04/24/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Daley Apologizes For Aide's Hiring Fraud Conviction, Admits No Guilt

Mayor Daley apologized today for the widespread hiring abuses that culminated in the conviction Monday of Al Sanchez, his former commissioner of streets and sanitation.

"I want to say to the people of Chicago that I understand that this is a disappointment and that this conviction does not reflect well on our city or my administration," Daley told reporters at an event at Daley College. "For that, i am sorry.

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