| Apr 2, 2015
| 2:34 PM
Former state Rep. Keith Farnham should lose the pension he earned as a legislator because he used state-issued computers and a House network server to trade child pornography, Attorney General Lisa Madigan argued in a document filed Thursday with...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 11:57 AM
Attorney General Lisa Madigan Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the president of a downstate charity, Sheri Ann & Her Boys, alleging over $33,000 was misappropriated from the charity's accounts.
Madigan filed the complaint in Cook County Circuit Court...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 5:39 PM
Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan said Friday that Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan to put in place small right-to-work areas across Illinois is illegal, marking the second time the state’s chief legal officer has pushed back against...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 3:05 AM
In the 14 years since Jason Strong was convicted of murder in Lake County, evidence has steadily emerged that clashes with the case against him.
The prosecution was unusual from the start in that he was tried and convicted before authorities knew the...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 3:20 PM
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office wants to intervene in Gov. Bruce Rauner's lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of "fair share" union dues.
In a statement Monday, Madigan says it's her job to defend Illinois' laws and the lawsuit...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 5:09 PM
State employee unions on Thursday sued to block Gov. Bruce Rauner’s attempt to withhold fees unions receive from nonmembers, calling his executive order a “patently illegal” attempt to weaken organized labor ahead of new contract...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 1:30 PM
Consumer complaints about debt again topped the list of concerns for Illinoisans last year. But identity theft, including rampant data breaches in recent years, was the No. 2 complaint and is garnering more attention, according to Illinois Attorney...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:47 PM
State Sen. Dan Duffy has asked Attorney General Lisa Madigan and the Illinois Commerce Commission to investigate ComEd's use of ratepayer funds for charitable contributions.
Duffy cited a story in the Sunday Chicago Tribune that detailed how ComEd, the...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:07 AM
Rosemont paid country superstar Garth Brooks more than $1 million to launch his comeback tour last year at Allstate Arena, records show, but officials say the village made twice that much.
According to an agreement between the municipality and the...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:58 PM
Intent on forcing a court fight, Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday pulled an end run around his hand-picked comptroller and Democratic Attorney General Lisa Madigan in his battle against government worker unions.
Aides said the governor will...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 5:43 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Upon taking office last month, Illinois Treasurer Mike Frerichs sought Attorney General Lisa Madigan's advice on his campaign promise to publicize a taxpayer-funded investigation into sexual harassment allegations against...