Music producer and publishing group BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) on Aug. 31 filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois alleging that Bretz Wildlife Lodge & Winery in Carlyle violated copyright laws by playing music from BMI's catalog without a license.
Walton Telken Foster and partners Troy E. Walton, Stephen J. Telken and Ronald J. Foster Jr. have been named as the best in class among law firms handling personal injury litigation, according to Leading Lawyers magazine.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino again has failed to respond to questions from state legislators regarding federal and state investigations into allegations he misused campaign funds while serving as a state representative.
The $147,477-plus former Governor James Thompson receives in annual state pension payments shines a light on a pension system that's essentially bankrupt, eroding the middle class, and creating classes of retired ¨have's¨ and ¨have-nots,¨ according to Taxpayers Union of America's latest study.