But airline suggests runway conditions, other factors, could have been in play, too, when commercial jetliner slid from landing strip over winter.
Cook County Circuit Court Employee Pleads Guilty
Dorothy Brown worker admits to lying to grand jury as part of probe of alleged pay-to-play in the agency.
Rivers Casino Pays $1.65 Mil Fine After Mob Inquiry
Gaming site hires contractor whose top exec has ties to reputed mob figures. Probe by regulators ends with hefty penalty – and unanswered questions.
Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy Hitches Wagon To Controversial Exec
Former Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy has a new security firm, and it’s affiliated with a local businessman with a curious past.
Pilots Mention Lack Of Traction On O’Hare Runways
Several aircraft slid from O’Hare runways this winter. Recently obtained radio traffic shows pilots had difficulty braking after landing. Are city crews doing enough to clear pavement?
Paying Out At CPS, Coughing Up In Kane County, And Copping A Plea
This week’s Public Eye column includes items on Chicago Public Schools cutting checks for unused vacation time, an unusual toll project in the suburbs and a cop admitting to a heinous crime.
Alvarez Campaign Relies On Employee Donations
Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s campaign fund is accepting dozens of donations from her underlings, something her opponents say is wrong.
Controversial Donor Gives To Alvarez, Again
Businessman once probed by Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez’s predecessor in still-unsolved missing persons case is now giving her campaign a financial boost.
Video Shows Off-Duty McCook Cop In Casino Brawl
Police officer claims he was threatened before slugging man at Joliet casino, but cop ends up with suspension, and questions remain.
Chicago Dog Pound: Rex, Lies And Videotape
The Emanuel administration’s handling of a request for city pound video showing a dog being choked was shameless – but not surprising.