State News
9:59 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

Former state lawmaker faces child pornography charges

A former Illinois state representative is facing federal charges that he possessed child pornography.

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3:56 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

No charges against creator of Peoria mayor twitter account

The Peoria County State’s Attorney will not charge the author of a parody Twitter account about Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis.  Jerry Brady says that 28-year-old Jon Daniel will not be charged following a Peoria Police raid of the property where the account was thought to be operating.  

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5:59 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to federal charges

Ex-Congressman Jesse Jackson Junior and his wife, Sandi, are both pleading guilty to federal criminal charges Wednesday. As IPR’s Alex Keefe reports, the government also released new details in the case.

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