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Prison, Indictment No Bar To Victory In Illinois Primary

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, March 17 (Reuters) - In the Illinois primary elections on Tuesday, candidates on Chicago's Democratic ball...

Make Sure This Cop Is Not Silenced

Matt Farmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Matt Farmer

Lieutenant John R. Andrews is not a loose cannon. Nor is he a guy in search of his fifteen minutes of fame. He's just a career cop who took a risk by posting his controversial essay on a personal blog.

Ike Carothers Sentenced To 28 Months For Taking Bribes

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Former Ald. Isaac "Ike" Carothers (29th) was sentenced to 28 months in federal prison today, four months after pleading guilty plea to taking tens of ...

Calvin Boender Found Guilty: Developer Convicted Of Bribing Alderman

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A federal jury has convicted a Chicago developer of bribing an alderman in exchange for his support on a West Side project. Calvin Boender was foun...

Feds Questioned Daley In Alderman Corruption Case

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The FBI covertly interviewed Mayor Daley two years ago while probing the dealings of a developer and a now convicted Chicago alderman. The mayor wa...

Mayor Daley Appoints Rep. Deborah Graham, Proco Moreno To City Council

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley made two appointments to vacant City Council seats today, naming a state lawmaker for the 29th Ward and a businessman for the 1st ...

Mayor Daley Subpoenaed By Calvin Boender's Defense Team: Boender Accused Of Bribing Ald. Issac "Ike" Carothers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley has been subpoenaed to testify for the defense in the upcoming trial of developer Calvin Boender, who is accused of bribing Ald. Issac "Ik...

City Accepting Applications For Alderman

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Who ever heard of an open casting call for a $110,556-a-year government job in Chicago -- a city whose Democratic ward bosses famously said, "We don't...

Daley Gives Inspector General Power To Investigate Aldermen

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Daley today transferred control over city hiring from his $4 million-a-year Office of Compliance to the inspector general and dropped a politica...

Isaac Carothers Pleads Guilty: Alderman Admits To Taking Bribes

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A key Chicago City Council ally of Mayor Daley resigned today after agreeing to a deal that calls for him to spend more than two years in prison for t...

Aldermen Use Stealth Fund To Hire Friends, Family, Shady Characters

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

As City Hall struggles to pay for basic services, a stealth budget account worth millions has allowed Chicago aldermen to put family members, campaign...

Wafeek Aiyash Charged With Offering $100,000 Bribe To Alderman Isaac Carothers

Chicago Sun-Times | Natasha Korecki and Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Naperville businessman was charged in federal court today with offering a $100,000 bribe to a Chicago alderman in an effort to land concession contr...

City Council Panel Approves Mandatory Jail Time For Gun Law Violators

Chicago Tribune | Hal Dardick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A City Council committee today approved an ordinance to require at least a few days behind bars for anyone convicted of illegally carrying a gun under...

Daley Offers Vague Support For Indicted Alderman Carothers

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Richard Daley today declined to call on indicted longtime ally Ald. Isaac Carothers to step down as chairman of the City Council's Police and Fi...

Indicted, Cooperating Carothers Returns To City Council

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Monday, indicted Ald. Isaac Carothers (29th) returned to City Hall for the first time since the Chicago Sun-Times disclosed that he, too, had worn ...

Alderman Carothers Invokes The Words Of James Brown In His Defense

NBC Chicago | PHIL ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

"Things are not always what they seem." That's the quote from 29th Ward Alderman Isaac Carothers one day after his indictment on charges of accepting ...

Indicted Alderman Carothers Wore Wire For A Year

Chicago Sun-Times | NATASHA KORECKI, FRAN SPIELMAN AND TIM NOVAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of Mayor Daley's closest allies on the City Council has been wearing a wire and secretly recording "public officials and real estate developers" f...

ISAAC CAROTHERS INDICTMENT (READ IT)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald announced the indictments of Ald. Isaac "Ike" Carothers (29th) and real estate developer Calvin Boender on bribery an...

Alderman Isaac 'Ike' Carothers Indicted On Federal Corruption Charges

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A Chicago alderman was indicted Thursday on federal fraud and bribery charges for allegedly accepting $40,000 in home improvements fro...

Ald. Carothers Under Federal Investigation: Report

Chicago Sun-Times | Fran Spielman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sources said a federal investigation of Ald. Isaac Carothers (29th) is heating up, and it apparently goes far beyond Carothers' relationship with a Ch...