The scandal that brought down former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich led to campaign-contribution caps in Illinois. Advocates of the limits are fearful a case set to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday could upend their efforts.
The United States filed a court brief (pdf) opposing the release of details concerning the surveillance requests they hand big tech companies in the U.S.
A lawsuit challenging Illinois' same-sex marriage ban can proceed in Cook County.
An attorney representing the Housing Authority of Champaign County is defending a policy allowing residents to keep guns on its property.
A Cook County judge is denying Gov. Pat Quinn's request to stop paychecks from being issued to lawmakers while a lawsuit is appealed.
A judge says Gov. Pat Quinn went too far this summer when he blocked paychecks for Illinois lawmakers.
There are now 54 concealed carry instructors approved by the Illinois State Police. Anyone who wants to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon has to put in sixteen hours in the classroom and shooting range with an official instructor.