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  • Storms Challenges Sayers For In 60th House District

    Storms Challenges Sayers For In 60th House District
    Longtime incumbent Democratic state Rep. Peggy Sayers is facing a challenge from Republican Scott Storms for the 60th House District seat.
  • Democratic Official Failed To Disclose Convictions, But Merrill's Office Let Him Continue As Notary

    Democratic Official Failed To Disclose Convictions, But Merrill's Office Let Him Continue As Notary
    Democratic Secretary of the State Denise Merrill's office allowed Mitchell Robles, a longtime district leader on Bridgeport's Democratic Town Committee, to keep his privileges as a notary public in 2011 despite failing to list felony drug convictions,...

    Franchising group seeks reasoning behind NLRB opinion

    Franchising group seeks reasoning behind NLRB opinion
    A franchise association is again speaking out against an opinion issued by the National Labor Relations Board's general counsel in July, asking that he disclose how he concluded that franchisers should be considered joint employers in labor disputes at...

    Police union sues to block release of decades of officer complaints

    Police union sues to block release of decades of officer complaints
    The union representing rank-and-file Chicago police officers has sued the city and the Police Department to block the release of decades of records of complaints against thousands of current or former officers under Freedom of Information Act requests...

    Justice in Nailah Franklin death: Years of delay, Cook County Jail havoc

    It was seven years ago this fall that 28-year-old Nailah Franklin disappeared, touching off a frantic weeklong search for the bubbly pharmaceutical rep that ended with the tragic discovery of her body in a densely wooded south suburban area. A few...