Around Wrigley Field, bars and restaurants compete for customers. But when it comes to property taxes, they operate on an uneven playing field.
Nearly 400 Chicago cops were investigated by the Chicago Police Department from 1997 to 2014 for alcohol or drug use, a Sun-Times analysis finds.
THE WATCHDOGS: It’s one more irregularity in a case the FBI has been investigating for months.
The Cook County state’s attorney’s office has suddenly dropped the criminal case against Joseph Baskins, the robbery suspect, without explanation.
The last cop facing discipline in David Koschman case has been paid more than $37,000 for overtime while on desk duty as he fights year’s suspension.
Autopsy finds Chicago cop, found dead amid FBI probe of cop-husband’s death, accidentally drowned in bathtub after drinking, taking anti-anxiety drug.
THE WATCHDOGS: While backing plans for condos in their wards, aldermen for booming neighborhoods got loans from bank led by the developers’ lawyer.
THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago Police Department shuffled Officer Dina Markham around amid new investigations of her husband’s death.
A Chicago cop died 21 months ago in what was called a suicide. Now, his death is being reexamined, and the case has taken a shocking turn.
THE WATCHDOGS: The Sun-Times finds 15 cops left the Chicago Police Department under a cloud but ended up in other police jobs, mostly in the suburbs.
THE WATCHDOGS: J.B. Pritzker bought mansion next to his, let it fall into disrepair — then argued it was “uninhabitable” to win $230K in tax breaks.
Brian Thompson, commander of Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s security detail, is retiring after nearly three decades on the Chicago Police Department.
Over 20 years, the Bears have spent nearly $12.5 million to settle workers’ comp claims filed by players incl. Urlacher, Forte. See who got how much.
Newly unsealed court records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times offer a rare peek inside the mayor’s Chicago Police Department security detail.
An apparent loophole in union contract Emanuel administration signed could mean arbitrator, not Chicago Police Board, decides Koschman cop’s fate.