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Chicago cop’s indictment threatens wiretap evidence in Four Corner Hustlers case
THE WATCHDOGS: The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago now finds itself in the uncomfortable position of prosecuting indicted Chicago police Sgt. Xavier Elizondo while also defending the integrity of the affidavits he submitted regarding the brutal Four Corner Hustlers street gang.
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Arrested weeks after 9/11 for charging into the cockpit of an airline amid a bipolar breakdown, Ted Coburn is now an advocate for the mentally ill.
Arrested weeks after 9/11 for charging into the cockpit of a Chicago-bound jetliner while suffering a bipolar breakdown, Ted Coburn has since transformed his life, becoming an advocate for others like himself and trying to combat what he calls the “stigma” surrounding mental illness.
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18 shot — 6 killed — in Chicago since Friday evening
6 shootings struck Chicago Saturday, leaving 3 dead, 4 wounded
1 man, 1 woman shot to death inside parked vehicle on West Side
21-year-old man dead after gunfire erupts in Gage Park
2 homicides hit same block in E. Garfield Park within 24 hours
Fact-check: What's really inside Rauner, Pritzker tax returns
Illinois’ two deep-pocketed candidates recently presented voters with another fig leaf of transparency about the taxes they pay.
The limited releases, coupled with other publicly available documents, paint a portrait of the men who would collect and manage your state tax dollars as practitioners of aggressive tax avoidance, albeit in different ways.
Pritzker’s and Rauner’s $207M buys lots of TV, pals — caffè lattes and Munchkins
Both men are spending money hand over fist, but on nearly every measure, Pritzker is outspending the Republican governor nearly two to one.
Both men insist they are not trying to buy the election. Ultimately, that will be up to the voters to decide. But the Sun-Times decided to look and see exactly what the two men were spending their millions on. The unsurprising answer: TV ads, staff, food and friendship.