CHICAGO (CBS)– A south suburban mayor will be sworn in again.
Last month, the Illinois supreme court ruled Markham Mayor Roger Agpawa can stay in office, despite a 1999 mail fraud conviction.
Agpawa won office in 2017, but fought more than half his first term to be sworn in.
Then-governor Bruce Rauner restored Agpawa’s right to hold office.
But earlier this year, a state appeals court ruled Rauner didn’t have the power to do that.
Three weeks ago, the Illinois Supreme Court reversed that ruling.