The politician-grandson of late Mayor Richard J. Daley now owns the family’s iconic South Side bungalow. Why has he been collecting tax breaks on that home and another?
Cook County’s government-run pharmacies have been so badly managed the DEA was brought in to help straighten them out.
County Treasurer Maria Pappas hosts nuptials for yoga instructor in County Building during regular hours – while patrons are turned away. What’s next for mercurial “public servant”?
In latest mishap with Chicago Fire Department vehicles, ambulance breaks down while carrying gunshot victim. He later dies.
Elected officials in Joliet get VIP perks at local casino they help regulate. Is this a fair deal or is it time to fold the practice?
Suburban mayors regulate liquor establishments in their towns. But many mayors also take campaign money from those businesses. Who’s really getting served here?
Not only are CPS employees underreporting income so their kids get taxpayer-subsidized meals, other parents are doing the same – at a staggering rate.
The CTA is spending an extra $6 million to replace wooden platforms that, despite being brand new, are rotting. Why? The agency neglected to apply weather sealant.
Cook County Treasurer Maria Pappas’ office processes property tax payments, but back in the 1990s, while she was a county commissioner, she was pocketing three tax breaks for her personal property when only one was allowed.
DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba not only let his high school-aged son go on ride-alongs with deputies and participate in arrests, the teen was given access to a confidential police database containing information on all licensed drivers in Illinois. The BGA is suing to find out whose data was accessed.