Illinois' highest-in-the-nation property taxes are eroding home equity and depressing home values across the state. This report is part of a Chicago City Wire series on recent home sales that demonstrate the consequences.
Mark Petersen donated $1,000 to Democrat Susana Mendoza's election campaign committee, Susana Mendoza For Mayor, on Jan. 8, according to records obtained from the Illinois State Board of Elections (ISBE).
The truancy rate at Dunbar Vocational Career Academy High School fell to 70 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Chicago City Wire analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.
There were 12 offenders convicted of sex crimes released on parole in Cook County during the fourth quarter of 2018, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by the Chicago City Wire.