THE WATCHDOGS: Daley nephew Robert G. Vanecko and supporter Allison S. Davis lost 80 percent of $68M that five city pension funds gave them to invest.
THE WATCHDOGS: Board member of failed bank had a role in City Hall hiring scandal that sent Mayor Richard M. Daley’s patronage director to prison.
The state’s high court heard oral arguments Tuesday from Matthew Topic, an attorney for the Better Government Association.
THE WATCHDOGS: Audit: $82.6 million fraud at Bridgeport bank that feds shut down soon after its president was found hanged at customer’s home.
THE WATCHDOGS: Despite his legal troubles and disciplinary investigations, Sgt. Eric J. Elkins has gone unpunished by the Chicago Police Department.
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.