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Freedom of Information Act

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  • RedBlueAmerica: Should the IRS crack down on politics in churches?

    Although the first primaries of the 2016 election season are still months away, the Internal Revenue Service appears to be already gearing up to investigate churches that participate in politics. The Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative group based...
  • Attorney General Gonzales misled Congress about NSA spying, documents show

    WASHINGTON Alberto Gonzales, a U.S. attorney general in the George W. Bush administration, misled Congress by downplaying a dispute the White House and the Justice Department over the legality of the National Security Agency's warrantless spying program,...
  • Under microscope for gyrocopter, Capitol Police stretched thin

    WASHINGTON Members of Congress agreed Doug Hughes is lucky to be alive after his dangerous stunt, based on what they learned about the April 15 gyrocopter landing during closed-door briefings from Capitol law enforcement. But big questions remain...
  • PCP found in body of teen shot 16 times by Chicago cop

    PCP found in body of teen shot 16 times by Chicago cop
    A knife-wielding teen had PCP in his system when he was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer in October, documents from the Cook County medical examiner's office reveal. A toxicology report from just two weeks ago listed that the hallucinogenic...
  • Rosemont cop who shot, killed brother-in-law said he 'had to do it'

    Rosemont cop who shot, killed brother-in-law said he 'had to do it'
    The off-duty Rosemont police officer who shot and killed his brother-in-law following a domestic dispute and a head-on car crash said he "had to do it" because the man had threatened to kill him, police said. Police reports stated that Officer Rick...
  • College of DuPage under federal investigation

    College of DuPage under federal investigation
    In a sign of intensifying scrutiny of the College of DuPage, federal prosecutors have opened a wide-ranging criminal investigation at the embattled community college, issuing two subpoenas this week that seek documents tied to spending and other matters,...
  • Documents: 6 venues bid for U of Illinois basketball games

    Documents say six venues put in offers to host home games that will be played in Springfield for the displaced University of Illinois men's basketball team. Venues in Bloomington, Hoffman Estates, Moline, Peoria and Rockford also sent in proposals to...
  • Records: Ex-IPFW chancellor, Purdue settled suit for $52,500

    Documents say Purdue University paid $52,500 to a former Fort Wayne campus chancellor in a settlement over an age discrimination lawsuit. Michael Wartell, who was chancellor of Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, was forced to retire at...
  • At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics

    At Monday meeting, Darch critical of opposition slate's tactics
    Barrington Village President Karen Darch was critical of the campaign tactics used by her political opponents at a meeting Monday, and used her podium to clarify two pieces of information that were circulated prior to the April 7 election. "Mark Twain...
  • Judge sets June hearing in U of Illinois FOIA lawsuit

    A Champaign County judge has set a June hearing for a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed against the University of Illinois by a professor denied a job at the school. The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/1IIeH2F ) Champaign County...
  • Pearl Harbor center superintendent leaving for new job

    The National Park Service superintendent who was at the helm of the Pearl Harbor visitors' center when tour companies allegedly sold tickets to the site is taking a job in Massachusetts. Paul DePrey said Tuesday he will leave Hawaii in June to be...