A Chicago man who thought the backpack he left near Wrigley Field contained a bomb was sentenced Thursday to 23 years in federal prison.
Former suburban Chicago massage parlor owner Alex Campbell was sentenced Monday to life in federal prison without parole for sex trafficking and related crimes.
Infomercial pitchman Kevin Trudeau says he'll challenge a U.S. appeals court decision upholding a $37.6 million fine against him for making deceptive claims.
A suburban Chicago girl and her outspoken atheist father said they'd appeal an injunction's removal that returned a moment of silence to state public schools.
Illinois education officials notified local school districts Friday they can start beginning the school day with a "moment of silence."
An Illinois paramedic and soccer coach was sentenced to 50 years in prison for making child pornography after a judge found evidence he molested boys.
A federal appeals court in Chicago threw out a 60-day jail sentence given to infomercial salesman Kevin Trudeau for contempt of court.
An infomercial pitchman whose supporters bombarded a Chicago judge with hundreds of e-mails has won a temporary reprieve from jail, his lawyer says.
Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis faces federal contempt of court charges unless he provides the names of officers with at least five civilian complaints.
A federal judge in Illinois ruled a state law requiring students to observe a moment of silence is unconstitutional.
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