News

NRI Subpoenas Issued

NRI Subpoenas Issued

Photo: Associated Press

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed emails of top officials involved in Gov. Pat Quinn’s troubled anti-violence program.

On Friday, Quinn’s office provided The Associated Press a subpoena seeking emails of the former director of the agency responsible for running the program, a former deputy chief of staff in Quinn’s office, a former chief of the Department of Central Management Services and two others. A spokesman says Quinn is cooperating with law enforcement and has directed all state agencies to do the same.

The May 13 subpoena came after auditors blasted the program for mismanagement and misspending and before a state commission subpoenaed people — including some whose emails the grand jury subpoenaed — involved in the program.

None of those whose emails were subpoenaed could be reached for comment.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local

Full Text and Audio of Obama’s Speech to Legislature

Updated
Obama Springfield 4

Click here for text and audio of President Obama's address to the Illinois General Assembly.

3 hours ago in Local

LISTEN: President Obama’s Full Speech at Hoogland Center for the Arts

Obama Springfield AP 3

Click here for President Obama's remarks at the Hoogland Center for the Arts

3 hours ago in Local

Lawmakers, Current and Past, React to Obama Speech

Obama Springfield AP

President Barack Obama visited Springfield Wednesday and had a lot to say to the General Assembly and Governor Rauner.

8 hours ago in Local

Obama: Citizens Are Turned Off By Current “Poisonous Political Climate” In U.S.

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

In his address, President Obama says people around the country are turned off by current "poisonous political climate."

9 hours ago in Local

Obama Reminiscing About Days In Illinois Legislature

Obama speaks about the sequester in Washington

President Obama reminisces about his days in the Illinois legislature.