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Illinois Rejects Fracking Sacrifice Zones in Latest Victory

Will Reynolds | Posted 07.29.2014 | Chicago
Will Reynolds

This victory is the first time Illinois environmentalists worked together on fracking since four Chicago-based organizations chose to support a flawed regulatory bill over the loud objection of people in potentially impacted regions.

Erin Whitney

John Bradley Says 'Don't Get Comfy' For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 4 | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.28.2014 | TV

The third season of “Game of Thrones” showed the beginnings of a bold new side to a character we’d only known as meek and timorous. Samwell T...

Frack Me! Illinois Environmental Council Awards Big Coal/Fracking Champ Bradley With Top Honors?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 10.26.2013 | Green
Jeff Biggers

The skewed IEC award stunned many in Illinois' diverse environmental community, which had been deeply divided over the backroom negotiations on an admittedly flawed regulatory bill earlier this summer.

LOOK: Photo Of Heroic Boston Cop Goes Viral

Posted 04.23.2013 | Parents

Terror fades, goodness lingers. Already, one of the lasting images from the standoff in Boston is of this officer delivering milk to a family who coul...

Quinn: Ohio Offers Sears $400 Million To Leave Illinois

Posted 11.21.2011 | Chicago

With the Illinois state legislature still deliberating a tax incentive package to lure both Sears Holdings Corp. and the CME Group to keep their opera...

Public Records Helped Free Texas Man

Kenneth F. Bunting | Posted 12.06.2011 | Crime
Kenneth F. Bunting

If you care about good government and justice, now would be a good time to ask if the records that helped to free Michael Morton would be readily available under your state's public disclosure laws.

Texas To Free Man Imprisoned For Killing Wife

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2011 | Crime

GEORGETOWN, Texas (AP/Huffington Post); Texas prosecutors agreed Monday to release an Austin man sentenced to life in prison in the 1986 beating death...

David Lohr

Casey Anthony Expert Witness Backtracks After Blasting Prosecutors | David Lohr | Posted 09.19.2011 | Crime

An expert witness in the Casey Anthony trial is now in a war of words with Florida police and prosecutors, after a New York Times report in which he a...

Casey Anthony Tech Witness Says Testimony Inaccurate

Posted 09.18.2011 | Crime


Trial by Firefight

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Fishman

It's clear that Cameron Todd Willingham was (mis)tried by a kangaroo court, but will justice be better served by the media zoo that's ensued?

Welcome to Texas: The Death Penalty State

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rachel Farris

As the case against Cameron Todd Willingham, executed in 2004, sinks like a rock, the truth has started to float to the top and the rats are streaming out from all sides, led by none other than Texas Governor Rick Perry.

State Lawmaker: Raise Gas Tax Eight Cents Per Gallon

The Pantagraph | Mike Riopell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD -- A southern Illinois lawmaker wants motorists to pay eight cents more for every gallon of gasoline they buy to help pay for a state road...