Wednesday, January 22, 2020
A Wood Dale teacher is seeking reimbursement for unpaid time she took off after the birth of her child in a case that is set to go before the Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Illinois lawmakers are raising questions about the integrity of state elections after the secretary of state admitted hundreds of non-citizens were registered as voters, and could have cast ballots illegally in the 2018 election.
Felony filings once again have increased in Kane County. “It’s no specific one area,” Kane County State's Attorney Joe McMahon said during a recent media briefing. “It’s just kind of across the board. It's something that we're looking at. I don’t anticipate that it will affect drastically the demands on staffing in the office. It’s just something for the community to kind of be aware of.”
An Illinois healthcare manufacturing company has temporarily closed because it couldn’t meet new state standards for ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing chemical.
MightyVine is suing a major grower of greenhouse tomatoes over its use of the term “mighty” in its branding. The company, which grows hydroponic tomatoes in a greenhouse in Rochelle, Illinois, has filed a federal lawsuit against Canadian grower Mastronardi Produce, whose Sunset brand of tomatoes can be found at many U.S. retailers.
Authorities have received a notice that the driver’s license of former U.S. Attorney Stephen R. Wigginton has been suspended, but his attorney has asked for a hearing to rescind the suspension.