Fired top administrators of a Chicago high school have sued the city’s school district in federal court, claiming deprivation of due process, defamation and infliction of emotional distress
The Illinois Sheriffs Association says some violent felons who had faced deportation are instead being released into local communities after their prison terms end as a result of a policy change by Gov. J
Two people who allegedly were with a Columbia teenager who was shot and killed during an attempted robbery are now charged with second-degree murder in his death
February 23, 2020
The (Moline) Dispatch & The Rock Island Argus
Nobody should have been surprised when Rod Blagojevich called himself a victim and a "political prisoner" last week.
Blagojevich never was very good at telling the truth.
He is good at gaming the system, and he did it again last week.
As we all know, the former Illinois governor is no longer in prison. President Donald Trump commuted his 14-year prison sentence last week, springing the disgraced governor four years early.
The president has said he was impressed with Blagojevich’s wife, Patti, in her appearances on Fox News, where she pleaded for mercy for her husband — and just happened to add that she thought the president was being railroaded by impeachment.
On Wednesday, Blagojevich also ladled praise on the president, declaring himself a "Trumpocrat."
But what of the people of Illinois?
Ohio authorities relying on DNA and public genealogy databases have arrested a man in connection with the 2016 deaths in Illinois of an elderly woman and her son
A former homicide prosecutor is entering the race for St. Louis circuit attorney
The mother of a man fatally shot by police is suing the officers involved and police chiefs of two departments
A Missouri man accused of shaking his ex-girlfriend's foster child so hard that the infant was hospitalized in critical condition has been charged with felony child abuse
A St. Louis march protesting gun violence drew a crowd of more than 300 people after a weekend shooting killed a 6-year-old boy and wounded his 9-year-old sister
The University of Minnesota is investigating allegations that a former men's hockey assistant sexually abused players more than 30 years ago