Dan Mihalopoulos

Watchdogs reporter

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

Larry Rogers Jr. faced heavy spending from Assessor Fritz Kaegi, who backed newcomer Larecia Tucker. “He should have kept his money,” Rogers said Tuesday.
The women allege “childhood sexual abuse” by male supervisors in the years before a scandal at the city’s beaches and pools.
And City Hall’s inspector general says she is continuing to investigate possible Paycheck Protection Program fraud.
Mike Noonan was the consummate Illinois political insider. He now runs a “budtique” in southwestern Michigan.
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
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.
Keeping Chicago a two-paper town is vital to fulfilling the watchdog role of the media here. Competition between reporters drives our best efforts.
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.
According to the letter from lawyer Frank Avila Jr., Raila wanted $600,000. Or some lesser — but still “significant” — amount of money, Avila wrote.