Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Guilty To Using Political Funds He Controlled For Personal ExpensesMunoz admitted to stealing nearly $38,000 for use on personal expenses including travel, tickets to sporting events, jewelry, clothing, car insurance, and a relative's college tuition.
Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Not Guilty To Charges He Used Campaign Funds On Personal ExpensesMunoz, 56, faces a 16-count indictment charging him with 15 counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering.
Former Ald. Ricardo Munoz Indicted On Wire Fraud And Money Laundering Charges, Accused Of Using Money From Political Fund On Personal ExpensesA federal grand jury on Thursday indicted former Chicago Ald. Ricardo Munoz, accusing him of using money from a political fund on personal expenses.
Former Alderman Ricardo Muñoz Found Not Guilty Of Domestic BatteryFormer Alderman Ricardo Munoz was found not guilty of a misdemeanor domestic battery charge Thursday.
Charged With Domestic Battery, Chicago Alderman Ricardo Munoz To Appear In Court Todayhicago Alderman Ricardo Munoz will appear in court on domestic battery charges Wednesday.
Judge Allows Ald. Ricardo Munoz To Return Home; Wife Reportedly Wants To Reconcile After Alleged AttackNearly two months after he was charged with hitting his wife, Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) has been allowed to return home, after his wife reportedly announced she wants to reconcile with him.
Does Chicago Need Fewer Aldermen? 'It Would Be Better Served By Better Aldermen'Does Chicago need 50 aldermen on the City Council? CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory crunches the numbers.
Ald. Ricardo Munoz, Accused Of Hitting Wife, Given OK To Travel To Indiana For CounselingA Cook County judge on Wednesday authorized Ald. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) to travel to Indiana for counseling while he is out on bail on charges accusing him of pushing and hitting his wife.
Ald. Ricardo Munoz Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Violence ChargeAld. Ricardo Munoz (22nd) pleaded not guilty Thursday morning to a misdemeanor domestic battery charge, after allegedly pushing and hitting his wife on New Year’s Eve.
Local Leaders Want Businesses To Help With Earthquake Relief“I think that Chicagoans have a big heart. If you can donate only one dollar, it’s a dollar more than we had.”
Former Bow Truss Coffee Workers Sue Company For Wage TheftMore than a dozen former employees of the Bow Truss Coffee Roasters chain have sued the company’s founder, accusing him of failing to pay them after their paychecks repeatedly bounced.
Emanuel, Aldermen Leery Of Trump's Threat To "Send In The Feds" To Fight CrimePresident Donald Trump did not specify what he meant when he threatened to “send in the feds” if Chicago doesn’t get violent crime under control, but city leaders and clergy said the last thing the city needs is National Guard troops on every street corner.
Aldermen Hold Off On Plan To Overhaul TIF RulesA City Council committee has delayed an effort to tighten the rules for the city’s often-criticized tax increment financing system.
Emanuel Allies: Garcia Budget Plan As Real As 'Leprechauns And Unicorns'At a City Hall press conference, City Clerk Susana Mendoza and three aldermen who back the mayor rolled out a couple of hand trucks of budget books and audits they claim mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia could use to craft his budget plans.
Aldermen Furious At McCarthy's Lack Of Data On Police StaffingAt City Council budget hearings on Thursday, some aldermen were angered that Police Supt. Garry McCarthy could not immediately tell them exactly how many officers are currently on the force.