CHICAGO (CBS)– A south suburban mayor will be sworn in again.
Last month, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa can stay in office, despite a 1999 mail fraud conviction.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Countless Social Media Threats Directed At CPS Schools, Days After Shootings Kill 2 Simeon Career Academy Students
Agpawa won office in 2017, but fought more than half his first term to be sworn in.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Warm Winds Friday
Then-governor Bruce Rauner restored Agpawa’s right to hold office.
But earlier this year, a state appeals court ruled Rauner didn’t have the power to do that.MORE NEWS: Hate-Filled Letters Falsely Claiming To Be From A Judge Sent To Minority-Owned North Suburban Restaurants
Three weeks ago, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed that ruling.