Illinois House Votes To Ban Red Light Cameras In Many Smaller Towns And CitiesThe House voted 84-4 on Wednesday in favor of a proposal to ban the cameras in non-home rule municipalities in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Madison, McHenry, St. Clair, and Will counties – the eight counties where the cameras currently are allowed.
Ald. Burke Trial Date To Be Set In JuneHe's accused of using his position at City Hall to shake down developers for his own benefit.
Oakbrook Terrace Mayor Tony Ragucci Resigns Amid Reports Of Federal InvestigationAccording to published reports, the FBI seized $60,000 from a safe in Oakbrook Mayor Tony Ragucci’s home in October.
Comptroller Susana Mendoza To Halt Program Helping Suburbs Collect Red Light Camera Fines; Calls System 'Clearly Broken'The move comes amid a federal investigation of red light company SafeSpeed.
Financial Disclosure A Target Of Illinois General Assembly's Ethics QuestA bribery charge against a state legislator and federal investigations into lobbying have Illinois lawmakers promising to tighten the rules of soliciting and exercising influence in the Statehouse, with a renewed focus on the ridiculed process of financial disclosure.
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.
Photo Of Armed Students At Emmett Till Sign Sparks Possible Federal InvestigationJesse Lyons, assistant executive director of the Kappa Alpha Order's national office in Lexington, Virginia, said the Ole Miss chapter suspended the three men pictured after leaders learned of the photo Tuesday. The fraternity has long been associated with Old South and Confederate imagery.
Agents Raid Alderman Carrie Austin's Ward Office; Third High-Profile City Pol Under Federal MicroscopeFBI agents executed a search warrant at Ald. Carrie Austin's 34th Ward office near 111th and Normal on Wednesday morning.
Pritzker On Possible Federal Investigation: 'No Concerns At All'Pritzker is back talking toilets again, after a public radio report that the feds are probing how he tore the toilets out of a Gold Coast mansion to gain a gold-plated tax break.
Byron Sigcho-Lopez, Alex Acevedo To Face Off For 25th Ward Seat Of Embattled, Retiring Danny SolisIn a crowded field of contenders, Byron Sigcho-Lopez and Alex Acevedo garnered the votes to compete in a runoff for the 25th Ward seat being vacated by Danny Solis.
Alderman Danny Solis Resigns As Chairman Of Chicago City Council Zoning CommitteeAlderman Danny Solis resigned as chairman of the Chicago City Council Zoning Committee Tuesday.
Newly Released Documents Show Burke Investigation Broader Than Previously BelievedNewly released documents about what federal agents were looking for and what they found during recent raids of Chicago Alderman Ed Burke's office indicate the federal investigation may be even more wide ranging than previously believed.
Questions Still Swirl Around Ald. Burke's Federal Investigation"In the court of public opinion where public officials have to operate, you're presumed to have done something wrong when there's a raid."
A Look At Burke's Business Dealings, Including Work For President TrumpBurke stopped doing tax work for Trump in June citing "irreconciable differences." It is not known if Thursday's raid had anything to do with Burke's ties to the White House.
Trump's Personal Attorney Is 'Willing To Give Info' About The PresidentDonald Trump's personal attorney Michael Cohen has signaled to friends that he is "willing to give" investigators information on the President if that's what they are looking for, and is planning on hiring a new lawyer to handle a possible indictment from federal prosecutors.