Prosecutors have rested their case in the retrial of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. They ended three weeks of testimony this afternoon by going back to the very beginning of Blagojevich's time as governor. They played a video for jurors from 2003 in which Blagojevich takes the
Two state lawmakers say the federal government has agreed to buy the unused Thomson Correctional Center for $165 million.State Sen. Mike Jacobs, D-East Moline, and Rep. Richard Morthland, R-Cordova, say Gov.
A jury has been seated in the terrorism trial of a Chicago man. The twelve jurors and 6 alternates chosen will be hearing the case against Tahawwur Rana who's accused of planning the Mumbai terror attack that killed 160 people.
Chicago's City Council is considering an ordinance to curb certain street activities. Alderman Jason Ervin of the 28th Ward wants to establish so-called "prostitution-free zones". These zones would be off-limits to people who have a history of prostitution-related activity.