You Paid For It: Taxpayers On The Hook For Ex-City Worker's Legal FeesSince Helm worked for the city, a state law protects him. Because the allegation falls within the scope of his employment, it is up to the city to "appear and defend against the claim or action."
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Promised To Go 'Balls To The Wall' For Red Light Camera Firm SafeSpeed"I take full responsibility for my actions. I'm ashamed, and I'm sorry. I want to apologize to the people of Illinois and to my constituents," Sandoval said after pleading guilty to bribery and tax charges.
Former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Charged With Bribery, Filing False Tax Return In Red Light Camera ProbeFour months after federal agents raided his home and offices, former Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has been charged with bribery and filing a false tax return in connection with his support for the red light camera industry.
Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval Resigning Amid Federal ProbeTwo months after FBI agents raided his home and offices, Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval has announced his plan to resign, effective Jan. 1.
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.
State Sen. Martin Sandoval Resigns As Transportation Committee Chair As Senate Democrats Release Unredacted Search Warrant From FBI RaidAccording to the warrant, federal authorities were seeking “items related to any official action taken in exchange for a benefit.”
FBI Raids Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval's Springfield OfficeFederal agents raided Illinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval's office at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield on Tuesday.
Superintendents Face Demands To Resign After Hiring Teacher Charged With Attempted MurderLocal leaders are calling for the resignation of two school superintendents in Lyons District 103, after hiring a teacher facing charges of attempted murder.
Eye In The Sky Or Spy In The Sky? Debate Over Drone Cameras In Public SpacesThe proposal was sparked by last year's Las Vegas massacre.
Activists Demand Cicero Pass Welcoming Ordinance To Protect Immigrants“We are seeing increased attacks against the immigrant community under the Trump administration,” said Irene Romulo, with Organized Communities Against Deportations.
Sen. Duckworth To Hold President Trump To Illinois Infrastructure Promisesllinois U-S Senator Tammy Duckworth is assuring local officials she is putting pressure on the new Trump Administration to invest federal funds to improve Illinois’ infrastructure.
Lawmaker Wants To Erase Word "Alien" From State LawAn Illinois state senator has proposed eliminating the word alien from state laws when referring to people from other countries.
Dominick Easily Fends Off Challenge For Cicero Town PresidentCicero Town President Larry Dominick easily won his bid for re-election Tuesday in a contentious three-way contest marked by accusations of corruption, voter intimidation and ballot-fixing.
State Senator Slams Metra LeadershipIllinois State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) slammed Metra in a letter, as he withdrew his name from consideration as executive director of the commuter train agency.
Emanuel Fires Back At Moseley Braun CampaignMayoral candidate Rahm Emanuel responded Sunday to comments made by Carol Moseley Braun and others on Saturday, during her formal announcement of her run for mayor of Chicago.