It’s the defining story of the governor’s race. How did the Sun-Times go about reporting the Pritzker mansion tax breaks and what questions remain.
THE WATCHDOGS: Lawyer who once testified he hired pal of ex-Gov. George Ryan for do-nothing, taxpayer-paid job is now working on Bill Daley campaign.
THE WATCHDOGS: For 13 years, a politically connected Bridgeport charity failed to pay off a series of IRS liens totaling $109,000 for back taxes.
THE WATCHDOGS: When final accounting is done, each of the five city pension plans will have lost about 80 percent of the money invested in the deal.
Ronnie Winfield lays blame for his arrest and prosecution squarely on Dr. Adrienne Segovia, the $222,945-a-year asst. Cook County medical examiner.
THE WATCHDOGS: The promotion came amid an internal police department investigation and a lawsuit accusing cop of sexual misconduct with a subordinate.
There were Chicago-related developments Tuesday in the criminal cases involving Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen and George Papadopoulos.
THE WATCHDOGS: What did 1,817 TV, movie and commercial productions do to earn millions in tax breaks from the state of Illinois? Officials won’t say.
THE WATCHDOGS: Before he testifies in a 2012 murder case, Dr. John E. Cavanaugh’s findings will be reviewed by two pathologists.
THE WATCHDOGS: A clout-heavy company hired a convicted child-sexual predator to park cars on a Chicago Public Schools lot near Wrigley Field.
THE WATCHDOGS: Some of President Donald Trump’s Chicago connections likely to be spotlighted as former campaign chairman Paul Manafort goes on trial.
City Hall wants to punish owner of parking lot — hit for parking cars on city land for years without rent — for failing to meet settlement terms.
THE WATCHDOGS: Ex-top Cook County medical examiner’s deputy, fired after a review found he botched autopsies, is now under scrutiny in Indianapolis.
THE WATCHDOGS: Movie studio exec went on spending spree while helping feds build extortion case against longtime Teamsters union boss John Coli Sr.
THE WATCHDOGS: Faced with medical examiner’s routine failure to visit death scenes, county board prez Toni Preckwinkle moves to drop that requirement.