Madigan Wants To Abolish Statute Of Limitations For Child Sex CrimesIn the wake of former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert’s child sex abuse scandal, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has renewed her call to eliminate the statute of limitations on sex crimes against children.
AG Lisa Madigan Backing Legislation To Improve Law Enforcement's Handling Of Sexual Assault CasesIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and other officials are backing legislation to improve the way law enforcement deals with cases of sexual assault, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Feds, Madigan Shut Down Company Creating "Phantom Debts"Federal and state authorities have shut down a Westmont-based operation accused of harassing people around the country into paying debts they don’t owe.
Student Loan Scams, Identity Theft Among Top Consumer Complaints In IllinoisIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan says her office has received 25,094 consumer complaints in 2015.
Complaint: Peoples Gas Officials ‘Misled’ Regulators About Cost OverrunsTop officers of Peoples Gas “knowingly misled” state regulators about the ballooning cost of a multibillion-dollar upgrade program to pave the way for a 2015 merger, according to a complaint filed by Attorney General Lisa Madigan and a utility watchdog.
DraftKings, FanDuel File Lawsuits Against Illinois Attorney GeneralThe companies argue that their contests are games of skill allowed by Illinois law. They're seeking to stop Lisa Madigan from enforcing her interpretation of the law and putting them out of business in the state.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan Says Daily Fantasy Games Constitute Illegal Gambling Thousands of Illinois residents who play fantasy sports games on sites like DraftKings and FanDuel may be out of luck.
Lisa Madigan Supports Recall Measures For Chicago Mayor, Other Elected OfficialsThe Illinois attorney general discusses the controversy facing Mayor Emanuel in the wake of a white police officer's fatal shooting of a black teen.
Burke: "No Institutional Problem" At Chicago Police DepartmentA powerful alderman has defended the Chicago Police Department and ousted Supt. Garry McCarthy, as controversy over fatal police shootings continues to swirl around City Hall.
A Day Later, Emanuel Supports Justice Department Probe Of CPDA day after calling Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s call for a Justice Department investigation of the Chicago Police Department’s use of force “misguided,” Mayor Rahm Emanuel reversed course, saying he is open to a federal probe of systemic issues at CPD.
Madigan Requests Wide-Ranging Federal Probe Of Chicago Police DepartmentMadigan says the investigation by the U.S. Justice Department's civil rights division would be different from an ongoing federal probe into the McDonald shooting and the mayor's task force, created yesterday to evaluate CPD policies and procedures.
Emanuel Not Resigning, Says Call For Civil Rights Investigation Of CPD Is "Misguided"Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday said he has no plans to resign amid pressure stemming from the death of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and said he thinks it would be “misguided” to open a federal civil rights investigation of the Chicago Police Department, with federal prosecutors already looking into the shooting.
South Suburban Company Owner Sued For Defrauding CustomersTwo lawsuits filed earlier this month allege that the owner of a south suburban company defrauded senior citizens out of thousands of dollars in deposits for electrical power generators that were never delivered or installed.
Madigan Seeks Probe Of Peoples Gas Main Replacement ProgramMadigan said an independent audit of the Peoples Gas Accelerated Main Replacement Program revealed skyrocketing costs for consumers. Originally estimated to cost $2.2 billion when it was first approved in 2009, the pipe replacement program could now cost $8 billion, according to an audit by Liberty Consulting Group.
Attorney General Warns Of Scams During Chip Card RolloutIllinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is warning people about scammers taking advantage of consumer confusion over new credit cards embedded with computer chips.