Eric Holder
(J. Scott Applewhite/AP)
July 15, 2013

US Attorney General: Trayvon Martin Death `Unnecessary Shooting’

Attorney General Eric Holder says the Justice Department will follow "the facts and the law'' as it reviews evidence to see whether federal criminal charges are warranted against George Zimmerman in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.


Rod Blagojevich
(Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
July 15, 2013

Blagojevich Lawyers Face Deadline For Appeal

Rod Blagojevich's lawyers are working to meet a deadline to file what could be a 100-page appeal calling for the ex-governor's corruption convictions to be tossed or for his 14-year sentence to be reduced.


William Burns
(Bilal Hussein/AP)
July 15, 2013

Senior US Diplomat Meets Egypt’s Interim Leaders

A senior U.S. diplomat has held talks with Egypt's interim president and prime minister-designate in the highest level visit by an American official since the Egyptian military ousted the country's first democratically elected leader.


July 12, 2013

Illinois, Livingston Co. Staff To Tour Closed Prison

State officials are set to visit the closed Dwight Correctional Center next week as the Livingston County sheriff tries to get permission to use a portion of the facility to house hundreds of inmates.


July 12, 2013

Illinois Objects To Call For Immediate Concealed-Carry

The state of Illinois is asking a federal court to reject a push by gun-rights advocates to let the state's residents start publicly toting weapons as soon as next week, rather than waiting months for implementation of a new concealed carry law.


milk cows
(Carrie Antlfinger/AP)
July 11, 2013

House Passes Farm Bill Without Food Stamps

House Republicans have approved a farm bill sans food stamps, leaving a gaping hole in the middle of the measure for the first time in 40 years.


July 11, 2013

Illinois Supreme Court Ends Challenges To Abortion Law

A lengthy legal battle over an abortion notification law appears to be ending, clearing the way for Illinois to begin enforcing a 1995 measure requiring doctors to notify a girl's parents before she undergoes the procedure.


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