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Lisa Madigan

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  • Rep. Aaron Schock flexes political muscles on potential GOP governor foes

    Rep. Aaron Schock flexes political muscles on potential GOP governor foes
    U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, who’s mulling a 2014 Republican bid for governor, chastised a pair of potential rivals Thursday, saying state Sens. Bill Brady and Kirk Dillard have “proven nothing more than they can lose an election.” “...
  • Epic, Half-Realized, Wildly Swirling Thoughts on Obama, Poverty, Politics, Guns, Chicago, Being a White Guy, the Secret Service, and Little Old Lady Laughs

    Epic, Half-Realized, Wildly Swirling Thoughts on Obama, Poverty, Politics, Guns, Chicago, Being a White Guy, the Secret Service, and Little Old Lady Laughs
    President Barack Hussein Obama came to Chicago last Friday to give a speech at Hyde Park Academy on the South Side, and I went to write about it. Technically, this was my third time seeing the president speak live after making it to election night...
  • Court to Lisa Madigan: No rehearing on concealed-carry guns ruling

    Court to Lisa Madigan: No rehearing on concealed-carry guns ruling
    SPRINGFIELD — A divided federal appeals court today rejected Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s request for a rehearing on the case where the state has been ordered to allow citizens to carry guns in public. Madigan made the request...
  • Gun hearing focuses on mass transit

    Gun hearing focuses on mass transit
    State lawmakers met for the second time this week to talk about issues surrounding legislation that would allow people to carry guns outside the home, with much of the focus on today’s hearing about whether passengers should be allowed to bring guns...
  • Hate crime case ends with probation, essay

    Hate crime case ends with probation, essay
    An Alsip man was sentenced today to probation and ordered to write an essay about the lynching of blacks in America after he pleaded guilty to anĀ  attack two years ago in which he and two friends put a noose around the neck of an African-American teenager...
  • State: Owner of gas stations cheated on taxes

    State: Owner of gas stations cheated on taxes
    A suburban man cheated the state out of nearly $1 million in gasoline sales taxes at two stations he owns, the Illinois Attorney General's office announced today. Samer T. Farhan, 32, was arrested Thursday near his Palos Hills home and faces multiple...
  • Debt issues top list of consumer complaints in Illinois

    Debt issues top list of consumer complaints in Illinois
    For the fifth year, consumer debt complaints topped the list of concerns reported to the Illinois attorney general's office, according to a 2012 Top 10 list released Tuesday. Complaints "ranged from problems with mortgages, debt collection agencies to...
  • Illinois Supreme Court picks justice's law clerk to be Cook County judge

    Illinois Supreme Court picks justice's law clerk to be Cook County judge
    When the Illinois Supreme Court acted to fill a vacancy on the Cook County bench this year, it looked no further than the chambers of one of its own — Justice Charles Freeman. There the high court found law clerk Jean Cocozza. Cocozza got her...
  • Covering power in Illinois

    Covering power in Illinois
    The legislative and political season looms -- and so do the figures who hold sway in those arenas. Trib Nation talked with political reporter Rick Pearson about the cast of politicians assembled in Illinois' on-going political drama... Q: What makes...
  • Pilsen polluter H. Kramer agrees to cut lead emissions

    Pilsen polluter H. Kramer agrees to cut lead emissions
    Owners of a smelting facility linked to dangerous levels of lead in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood will spend $3 million on new equipment to curb emissions of the toxic metal. In a legal settlement announced today by federal and state officials, H....
  • Lake Co. man arrested in child porn crackdown

    Lake Co. man arrested in child porn crackdown
    A Lake County man accused of downloading child pornography has been arrested as part of a statewide crackdown called “Operation Glass House” launched two years ago, Attorney Gen. Lisa Madigan announced today. David Wayne McMurray, 52, was...