Geneva Man Accused of Killing Wife
A Geneva man has been charged with killing his wife and leaving her body alongside nearby railroad tracks. The Kane County State's Attorney's Office says 47-year-old Shadwick King is charged with first-degree murder in the death of his 32-year-old wife, Kathleen King. Police say Shadwick King suffocated his wife on July 6th at their home.
Background checks for Alien Children
U.S. Senator Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico. The Illinois Republican says 429 unaccompanied minors are living in Chicago. Kirk says he's sent letters to the U.S. ambassadors to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador asking whether their embassies have performed criminal background checks.
Social Security Numbers
Officials have notified former students of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Business Administration that personal information — including Social Security numbers — were found on a publicly accessible website from 2002. People who are affected may contact the Federal Trade Commission in Chicago and also access a free annual credit report from major credit agencies.
Rauner says Gov. Should Come Clean
Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner says Governor Pat Quinn should "come clean" on the 2010 anti-violence program that's under federal investigation. Rauner also says a legislative investigation into the Neighborhood Recovery Initiative should continue despite a Justice Department request to stop. Quinn has said he fixed the program's problems and wrongdoers should be held accountable.