A Chicago policewoman this week said she and another cop were subjected to barely veiled death threats, banishment from buildings, accusations by senior officers of being “rats,” and even arrests in response to their blowing the whistle on a corrupt crew within the city's police department.
Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs divulged recently that the state suffered $31.2 million in missed revenue opportunities in the year’s first quarter following the state’s epic budget impasse, with his office forced into difficult choices.
Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 85 and West Chicago’s Park District joined recently in a tribute to Michael Browning, whose passing 24 years ago was memorialized by a scholarship and street bearing his name.
Through keen and covert observation, a suburban Chicago Veteran Affairs hospital has been identified as a refuge for roaches, inciting Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) to insist on answers to allegations of unsanitary conditions.
The city of Chicago Community Development Commission met Tuesday to request authority to advertise the Department of Planning and Development’s intention to enter into a negotiated sale with Ujamaa Holdings Group LLC for the disposition of the property at 2810-14 and 2820 E. 83rd St.
Warning retailers of the citywide ban on selling tobacco products to consumers under 21
that takes effect July 1, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the department of Business Affairs and
Consumer Protection (BACP) issued a reminder this week.
The city of Chicago Committee on Special Events, Cultural Affairs and Recreation will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday to review an agreement with Home Runn Inn to provide beverage services at Millennium Park.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Edgar County Watchdogs is calling for Illinois Auditor General Frank Mautino to resign after he pled the Fifth to avoid incriminating himself in an investigation by the Illinois State Board of Elections last week.