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.
In a dissent that invoked Nelson Mandela, one judge noted that the sentence amounted to one year in prison for every $3.33 of merchandise taken.
Plagued by problems finding enough nurses, CPS will expand its stable of outside nursing firms to eight, including one that’s suing the school system.
Read the Chicago archdiocese’s current full list of “clergy with substantiated allegations of sexual misconduct with minors.
CashNowOffer.com has “failed to remain consistent in alleviating the pattern of consumer complaints or fully modify the ads they promised to address.”
THE WATCHDOGS: Board member of failed bank had a role in City Hall hiring scandal that sent Mayor Richard M. Daley’s patronage director to prison.
Scammers use fake emails and spoofed phone numbers with U.S. area codes to make it appear they are in the country. This type of fraud is growing.
THE WATCHDOGS: Number of federal gun-crimes prosecutions in Chicago rose 75 percent March 2016-March 2017, another 29 percent through March 2018.
Federal prosecutors in Chicago are targeting gun crimes more.
The state’s high court heard oral arguments Tuesday from Matthew Topic, an attorney for the Better Government Association.
THE WATCHDOGS: She sponsored a bill backed by rental car industry to add regs, taxes on car-sharing services. Now, she’s lobbying for Enterprise.
THE WATCHDOGS: Audit: $82.6 million fraud at Bridgeport bank that feds shut down soon after its president was found hanged at customer’s home.
THE WATCHDOGS: That stench on your CTA bus? That puddle of urine? Turns out riders aren’t always the ones to blame.