The Illinois FOP has suspended the president of the union representing Chicago Police officers — and prohibited Mike Shields from negotiating with the city — after accusing him of violating his oath and branding him a “dictator,” the Sun-Times is reporting.
The intramural fight in the FOP comes in the context of the start of campaigning for union officer elections in March.
He’s a highly-educated 49-year-old man accused of running a classic government kickback scam, but to Eugene Mullins’ attorney, he’s still “Little Geno,” the 7-year-old South Side boy who “loved sports” and “defended other kids from bullies.”
Nearly three years after she was arrested while pulling out of a downtown parking garage, Carla Oglesby – a top aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger – is expected to go on trial on public corruption charges Monday.
The communications chief for former Cook County President Todd Stroger was indicted on Thursday, accused of steering county business to friends.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is not commenting directly on whether it is appropriate for faith-based groups that are backing of his education agenda to get millions of dollars worth of city contracts.
The Cook County Board has approved a new way of hiring consultants and making purchases, which actually reduces some of the board’s oversight.
The Bears have signed draft pick Stephen Paea to a four-year contract, and have agreed to terms with fellow draft pick Chris Conte.
Joining a gym after New Year’s is popular, and that trend unfortunately has prompted some facilities to try and take advantage of new clients.