City Council Passes Watered-Down Ordinance Giving IG Oversight Of Aldermen The Chicago City Council has approved a watered-down ordinance regarding oversight of aldermen by an inspector general, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Vote On Ordinance Giving City Inspector General Oversight Of City Council Postponed An effort to bring Chicago aldermen under the city's top investigative watchdog was derailed today in City Council.
Principals Removed At Senn High School, Marine Leadership AcademyTwo Chicago high schools will start the new school year without their principals, who have been removed by the Chicago Public Schools, amid separate investigations by the district’s inspector general.
Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over FiringsThree 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.
Four Charged With Stealing More Than $870,000 From CPSAccording 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.
2 Investigators: County Rapped After Using Public Resources For Private Agency's MoveThe Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Inspector General Finds Problems With Red-Light Camera Systemon-functioning equipment at red-light camera intersections have led to more than 45,000 violations going undetected. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
2 Investigators: Does The City Council's Inspector General Lack Real Power?The man hired to police aldermen says a legal loophole is frustrating his ability to do his job. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Former Blagojevich Cabinet Member Fined $100K For Ethics ViolationThe Executive Ethics Commission approved a settlement Wednesday between the Illinois Attorney General and former Healthcare and Family Services Director Barry Maram.
Chicago Police Underreported Number Of 2012 Assaults, Audit Finds 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.
Lawmaker Asks Feds To Examine Quinn Program To Combat ViolenceGov. 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.
Emanuel: Inspector General To Stay On For Another Four YearsMayor 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.