Sen. Michael Frerichs

Democratic state Sen. Michael Frerichs (left) defeated Republican state Rep. Tom Cross (right) in the 2014 race for Illinois State Treasurer. (Photos supplied to CBS)

Cross Concedes Treasurer’s Race To Frerichs

Cross released a statement Wednesday saying he called and congratulated Frerichs, a state senator from Champaign.

11/19/2014

Ballots

With Treasurer’s Race Tightening, Cross Campaign Claims Possible Vote Fraud

A week after Election Day, the race for Illinois State Treasurer is growing extremely tight, with the two leading candidates separated by just a few hundred votes. Now, charges of vote fraud have started to fly.

11/11/2014

Fracking

State Senate Approves Regulations On Fracking

The Illinois State Senate has passed unanimously, and sent to the state House of Representatives, a bill that would regulate “fracking,” the process used to obtain access to deep natural gas reserves

CBS Chicago–04/27/2012