The Chicago Sun-Times reports former police commander Jon Burge confirms he told a blogger he has trouble believing city leaders would even contemplate giving reparations to “human vermin” like the “guilty, vicious criminals” he tried to take off the streets.
Commonwealth Edison will outline Wednesday how it hopes to improve its response to storm outages.
The Illinois State Police have responded to accusations of bias from the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, but the ACLU is not satisfied.
An audit by Chicago’s Inspector General suggests the agency that runs the City’s 9-1-1 center has wasted money and lost track of electronics equipment.
The head of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency gave a positive review to the state’s preparation for, and response to, the blizzard last week.
A Far South Side man was arrested after calling 911 and telling a dispatcher that a Chicago Police officer “was down’’ apparently in order to get faster police service to the scene where his dog was barking at a sewer, police said.
Mayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel responded Sunday to comments made by Carol Moseley Braun and others on Saturday, during her formal announcement of her run for mayor of Chicago.