Gildardo Sierra quit as a Chicago cop after shootings led to a federal investigation, costly lawsuits — then got hired by suburban park police force.
Cook County Commissioner Peter Silvestri is cashing in on the fast-growing video gambling industry, as a sales agent for a video gambling firm.
Brown was elected to a fifth term as clerk despite a federal probe into her office’s hiring and promotion practices.
Allegations of discrimination in the Chicago Fire Department’s hiring and promotions have cost taxpayers nearly $92 million over the past nine years.
Many charter schools have been repeatedly late in passing along employee pension contributions to the Chicago Teachers’ Pension Fund.
The video gambling industry has poured money into campaign funds of Chicago, suburban officials, sometimes to the mayors who OK their liquor licenses.
While 77 percent of Illinois educators are women, public school districts are mostly run by men, who make up 72 percent of superintendents.