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(WGN-AM)- A developer now at the center of a City Hall bribery scandal hosted a political fundraiser for Illinois Supreme Court Justice Anne Burke in his home, just months before receiving crucial support for his real estate project from her husband, Ald....
(WGN-AM)- A 31-year old man who beat a widowed St. Charles mother of four to death with a hammer while she was delivering pizza was sentenced to 81 years in prison on Monday. Bradley Justice of Sandwich, Ill., showed no emotion when DuPage County Judge...
Staff reporterThe Supreme Court says it will take up a challenge to Chicago's ban on handguns, opening the way for a ruling that could set off a vigorous new campaign to roll back state and local gun controls across the nation. Victory for gun-rights proponents in the...
The Swampby 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...
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The Swampby 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.......
Tribune NewspapersThe Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal charges against the only person detained in this country by the military as an enemy combatant, possibly defusing a Supreme Court dispute over whether the president has the right to hold civilians in...
Tribune staff reporterA 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...
Tribune staff reporterLocal 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...
Putting pressure to confess on the most vulnerable of suspects, police in Chicago and Cook County have repeatedly flouted the law while interrogating juveniles, disregarding decades-old safeguards and building murder cases that later fall apart. Since...
Tribune editorialDonald Quickle slipped a ski mask over his head before driving up at closing time to Sheba's II, a roadside tavern in Creve Coeur. Quickle was there to rob the cash register. Larry Ederer, the owner, made the mistake of trying to wrestle him down and,...
Tags: Government, Regional Authority, Prosecution, Assault, Murder
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