Will County Judge Joseph Polito leaves the Will County Court House on April11, 2012. | Scott Stewart~Sun-Times

Will County Judge Admits Viewing Porn On Office Computer

A Will County judge admits to using his courthouse computer to view internet porn during office hours.


FILE PHOTO (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Judge Rejects State Law Restricting PAC Fundraising

A federal judge has struck down part of Illinois’ campaign finance law that restricted fundraising by independent political action committees.


Cook County Criminal Courts

Criminal Courthouse Set To Be Renamed For Prominent Judge

The Cook County Criminal Courthouse may soon be getting a new name.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2012


Judge Lashes Out At Victim’s Dad After Remark

A Kane County judge Thursday met an outburst in his courtroom with a contempt citation — and an outburst of his own.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2012


Letter With White Powder Found At Grundy County Courthouse

Five people have been taken to the hospital as a precaution after opening a letter containing an unknown white power at the courthouse in Grundy County.

WBBM Newsradio–11/21/2011

Jonovan Brown pleaded guilty to threatening a public official. (DuPage County Jail)

Man Who Threatened Judge Sentenced To Six Months In Jail

Jonovan Brown was sentenced Monday to six months in jail by DuPage County Circuit Judge Robert Kleeman after pleading guilty to threatening a public official.


Daley Center Fire Scare

Welding Prompts Fire Scare At Daley Center

Fire crews were summoned to the Daley Center courthouse and office building Wednesday morning, after a judge reported smelling smoke in her courtroom.

CBS Chicago–02/09/2011

Rahm Emanuel

Judge Could Rule On Emanuel Candidacy By Next Tuesday

Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel will likely find out next week if he’ll stay on the ballot in Chicago’s mayoral race.


Prabhjot Uppal

Woman Charged With Threat Against Judge, Emanuel

A Gold Coast neighborhood woman was ordered held on $500,000 bond Friday for allegedly sending an email threatening to kill a Cook County judge and mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel.

CBS Chicago–10/15/2010