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Jul 5, 2015 5:20 AM
South suburb’s City Council votes to appoint Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart as inspector general. Mayor Eric Kellogg vetoes move. The wrangling isn’t over, though.
Mar 10, 2015 9:28 PM
Forest Park cop was accused of sexually assaulting 19-year-old police intern but was never charged with a crime. Did authorities do enough to investigate the claims?
Mar 3, 2015 2:24 PM
After a Better Government Association investigation on questionable spending, Matteson’s elected officials decide against terminating police officers and firefighters, for now.
Jan 26, 2015 1:37 PM
South suburban police department knew for months about incident in which cop roughed up suspect, but disciplinary proceedings weren't initiated until after repeated inquiries from BGA/CBS2.
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Dec 28, 2014 9:00 AM
While traveling for personal reasons, three Riverdale cops flew commercially with department handguns in their possession – potentially violating federal regulations in the process.
Thornton Township Medical Marijuana
Dec 19, 2014 7:00 AM
Thornton Township youth services director, who helps oversee drug counseling in south suburbs, is part of private group seeking state permission to grow medicinal pot.
Nov 17, 2014 5:30 PM
Wealthy investors count on secrecy, profits and expansion as new law takes off, a BGA Rescuing Illinois report reveals.
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Nov 16, 2014 2:00 PM
A suburban cop quits amid allegations that he tipped off partygoers before his fellow officers responded to raucous hotel get-together.
Oct 15, 2014 10:00 PM
Payments range from multimillion dollar settlements to tens of thousands for 184 cases, a BGA Rescuing Illinois investigation found.
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