Former Chicago Outlaws boss Orville “Orvie” Cochran, once one of Chicago’s most-wanted fugitives, is worried about informants turning on him.
Robert Herguth is an investigative reporter with the Chicago Sun-Times, and also writes about religion.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: A Virginia minister has started the GodSquad Church, which he says is the first online-only congregation for video-gamers.
SUN-TIMES / WBBM RELIGION ROUNDUP: McCormick Place conference draws thousands of educators from Seventh-day Adventist schools.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: Event aims to find appropriate ways to decommission unneeded churches so they don’t end up as discos, gymnasiums or gelato shops.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: Students from more than 100 colleges around the country are expected to be in Chicago in August for an interfaith conference.
THE WATCHDOGS: Some of President Donald Trump’s Chicago connections likely to be spotlighted as former campaign chairman Paul Manafort goes on trial.
THE WATCHDOGS: Despite “zero-tolerance” crackdown, CTA bus, L operators keep yakking on cellphones while working, seldom face firing even after crash.
THE WATCHDOGS: Stephen M. Calk made the maximum contribution around time his Federal Savings Bank gave $16M in loans to ex-Trump campaign chairman.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: The steeple of a church that’s one of the most recognizable sights alongside the Kennedy Expressway recently got a facelift.
THE WATCHDOGS: Ex-top Cook County medical examiner’s deputy, fired after a review found he botched autopsies, is now under scrutiny in Indianapolis.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: In new book, a Benedictine University professor writes that Jesus’ mother Mary is important in Islam as well as Christianity.
THE WATCHDOGS: “If she were indicted or something like that,” judge says he might rethink giving more campaign money to court Clerk Dorothy Brown.
SUN-TIMES/WBBM-AM RELIGION ROUNDUP: Adults 18-39 “less likely” than over-40s to say ‘religion very important to them’ in 46 of 106 countries surveyed.
SUN-TIMES/WBBM RELIGION ROUNDUP: Lincolnwood Rabbi James Gordon’s new book ‘Pray Ball 2’ looks to Judaism for “spiritual insights into sportsmanship.”
THE WATCHDOGS: Costs rise by $58M on $115M deal Emanuel administration gave a politically connected contractor to run O’Hare Airport’s People Mover.