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Former Ald. Ambrosio Medrano (CBS File Photo)

Former Alderman Pleads Guilty In Third Corruption Case

Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano pleaded guilty Tuesday to wire fraud, and prosecutors want to send him to prison for about 20 years.

09/24/2013

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Ex-Commissioner Moreno Pleads Guilty To Bribery Charges

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.

07/01/2013

Former Ald. Ambrosio Medrano (CBS File Photo)

Jury Selection Begins For Former Alderman Medrano’s Bribery Trial

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.

06/03/2013

Former Ald. Ambrosio Medrano (CBS File Photo)

Former Ald. Medrano Freed On $175,000 Bond In Bribery Case

Bond was set at $175,000 on Tuesday for a former Chicago alderman who is facing bribery charges for the second time.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2012

Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano (left) and former Cook County Commissioner Joseph Mario Moreno (right) have been charged in a federal corruption probe. In all, they are accused in three different bribery schemes, including one in which they both allegedly worked together to get kickbacks. (Credit: CBS)

Former Ald. Medrano, Ex-Commissioner Moreno Charged In Corruption Probe

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.

06/28/2012