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.
County Inspector General Wants Answers About Commissioners' Expense AccountsCook County commissioners reportedly ran up more than $98,000 in expenses without providing a shred of paperwork.
Spat May Be Brewing Between U.S. Attorney's Office, City Council Finance CommitteeA legal battle may be brewing between the U.S. Attorney’s office and the Chicago City Council Finance Committee.
Inspector General: City Board Of Ethics Is Falling ShortThe agency that oversees ethics issues for City Hall is reportedly falling down on the job.
Inspector General: Booting Crew Scheduling Failure Cost City $160K Per YearThe Chicago Inspector General’s office says scheduling errors involving the crews that immobilize vehicles with the Denver boot have cost the city $160,000 per year.
Report: Inspector General Failed To Investigate Deaths Of Disabled CitizensAn Illinois agency is taking a second look at why the Inspector General's office reportedly failed to investigate the deaths of some disabled citizens.