THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago police Sgt. Eric J. Elkins was given a break that boosted his pension despite internal affairs investigation over sex crime.
THE WATCHDOGS: Once alderman left payroll, he couldn’t face discipline. “We didn’t investigate anyone who wasn’t a current employee,” monitor says.
THE WATCHDOGS: “It does not make any sense to us why it was lowered,” staff of new county assessor says of alderman’s tax breaks on home, ward office.
THE WATCHDOGS: Eric J. Elkins had been on desk duty since shortly after being accused in 2015 of touching a teenage boy’s genitals over his clothes.
Hynes’ name repeatedly pops up in the affidavit filed to win approval of warrants for Ald. Danny Solis’ home and offices after FBI wiretapped Solis.
Whatever ex-Mayor Richard M. Daley, family told special prosecutor in probe that sent Daley nephew to jail for killing David Koschman stays secret.
When FBI agents raided the City Hall offices of Ald. Edward M. Burke on Nov. 29, they were seeking a wide range of documents.
Becky Strzechowski, principal officer of Teamsters Local 700, had been one of the highest-ranking female Teamsters officials in the country.
THE WATCHDOGS: The firms behind two massive planned Chicago developments have cut ties with law firm of alderman who faces a corruption charge.
Toni Preckwinkle’s campaign committee never reported the donation until Thursday, the day the criminal charges were announced against Ald. Ed Burke.
Chicago’s most powerful alderman, Ed Burke, is charged with trying to leverage legal work out of Burger King executives who needed permit approvals.
THE WATCHDOGS: More than a year after finding pathologist missed a murder, firing him, launching unprecedented review, medical examiner far from done.
THE WATCHDOGS: Alderman’s fight to keep workers’ comp records secret from inspector general has cost taxpayers nearly a quarter of a million dollars.
THE WATCHDOGS: 80 percent of volunteers who got signatures for re-election bid can’t vote for Ald. Edward Burke because they don’t live in his ward.
Chicago’s most powerful alderman, Edward M. Burke, had his cell phone seized by federal agents who raided his government and political offices.