A former prosecutor gives the outgoing U.S. Attorney for northern Illinois high marks for his relationship with local law enforcement.
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The Illinois Senate has rejected a measure aimed at making schools adopt tougher anti-bullying policies. But supporters may try again.
Current Illinois law makes recording police officers in public a crime. The proposed changes approved 71-45 by the Illinois House would decriminalize such recordings. The bill's sponsors say they've addressed concerns raised by law enforcement.
Public universities are required to hand out tuition waivers awarded by state lawmakers. But a pending law change would end the practice.
Governor Pat Quinn says he plans to sign the measure sent to him by Illinois lawmakers. The bill would eliminate the controversial perk.
Chicago police announce arrest numbers following protests of the conference. City officials are praised for their handling of the event.
The suit was brought forward by the League of Women Voters of Illinois. Other challenges to redistricting are still pending.