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  • Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit

    Former Rutherford employee adds Romney campaign to lawsuit
    A former state employee who’s suing Treasurer Dan Rutherford for political wrongdoing and sexual harassment added Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign to the case Thursday. The Romney addition came as Edmund Michalowski refiled his lawsuit...
  • House, Senate to knock off early for softball game

    House, Senate to knock off early for softball game
    SPRINGFIELD --- With less than two weeks left until adjournment, the question of making permanent an income tax increase hanging in the balance and a possible $4 billion budget gap still up in the air, lawmakers will knock off early today to play...
  • Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing Google Glass while driving

    Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing Google Glass while driving
    The future of distracted driving has arrived with the advent of Google Glass, but an Illinois lawmaker wants to outlaw wearing it behind the wheel before drivers start trying to get directions from images hanging directly in front of their eyes. While...
  • Local Voices West: Feb. 27 edition

    Local Voices West: Feb. 27 edition
    Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Naperville, Geneva, Western Springs, Glen Ellyn, Elmhurst and St. Charles. Distracted driving "Drop it and drive." Chances are, at some point, you've uttered a phrase like that after witnessing someone on the road...
  • La Grange Pet Parade to salute two people who overcame the odds

     La Grange Pet Parade to salute two people who overcame the odds
    The 68th Annual La Grange Pet Parade will prominently feature two people who have worked to overcome physical disabilities. Brody Roybal, 15, the youngest member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team, will be an honorary grand...
  • Secretary of State Jesse White announces run for record 5th term

    Secretary of State Jesse White announces run for record 5th term
    Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White formally launched his bid for a record fifth term today, with the popular 79-year-old saying there's more work to be done. White already is on track to become the longest-serving secretary of state at the...
  • Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate

    Push to lower legal limit of intoxication to 0.05 stirs debate
    — Timothy Brown has put hundreds of drunken drivers behind the wheel. In the research center where he works, the drivers ingest vodka or 151-proof alcohol and get behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Malibu mounted in a metal pod about the size of a...
  • Illinois begins issuing driver's licenses in December to people in country illegally

    Illinois begins issuing driver's licenses in December to people in country illegally
    The first driver's licenses for immigrants living in Illinois illegally will be issued in December, with officials estimating that as many as 500,000 people could eventually apply for the special permits. Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White's office...
  • Chicago dog license push is a bust

    Chicago dog license push is a bust
    City Hall’s effort to get Chicago residents to register their dogs is largely a bust, City Clerk Susan Mendoza acknowledged today. During a two-year push, the city added nearly 11,600 dog tags to bring the rolls up to almost 41,000 as of June 30....
  • Rutherford fires back at allegations of sexual harassment, political pressure

     Rutherford fires back at allegations of sexual harassment, political pressure
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford held an afternoon news conference to fire back at a former top deputy who filed a federal lawsuit today accusing Rutherford of sexually harassing him and pressuring him to perform political work on state time. Rutherford...
  • How Madigan builds his patronage army

     How Madigan builds his patronage army
    When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events. First his request to boost the Metra salary of a longtime political worker was refused....
  • GOP gubernatorial candidates jockey for position

    GOP gubernatorial candidates jockey for position
    Ask any of the four Republican governor candidates why they're running, and they'll quickly tick off a list of Illinois' perceived ills under Gov. Pat Quinn and the state's Democratic legislative leadership. Dig a bit deeper and they'll each cite the...