4 Defendants In ComEd Bribery Case Seek To Dismiss Bribery Charges, Say Indictment 'Fails To Allege Any Quid Pro Quo'The defendants in the case accuse federal prosecutors of seeking to “criminalize conduct that has long been legal and that is utterly routine—hiring someone at the recommendation and request of a public official.”
Exelon Utilities CEO Retires Amid FBI Probe Of Illinois State Senator SandovalThe move comes weeks after the FBI raid at Illinois State Senator Martin Sandoval's home and offices. As part of that investigation, officials subpoenaed communication records between ComEd and Sandoval.
Rush: Jobs Key To Curbing Street ViolenceU.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Illinois) said the coalition of political and business leaders who attended a meeting he organized Wednesday to discuss strategies to quell street violence will make the latest efforts the most effective yet.
ComEd Details Improvements To Storm Response ProcessOne year after the high winds and snow from the blizzard of 2011 pummeled its service territory, Commonwealth Edison on Sunday announced a number of steps taken and investments made to enhance its storm response process.
ComEd 'Smart Grid' Work To Bring 1,000 Jobs To ChicagoComEd said Wednesday that it is bringing 1,000 new jobs to the area as part of a $1 billion improvement plan, nearly half of them to be made available in the next year.
ComEd Heckled At Hearing On Power OutagesA standing-room-only crowd filled a Highland Park Country Club ballroom on Tuesday as ComEd officials tried to explain the response to this summer's storms, and how the utility hopes to improve performance in the future.
Suburban Mayor, ComEd Officials Meet To Discuss Storm Outage ResponseEvanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl met Friday with representatives from ComEd to discuss the utility company's response to power outages last week and again from Thursday night.