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Dan Mihalopoulos is a former investigative reporter at the Chicago Sun-Times.

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Fast lane: Potential challenger to Mayor Rahm Emanuel racks up tickets from city

Cook County Commissioner Bridget Gainer, who’s weighing whether to try to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel next year, already has done her part to boost

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Teamsters boss John Coli’s tenure at Mokena local proved lucrative to son’s firm

Longtime Chicago Teamsters union boss John T. Coli Sr.’s nearly three-year tenure as head of a 12,500-member local in Mokena proved lucrative for his son Joseph Coli’s law firm, documents obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.

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#SupportSunTimes: Investigative reporter’s career comes full circle

Keeping Chicago a two-paper town is vital to fulfilling the watchdog role of the media here. Competition between reporters drives our best efforts.

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Chicago has fewer beat cops despite police hiring surge, records show

More than a year into the Chicago Police Department’s biggest hiring surge in decades, 14 of the city's 22 police districts now have fewer beat cops than they did when the push was announced, records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.

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Assessed valuation of ending election protest and endorsing winner? $600,000

According to the letter from lawyer Frank Avila Jr., Raila wanted $600,000. Or some lesser — but still "significant" — amount of money, Avila wrote.

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Preckwinkle sours when told pop tax repeal cuts could bottle up tax bills

"Were you for revenue?" Preckwinkle shot back at Republican Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak, according to the sources.

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Nonprofit watchdog group Project Six closing down

The group issued a statement Friday afternoon acknowledging that it is "stopping operations this month."

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Sometimes juggling kid play and parent fitness can be a walk in the park

The idea is that the grown-ups get in a little physical activity even as they still can keep a wary eye on the kids.

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Ex-Rahm aide in race to replace Ald. Ameya Pawar as mayor’s alderman

MIHALOPOULOS: Michael Negron, a former high-ranking aide to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, is now part of a crowded field running to become Emanuel’s alderman.

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Ride-share ‘nightmare?’ Lawsuit says car leased from Uber was unsafe ‘lemon’

In a lawsuit pending in federal court here, Crawl says the car she got was "an unsafe and undrivable ‘lemon.’"