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  • Redacted emails from College of Lake County leave more questions than answers

    Redacted emails from College of Lake County leave more questions than answers
    At the height of the College of DuPage's boardroom insurrection, the winter boredom was interrupted by a bright idea. Why not, the columnist said to himself, find out if the College of Lake County's president, board of trustees, senior managers and...
  • Independent neighborhood watch group barred from parade

    Independent neighborhood watch group barred from parade
    Lack of proper credentials, according to village of Elmwood Park, has the head of a local organization watching the village's Fourth of July parade instead of being in it. Pasquale Martorana filled out a parade application for his Elmwood Park Village...
  • College of DuPage releases Breuder expenses showing wining, dining, hunting

    College of DuPage releases Breuder expenses showing wining, dining, hunting
    On the way to an exclusive hunt club in March 2014, College of DuPage President Robert Breuder stopped to pick up two bottles of red wine. He continued on to the Max McGraw Wildlife Foundation, a private fish and game reserve in northwest suburban...
  • State police told to turn over Carbondale shooting records

    Illinois State Police improperly withheld information and must turn over investigative records sought by the father of a 21-year-old Carbondale woman killed in a shooting, the state Attorney General's Office has determined. Former Southern Illinois...
  • Opinion: Let the public see video of officer-involved shooting in York County

    Opinion: Let the public see video of officer-involved shooting in York County
    York-Poquoson Sheriff J.D. "Danny" Diggs deserves a great deal of credit for how he handled a fatal shooting by one of his deputies last week. He quickly gathered the facts of the incident, in which 26-year-old Damien A. Harrell of Newport News was...
  • Is State's New Transparency Law For Charter Managers Strong Enough?

    Is State's New Transparency Law For Charter Managers Strong Enough?
    After last year's debacle involving the Hartford-based Jumoke Academy charter school operation, many legislators arrived at the Capitol this year on a mission to improve the control and regulation of charter schools. A new law, passed with overwhelming...
  • Review board recommends Chicago cop be fired for off-duty shooting

    Review board recommends Chicago cop be fired for off-duty shooting
    The city agency that investigates the most serious misconduct allegations against Chicago police officers has recommended for the first time in its nearly eight-year history that an officer be fired for shooting someone. The Independent Police Review...
  • Review board recommends firing of Chicago police officer

    For the first time in the nearly eight years since it was formed, the Chicago agency that investigates police misconduct has recommended that an officer be fired. The Independent Police Review Authority found that the officer was "inattentive to duty"...
  • WVU to pay nearly $1 million in attorney's fees

    West Virginia University will pay West Virginia Radio Corp. nearly $1 million for a partial reimbursement of attorney fees related to a recently settled media rights lawsuit. The Dominion Post reports (http://bit.ly/1GR01eE) WVU officials released the...
  • Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding

    Hancock unit at Eastern State to lose all Medicaid funding
    Seventy-five residents of the Hancock Geriatric Treatment Center at Eastern State Hospital in Williamsburg — average age 74, all with severe mental illness and behavioral problems, and most with complex medical issues — need to find a new...
  • Chicago Tribune sues city to get email records

    Chicago Tribune sues city to get email records
    The Chicago Tribune sued the city of Chicago on Wednesday in a dispute over the news organization's public records request for emails from the office of Mayor Rahm Emanuel. The complaint, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, said the Tribune sought 25...