THE WATCHDOGS: Sprint boasts to consumers about its cell coverage but tells the FCC it can’t match competitors unless it can merge with T-Mobile.
The Emanuel administration has allowed Waste Management to divert tons of plastics and paper from residences to landfills it owns, costing taxpayers.
THE WATCHDOGS: Lawyer who once testified he hired pal of ex-Gov. George Ryan for do-nothing, taxpayer-paid job is now working on Bill Daley campaign.
THE WATCHDOGS: Matthew Coghlan’s colleagues vote to give reelection committee’s money to Democratic Party — which is campaigning against him.
Krystal Miller took all of the necessary paperwork to school before summer break even began. And CPS confirmed that a nurse would be there.
THE WATCHDOGS: For 13 years, a politically connected Bridgeport charity failed to pay off a series of IRS liens totaling $109,000 for back taxes.
THE WATCHDOGS: The Chicago Fire Department hired paramedic despite felony conviction, then tried to fire him after another arrest. But it didn’t take.
Democrat J.B. Pritzker is planning to repay the $330,000 property tax break he got in part by disabling the toilets in a Gold Coast mansion he owns.
Asked whether he would repay his tax savings, Pritzker said, “We’re going to follow whatever the recommendations, whatever it is.”
Ruling says paper violated law in publishing birth months/years, heights, weights, hair/eye colors of cops who were “fillers” in R.J. Vanecko lineup.
THE WATCHDOGS: Despite chief judge’s reform order, one judge continues to set bail beyond defendants’ ability to pay in more than one in four cases.
THE WATCHDOGS: A surge in Colombian cocaine production is beginning to be felt in Chicago, top U.S. drug-fighting authorities say.
Party refuses to endorse Judge Matthew Coghlan, who is a defendant in a suit that accuses him, as a prosecutor, of helping frame two men for murder.
THE WATCHDOGS: Augustinian priest under investigation for sex abuse of student is moved from monastery near Hyde Park schools after Sun-Times report.
THE WATCHDOGS: As a convicted felon, ex-Melrose Park police Chief Vito Scavo can’t legally have or use a gun. But he went bird-hunting anyway.