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May 8 teleconference date set in Illinois lottery fraud case

Karen Kidd Apr. 24, 2017, 3:02pm

EAST ST. LOUIS — A scheduling and discovery conference is set for early next month in the fraud case of the now former private management firm of the Illinois Lottery, filed following a newspaper's investigation.

Cook County judge says Illinois politicians should not receive checks faster than state pays other debts

Nicholas Gueguen Mar. 31, 2017, 8:21am

A Cook County Circuit Court judge ruled March 16 that Illinois can't give preferential treatment to state lawmakers' paychecks over the overdue debts that the state has.