Six Chicago Aldermen Urge Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan To Resign As ComEd Pleads Not Guilty In Bribery ScandalFirst-term Alds. Daniel LaSpata (1st), Byron Sigcho-Lopez (25th), Rossana Rodriguez Sanchez (33rd), Andre Vasquez (40th), Matt Martin (47th), and Maria Hadden (49th) are the first members of the Chicago City Council to call for Madigan to step down.
Madigan: 'No Plans To Resign' As Several Democratic Women Seek His Ouster Over ComEd Bribery ScandalComEd has acknowledged it used bribes in Springfield to get legislation favorable to the utility giant and, and court documents say the scheme involved the speaker of the House, without naming the 78-year-old Madigan.
Customers File Class Action Lawsuit Against ComEd In Wake Of Bribery SchemeThe company has admitted attempting to influence legislation regarding the regulatory process that determines the rates it is allowed to charge customers for electricity.
Bribery Scheme Implicating Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan Revives Term Limits TalkRep. Tim Butler, a Springfield Republican, has proposed a constitutional amendment, with some key Democratic backing, to limit legislative leaders to eight years in one leadership position and 12 in two.
Feds' ComEd Bribery Case Implicates Mike Madigan; Speaker's Office Subpoenaed; Governor Says Madigan 'Must Resign' If Allegations Are TrueFollowing months of speculation about a wide-ranging investigation, federal prosecutors have charged ComEd with a yearslong bribery scheme that implicates Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan and his associates.
Truck Snags Overhead Wires, Knocks Out Power Amid Sweltering Heat In Belmont CraginA section of the Belmont Cragin community was left without power late Tuesday afternoon and well into the night, after a utility truck snagged some overhead wires and knocked down multiple power poles.
ComEd Working To Restore Power After Friday Night StormsComEd worked overnight to restore power following severe storms that moved across the Chicago area Friday night.
ComEd Sending Crews To Pennsylvania For Storm ResponseComEd workers are on their way to Pennsylvania to help repair damage and restore service after strong storms.
ComEd Says Light Coming From Willis Tower Is Emergency System; Building Still Without PowerOfficials confirmed the building is still without power.
Paying Rent And Utilities When COVID-19 Forces You Out Of Work“It's kind of this thought: how am I going to pay rent?” musician John Perrin said.
Coronavirus In Chicago: ComEd Won't Disconnect Service During COVID-19 OutbreakComEd will help customers struggling to pay their bill during the novel coronavirus outbreak by imposing a moratorium on service disconnections and waiving new late payment charges.
Nearly 4,800 ComEd Customers Left Without Power During Winter StormThousands of ComEd customers were left without power Saturday as a winter storm pounded the Chicago area.
Two ComEd Workers Burned In Electrical Shortage In The LoopTwo ComEd workers were burned in an electrical shortage in The Loop, police confirmed.
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Resigning Amid Federal ProbeTwo months after FBI agents raided his home and offices, Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has announced his plan to resign, effective Jan. 1.
Nearly 15,000 ComEd Customers Affected By Outages Amid Strong WindsNearly 15,000 ComEd customers in the Chicago area have been affected by power outages amid strong winds.