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Governor Jim Edgar

An Execution That Didn't Happen

Melissa Hapke | Posted 11.22.2011 | Crime
Melissa Hapke

This story ends with the execution of Troy Davis. It begins with a former Illinois governor, who was pro-death penalty, and saw the life of a woman worth saving in 1996.

Jim Edgar: State Needs Rod Blagojevich Saga To End

AP | DAVID MERCER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The only one of Illinois' last three former governors who hasn't been indicted says the state's image and its finances have be...

Pat Quinn, Bill Brady and a Ticking Sound on the Illinois Budget as Election Day Approaches

David Ormsby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Governor Pat Quinn's gubernatorial campaign this week called on GOP opponent State Senator Bill Brady to detail his plan for the Illinois budget, arguing that the campaign clock is ticking.