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Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Emanuel Joins Other Big-City Mayors To Discuss Plight Of Poor Residents

The gap between the nation’s richest and poorest had increased dramatically, big-city mayors said in a report issued this week.

08/11/2014

Chicago River

Environmentalists Urge Congress To Strengthen Clean Water Act

Environment Illinois campaign director Lisa Nikodem said the group’s “Wasting Our Waterways” report reveals there’s a lot of work to be done to prevent pollution of waterways that feed into Lake Michigan.

06/19/2014

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Union Accuses CPS Of ‘Hollow Promises’ On School Closings

A year after the Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 public schools, the Chicago Teachers Union accused the district of breaking promises to use the money saved by the closures to make improvements at so-called welcoming schools.

05/21/2014

Empty Classroom

Report: Segregation Returning To Schools

It has been has been 60 years since the landmark U.S. Supreme Court “Brown vs. Board of Education” ruling barring state-sponsored segregation of schools, but segregation has returned in many places, including Chicago.

05/15/2014

Leighton Criminal Courts Building (CBS)

Report Critical Of Cook County Pretrial Services

A new report says staff shortages and other problems have undermined the office that helps Cook County judges decide if a suspect should remain in jail pending trial.

03/21/2014

Dan Rutherford

Rutherford’s Office Won’t Release Independent Report On Misconduct Allegations

Dan Rutherford spokeswoman Judy Pardonnet said Thursday that the information now will only be released through the courts.

02/13/2014

Richard "R.J." Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman. (Credit Chicago Police/CBS)

Report: No Evidence Of Daley Influence In Koschman Case

A special prosecutor has released a report concluding there’s no evidence former Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley or other family members sought to influence an investigation into the 2004 death of a man punched by Daley’s nephew.

02/04/2014

Richard "R.J." Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman. (Credit Chicago Police/CBS)

Special Prosecutor’s Report On Koschman Case To Be Released Tuesday

Special prosecutor Dan K. Webb will release a 162-page report Tuesday morning that’s expected to shed light on whether clout kept police and prosecutors from charging Richard J. “R.J.” Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, with killing David Koschman.

02/03/2014

Illinois Congressman Aaron Schock (R-Peoria) at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla. (Credit: CBS)

Ethics Committee Will Continue Investigation Into Schock

The House Ethics Committee says it will continue an investigation into U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock over allegations the Illinois Republican sought donations of more than $5,000 per donor to a super political action committee.

02/06/2013

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Emanuel Indicates Commission’s Report Won’t Be Last Word On School Closings

According to published reports, the Commission on School Utilization might recommend closing as few as 15 underutilized school buildings, fearing that a large number of school closings might cause too much upheaval.

WBBM Newsradio–01/24/2013

Police Lights Police Car

Sheriff: Woman’s Claim She Was Raped By Cop Impersonator Is A Hoax

A 33-year-old woman had told police she was pulled over by a fake cop Tuesday evening on a roadside in unincorporated Plano and sexually assaulted at gunpoint.

08/09/2012

(CBS File Photo)

OEMC To Issue Report On City’s Handling Of Extreme Heat

The Office of Emergency Management and Communications will issue a report investigating the city’s response to three days of temperatures over 100 degrees, according to an office spokeswoman.

07/08/2012

Rep. Randy Hultgren

Rep. Hultgren: Illinois Economy Just Keeps Getting Worse

U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren (R-Ill.) is updating the gloomy fiscal picture of Illinois’ finances painted last fall by now-ailing U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.)

CBS Chicago–04/11/2012

Water generic

Report: Indiana Tops Nation In Toxic Waterway Pollution

A new report shows Indiana’s factories topped the nation in toxic water pollution discharge in 2010.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Katie Ann Lunn

Report Slams Railway In Accident That Killed Woman

A final report has been issued on a highly publicized train accident that killed a Chicago woman two years ago.

CBS Chicago–03/29/2012

Sears Tower To Unveil New Glass Ledge On 103rd Floor

Report: Illinois Kids Are Being Victimized By Economy

The state of Illinois’ children is troubling, says a new report coming out Thursday.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2012

Sheila Simon

Lt. Gov.: Community Colleges Are Falling Short

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon says the state’s community colleges are falling short, and has some suggestions for improvement.

01/19/2012

2 Investigators/BGA

Report Details CPS Free Lunch Fraud, Improper Financial Benefits

The inspector general of the Chicago Public Schools has issued a devastating report on financial and other abuses in the public school system.

CBS 2–01/04/2012

Smokestacks

Report: Air Quality Getting Slightly Worse In Illinois

You might be inclined to hold your breath upon hearing this news – air quality in Illinois is getting a little worse.

CBS Chicago–12/14/2011

Photo Of Gamblers Playing The Slots. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Report Commissioned By Quinn Casts Doubt On Gambling Revenues

A new report commissioned by Gov. Pat Quinn says the initial gambling expansion bill passed by lawmakers in May would bring in about $840 million less in new revenue than supporters have claimed.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

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