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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Former governor Pat Quinn at a protest in Chicago. Quinn and seven other democratic candidates will face off in the primary election for Illinois attorney general.

Democratic candidates for Illinois attorney general face crowded field

March 7, 2018

Democratic candidates for Illinois attorney general have struggled to stand out in the crowded field as the March 20 primary approaches. Eight candidates, ranging from a former governor to a political...

State Rep. Kelly Cassidy (center) and state Sen. Harriet Steans (left) are two congressional sponsors of the medical amnesty bill. The bill, which is awaiting the governors signature, would give legal immunity to intoxicated minors who call 911 for an alcohol-related emergency.

House passes amnesty bill to protect intoxicated minors who call 911 for help

July 1, 2015

A state bill providing limited legal immunity to minors who call for emergency assistance for someone who might be experiencing alcohol poisoning passed through the Illinois General Assembly last month. First...

Pat Quinn signs law making ‘revenge porn’ a felony

December 30, 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday signed into law a bill that criminalizes the distribution of "revenge porn," sexually explicit images of someone usually shared online by former romantic partners without the subject's...

Illinois General Assembly passes ‘revenge porn’ bill

December 6, 2014

The Illinois General Assembly passed Wednesday a widely supported “revenge porn” bill that would ban the publication of sexually explicit pictures without the consent of the person depicted. “It...

State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims

October 9, 2014

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) is suing his opponent in the upcoming election — an Evanston doctor — and others, claiming they advertised and published defamatory and false information about...

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