McDonough Engineering Firm Accused Of Stealing Millions From StateOne of Illinois’ biggest engineering firms could find itself fighting for its survival.
Metra Says It Lost $800,000 During NATO SummitMetra says it lost $800,000 in revenues during the NATO Summit weekend last month, as riders stayed away.
Torture Investigation Panel To Shut Down After State Eliminates FundingA state commission set up to investigate claims of police torture is about to close up shop.
Questions Arise About Fundraising Activities By Former State Sen. HendonQuestions are arising about the campaign fund raising activities of former Illinois State Senator and one time Chicago alderman Ricky Hendon.
Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Deadly Arson Fire Set FreeA 46-year-old man cleared of setting a fire that killed a woman and her five children in 1984 has been released from prison.
Poll: Speed Cameras Aren't Too Popular With ChicagoansChicago’s program to use cameras to catch speeders near schools and parks is not generating widespread support, according to a just-released poll.
City Clerk Offers Prizes For Buying Vehicle Stickers OnlineChicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza wants more drivers to buy their city vehicle sticker online rather than by mail.
Police Union Mounts Billboards To Highlight Manpower ShortageThe Chicago Fraternal Order of Police thinks all the publicity surrounding the NATO Summit is a good time to publicize its beef with Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Man Claims Now-Dead Priest Molested Him As Altar Boy Decades AgoThe Chicago Catholic Archdiocese is facing another priest sex abuse lawsuit, involving a now-dead priest who allegedly molested a boy nearly 30 years ago.
Audit: Unstable People Could End Up Getting FOID Cards In IllinoisAn audit has been conducted on the rules governing Illinois Firearm Owner's Identification Cards, and officials say the results raise troubling questions.
State Senate Panel Shoots Down Bill Aimed At Pension ReformIllinois officials have been emphasizing for months that changes must be made to the state pension system to deal with myriad financial problems, but sometimes, reform is easier said than done.
Political Insider Tries To Halt Inspector General's ProbeA legal battle is on between Chicago’s Inspector General and a well-known veteran of the city’s political scene.
Tunney Wants To Crack Down On Parking Permit Resales Near WrigleyAld. Tom Tunney (44th) wants to crack down on Wrigleyville residents who sell their neighborhood parking permits.
Report: Porn Surfing Documented On Will County Judge's Computer AccountA Will County judge may have explaining to do regarding the use of county computers.
Cicero School Board Member In Hot Water Over Racially-Charged Facebook PostA member of the J. Sterling Morton High School District school board in the near western suburbs may be forced to resign.