Lawmaker Wants To Erase Word "Alien" From State LawAn Illinois state senator has proposed eliminating the word alien from state laws when referring to people from other countries.
Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
Judge Allows Hastert Victim's Breach Of Contract Lawsuit To ProceedA day after former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to cover up allegations of sex abuse, a Kendall County judge allowed an individual at the center of the case to proceed with a lawsuit seeking the rest of the hush money Hastert had promised him.
Former State GOP Leader Tom Cross Has Painful Connection To Hastert CaseThe brother of the former state GOP House leader emerged Wednesday as an abuse victim of Dennis Hastert.
Hastert Sentenced To 15 Months In Hush Money CaseCalling former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert a "serial child molester," a federal judge has sentenced him to 15 months in prison for trying to skirt banking regulations to conceal hush money payments intended to cover up sex abuse allegations from the time he was a high school wrestling coach and teacher in Yorkville decades ago.
Hastert Acknowledges Sex Abuse For First Time; "I Am Sorry To Those I Hurt"The brother of former Illinois Republican House Leader Tom Cross testified Wednesday that he was sexually abused by former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert, who is facing sentencing for violating banking laws to conceal hush money payments to another victim.
Hillary Clinton Campaigns In NW Indiana Ahead Of Next Week's Primary Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton is already looking forward to next Tuesday's primary in Indiana.
Downstate School Districts Say State Budget Cuts Hurting Them, TooSchool superintendents from around Illinois are telling an Illinois House Education Task Force that Chicago Public School officials are not alone in saying that the state’s current school funding practices are hurting poor children, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
DuPage Celebrates African American Heritage, HistoryThe DuPage County Board has used the recent anniversary of the assassination of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King to commemorate the contribution African Americans have made to the county.
City Announces Comprehensive Trades Program At Dunbar Career Academy The Chicago Public Schools have announced that Dunbar Career Academy will establish the city's first comprehensive high school program for the construction trades, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Hastert Accuser Files Lawsuit Over $1.8 Million In Unpaid Hush MoneyAn individual at the center of the Dennis Hastert hush money case is suing the former U.S. House speaker for breach of contract.
Ted Cruz, John Kasich Team Up To Stop Donald Trump, But Will It Work In Indiana?People taking the pulse of the electorate in Indiana says they’re not sure Republican candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich will succeed in their bid to team up and stop Donald Trump’s bid for the presidential nomination, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.