Former Alderman Pleads Guilty In Third Corruption CaseFormer Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano pleaded guilty Tuesday to wire fraud, and prosecutors want to send him to prison for about 20 years.
Ex-Commissioner Moreno Pleads Guilty To Bribery ChargesFormer 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.
Jury Selection Begins For Former Alderman Medrano's Bribery TrialA 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.
Former Ald. Medrano Freed On $175,000 Bond In Bribery CaseBond was set at $175,000 on Tuesday for a former Chicago alderman who is facing bribery charges for the second time.
Former Ald. Medrano, Ex-Commissioner Moreno Charged In Corruption ProbeJust 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.