Auditor General Report Documents Failures At Troubled Illinois DCFSA critical report was released Thursday about the embattled Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Pritzker Reluctant To Criticize Madigan On Harassment ReportThe report ordered by former state executive inspector general Maggie Hickey and released focused on three allegations of sexual misconduct or intimidation.
Gov. JB Pritzker Signs Law Increasing Minimum Salary For Illinois TeachersIn an effort to address a statewide teacher shortage, Gov. JB Pritzker has signed legislation gradually raising the minimum salary for Illinois teachers to $40,000 a year.
Illinois Becomes 2nd State In US To Enact Immigrant Tenant Protection LawUnder the law, landlords cannot evict or intimidate tenants by threatening to disclose their status to any person, entity or law enforcement agency.
Harassment Probe Slams Former Madigan Chief Of Staff; Finds Widespread Bullying At Illinois CapitolA yearlong probe into bullying and sexual harassment in Illinois politics found Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s former chief of staff, Timothy Mapes, used fear and intimidation as management tactics, to the point subordinates avoided raising concerns, believing he wouldn’t take them seriously.
Lightfoot Announces $5.9 Million In City Budget SavingsMayor Lori Lightfoot on Tuesday announced that the city has found a way to save more than $5.9 million through revisions to Department of Fleet and Facility Management budget.
Probation For Chicago Man Who Threatened Then-Sen. FlakeFlake played a key role during the hearings when he requested an FBI investigation of claims by a woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault.
Pritzker Nixes Family Planning Money After Trump 'Gag Rule'Pritzker says Illinois will stop using the $4 million in federal money it typically disperses to 28 agencies providing women's health care. He says that the state is evaluating options for providing services.
Chicago Man To Be Sentenced For Threatening Arizona SenatorThe guilty plea that James Dean Blevins previously made to a federal retaliation charge in Phoenix calls for him to serve a sentence of probation.
Obama Jersey Nets $120K At AuctionA classmate says he found the jersey in a trash bin and kept it for years.
State. Sen. Sandoval Apologizes For Mock Trump Assassination Photos At FundraiserAn Illinois state senator apologized Sunday night after controversial photos surfaced from a local fundraiser.
Sen. Cullerton Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Embezzlement ChargesA federal grand jury indicted Cullerton on 39 counts of embezzlement from a labor union, one count of conspiracy to embezzle from a labor union and employee benefit plans and one count of making false statements in a health care matter.
Trump Suggests He Floated Commuting Blagojevich's Sentence Just To See If It Was PopularPresident Donald Trump on Thursday suggested that he floated the idea of commuting former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence just to see if it was popular.
Former Illinois Congressman Joe Walsh Calls President Trump 'Unfit Con Man'Former Republican Rep. Joe Walsh is calling for a primary challenger to take on President Trump.
Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown Announces She Will Not Seek Re-ElectionDorothy Brown will not be running a re-election campaign. She told CBS 2 she is ready to move on after serving as Cook County Circuit Court Clerk for nearly 20 years.