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Legislators Doubling as Lobbyists? No Shortage of Work to Be Done

Madeleine Doubek | Posted 11.04.2013 | Chicago
Madeleine Doubek

Part of our problem in Cook County and Illinois is that the stories come so fast and furious and so frequently, that they no longer are eye popping. Too often, we're doing some eye rolling and clicking and scrolling to find some good news.

Ex-Todd Stroger Aide Gets Jobless Pay Despite Corruption Charge

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former top Cook County official awaiting trial on public corruption charges has been collecting unemployment benefits despite her arrest, county off...

10 Shocking, Scandalous and Significant Chi-Town Moments

Zondra Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Zondra Hughes

As we count down the final days of 2010, it's evident that Chicagoans are connected to several of the biggest stories to hit the airwaves this year.

Stroger Aide Carla Oglesby Posts Bail

Chicago Sun-Times | eNews Park Forest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A former top aide to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger may be sprung from jail as early as Thursday afternoon. Carla Oglesby's parents withd...

UNSTOPPABLE: Oglesby Files For Unemployment

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A top aide to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was arrested in October for directing county contracts to her businesses and those of her frien...

THE DIRTY DETAILS: Outline Of Corruption Charges Against Stroger Aide

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The case against Carla Oglesby -- the now-former deputy chief of staff to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger -- is spelled out in a 10-page crim...

UPDATE: Stroger Aide Arrested For Corruption, Resigns Her Post

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

UPDATE: County Board President Stroger asked Carla Oglesby for her resignation, and got it, following her court hearing Tuesday morning. Stroger...

Todd Stroger's Shady Hiring Practices Highlighted In New Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Todd Stroger's staff bent or broke county hiring rules to put supporters on payroll and fire naysayers, according to a scathing report released Tuesda...

Carla Oglesby, Stroger Aide, Put On Leave Amid City Investigation

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A top aide to Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has been placed on unpaid administrative leave as an investigation unfolds into allegations she...

Attempts To Block Stroger's Power Fail, More Shady Contracts Handed Out

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The cronyism, corruption and shady contracts continue to emanate from the Todd Stroger administration, as a new and yet all-too-familiar scandal invol...

Stroger Giving Raises, Making Major Hires Despite Pay Freeze And Lame-Duck Status

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A report issued Wednesday shows that since losing the February primary, Cook County Board President Todd Stroger has hired six top-level employees wit...