The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) released an initial timeline and other details about the double murder last week of a mother and son who belong to a powerful legal family from South Carolina's Lowcountry.
The Illinois General Assembly voted for a decade to eliminate annual cost-of-living adjustments for lawmaker salaries after the Great Recession. Now, former state lawmakers are suing the state to put that money right back into politicians’ pockets.
Rod Blagojevich back in politics? New legislation awaiting Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature foresees the possibility. Other election law changes would expand vote by mail, push back the 2022 primary election and make Election Day 2022 a state holiday.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security was ill-prepared to handle record numbers of unemployed workers when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, was slow to distribute federal help, exposed Illinoisans' private information, then lefts thousands on hold awaiting answers. Here's the latest.