Judge Rules Against Ex-Frat Members In NIU Hazing CaseA DeKalb County judge has rejected four former Northern Illinois University fraternity members' claim that the state's hazing statute is unconstitutional.
Appellate Court Agrees Pharmacists Can't Be Forced To Provide Morning-After PillsAn Illinois appellate panel court has sided with two pharmacists, saying the State of Illinois may not force them to dispense morning-after pills.
Illinois Backs Move To Preserve Montana Campaign Finance LawIllinois is among the states backing Montana in its fight to prevent the U.S. Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United decision from being used to strike down state laws that restrict corporate campaign spending.
1957 Child Murder Suspect Acquitted Of Separate RapeA judge found a former Washington state man not guilty in 50-year-old a rape case.
Judge Rules Against State's Ban On Recording Police OfficersA judge on Friday tossed out the controversial Illinois eavesdropping law, which makes it a crime to record police officers, according to a published report.
Bears Ask For Review Of Order To Pay $5.5M In Back TaxesThe Chicago Bears are asking a court to review an administrative law judge's ruling that orders the team to pay about $5.5 million in back taxes.
Appellate Court: Peoples Gas Can't Charge Consumers To Replace PipesFor the last six months, Chicago residents have been paying more for natural gas, but that is about to end.
State Gets Green Light To Cancel Adoption Contracts With Catholic CharitiesA downstate judge says the Illinois Department of Children and Family Service may now begin canceling its adoption and foster care contracts with Catholic Charities.
Court Rules Shipping Locks Won't Be Closed To Stop Asian CarpA federal appeals court has ruled that the Chicago shipping locks will not be closed in the interest of keeping the Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
State Supreme Court Upholds Capital Construction ProgramThe Illinois Supreme Court has upheld legislation that created a $31 billion statewide infrastructure construction plan.
Judge Rules Emanuel Should Stay On BallotA Cook County judge has ruled that Rahm Emanuel should stay on the mayoral ballot this February.