Ald. Edward Burke Trailing State Rep. Aaron Ortiz In 14th Ward Committeeperson RaceAlthough the race isn't officially over yet, according to city vote totals so far, Illinois State Rep. Aaron Ortiz is leading the race with 40.4% of the vote, ahead of Burke's 32.9%, and Alicia Elena Martinez's 26.8%.
Support In 14th Ward For Ald. Ed Burke Continues Despite Corruption AllegationsSigns of support for Burke and his February campaign victory remain around the 14th Ward despite allegations against the alderman.
Lightfoot To Burke: Get Out NowLightfoot said what makes this indictment extraordinary is the number of instances in which Burke is allegedly using his position to line his pockets.
Developer Caught In Burke Shakedown ScandalCui already had gotten a promise of two million dollars in city TIF subsidies. Money that Burke voted to approve the year before. And money that would disappear if Cui couldn't close the deal.
Ald. Ed Burke Retains His 14th Ward SeatFacing federal criminal charges for allegedly shaking down a fast food company, Chicago's longest serving alderman for nearly 50 years Ed Burke will retain his seat in City Hall.
Charged With Attempted Extortion, Ald. Edward Burke Faces Judgment From Voters In 14th WardWith three candidates on the ballot, its possible no one wins the 14th Ward race outright on Tuesday.
Ed Burke Charges Cast Shadow Over Chicago's Mayoral RaceFederal corruption charges, against Alderman Ed Burke, are casting a shadow over Chicago's mayoral race.
Ald. Ed Burke's Business Interests In Property Taxes Seemingly Conflict With City GoalsThe criminal complaint states Ald. Ed Burke “corruptly solicited unlawful personal financial advantage."
"I've Done Nothing Wrong": Ald. Ed Burke Speaks After First Court AppearanceNearly 50-year aldermanic powerhouse Ed Burke is facing a federal charge of attempted extortion.
A Look At Chicago's Corrupt Aldermen Through The YearsMore than 30 Chicago City Council members have been tied to corruption cases since the 1970’s
Chuy Garcia Backs Burke Challenger Tanya PatinoChicago Ald. Ed Burke, who is currently the subject of an FBI investigation, has also been targeted for defeat by Congressmen-elect Chuy Garcia's growing political organization.
Federal Agents Raid Offices of Ald. BurkeBurke is often referred to as Chicago's most powerful alderman. The windows on the 51st Street side of Burke's headquarters were taped shut with thick brown paper and hand scribbled signs reading office closed.