CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office will prosecute the misdemeanor battery case of an activist accused of scuffling with police during a protest.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Champaign bus company is shutting down after the Illinois attorney general's office sued it last year alleging discrimination and harassment.
Illinois office may seek new sentencing in McDonald slaying
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office has signaled it may be considering a rare sentencing-related appeal if it concludes that the less than seven years in prison a white Chicago police officer received in the killing of black teenager Laquan McDonald was wrongly calculated.
Whether Chicago police should note gun points goes to judge
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office might be looking to a federal judge to decide whether Chicago police officers should record each time they point a gun at someone.
Lawyers for Chicago and the state have acknowledged the issue has stalled negotiations over a consent decree to govern police department reforms.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office is looking at a Chicago mayoral candidate's charitable foundation after he's handed out more than $300,000 in cash and checks to local residents.
The Dr. Willie Wilson Foundation calls the office's action an investigation that's politically motivated by Mayor Rahm Emanuel's allies.
Investigator who captured shooting suspect honored
CHICAGO (AP) — An Illinois Attorney General's office investigator is being honored for his capture of the suspect in the February shooting death of a Chicago police commander.
In a news release, the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police says it is giving its Valor Award to Investigator Thomas J. Symenski.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A Champaign area-based bus company has reached an agreement with the Illinois attorney general's office on a temporary restraining order relating to an effort to shut the company down.
Suburban Express owner Dennis Toeppen says the agreement with the attorney general's office means the company will adhere to certain guidelines for 28 days. During that time the company will try to resolve concerns expressed by the attorney general's office with Suburban Express operations.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Attorney General's Office has filed a lawsuit against two Cook County men for illegally selling used cars with altered titles.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois Attorney General's Office is working with state lawmakers to draft legislation that would require hospitals to have a specially trained medical provider available to examine a sexual assault victim.
CHICAGO (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and several community organizations said Tuesday that they have reached an agreement to provide input into reforms being proposed for the Chicago Police Department.
The groups said their agreement with the city and the Illinois attorney general's office allows them to offer input into the consent decree currently being negotiated and also take the department to court for noncompliance.
CHICAGO (AP) — Identity theft was the top complaint consumers made to the Illinois attorney general's office last year.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan released the annual list on Monday. Identity theft ranked No. 1 for the first time since 2007 with more than 2,500 complaints. Madigan's office attributed the jump to last year's large Equifax data breach.
Illinois AG says girl can use medical marijuana at school
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office on Friday told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her for seizure disorders
The Latest: AG: Girl can use medical marijuana at school
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on lawsuit to allow 11-year-old to receive marijuana treatment while at school (all times local):
The Illinois attorney general's office has told a federal court it will allow a suburban Chicago school district to administer medical marijuana to an 11-year-old leukemia patient to treat her for seizure disorders.
Illinois sues payday lender over worker non-compete rules
CHICAGO (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office is suing the owner of a chain of payday lending stores for allegedly forcing low-wage employees to sign non-compete agreements.
The lawsuit, filed in Cook County Circuit Court, contends Check Into Cash effectively prevents employees from getting another job in Illinois as anything from a bank teller to a retail cashier for one year after leaving.
Grant money to target responses to Illinois sexual assaults
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois attorney general's office says nearly a half-million dollars in federal grant money will help a western Illinois group provide services for sexual assault survivors.
Attorney General Lisa Madigan made the announcement in Macomb last week. The grant money will develop a five-county Regional Rural Sexual Assault Response Team over three years in Adams, Brown, Hancock, McDonough and Schuyler counties.
Ruling against same-day voter registration stayed by court
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal appeals court has granted a stay of a lower court's ruling halting same-day voter registration at Illinois polling stations.
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday also ordered the Illinois attorney general's office and lawyers for state Republicans to file briefs by Thursday on why the case should have an expedited appeal.