“You’ve never passed a budget,” Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, referring to the Gov. Bruce Rauner. “Don’t be throwing stones.”
A WATCHDOGS FOLLOW-UP REPORT: Company to pay $180,000 for parking cars for years on lots city of Chicago owns near United Center.
The beginning of the end for Forrest Claypool came nearly two years ago. What the Chicago schools CEO did that cost him his $250,000 job.
THE WATCHDOGS: Riders who nod off on the L sometimes wake up on an empty train in a rail yard, missed by CTA employees clearing trains.
In a 13-page memo to the Chicago Board of Education, CPS Inspector General Nicholas Schuler recommended the board fire CPS CEO Forrest Claypool.
Emanuel said there are “two sides to every story” and Claypool “deserves the right to be heard” in response to the inspector general’s report.
THE WATCHDOGS: Secret report cites ‘critical failure of executive judgment” by city schools chief Forrest Claypool in ethics probe of top CPS lawyer.
THE WATCHDOGS: Violent crime citywide has fallen only slightly since last year saw more people killed in Chicago than in any year in two decades.
WATCHDOGS: Despite CTA’s efforts, vandalism on the rise on CTA property in Chicago. More graffiti at its Wilmette rail yard, too — even with cameras.
WATCHDOGS: Hours before cop was found dead in her tub, she texted commander whose detectives called cop-husband’s death suicide. FBI suspects murder.
WATCHDOGS: “Non-index” crimes on CTA in Chicago — less severe than “index” crimes like murder, robbery, rape — on pace to surpass each of past 2 yrs.
WATCHDOGS: One of Chicago’s most powerful alderman, Edward M. Burke, suing for more property-tax refunds for President Donald Trump’s namesake tower.
The statement Daley crafted four years ago came as he and other Daley family members were being interviewed by lawyers working under attorney Dan Webb
That lack of visibility appeared to make the evacuation of an American Airlines jetliner more perilous at O’Hare Airport a year ago, records show.
It’s how the laws are written, and trafficking is hard to prove. A follow-up report to “How Chicago gets its guns.”