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  • State audit criticizes Quinn anti-violence program

    State audit criticizes Quinn anti-violence program
    SPRINGFIELD — A state audit released today criticizes the spending and management practices of a $55 million, taxpayer-funded anti-violence program for Chicago and Cook County that Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn launched in 2010 as he was engaged in a...
  • Aurora U. to study impact of Kane Co. diversion program

    Aurora U. to study impact of Kane Co. diversion program
    Kane County prosecutors will team with a local university to study whether a program aimed at straightening out certain criminal offenders is meetings its goals, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon announced Tuesday. Aurora University will track more...
  • Teen accused of killing sister could be tried as adult

    Teen accused of killing sister could be tried as adult
    Had she been one year older, a 14-year-old Mundelein girl accused of fatally stabbing her 11-year-old sister would automatically have faced murder charges as an adult under Illinois law. But because the suspect is younger than 15, Lake County's top...
  • Chris Brown checks into rehab after D.C. assault charge reduced

    Singer Chris Brown has checked into rehab a day after his appearance in a Washington, D.C., court over an assault charge that could have implications for his probation in Los Angeles. "Chris Brown has elected to enter a rehab facility," a representative...
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review: Guest host Eddie Arruza with Abdon Pallasch, Chicago Sun-Times; Craig Dellimore,...
  • Weeks in Review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Newsroom CAN TV: Host Ken Davis is joined by Steve Franklin (Chicago Headline Club), Ben Joravsky (Chicago...
  • Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1

    Over 200 state laws to take effect Jan. 1
    On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect. Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include: - Toll hike - Electronics...
  • Investigators reopen probe into jail death

    Local law-enforcement officials have reopened an investigation into the 2007 killing of an inmate at Cook County Jail after a Tribune article last fall questioned the thoroughness of the initial probe and cited evidence linking the victim's cellmate to...
  • Barack Obama talks about ACORN

     
    by John McCormick TOLEDO, Ohio -- Meeting briefly with reporters this afternoon, Sen. Barack Obama was asked about past and present relationships with ACORN, the non-profit organization that has come under Republican attack for voter registration...
  • Illinois most corrupt? Try 18th on list

     
    by Frank James It's hard to lose a bad reputation, especially when it's well deserved. And Chicago and Illinois politicians certainly have done enough over the decades, and in the past few days judging by the federal case against Gov.......
  • Beyonce to sing at White House dinner

     
    It's her Destiny to perform at tonight's dinner: Beyonce at the Grammy Awards in January. (LA Times/Jay Clendenin) by Katherine Skiba And the prize goes to: Beyonce. The Grammy award-winning superstar will perform Wednesday night on the South Lawn......
  • Suspect pleads not guilty

    A Bradley University graduate accused of being an al-Qaida sleeper agent pleaded not guilty Monday in federal court in Peoria nearly six years after the Bush administration declared him an enemy combatant. Ali al-Marri, 43, appeared in good spirits as he...