'Weinstein Effect' Impacting Companies' Holiday Party PlansThe potential for sexual harassment is causing companies across the country to adjust, or curtail, their celebrations.
LA Radio Anchor Accuses Sen. Franken Groped, Kissed Her Without ConsentA Los Angeles radio news anchor is accusing Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of kissing her without consent and touching her breasts while she was asleep.
County Board Commissioners Propose New Sexual Harassment TrainingThe proposal would make sure elected officials, staff and employees receive training to help prevent harassment.
More Female Professionals Sue Cook Sheriff Over Sex Misconduct At JailThe latest lawsuit alleges authorities haven't done enough to stop the detainees from exposing themselves, masturbating and threatening female employees.
Sexual Harassment Training Begins In SpringfieldHouse Democrats awoke today to a brave new world, marching into a meeting room for their first-ever training on sexual harassment.
Aldermen Expands City's Sexual Harassment RulesThe City Council approved a plan to extend rules prohibiting sexual harassment to aldermen and other elected city officials.
Illinois Senate Acts On Sexual Harassment: Too Little, Too Late?State lawmakers worked quickly Tuesday to address a growing sexual harassment scandal among members and staff.
New Inspector General Aims To Clear Ethics BacklogJulie Porter, the woman tasked with cleaning up sex harassment in Springfield, is anxious to get to work.
Uber Pledges $5 Million To Sexual Assault PreventionFollowing its sexual harassment scandal, Uber is pledging $5 million toward sexual assault and domestic violence prevention.
Julie Porter Appointed As Legislative Inspector GeneralIllinois lawmakers voted unanimously for the appointment of Porter as more sexual harassment headlines come out of Springfield.
'Sickening Culture In Springfield': State Lawmaker Wants Change In Ethics OfficeA west suburban state lawmaker is fed up with the way sexual harassment and other kinds of complaints against state legislators are handled.
State Senator Accused Of Sexual Harassment Resigns Leadership PostSen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, is no longer Majority Caucus Chair, Senate President John Cullerton’s office announced Wednesday. Silverstein earned an extra $21,000 from the post.
Feds Interview Chicago Banker As Part Of Russia ProbeSteve Calk's bank reportedly provided as much as $16 million in loans to Paul Manafort, the indicted ex-chairman of the Trump presidential campaign.
State Sen. Ira Silverstein Accused Of Sexual HarassmentDenise Rotheimer said she felt like she “had no control in the situation” because of the senator’s power to move or block her legislation.
Gov. Rauner Calls For Zero Tolerance Against Sex HarassmentThe issue came to the forefront after more than 200 women signed an open letter alleging widespread sexual abuse by Illinois politicians and power brokers.