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Lisa Madigan

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  • Illinois attorney general warns of Ebola-related scams

    Illinois attorney general warns of Ebola-related scams
    Some scammers may be trying to use the ongoing Ebola outbreak to turn a quick buck. That's according to a warning issued by the Illinois Attorney General's office Friday to be on the lookout for unsolicited or suspicious emails. The office has...
  • ID theft cases soar

    ID theft cases soar
    Hundreds of dollars to an online gaming company. A $4 fast food tab. A few pennies here or there for who knows what. Kathryn Broderick, 28, of Lincoln Park, doesn’t have weird spending habits, but the thieves that have gained access to her...
  • Just assume your credit and debit card data were hacked

    Sure, your credit and debit card information is safe and secure. Just like the White House. So commonplace have revelations of data hacks, security breaches and compromised confidentiality become that it's not worth waiting for formal notification...
  • Ex-cop Burge leaves prison, but torture victim is left seeking reparations

    Ex-cop Burge leaves prison, but torture victim is left seeking reparations
    On Thursday morning as disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge was released from federal prison to a Florida halfway house, one of his first torture victims, Anthony Holmes, stood at City Hall with tears in his eyes, recalling four decades of pain...
  • Illinois Supreme Court rules Burge can keep his pension

    Illinois Supreme Court rules Burge can keep his pension
    A dry, technical ruling by the Illinois Supreme Court that allows disgraced former Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge to keep collecting his pension despite his felony conviction drew emotional responses Thursday from some of the men he and his crew tortured....
  • Cameras in nursing homes would aid patient safety

    Cameras in nursing homes would aid patient safety
    People who bring elderly parents to a nursing home share the same worries: Will they thrive in that environment? Will they receive timely, compassionate care? Above all: Will they be safe? Over the past two decades, Tribune reporters have documented the...
  • Editorial: Despite felony conviction, Burge keeps his pension

    Editorial: Despite felony conviction, Burge keeps his pension
    The outrage is official. Ex-Chicago police Cmdr. Jon Burge gets to keep drawing money from the taxpayers. Since March 2011, those taxpayers have been paying Burge's $3,000-a-month pension while he sits in prison. They'll be paying it when he's...
  • Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants

    Feds ask for 90-day delay in lawmaker probe of Quinn grants
    SPRINGFIELD — Federal authorities investigating Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn’s $54.5 million anti-violence grant program on Wednesday asked state lawmakers doing their own probe to hold off 90 days — a request that’s likely to be...
  • Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation

    Feds on Quinn probe: Stand down or pose 'substantial risks' to investigation
    As Illinois Republicans argued Thursday that a legislative panel should push ahead with an election-year inquiry into Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a letter to clear up any misunderstanding:...
  • New law lets more school workers use emergency injection on students

    New law lets more school workers use emergency injection on students
    Trained school employees and volunteers will be allowed to administer an emergency epinephrine injection if they believe a student or visitor is having an allergic reaction under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Pat Quinn. The legislation expands on a...
  • Treasurer candidate says back to drawing board on Illinois pension reform

    Treasurer candidate says back to drawing board on Illinois pension reform
    Democratic state treasurer candidate Mike Frerichs says he thinks lawmakers should “go back to the drawing board” and start over on changes to public employee pension benefits following a recent Illinois Supreme Court ruling.   Frerichs, a...