Ambrosio Medrano Sr.
Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano pleaded guilty Tuesday to wire fraud, and prosecutors want to send him to prison for about 20 years.
Former Cook County Commissioner Joseph Mario Moreno has pleaded guilty to federal bribery charges, for allegedly taking kickbacks to direct business to county hospitals, and for backing a waste transfer station in Cicero.
A former Chicago alderman who was convicted in one of the city’s most famous corruption cases was back in court on Monday to stand trial on federal bribery charges.
Bond was set at $175,000 on Tuesday for a former Chicago alderman who is facing bribery charges for the second time.
Just two days before he officially steps down as the U.S. Attorney in Chicago, Patrick Fitzgerald’s office has nailed two more local elected officials in a public corruption probe.