Federal monitor will oversee hiring at Illinois Department of Transportation

U.S. Magistrate Judge Sidney Schenkier said hiring the monitor would be the best way to ensure compliance with Shakman decree rules on political hiring.


Second murder charge filed against suspected serial killer in Indiana

After Darren D. Vann failed to respond to any questions, the judge told his public defender to inform Vann he would remain in jail “for the rest of his life until he participates in the hearing.”

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