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  • Drew Peterson's lawyers to Hollywood: Knock it off!

     
    The letter below was sent by Chicago attorney Walter Maksym to a variety of people and companies involved in the production of the film “Ladykiller: The Drew Peterson Story” July 12, 2011 Please be advised that I represent Drew W.......
  • Child welfare groups join case against Illinois Catholic Charities

     
    More news from the ever-evolving case of Catholic Charities versus the state of Illinois over the newly passed civil unions law. Lambda Legal, the national legal organization committed to the civil rights of LGBT people, has filed a friend-of-the-court...
  • Judge: Illinois can drop Catholic Charities over discrimination

     
    A judge in Sangamon County, Illinois has ruled that the state does not have to renew its foster and adoption contracts with Catholic Charities. Illinois ended the over $30 million dollars in annual contracts last month after Catholic Charities said it...
  • Catholic Charities denied stay in Illinois adoption contract case

     
    The ongoing legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization’s state-funded contracts, and their refusal to grant adoption and foster care services to same-sex couples in civil unions, continues with the church...
  • Catholic Charities ends Illinois adoption lawsuit

     
    The legal battle between Catholic Charities and the state of Illinois over the organization’s state-funded adoption and foster care contracts, and their refusal to grant those services to same-sex couples in civil unions, is finally over. The...
  • Marine shot by O.C. deputy is buried in Illinois hometown

     
    The unarmed U.S. Marine who was fatally shot by an Orange County sheriff’s deputy in a darkened high school parking lot in February, was buried Friday afternoon after a service in his hometown of Joliet, Ill. Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr.,......
  • Remembering 'the eagle that is forgotten'

     
    John Peter Altgeld Reader Russell T writes: I grew up in Chicago and have been living in Aachen, Germany, for the past two and a half years. Yesterday, we had the day off for May Day, for which we have......
  • Heavy storms with high winds blow through area

    Heavy storms with high winds blow through area
    Severe weather hit parts of the Chicago area after the National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning this afternoon, as a thunderstorm watch for much of northeast Illinois was declared over by the National Weather Service. Severe...
  • Catholic Charities sue Illinois over foster rules

    Lawyers for Catholic Charities in the dioceses of Springfield, Peoria and Joliet are seeking an emergency injunction that would protect religious agencies who turn away unmarried couples who want to become foster parents -- including couples in civil...
  • Flooding recedes, but new watches set for Friday

    Flooding recedes, but new watches set for Friday
    Floods on manyChicago-area streets were receding even as some creeks and small streams remained swollen with rains from last night and early this morning, as the National Weather Service issued another flash flood watch for the area for Friday....
  • Ryan LeVin turns himself in at Stateville

    Ryan LeVin turns himself in at Stateville
    Ryan LeVin turned himself in to Illinois Department of Corrections custody this morningĀ at Stateville Correctional Center in Joliet, a spokeswoman for the department said. LeVin, who was convicted in the hit-and-run deaths of two British tourists in...