Fired As Investigator At Police Watchdog Agency, Lorenzo Davis Awarded $1.1 Million In Damages In Whistleblower LawsuitDavis was fired from his post at IPRA in 2015, and he later filed a whistleblower lawsuit accusing the city of dismissing him for refusing to change his findings in six shootings he deemed were not justified.
Lawsuit: Chicago Police Lieutenant Says Community Safety Team Pushes ‘Illegal’ Arrest Quotas, Retaliated Against Him for Speaking OutPolice Supt. David Brown created the Community Safety Team in the summer of 2020 to specifically focus on reducing violent crimes and improving relationships in the community.
Trump Impeachment Inquiry: What Could Be Next? A Local Expert Weighs InHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally launched impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump Tuesday afternoon.
'Nobody Likes Us Getting Ripped Off By Big Corporations': Judge Alex Ferrer Talks 'Whistlerblower' On CBSFerrer previews a new episode of "Whistleblower" on Friday and shares his incredible story of going from a 19-year-old cop to a syndicated TV judge.
Alex Ferrer On Corrupt Organizations, "Between 100 And 300 Billion Dollars Stolen Yearly From The U.S. Government"
CBS News Interview With ICE Whistleblower Interrupted By Government AgentsIn his first television interview, former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson James Schwab has opened up about why he abruptly resigned in March.
CPD Detective Sues City For Alleged Whistleblower Act ViolationA detective with the Chicago Police Department is suing the city of Chicago for allegedly violating the Illinois Whistleblower act by retaliating against her for reporting the possible misconduct of two officers.
CSU Settles Yet Another Whistleblower Lawsuit For $1.3 MillionCash-strapped Chicago State University has agreed to a $1.3 million settlement in a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former administrator who said he was fired for reporting financial misconduct by then-President Wayne Watson.
Aldermen Back $2M Settlement To Police WhistleblowersThe settlement with police partners Shannon Spalding and Daniel Echeverria was reached on the eve of their trial, averting the need for Mayor Rahm Emanuel to comply with a federal judge’s order to testify about the code of silence that the mayor acknowledged exists in the Police Department.
Suit: CPS Fired Whistleblower After Vendor Collusion DiscoveredJeffrey Hubert, the former CPS director of operations, alleges in the suit that several school bus contractors colluded to inflate their bid prices “by millions of dollars” and would bill CPS for bus trips “that never took place.”
City Suing Former Red Light Camera ContractorChicago is suing former red-light camera contractor Redflex Traffic Systems in the wake of a guilty plea in federal court by its one-time CEO.
Police Officer Who Reported Alleged Misconduct Claims Boss RetaliatedA Chicago police officer is suing the city, claiming he blew the whistle on his boss, leading to retaliation.
Whistleblowers Prompt Investigation Into Peoples Gas ProgramThe Illinois Commerce Commission on Wednesday announced an investigation into Peoples Gas’ controversial and pricey gas-main replacement program in Chicago after allegations by two whistleblowers.
CPS Teacher Claims He Was Fired For Speaking Out On Alleged WrongdoingA Chicago teacher blew the whistle on alleged wrongdoing at a Chicago high school, and now he's out of a job. He believes he was fired for speaking out and he's not alone.
Claypool: Whistleblower Off-Base On CTA BudgetA former CTA employee who says he was axed for blowing the whistle on what he called unrealistic budget projections “has no clue what he’s talking about,’’ CTA President Forrest Claypool said Wednesday