Bolingbrook Investigating Whether Officer Played Video Poker On Duty The Bolingbrook police department is investigating what one of its officers was doing behind the wheel of his squad car last weekend.
North Suburban Highwood Considers Adding Video PokerThe community hosting the great pumpkin festival is now considering whether it should also be hosting video poker games. WBBM’s John Cody has more on the debate underway in north suburban Highwood.
Video Gambling Slow To Move Ahead In IllinoisVideo gambling in the state seems to be in a holding pattern.
Reputed Mobster 'The Large Guy' Gets 25 YearsA federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a reputed mob boss to 25 years in prison.
State Rep: Put Gasoline Taxes Toward Capital Construction ProjectsAn Illinois lawmaker has revived his idea to put gasoline sales tax proceeds toward capital construction projects, replacing controversial video gambling as a revenue source.
Hearings On State Construction Plan Revive Video Poker DebateIf the state's Capital Construction Program is revived, much of the money for it would come from legalized video poker machines.
Report: Cullerton Moves To Repeal Video Poker LawIn a surprise move, Senate President John Cullerton Wednesday took steps to gut the controversial 2009 state law that authorized video gambling machines in bars and restaurants throughout the state, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Moore: Let Voters Decide On Chicago CasinoAs pro-casino forces continue lobbying Springfield for an expansion of gambling, Ald. Joe Moore (49th) says the people should judge.
Closing Arguments Under Way In Chicago Mob TrialClosing arguments are under way in the federal racketeering trial of a reputed Chicago mob boss and his alleged crew.