconscious, Fleeing With Baby

When his wife announced she was leaving him, police say, Philip Hritz took off with their 1-year-old son, and threatened to hurt the baby and himself.

01/31/2014

Court Generic

Man Bolts From Courtroom After Arson, Intimidation Conviction

A few minutes after a Lake Superior Court jury had convicted him of arson and intimidation, James E. Gardner III took off running, but was quickly caught.

05/24/2013

An Illinois toll booth. (CBS)

IG Report: Tollway Supervisor Fired For Third Time

The inspector general’s report also mentioned a Tollway call center employee who was negotiating with callers to take money in exchange for reducing or dismissing toll violations and fines.

03/28/2013

Cicero Town President Larry Dominik. (Credit: CBS)

Opponent Accuses Cicero President Of Intimidation

Things are getting heated in Cicero, where Town President Larry Dominick is being accused of political intimidation.

01/20/2013