Sun-Times/WBBM Religion Roundup: Researcher finds stark decline of Christianity in Europe, was in Chicago interviewing people fallen away from faith.
THE WATCHDOGS: The FBI didn’t interview a key police figure during its extraordinary, year-and-a-half-long examination of the death of a Chicago cop.
Sun-Times/WBBM religion roundup: Salvation and Deliverance Ministries International held its first services Easter Sunday since a fire in February.
THE WATCHDOGS: Top debtor of failed Washington Federal Bank for Savings in Bridgeport seeks bankruptcy to avoid paying more than $20 million in loans.
Sun-Times/WBBM religion roundup: A Brandeis study estimates the Jewish population in Washington, D.C., and its suburbs has matched that of Chicago.
Sun-Times/WBBM religion roundup: The Vatican “is hosting a weeklong training” in Rome “to better prepare” priests “for ministry” as exorcists.
THE WATCHDOGS: State Comptroller Susana Mendoza says she can be independent in #MeToo review despite ties to Madigan and his two ousted operatives.
THE WATCHDOGS: You can read the FBI’s reports on the deaths of two Chicago cops, Sgt. Donald Markham and his wife Officer Dina Markham, here.
THE WATCHDOGS: FBI files, other records obtained by the Sun-Times call into question Chicago Police Department finding that sergeant killed himself.
U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski squeaked out a victory Tuesday against so-called “anti-Machine” Democratic primary challenger Marie Newman.
The number of anti-Semitic incidents reported in Illinois and the rest of the United States is up, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
THE WATCHDOGS: 15 employees of Court Clerk Dorothy Brown and their family members gave her campaign contributions within 6 months of getting promoted.
DePaul University is the nation’s largest Catholic college, but fewer incoming freshmen who reveal a religious affiliation identify as Catholic.
THE WATCHDOGS: The FAA took the unusual step of issuing the city of Chicago a “warning letter” on weather-related mishaps at O’Hare in 2016 and 2015.