| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:19 PM
Chicago's primary natural gas company shouldn't receive a rate hike that would increase bills by 22 percent, the state attorney general told regulators Wednesday.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the utility is inefficiently run and that it has...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 1:38 PM
Supporters of a potential presidential bid by Hillary Rodham Clinton, including several prominent Illinois Democrats, attended a pair of downtown fundraisers Thursday, giving cash to a political action committee aimed at providing the Illinois native...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bank of America and the Justice Department have reached a record settlement of almost $17 billion to end a long-running probe into the marketing and sale of toxic mortgage securities by the bank and particularly its Countrywide Financial and Merrill Lynch...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:34 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn struck a class warfare theme Wednesday during a plea to Democratic Party faithful to turn out a big vote this fall to defeat Republicans with pockets as deep as “King Midas.”
The re-election seeking Quinn...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 5:52 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Governor candidate Bruce Rauner called on a boisterous Republican Day crowd at the Illinois State Fair on Thursday to help knock out Gov. Pat Quinn and the one-party Democrat rule that has run Illinois “into the ground.”...
| Jul 18, 2014
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......
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:45 PM
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...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 6:01 AM
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...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:58 PM
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,...