Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over FiringsThree former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by a law firm into the Illinois Republican.
Four Charged With Stealing More Than $870,000 From CPSAccording to a CPS inspector general's report, this is part of a larger theft scheme that is connected to seven people who have worked for Chicago Public Schools.
2 Investigators: County Rapped After Using Public Resources For Private Agency's MoveThe Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.
Inspector General Finds Problems With Red-Light Camera Systemon-functioning equipment at red-light camera intersections have led to more than 45,000 violations going undetected. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
2 Investigators: Does The City Council's Inspector General Lack Real Power?The man hired to police aldermen says a legal loophole is frustrating his ability to do his job. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Former Blagojevich Cabinet Member Fined $100K For Ethics ViolationThe Executive Ethics Commission approved a settlement Wednesday between the Illinois Attorney General and former Healthcare and Family Services Director Barry Maram.
Chicago Police Underreported Number Of 2012 Assaults, Audit Finds About one-quarter of victims of assaults failed to get counted in Chicago Police statistics for 2012, according to a just-released city Office of the Inspector General report.
Lawmaker Asks Feds To Examine Quinn Program To Combat ViolenceGov. Pat Quinn continues to be dogged by questions about his $55 million anti-violence program and questions about where and how the money was used. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Emanuel: Inspector General To Stay On For Another Four YearsMayor Emanuel confirms that, even though he’s officially reappointing the City’s Inspector General to another four-year-term, both men have agreed that he’ll only stay around for another year, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
2 Investigators, BGA: Drugs Disappearing From Stroger Hospital Are missing prescription drugs from Cook County Stroger Hospital supplying illegal street sales of painkillers and other narcotics? CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Emanuel, Inspector General Spar Over Garbage Collection AuditThe feud between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the aggressive inspector general he inherited escalated Monday with a new claim from Joe Ferguson: that City Hall stonewalled his attempt to audit Emanuel’s grid-based garbage collection system and verify the mayor’s $18 million-a-year savings claim.
Cook County Sheriff's Office Will Investigate Corruption In DoltonNewly elected Village President Riley Rogers said Dolton is essentially broke. It made payroll and insurance payments this week only because it raided a tax-increment financing (TIF) fund.
IG Report: Tollway Supervisor Fired For Third TimeThe inspector general's report also mentioned a Tollway call center employee who was negotiating with callers to take money in exchange for reducing or dismissing toll violations and fines.
Gov. Quinn Appoints New Inspector GeneralQuinn has appointed 40-year law enforcement veteran Michael McCotter to the job.
Inspector General Lists Ideas For Reducing City Budget ShortfallChicago’s Inspector General is out with his latest list of options that could help the city reduce its nearly $300 million budget shortfall.