| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Three Illinois executive office holders declared early victories Tuesday night.
Voters favored well-known, long-serving Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White, both Democrats, over their rookie Republican challengers.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Voters in Chicago were slowed down by hundreds of missing election judges Tuesday and in some cases were handed only half of the ballot, while in Lake County election officials were forced midday to change their balloting procedures after a battle with...
| Sep 20, 2014
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:38 PM
"It's time that Illinois' highest legal official takes an active, hands-on role in cleaning up government. That's what people expect of their leaders and elected officials. And I will not let them down."
— Lisa Madigan, candidate for attorney...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 2:54 AM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is investigating the security breach at JPMorgan Chase & Co., according to a spokeswoman.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen also is probing the hacking incident.
Other attorneys general offices are "very...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 7:29 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:42 PM
The Illinois Attorney General's office is ordering Elmhurst to fix its sanitary sewer system to keep it from flooding and sending dirty water into peoples' homes and local waterways.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday announced a consent order...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:51 AM
ComEd customers are set to receive a total of $46.2 million in refunds for rate increases dating to 2008, the state attorney general’s office announced Thursday.
ComEd residential customers will see the refunds, averaging about $8, credited to...