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.