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Defense attorney Beau Brindley is accused in a federal indictment of coaching a witness to commit perjury in a drug case. | Sun-Times File Photo

Rising star defense lawyer charged with obstruction in drug case

50,000 drivers need to claim money from idle I-Pass accounts

Within the next several weeks, 50,000 motorists with a total of $2.2 million in idle I-Pass accounts will get letters telling them to contact the Illinois Tollway by Oct. 1, or else their I-Pass account balances will be transferred to the state’s unclaimed property program, officials warned Thursday.

Texas Gov. Rick Perry | AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta

5 things to know about case against Rick Perry

AUSTIN, Texas — In the week since he was indicted for abuse of power and public coercion, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and his supporters have insisted the charges against the Republican governor are politically motivated. Perry has pleaded not guilty, and he continues to visit early-primary states and talk with voters as he mulls a 2016 presidential run.


Three Ways ACA is affecting Business

More often than not, when healthcare reform is brought up, the impact and the interests of businesses are lumped together, as if each faces with the same challenges as the next.

Who is benefiting from the Lawndale Diabetes Project?

Gerry Allen, a resident of North Lawndale on Chicago’s West Side, suffered for years with unmanaged diabetes. But, thanks to an expanded community health initiative launched in April 2012 between a local hospital  and an insurance provider, he did something he thought he’d never do.

Bruce Rauner wants the Illinois Supreme Court to allow a question about term limits to appear on the November ballot. | Associated Press Photo

Rauner wants Illinois Supreme Court to put term limits ballot

Republican Bruce Rauner announced Thursday he would file an emergency petition with the Illinois Supreme Court, urging them to allow a November ballot initiative that would impose term limits on legislators.