Attorney General Merrick Garland Visits Chicago As Feds Launch Strike Force Amid Serious Spike In ViolenceViolence in Chicago has risen to the point where the feds are stepping in, with U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland paying a visit on Thursday.
U.S. Senate Votes To Confirm Merrick Garland As Attorney GeneralGarland will soon face politically charged questions at the Justice Department, including whether the Justice Department should wade into former President Donald Trump's role in the Capitol riot.
Biden To Name Judge Merrick Garland As Attorney GeneralBiden is expected to announce Garland’s appointment on Thursday, along with other senior leaders of the department
Illinois AG Files Suit Against Hilco After Implosion Dust Covers Little VillageParticulate matter is made up of dust, dirt, soot or smoke mixed with liquid droplets found in the air, causing aggravated asthma, decreased lung function among other respiratory problems.
Students Issued Citations For Trying To Disrupt Jeff Sessions Speech At NorthwesternA small number of students have received citations from campus police at Northwestern University for their conduct outside a speaking engagement by former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions last month.
Illinois Employees Win Wage Claims But Never See Their Money
Aurora Man, 31, Sentenced To 19 Years In Drug Trafficking CaseAn Aurora man connected to another man caught driving with cocaine and heroin concealed inside a semi-truck tire was sentenced to 19 years in prison.
Pennsylvania's Clergy Abuse Scandal Sparks Inquiries In Other StatesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced plans to meet with the Chicago Archdiocese after at least seven priests with connections to her state were identified in the Pennsylvania grand jury report.
Jeff Sessions To Trump: 'I Took Control Of Justice Dept. The Day I Was Sworn In'"The actions of the Department of Justice will not be improperly influenced by political considerations."
Indiana Attorney General Says Groping Allegations Are FalseIndiana Attorney General Curtis Hill defiantly rejected calls to resign on Monday, saying his name "has been dragged through the gutter" amid allegations that he inappropriately touched a lawmaker and several other women.
Cook County Democrats Endorse Kwame Raoul Over Quinn For Attorney GeneralCook County's Democratic Party has endorsed state Sen. Kwame Raoul for attorney general over former Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and several other candidates who urged party leaders not to pick a favorite.
Next Dem Announcing For Illinois Attorney General: Sen. Kwame RaoulRaoul, an attorney, tells The Associated Press Wednesday that Madigan's departure leaves a big void, but he has the experience and ability to continue her "great work."
CPD Supt. Johnson To Meet A.G. Sessions To Discuss Chicago CrimePolice Supt. Eddie Johnson was in Washington, D.C., on Thursday to meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions about gun violence in Chicago.
Registered Sex Offender Faces 'Super X' Felony Charges In Child Porn CaseCorey A. Olney, 34, of Deer Park is being held in the Lake County Jail on a $3 million bond after being charged with five counts of reproduction of child pornography, according to the Attorney General’s office.
Chemical Leak Leads To Court Action Against ExxonMobil A hydrogen sulfide leak at a southwest suburban oil refinery in March was the subject of a complaint filed in court by state and Will County officials hoping to prevent a recurrence.