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Illinois Libertarian Party Wins Ballot Access Fight in Federal Court

The Libertarian Party of Illinois has won a battle in the state-by-state fight to repeal laws preventing the rise of a viable third party...

Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock Resigns After Lavish Spending Controversy Unfolds

Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock announced his resignation on Tuesday following multiple reports regarding the congressman's deficient accounting practices and numerous controversial expenditures. In his statement, Schock...

New bill proposes a ban on body armor

A new bill has been introduced to the House which could make civilian ownership of body armor illegal. The bill, called the Responsible Body Armor...

New Illinois Law Allows Schools to Discipline Students for Cyberbullying that...

As of January 1, 2015, a new law will go into effect in Illinois that allows schools to punish students for offenses that occur...

New Illinois “Eavesdropping Law” Distorts Ability To Record Law Enforcement

A new anti-eavesdropping bill, which would replace a former law that had been struck down as unconstitutional by the Illinois Supreme Court in March, passed the state's House...

Chicago City Council approves minimum wage hike

An ordinance brought before the Chicago City Council to raise the minimum wage to $13 an hour was overwhelmingly approved Tuesday by a vote...

Labor Union to Spend “Six Figures” on Libertarian Party Candidate for...

In Illinois, the 2014 governor's race is heating up in anticipation of election day on November 4. The race pits incumbent Democratic Governor Pat...

Crime Rates in Chicago Plummet After IL Implements Concealed Carry

Gun rights activists have often held up Chicago as an example of the failures of gun control. The city has historically had some of...

Twitter Parody Account Leads to Full Police Raid, Arrest

Peoria, IL- A Twitter account that mocked Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis resulted in a police raid of a West Bluff district house and an...

Update: Officer Charged in Death of Elderly Veteran

A Park Forest, Illinois police officer has been charged in the death of 95-year-old John Wrana, a WWII veteran who was killed in a...

Cop Asks Child To Send Him “Sexy Pics” & Uses Police...

A cop in Illinois was recently caught soliciting "sexy pics" from a 12-year-old. During the summer of 2012, Woodstock police Sgt. Chip Amati was dating a woman...