Illinois Sen. Donne Trotter, charged with trying to board a plane in December with a handgun, was sentenced Wednesday to a year of court supervision. Read »
State Sen. Donne Trotter was back in court Thursday, repeating his argument that he didn't know he had a gun in his bag when he tried to pass through security at O'Hare International Airport early last month. Read »
As members of Illinois' newest General Assembly took the oath of office Wednesday, the state that's still struggling to rebuild its image after two consecutive governors went to prison set yet another precedent... Read »
State Sen. Donne Trotter is out of the race for Jesse Jackson Jr.'s vacant House seat. Read »
Two other candidates in the race to replace Jesse Jackson Jr. separately say they've been told that Trotter has released his pollster and that late last week began making phone calls to let others know he... Read »
State Rep. La Shawn Ford pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to allegations he used a $500,000 line of credit meant to rehab homes for personal expenses. Read »
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