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Auditor fined over campaign reports filed as House member

Mautino did not attend the hearing. Mautino invoked his right against self-incrimination in declining to turn over explanatory documents from 2014 and 2015. He was exasperated because board members said they could act only on Mautino's lack of cooperation, nothing more. "Election officials say Mautino's campaign spending has been under federal investigation, but prosecutors in central IL declined to confirm or deny that".


Brain surgeon, nurse charged with child sex crimes

Brain surgeon, nurse charged with child sex crimes

Rashel Brandon faces 11 felony counts that include lewd acts on a child, oral copulation with a child and production of child pornography, jail records showed. One of those "issues" was that Kohut was caught downloading and viewing pornography while at work, according to the state board. He was employed as a neurosurgeon at University Medical Center at the time.



White Nationalists Protest Removal Of Robert E. Lee Sculpture

Despite a panel recommendation to relocate the Lee statue to McIntire Park, the council voted 3-2 last month to sell it. Mayor Mike Signer and Galvin voted against the measure. But Pleasants said police were not ready for Saturday's rally in support of the Lee statue, that included torches. " We will not let you come in and take over and have your way ", protester Don Gathers told the crowd Sunday night.


Former Penn State student blames school for hazing death

Former Penn State student blames school for hazing death

Despite knowing that he was seriously injured his fraternity brothers did not call for an ambulance until the next day. The Piazza family said they haven't seen video footage, which was recovered from the house, documenting the early February night.



Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

Among those there was Richard Spencer , who popularized the phrase "alt-right". Saturday night's rally was held at the foot of a statue depicting Robert E. A white sheet was draped on the Robert E. Lee statue which had a message reading "Black Lives Matter F*** White Supremacy", in black and red lettering.