| 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,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:55 AM
Faced with public outrage about gritty black dust blowing through Chicago’s Southeast Side, Mayor Rahm Emanuel talked of forcing towering mounds of petroleum coke out of Chicago and outlawing new piles with costly regulations.
But the fine print...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:58 AM
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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:29 AM
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...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:12 PM
SPRINGFIELD — House Speaker Michael Madigan today dismissed any concern that Gov. Pat Quinn may veto the delicately negotiated concealed weapons legislation passed last month, saying he expected that lawmakers would overwhelmingly reject an...