Police union president slams Foxx, prosecutors after exonerations

Vandalism, graffiti remain nagging problems despite CTA's efforts

THE WATCHDOGS: Despite the CTA’s efforts, vandalism is on the rise on CTA property in the city of Chicago. More graffiti at its Wilmette rail yard, too — even after installing surveillance cameras. Police logged 429 CTA vandalism incidents through October, up from 302 all of last year.

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Sheriff's official suspended 10 days over Cubs World Series sneak-in

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, right, and Sheriffs Department Cmdr. Michael Anton approach a podium to hold a press conference regarding the arrest of nine suspects charged in connection with a human trafficking investigation, titled Operation "Little Girls Lost," at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, 2650 S. California Ave., Wednesday, August 24, 2011, in Chicago. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez, right, and Sheriffs Department Cmdr. Michael Anton approach a podium to hold a press conference regarding the arrest of nine suspects charged in connection with a human trafficking investigation, titled Operation "Little Girls Lost," at the Cook County Criminal Courts Building, 2650 S. California Ave., Wednesday, August 24, 2011, in Chicago. | John J. Kim~Sun-Times Mike Anton, a deputy chief with the Cook County sheriff’s office who makes about $120,000 a year, was suspended for 10 days for giving security IDs to two people so they could get in to a 2016 Cubs World Series game, records show.

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