Robert Herguth is an investigative reporter with the Chicago Sun-Times, and also writes about religion.
SUN-TIMES/WBBM-AM RELIGION ROUNDUP: Yelp rates Chicago-area religious institutions on everything from diversity, sermons to how clean bathrooms are.
THE WATCHDOGS: Man’s assault conviction for shooting his girlfriend didn’t affect his new job with the Cook County medical examiner — or promotion.
Sun-Times/WBBM Religion Roundup: A new museum exhibit serves as a sort of bridge between fashion and the Catholic church.
SUN-TIMES/WBBM RELIGOION ROUNDUP: Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the United States of America to mark centennial with ceremonies in Chicago, elsewhere.
THE WATCHDOGS: Cop under investigation after girlfriend shoots herself with his gun after he allegedly says, “You should go use that one on yourself.”
THE WATCHDOGS: Here’s another case of Mayor Rahm Emanuel letting businesses keep city work past contract length, at times with no-bid extensions.
University of Chicago Buddhism scholar Matthew Kapstein joins Obama, Hanks, others as new inductees in the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.
THE WATCHDOGS: The medical examiner’s office is reviewing each of the 218 cases that fired pathologist Dr. John E. Cavanaugh handled.
THE WATCHDOGS: Weeks after a report he took campaign cash from landlord of “troubled” Humboldt Park store, Ald. Roberto Maldonado got another $1,000.
Religion Roundup: “Long-term plans are still being evaluated for the “cardinal’s mansion” where Cardinal Blase Cupich has declined to live.
THE WATCHDOGS: Bullet holes and shattered windows from gunfire have been reported at 11 Chicago schools in the past five years, records show.
RELIGION ROUNDUP: 80 percent of American adults identifying as Christian, 33 percent of Jewish adults said they believe in God as portrayed in Bible.
THE WATCHDOGS: Emanuel administration’s no-bid extensions for O’Hare, Midway asphalt work have added $20 million to $16.7 million deal.
Sun-Times/WBBM religion roundup: Study also finds nearly 1/2 of adults surveyed “believe God determines what happens to them most or all of the time.”
Carole Brown, Chicago’s chief financial officer, says City Hall passed in 2015 on an unsolicited Goldman Sachs pitch to privatize city water, sewers.