FOP vs. FOIA: The Fraternal Order of Police sues to block the release of records of complaints against Chicago police officers, the Trib reports.
Help to Harvey: The Cook County Sheriff will audit the troubled Harvey police department, the Trib reports.
Camera cash: Chicago will not refund $7.7 million in red light camera tickets related to shorter yellow lights, the Trib reports.
Code call: Ald. Leslie Hairston may be in violation of election code after she offered people the chance to win prizes for voting, FOX32 reports.
Patronage position? Crain's Greg Hinz says a woman with clout got a state job and ended up on the payroll of the Executive Ethics Commission.
School daze: The Waukegan school board meeting ends abruptly after becoming unruly, but some say progress is being made in teacher contract negotiations, CBS2 reports.
Turnout talk: Crain's details what early voting turnout looks like so far.
Study shows: A study finds Illinois is among the worst for corporate and property taxes, the Sun-Times reports.
FOIA frenzy: The Illinois Attorney General's office says the village of Carpentersville is violating state law by refusing to release the arrest report and accompanying video of a traffic stop involving a man who died less than 24 hours later, the Daily Herald reports.
It's electric! The CTA adds its first all-electric buses to the fleet, ABC7 reports.
Branch biz: Chicago has a two-year backlog of tree-trimming, the Trib reports.
Disability dollars: A Cicero cop being sued for allegedly shooting an unarmed man in the back and killing him is seeking a disability pension because he suffers from PTSD after the shooting, the Sun-Times reports.
Wicked winter: Chicago officials say the snow removal team is ready, even if the winter is as brutal as the last, WBBM Newsradio reports.
Chem co.: Cronus Chemicals, a fertilizer company, picks Chicago as its new HQ in exchange for $52 million in tax incentives, Crain's reports.
Where there's smoke: Aldermen move to close a loophole in the Chicago smoke detector ordinance, the Sun-Times reports.
Sign of the times: A Chicago City Council committee moves to make stricter sign requirements for Michigan Avenue, the Sun-Times reports.
Port payment: Gov. Quinn pledges $1.3 million from Illinois' capital construction budget for a three-state intermodal port, the Quincy Herald-Whig reports.