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  • Chinese buffets probed by state for possible labor violations

    Chinese buffets probed by state for possible labor violations
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced Monday an investigation into possible wage and labor law violations by Chinese buffet-style restaurants. Five restaurants mostly in northeastern Illinois have been subpoenaed by Madigan’s office...
  • Open thread: The Weeks in Review

     
    The Afternoon Shift (WBEZ-FM) Neil Steinberg and I, the Colonial Babies, break it all down with Justin Kaufmann. Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Mick Dumke (Chicago Reader) and Natalie Moore (WBEZ). They discuss the upcoming......
  • Elmhurst ordered to fix sewers, stop flooding

     Elmhurst ordered to fix sewers, stop flooding
    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 MadiganĀ on Wednesday announced a consent order...
  • ComEd customers to get refunds in 'smart grid' settlement

    ComEd customers to get refunds in 'smart grid' settlement
    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 announcedĀ  Thursday. ComEd residential customers will see the refunds, averaging about $8, credited to...
  • Elmhurst official: Lawsuit settled so money can be used to fix sewers

    Elmhurst official: Lawsuit settled so money can be used to fix sewers
    The City of Elmhurst has spent $20 million on sanitary sewer improvements since 2011, and negotiated a lawsuit settlement to limit legal fees and put more money toward flood control, City Manager James Grabowski said Friday. Under a consent order issued...
  • Rock Island sheriff pleads guilty to sending harassing texts, resigns

    Rock Island sheriff pleads guilty to sending harassing texts, resigns
    The Rock Island County sheriff has resigned after pleading guilty Thursday to sending harassing texts to a woman he met at a gym two years ago, prosecutors said. Sheriff Jeff Boyd resigned, ended his candidacy for re-election and agreed to give up his...
  • Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?

     Should video cameras be used in nursing homes?
    A proposal from the Illinois attorney general's office to allow camera monitoring in nursing homes is drawing cautious support from elder care advocates, who have raised concerns about the privacy of seniors. Attorney General Lisa Madigan's proposal,...
  • Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor

    Madigan 'seriously considering' running for governor
    As the list of candidates wanting to be the next governor of Illinois grows, Attorney General Lisa Madigan says she is still making up her mind about whether to enter the race. The decision is one that will have a ripple effect on the next election...
  • Sheriff Dart won't run for Illinois attorney general

    Sheriff Dart won't run for Illinois attorney general
    Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart, often mentioned as a potential candidate for attorney general if incumbent Lisa Madigan were to run for governor, ruled that out today. “I’m going to run for re-election,” Dart told the Tribune. “I...
  • Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform

    Quinn shifts gears again on pension reform
    A frustrated Gov. Pat Quinn has once again changed strategies in his effort to get a pension reform bill on his desk as he acknowledged Friday he’s “prepared to do whatever necessary” to try to break a deadlock between his fellow...
  • Governor candidate Daley criticizes Quinn, Madigan

    Governor candidate Daley criticizes Quinn, Madigan
    Democratic candidate for governor Bill Daley excoriated Gov. Pat Quinn for a lack of leadership over the state's pension crisis and criticized potential rival Lisa Madigan for not providing a legal opinion on the constitutionality of possible solutions....