THE WATCHDOGS: Secretary of state’s charity pledged $10 million for Chicago park center in his name but paid just $650,000 after taxpayer bailout.
THE WATCHDOGS: Eighty-six city workers made more than Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s $216,210 pay in 2017 — 50 more workers than the year before.
THE WATCHDOGS: A Chinese cargo jet came perilously close to a departing United Airlines jetliner in September at O’Hare due to a series of foul-ups.
Augustinian officials would not say if they know where Richard McGrath is now living and, if so, whether he’s in a supervised setting, away from kids.
THE WATCHDOGS: Liam Miller needed a nurse to attend kindergarten without his mom by his side. Now, after a Sun-Times investigation, he has one.
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.
Joseph Claps was acquitted when judge found no proof he had a real gun at courthouse. But others are convicted in Cook County with no gun as evidence.
The state Department of Financial and Professional Regulation has issued three subpoenas to UIC seeking records related to Dr. Mani Pavuluri.
Chicago’s most powerful alderman, Edward M. Burke, had his cell phone seized by federal agents who raided his government and political offices.
THE WATCHDOGS: Shortly before the FBI raided the offices of Ald. Edward M. Burke, agents visited home of alderman’s top political aide.
THE WATCHDOGS: Jose Santiago retired as Chicago’s fire commissioner while facing discipline for failing to report his driver for use of “N-word.”
THE WATCHDOGS: An onboard surveillance video showed CTA bus driver Roger Love peeing from his No. J14 Jeffery Jump bus. He’s the latest to get caught.
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.