Chicago customers of a Thai prostitution ring became key players in nationwide operation, authorities say, calling that “a unique twist.”
Richard Garrity, 42, of Wheaton suffered head injuries Tuesday and died the next day at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, authorities said.
Supt. Eddie Johnson said the list has helped some people escape a violent “lifestyle” but backed away from saying it has been used for enforcement.
THE WATCHDOGS: A United Airlines passenger who had $5K seized at O’Hare has filed a lawsuit that spotlighted DEA payments to airline employees.
A lawyer wants to question former Mayor Richard M. Daley about conflicting accounts about his response to police torture allegations.
“Thankfully he had a vest on and it saved his life,” said Dr. Kristen Donaldson, who treated the officer at Loyola University Medical Center.
THE WATCHDOGS: After long legal fight, the Chicago Sun-Times gets exclusive look at what gets people on Chicago Police Department’s secret watch list.