Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is calling on the Consumer Product Safety Commission to issue a national recall of all fuel gel products.Calling the gels "napalm-like", Madigan says the products are too dangerous for consumers and should be taken off the market completely.Fuel gel is a pourab
The role of fraud in the housing crisis is getting attention this week at a Chicago gathering of attorneys general from states across the country.Since last year, the AGs have been looking into procedures of the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, led by Bank of America, Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Ch
The prosecution has begun an aggressive cross-examination of Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich at the ousted Illinois governor's corruption retrial.Prosecutor Reid Schar asked Blagojevich if he was a convicted liar.
The Illinois General Assembly recently approved a bill that would allow power companies to raise electricity rates. The legislation is backed by Commonwealth Edison. The utility argues that it needs the extra revenue to update an aging electrical grid.
The Citizens Utility Board and the Illinois Attorney General are warning Nicor Gas customers about a service they call "overpriced and rarely used."Nicor offers the so-called Gas Line ComfortGuard for the inspection and repair of potential gas leaks inside homes.CUB Executive Director Davi
The attack ads on TV have disappeared. Campaigns are wrapping up their operations. Pundits and columnists have already moved on to the next big thing. And political reporters like me have started catching up on their sleep.
Updated At: 12:02am The Associated Press has declared Republican Dan Rutherford the winner in the Illinois treasurer race over Democrat Robin Kelly.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Secretary of State Jesse White were declared winners in their re-election bids earlier this evening.