Rep. Smith’s Attorney: Taking Money Not Necessarily A Bribe “One could certainly accept money as a public official without that acceptance of money being a bribe,” defense attorney Sheldon Sorosky said after Smith pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing at the Dirksen Federal Courthouse on Wednesday. By The Numbers: Problems For Illinois What's wrong with Illinois?
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Lieutenant Of Drug Kingpin ‘El Chapo’ Being Held In Chicago A top lieutenant of the drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ is being held in Chicago where he faces federal drug charges. Two Cops Hailed For Catching Boys From Burning Home Two Chicago Police officers and a Good Samaritan are being hailed as heroes after catching two young boys jumping from a burning building.
Two Cook County Employees Get Prison For Bribery Scheme It’s Mid-April And Coast Guard Is Still Battling Thick Great Lakes Ice First Phase Of Red/Purple Line Rebuild May Start In 2017 Vandals Slash Tires Of 19 Vehicles In Evanston Truman College Instructor Accused Of Sexually Assualting Former Student Rep. Smith’s Attorney: Taking Money Not Necessarily A Bribe Lake Shore Drive Reopens After Suspicious Package Checked Child Abuse Prevention Group Hosts Pinwheel Garden At Navy Pier