Three former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by a law firm into the Illinois Republican.
According to a CPS inspector general’s report, this is part of a larger theft scheme that is connected to seven people who have worked for Chicago Public Schools.
The Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
on-functioning equipment at red-light camera intersections have led to more than 45,000 violations going undetected. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
The man hired to police aldermen says a legal loophole is frustrating his ability to do his job. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
The Executive Ethics Commission approved a settlement Wednesday between the Illinois Attorney General and former Healthcare and Family Services Director Barry Maram.
About one-quarter of victims of assaults failed to get counted in Chicago Police statistics for 2012, according to a just-released city Office of the Inspector General report.
Gov. Pat Quinn continues to be dogged by questions about his $55 million anti-violence program and questions about where and how the money was used. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.
Mayor Emanuel confirms that, even though he’s officially reappointing the City’s Inspector General to another four-year-term, both men have agreed that he’ll only stay around for another year, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Are missing prescription drugs from Cook County Stroger Hospital supplying illegal street sales of painkillers and other narcotics? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
The feud between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the aggressive inspector general he inherited escalated Monday with a new claim from Joe Ferguson: that City Hall stonewalled his attempt to audit Emanuel’s grid-based garbage collection system and verify the mayor’s $18 million-a-year savings claim.
Newly elected Village President Riley Rogers said Dolton is essentially broke. It made payroll and insurance payments this week only because it raided a tax-increment financing (TIF) fund.
The inspector general’s report also mentioned a Tollway call center employee who was negotiating with callers to take money in exchange for reducing or dismissing toll violations and fines.
Quinn has appointed 40-year law enforcement veteran Michael McCotter to the job.
Chicago’s Inspector General is out with his latest list of options that could help the city reduce its nearly $300 million budget shortfall.
Cook County commissioners reportedly ran up more than $98,000 in expenses without providing a shred of paperwork.
A legal battle may be brewing between the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Chicago City Council Finance Committee.
The agency that oversees ethics issues for City Hall is reportedly falling down on the job.
The Chicago Inspector General’s office says scheduling errors involving the crews that immobilize vehicles with the Denver boot have cost the city $160,000 per year.
An Illinois agency is taking a second look at why the Inspector General’s office reportedly failed to investigate the deaths of some disabled citizens.