Giving his first interview since he was finally confirmed by the Senate last month, Zach Fardon showed a willingness to stand up to the politicians who’ve put huge public pressure on him to do more to tackle the street violence plaguing Chicago’s South and West Sides.
The rise and fall of one of a key Illinois political insider and power broker now behind bars on corruption charges is the basis for a new theater production in Chicago this fall.
Political corruption does not stop at Chicago city limits. A political analyst and former alderman is calling attention to corruption in the suburbs.
CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says we all bear some responsibility for the black eye Illinois is getting this week, with the surrender of ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich at a federal prison.