Illinois law
The law of Illinois consists of several levels, including constitutional, statutory, and regulatory law, as well as case law and local law. The Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) form the general statu...
Crime in Illinois
This article refers to crime in the state of Illinois.
In 2008 there were 446,135 crimes reported in Illinois, including 790 murders.
Law enforcement in Illinois
Law enforcement in Illinois is complex with many overlapping jurisdictions related to the administrative divisions of Illinois.At the state level, there are at least eleven law enforcement agencies. A...
Illinois General Assembly
The Illinois General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois and comprises the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate. The General Assembly was created by th...
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Courts of Illinois
Courts of Illinois include:Federal courts located in IllinoisFormer federal courts of Illinois
John Alexander McClernand
John Alexander McClernand (May 30, 1812 – September 20, 1900) was an American lawyer and politician, and a Union general in the American Civil War. He was a classic case of the politician-in-uni...
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Illinois Circuit Courts
The Illinois circuit courts are state courts of the U.S. state of Illinois. They are trial courts of original jurisdiction. There are 24 judicial circuits in the state, each comprising one or more of...
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Illinois wiretapping law
Illinois's wiretapping law (720 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 / Criminal Code of 2012. Article 14, also called the Illinois eavesdropping law) was a "two-party consent" law. Illinois made it a crime to...
Cities and Villages Act of 1872
The Cities and Villages Act of 1872 was an act of the Illinois General Assembly governing the operation of incorporated municipalities. The act was an immediate source of political controversy. The ...
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Omega Trust
Omega Trust was a fraudulent US investment scheme in Illinois. Clyde D. Hood is a former electrician from Mattoon, Illinois. In 1994 Hood formed Omega Trust and Trading Limited and began to lecture to...
George Ryan
George Homer Ryan, Sr. (born February 24, 1934) was the 39th Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1999 until 2003. He was a member of the Republican Party. Ryan received national attention for ...
Herman Lamm
Herman Karl Lamm (April 19, 1890 – December 16, 1930), known as Baron Lamm, was a German bank robber. He is widely considered one of the most brilliant and efficient bank robbers to have ever lived, a...
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Old Sparky
Old Sparky is the nickname of the electric chairs in Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia...
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Bi-State Development Agency
The Bi-State Development Agency is an interstate compact formed by Missouri and Illinois in 1949. Since February 2003 the agency has been doing business as Metro. It operates with a budget of $160 mi...
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Law of Illinois
The law of Illinois consists of several levels, including constitutional, statutory, and regulatory law, as well as case law and local law. The Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS) form the general statu...
William E. Mason
William Ernest Mason (July 7, 1850 – June 16, 1921) was a Republican U.S. Representative and Senator from Illinois.Mason was born in Franklinville, New York. His family moved to Bentons...
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Andre Crawford
Andre Crawford (born 20 March 1962) is an American convicted serial killer, who killed 11 women between 1993 to 1999. Many of the women were prostitutes or drug addicts. He also had sex with their cor...
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Quincy, Illinois)
The U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Quincy, Illinois was built in 1887. It was designed by Mifflin E. Bell and reflects Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals architecture. The building served histo...
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Drew Peterson
Drew Walter Peterson (born January 5, 1954) is a retired Bolingbrook, Illinois, police sergeant and convicted felon who first received national publicity in the United States in 2007 when his fourth w...
St. Louis Commuter Rail
The St. Louis Commuter Rail is a series of proposed commuter rail lines being developed by Metro's Moving Transit Forward Plan.
According to Metro, there are only about 80 miles of corridors being...