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Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 05:01 pm

Order comes after ex parte emails found

U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce has been barred from presiding over criminal cases due to ex parte communications with an employee of the U.S. attorney’s office about a criminal case while...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 06:27 pm

Milhiser tapped as next U.S. attorney

Sangamon County state’s attorney John Milhiser has been nominated to become U.S. attorney in Springfield. Meanwhile, Robin Schmidt, widow of the late John Schmidt, who had just been appointed...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:51 am

Sent emails to U.S. attorney staff about pending case

A woman convicted of international parental kidnapping is asking for a new trial on the grounds that U.S. District Court Judge Colin Bruce sent emails to a paralegal in the U.S. attorney’s office...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:20 am

The Holy Goalie shoots and scores

 Bishop Thomas Paprocki has curious ways of looking at the world.Homosexuality is sinful. Muslims are the enemy. Exorcism works. These sorts of stances have earned Paprocki plenty of WTFs since h...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:19 am
 Corporate concentration of markets, profits, workplace decision-making, political influence and our nation’s total wealth is surpassing that of the infamous era of robber barons. Apple, which...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:18 am
 Lake County politics has been rocked to the core this month by the abrupt resignation of state Rep. Nick Sauer (R-Lake Barrington) and the announcement by Lake County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:17 am
SCHOOLED ON SQUASHI read the “Zucchini and summer squash” article by Ashley Glatz in the Aug. 9 edition of Illinois Times. I wish to make a few somewhat unimportant corrections/clarifications.The...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:16 am
Sharp-eyed readers will note that this week’s print edition of lllinois Times is slightly smaller than previous issues. The page is an inch shorter, our concession to the Trump administration’s ta...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:15 am
 Whose word is less reliable, a jailhouse snitch’s or Gov. Bruce Rauner’s?That’s a question I have been asking myself these past two weeks.You’ll remember that the governor ran four years...


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