THE WATCHDOGS: No one else has ever been charged with killing Dean Goldufsky after the Chicago police tried twice to get coworker prosecuted.
UIC has downplayed oversight problems on child psychiatrist’s research, but documents show the school acknowledged lapses to federal officials.
A reality TV show that turns Chicago fixer-uppers into pricey homes is creating lots of buzz, but some neighbors wish the flippers stayed away.
THE WATCHDOGS: The operator of Sherman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram says it doesn’t know how errors affecting 300 taxpayers occurred.
Chicago taxpayers paid more than $85 million last year to settle police misconduct lawsuits, $28 million more for lawyers, records show.
A big customer of a failed Bridgeport bank is charged with forcing his way in with gun-carrying lawyer after losing his office in bankruptcy.
THE WATCHDOGS: Records show a church governing body approved name change in part to distance center from its past, housing priests accused of abuse.
THE WATCHDOGS: The unfolding federal investigation of Ald. Danny Solis has exposed behind-the-scenes machinations over state-owned land in Chinatown.
Under fire from Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Park District and Supt. Mike Kelly “mutually decided” Thursday to rip up his contract.
A Northwest Side woman is suing City Hall and her former boyfriend, a Chicago police sergeant she says goaded her into shooting herself in the face.
THE WATCHDOGS: Besides $4M settlement with family of student who drowned in school pool, CPS pays $116K to teacher who says he was whistleblower.
THE WATCHDOGS: Chicago police Sgt. Eric J. Elkins was given a break that boosted his pension despite internal affairs investigation over sex crime.
Environmental enforcement by City Hall sharply declined under Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He cut costs, staff was slashed, and .
Firing the heads of the Chicago Park District, City Colleges, CPS and Chicago Housing Authority would cost taxpayers at least $820,000 in payouts.
THE WATCHDOGS: Despite scrutiny, archdiocese didn’t know religious order clerics living near Northbrook for years faced credible sex allegations.