The Illinois attorney general's office has announced a new effort to fight organized retail crime, a problem which one national trade organization estimates causes $45 billion in losses each year.
The Illinois attorney general’s office is creating a statewide task force designed to crack down on organized crime rings that steal from retailers.
The probe is the first of its kind under a new Illinois law that gives the attorney general's office more authority to investigate and take civil action when looking at practices of unlawful policing.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul is supporting federal regulations against the commercial sale of firearms for those under age of 21.
A northern Illinois coroner has been indicted by a grand jury on charges that include stealing more than $14,000 from dead people.
A woman serving a life sentence for the 1987 kidnapping and murder of Stephen Small, a Kankakee businessman who suffocated after being buried alive, was given another chance to challenge her sentence after her appeal was granted Thursday, according to the Illinois appellate court.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul has joined with 18 other attorneys general to advocate for stronger measures to protect children traveling in car seats.
The Illinois attorney general is suing a Delaware company that owns the now-closed Vermilion Power Station over claims of illegal pollution at the former coal plant, resulting from the storage of coal ash at the site.
Civil rights attorneys are taking on the state of Illinois in the death of Western Illinois Correctional Center prisoner Larry Earvin, 65, who died of injuries suffered at the prison.
An attorney and victims of sexual abuse by a Chicago Roman Catholic priest on Thursday urged Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul to keep the defrocked priest locked up.
The Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus laid out a policy agenda Thursday that includes bills to strengthen protections for immigrants among several other measures.
McLean County law enforcement are honoring a Champaign police officer fatally shot early Wednesday while responding to a domestic disturbance call.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul addressed the recent cyber breach of his office’s online network, as well as an audit of his office released earlier this year that warned of weaknesses in its cybersecurity programs.
Some Republicans in the General Assembly, including House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, are calling for a criminal investigation into the COVID-19 related deaths at the state-run LaSalle Veterans’ Home.
SPRINGFIELD — A data breach reported by Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office nearly three weeks ago was a ransomware attack, according to a Thursday news release.
A state audit released earlier this year warned that Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office had cybersecurity weaknesses. Three weeks ago, a hack resulted in data being stolen in a ransomware attack.
A data breach reported by Attorney General Kwame Raoul’s office nearly three weeks ago was a ransomware attack, officials said.
Illinois Attorney General computer system breached early Saturday morning
The Illinois attorney general’s office is investigating a hack of its computer network that was discovered over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Tuesday that his agency's office internet network was discovered to be "compromised" on Saturday.
The Illinois attorney general’s office announced Thursday it reached consent decrees with four companies, including a temporary staffing agency, to resolve allegations of workplace segregation and sex discrimination in hiring.
New standards will determine who can become law enforcement in Illinois
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