Crystal Lake Lawyer Charged With Threatening Public OfficialsA Crystal Lake lawyer is being held in the Cook County jail without bond after allegedly sending a threatening email to a public official.
Court Rules Against Rauner In AFSCME Contract DisputeThe appellate court found that the labor board wrongly failed to follow established practice in determining impasse.
Court: Warrant Needed For Drug-Dog Search At Apartment DoorThe court ruled 4-3 Thursday that the common area outside any apartment door is a legal part of a home.
P. Scott Neville Jr. Is The Newest Illinois Supreme Court Justice The Illinois Supreme Court now has its second African American justice in its 170 year history.
Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Drew Peterson's Murder Conviction Of Third Wife, Kathleen SavioThe use of hearsay testimony to convict former Chicago-area police officer Drew Peterson in the death of his third wife was proper, the Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday in upholding the conviction.
Illinois High Court Clears Doubt Over Snow-Shoveling LawProperty owners can take comfort, but shouldn't lapse into negligence, now that the Illinois Supreme Court has clarified a 1979 state law protecting them from some slip-and-fall lawsuits.
Illinois Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Redistricting RulingIt's the second failed attempt to overhaul redistricting by petition in two years.
Gay Rights Setback Seen In Illinois Supreme Court RulingGay rights advocates say an Illinois Supreme Court ruling is a step backward for same-sex couples and will also harm all unmarried domestic partners.
Court Rules AFSCME Not Owed Pay Raises Without AppropriationThe Illinois Supreme Court ruled Thursday that former Gov. Pat Quinn was correct in 2011 when he denied state workers promised pay raises because lawmakers had not appropriated the money.
Illinois Supreme Court Rules Chicago Pension Bailout UnconstitutionalThe Illinois Supreme Court has struck down the Emanuel administration’s attempt to bail out the severely underfunded pension systems for city workers and laborers.
Cook County Wins Slot Machine Tax Fight With Rivers CasinoThe owners of the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines have lost a three-year court battle with Cook County, over a slot machine tax approved by the Cook County Board.
Illinois Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Chicago Pension CaseThe Illinois Supreme Court has heard arguments in the Emanuel administration’s attempt to save its pension deal with some city employee unions, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.