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Dolton Cop Fired In Missing Gun Case
Sep 18, 2014 5:00 PM
Village of Dolton fires police supervisor after BGA/CBS2 report about missing handgun, drugs.
Poof! An Illinois Township Vanishes
Sep 17, 2014 7:00 PM
Evanston is model for the state's 'Smart Streamlining' initiative and there's more government consolidation on the way.
Obama Aide, Daley Pal Cash In On Chicago FBI Building Project
Sep 15, 2014 5:00 AM
Clout-heavy landlords – including a future member of the Obama cabinet – make big money from taxpayers by building and leasing FBI's new Chicago headquarters. Why didn't the feds just build the structure themselves?
Municipal Official's Hiring A Family Affair
Sep 14, 2014 5:45 PM
Summit's now-former village administrator had none of the usual skills for the job, but he had a big booster in his uncle – the mayor of the south suburb.
BGA, NBC Sue CPS For Violating Open Records Law
Sep 12, 2014 8:00 AM
Complaint contends that Chicago Public Schools withholds records in violation of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act; fails to follow transparency requirements.
Video Shows Cop Allegedly Hit Handcuffed Suspect
Sep 11, 2014 10:41 PM
Lynwood police officer is shown on surveillance footage allegedly shoving, punching handcuffed prisoner inside police station. Did officials try to cover up the incident?
Bad Communication Over BP Spill
Sep 7, 2014 5:45 PM
Illinois environmental official criticizes federal, Indiana colleagues for not alerting his agency to March oil spill at BP's shoreline plant in Whiting.
Rahm and Reform: How Far Did He Go?
Sep 3, 2014 7:00 PM
Budget? Fees? TIFs? Ethics? BGA Policy Team Weighs Results.
Cop Scandal Player On Public Payroll – At City Colleges
Aug 31, 2014 5:45 PM
Convicted in 1990 bribery case, ex-Chicago police officer has worked the last two decades as a security guard at City Colleges. He now stands to draw a taxpayer-subsidized pension.
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