Judge approves Chicago’s court-monitored police reforms

U.S. 01/31/19, 15:40

A federal judge on Thursday approved a far-reaching plan for court-supervised reforms of the Chicago Police Department, nearly two years after a U.S. Justice Department report found a history of civil rights violations by officers. Judge Robert Dow's decision to approve the consent decree is a culmination of a process that ...

Illinois finds 500 more Catholic clergy accused of abuse

U.S. 12/19/18, 18:53

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Wednesday issued a blistering report about clergy sexual abuse, saying that Catholic dioceses in Illinois received allegations of child sexual abuse by 500 more clergy than previously publicly identified.The preliminary report found that the church's six archdioceses have done a woefully inadequate job of ...

Illinois AG to investigate Legionnaire’s disease response

U.S. 10/03/18, 19:54

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said her office will launch a criminal investigation of how Gov. Bruce Rauner's administration handled a three-year-old Legionnaire's disease crisis at a state-run veterans' home.The Democrat will review compliance with state law and whether residents and staff of the Quincy home and the public were ...

Uber agrees to $148M settlement with states over data breach

U.S. 09/26/18, 12:21

Uber has agreed to pay $148 million and take steps to tighten data security, after the ride-hailing company failed for a year to notify drivers that hackers had stolen their personal information.Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan announced the settlement Wednesday between Uber Technologies Inc. and all 50 states and the ...

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