Months after an Ald. Edward Burke fund-raiser for Kim Foxx’s state’s attorney’s run, her office OKed $2 million in tax refunds for a Burke client.
THE WATCHDOGS: An FBI expert found the circumstances of Sgt. Donald Markham’s mysterious death “are inconsistent with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.”
THE WATCHDOGS: After meeting with the FBI, Cook County medical examiner standing by suicide ruling in Chicago cop’s 2015 death.
THE WATCHDOGS: Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan for investors to bankroll billions in public works projects hasn’t raised a dime, has cost over $5 million.
A WATCHDOGS FOLLOW-UP REPORT: Company to pay $180,000 for parking cars for years on lots city of Chicago owns near United Center.
WATCHDOGS: Hours before cop was found dead in her tub, she texted commander whose detectives called cop-husband’s death suicide. FBI suspects murder.
WATCHDOGS: One of Chicago’s most powerful alderman, Edward M. Burke, suing for more property-tax refunds for President Donald Trump’s namesake tower.
The statement Daley crafted four years ago came as he and other Daley family members were being interviewed by lawyers working under attorney Dan Webb
THE WATCHDOGS: As legislators who also were Chicago cops, Edward Acevedo and Antonio Munoz helped change state law to give themselves police pensions.
THE WATCHDOGS: The Chicago Police Department ordered a bloody mattress where a cop’s body was found hauled to a dump even before an autopsy was done.
Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has dropped his effort to fire a cop with a history of disciplinary problems who tested positive for Oxycodone.
Around Wrigley Field, bars and restaurants compete for customers. But when it comes to property taxes, they operate on an uneven playing field.
Nearly 400 Chicago cops were investigated by the Chicago Police Department from 1997 to 2014 for alcohol or drug use, a Sun-Times analysis finds.
THE WATCHDOGS: It’s one more irregularity in a case the FBI has been investigating for months.
The Cook County state’s attorney’s office has suddenly dropped the criminal case against Joseph Baskins, the robbery suspect, without explanation.