Former Aide To Alderman Brookins Gets 15 Years For Taking BribeCurtis Thompson Jr. pleaded guilty in December to taking a $7,500 cash bribe from an undercover FBI informant at a 2013 Christmas party at the alderman’s office. He pocketed the Christmas card full of cash after helping the informant land the alderman’s essential support for a liquor license in the 21st Ward.
Former Brookins Aide Pleads Guilty To Taking $7,500 BribeA former chief of staff to Ald. Howard Brookins pleaded guilty Thursday to taking a $7,500 cash bribe from an undercover FBI informant at a 2013 Christmas party at the alderman’s office, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Judge Ends Ex-Blagojevich Aide's Probation EarlyRod Blagojevich's ex-chief of staff is free and clear of the justice system after a federal judge in Chicago ended his two-year probation period early.
Former Blagojevich Aide John Harris To Report To PrisonA former chief of staff for deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich will report to jail next week.
Blagojevich's Former Top Aide Gets 10 Days In JailThe man who was Rod Blagojevich's chief of staff when the former governor was arrested for trying to sell a U.S. Senate seat has been sentenced to 10 days in jail for his role in Blagojevich's corruption case.
Sentencing Delayed For Former Blagojevich Chief Of Staff Harris The day after deposed Gov. Rod Blagojevich began his 14-year prison sentence, his former chief of staff, John Harris, is learning his fate.
Michelle Obama Denies Tension With Rahm EmanuelFirst lady Michelle Obama is hitting back against reports there was tension between her and Rahm Emanuel when he was the White House chief of staff.
Mayor Emanuel: Chief Of Staff Role Tough On AnybodyMayor Emanuel, who was White House Chief of Staff before Bill Daley, says Daley can leave the White House with his head held high for a job well done.
Bill Daley Resigning As Obama's Chief Of StaffChicagoan Bill Daley is stepping down as President Barack Obama’s chief of staff at the end of the month, after about a year as the president’s top aide.
Many Top City Executives Up For Raises In 2012 BudgetWhile Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s first city budget includes layoffs, budget cuts, and higher fees and fines, it also includes rewards for some mayoral aides.
Distant Daley Relative To Be Emanuel's Chief Of StaffMayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has appointed local government veteran and distant Daley family relative Theresa Mintle as his chief of staff.
Judge: Blago Lawyer's Questions 'Out Of Bounds'A defense attorney for Rod Blagojevich drew some harsh criticism from the judge at the former governor’s corruption retrial on Monday for repeatedly asking questions that the judge had already ruled were "out of bounds."