How to investigate email reference to 'rape in Champaign'? How to investigate email reference to 'rape in Champaign'? Thursday, January 9, 2020 House Speaker Michael Madigan said Thursday he will not initiate a House-led inquiry into a recently unearthed 2012 email written by a state government insider that alluded to a possible cover-up of a “rape in Champaign” and other criminal activity. Meanwhile, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the matter was forwarded to the Illinois Office of Executive Inspector General for investigation.