Charges

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has granted five petitions for clemency and denied 97 others.

A former worker implicated in the death of a 16-year-old resident of a northern Illinois youth home has reached a plea deal sparing him some prison time.

Former Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock's attorneys accuse federal investigators of misconduct in their probe of the Republican and want the charges against him dismissed.

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

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.  

Jesse Jackson Jr. pleads guilty to federal charges

Feb 20, 2013

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.