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DOJ closes case examining possible Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times merger

Mark Iandolo Jul. 19, 2017, 9:36am

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division released a statement on July 12 after closing its case examining the potential acquisition of the Chicago Sun-Times by tronc Inc., the owner of the Chicago Tribune.

Windy City residents giving to Texas gubernatorial candidate's campaign

David Yates Apr. 30, 2014, 2:04pm

AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - From renowned authors to trial lawyers, Chicago residents are filling the campaign coffers of Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democratic nominee for governor.

Chicago State plans to appeal $2.5M award to whistleblower

Bethany Krajelis Mar. 3, 2014, 3:35pm

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Report: Cook County sheriff won't be running for Ill. AG

Jessica M. Karmasek Jun. 13, 2013, 5:15pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) -- Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart said this week he plans to run for re-election, ruling out a possible run for Illinois attorney general.

Report: Ill. House GOP leader considering bid for AG

Jessica M. Karmasek May 22, 2013, 4:30pm

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) -- Illinois House Republican Leader Tom Cross is reportedly considering a run for state attorney general.

Report: Illinois AG 'seriously' considering run for governor

Jessica M. Karmasek Jan. 24, 2013, 2:41pm

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is reportedly considering a run for governor in 2014.

Former Bears QB McMahon sued by FDIC

Michael P. Tremoglie Apr. 11, 2012, 10:17am

McMahon CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) - Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon has been sued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Blagojevich planned to appoint AG Madigan to Obama seat

Chris Rizo Sep. 1, 2009, 11:00am

Rod Blagojevich (D) CHICAGO (Legal Newsline)-Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich planned to appoint state Attorney General Lisa Madigan to the senate seat left vacant by President Barack Obama, he said in a new book.

Reid pushed for Madigan to succeed Obama

Chris Rizo Jan. 4, 2009, 12:36pm

Harry Reid (D) WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid reportedly urged Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich to consider appointing Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by President-elect Barack Obama.

Madigan investigates Obama state Senate grant

Chris Rizo Sep. 25, 2008, 11:36am

Lisa Madigan (D) SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Legal Newsline) - Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office is investigating a state grant awarded by then-state Sen. Barack Obama for a park that was never built.

Chicago class action master takes on Facebook

Legal News Line Nov. 6, 2007, 7:35am

Jay Edelson A Chicago attorney leading the suit against Facebook over its text-messaging service is well-practiced in class actions against corporate targets, having secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements to date against Web services and other "new technology" providers.

Ill. AG unfairly grabs lawsuit funds, state EPA claims

Legal News Line Oct. 15, 2007, 8:36am

Lisa Madigan SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has sparked a financial dispute with a state agency better known for teaming-up with her on state pollution lawsuits.

Midwest attorneys-general follow Cuomo's lead on lender links

Legal News Line Apr. 13, 2007, 11:00am

Lisa Madigan SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has begun investigating possible financial links between all the state's colleges and its student loan providers after recent revelations at two public universities.