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State Rep. Jack Franks: Maybe Clifford Broke the Law?

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 10.19.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Ex-Metra CEO Alex Clifford might have had a duty to report to authorities the pressure he felt from House Speaker Michael Madigan and others to promote and hire certain workers. Madigan writes laws and doesn't break them.

Income tax debate takes center stage

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 09.24.2013 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

SPOTLIGHT ON INCOME TAX Jan. 1, 2015, is D-Day for Illinois' income tax. That's when most of the 2011 temporary income tax increase expires, dropping ...

Elderly Couple, Invader All Dead After McHenry County Home Invasion

Lake in the Hills, IL Patch | Amie Schaenzer | Email the Author | 1:00pm | Posted 08.08.2011 | Chicago

A Marengo couple in their 80s and the Marengo man accused of stabbing them are all dead after an attack in the couple's home Tuesday night. John G....