Federal Judge OK's Residency Plan For Mel Reynolds During Legal ProceedingsAs he faces tax charges, the former congressman has no home and had to scramble to find housing that met restrictions on him because of a 1995 statutory-rape conviction.
Blagojevich, Hastert Prosecutor Leaving To Become Cook County JudgeA federal prosecutor who played a central role in former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's trial and who is on the team prosecuting Dennis Hastert is leaving to become an Illinois judge.
Federal Judge Sides With Cubs In Video Board Dispute With Rooftop OwnersA federal judge on Thursday refused a request from two rooftop businesses for a preliminary injunction.
Judge Rules Illinois Pension Overhaul UnconstitutionalSangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz ruled Friday in favor of state employees and retirees who sued to block the state's landmark pension overhaul. The state is expected to appeal the ruling directly to the Illinois Supreme Court.
Prosecutor: Man Spit On, Slapped Judge Smoking Outside Daley CenterA North Side man is accused of spitting at and slapping an elderly Cook County judge outside the Daley Center because he wanted her to stop smoking, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.
Judge: Des Plaines Officer Accused Of Excessive Force Rightfully TerminatedA Cook County judge upheld the termination of a northwest suburban Des Plaines police officer on Friday, overturning an arbitrator’s ruling that the officer, accused of using excessive force against an arrestee and lying about it, should return to work.
Federal Judge Orders Early Same-Sex Marriage License For Dying Same-Sex PartnerOne of the partners is expected to die before Illinois’ same-sex marriage law takes effect next June.
TV Pitchman Released From Federal JailKevin Trudeau was held at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in downtown Chicago for allegedly hiding his assets and not paying a federal judgment.
Security Increased For Federal Judge After Preacher's 'Wrath Of God' Threat The federal courthouse in Chicago says security has been stepped up for a U.S. district judge after a possible threat against her.
Woman Charged After Threatening JudgeA North Side Uptown neighborhood woman was charged Friday with threatening a Cook County Judge.
911 Tape Reveals Accused Judge's Pleas For Colleague To Wake UpA former southern Illinois judge who has been charged with drug possession can be heard on a 911 tape trying to revive a colleague who died of a cocaine overdose.
Jennifer Hudson To Be 'American Idol' JudgeShe’s has signed a deal to join the judges panel for season 13 this fall, and the other two spots may be filled by former Idol contestants Kelly Clarkson and Adam Lambert or Clay Aiken.