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Chris Fusco became editor-in-chief of the Chicago Sun-Times in October 2017 and was named executive editor in 2020. Before that, he served as the news organization's managing editor and was a reporter for 16 years, producing numerous investigative reports involving government corruption, crime, child welfare, transportation, nursing home care and other subjects. Fusco is the recipient of more than a dozen local and several national journalism honors, including the George Polk Award for local reporting, which he shared with colleagues Tim Novak and Carol Marin in 2014.

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THE WATCHDOGS: Casino owners jump on video-gambling bandwagon

The number of video-gambling machines at bars, strip malls, other small venues is booming. That has casino operators, who once fought them, buying in.

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THE WATCHDOGS: State won’t explain ‘Chicago Fire’ tax credits

The state issued $15.9 million in tax credits for TV's "Chicago Fire" last year but now keeps more details secret because NBCUniversal Media objected.

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Chicago’s public housing divide, a Watchdogs / BGA special report

As 50,000 await housing aid, some CHA voucher-holders are living in lavish homes.

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The CHA’s waiting game: A Sun-Times/BGA special Watchdogs report

Thousands of low-income people spent years waiting in line for a CHA voucher, while others got vouchers in only a few days or weeks, a Chicago Sun-Times and Better Government Association investigation finds.

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The face of cancer — and strength

Cancer has left Greg Fusco blind, bruised and scarred. As he prepares for his next surgery, he lets his cousin, a Sun-Times reporter, tell his story.

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Teen who robbed Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s son sentenced to boot camp

Phillip B. Payne, the teen who mugged Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son, has been sentenced to bootcamp for other crimes.

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WATCHDOGS: CHA sends rents to landlord jailed in heroin ring

Johnny "Goo" Herndon is accused of operating the drug ring since the early 1990s and using the profits to buy and rehab dozens of apartment buildings, including buildings where some rents are subsidized through Section 8.

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Koschman cop says city waited too long, can’t punish him now

A Chicago cop facing suspension over the David Koschman case says City Hall waited too long to punish him, so his suspension should be dropped.

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CHA danger zones — a Sun-Times / BGA Watchdogs special report

On the South Side, a 22-year-old Chicago man the police said was a gang member was shot to death May 27 inside a Washington Park apartment described

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Greg Fusco, ‘face of cancer — and strength,’ home from hospital

Greg Fusco, whose lifelong bout with cancer was the subject of a Sun-Times story, is back home after surgery to remove a huge tumor from his face.