Sunday, January 26, 2020

Cook County Hit with Sexual Harassment Class-Action Lawsuit by Female Public...

CHICAGO – The Associated Press reports Female public defenders filed a sexual harassment lawsuit in Chicago, which alleges Cook County officials failed to properly...

Protecting Chicago in an Age of Terrorism

Michael Masters tells a City Club of Chicago gathering about efforts to make Chicago more secure, while meeting the need to balance the free...

President of the Chicago Police Board, Lori Lightfoot, on Police Accountability

From the City Club of Chicago: Lori Lightfoot delivers an address called "The Path Forward" In her address, she discusses some of the major...

Author Heather MacDonald, “The War on Cops”

From Chicago: Illinois Channel contributing correspondent, Jeff Berkowitz, interviews author Heather MacDonald about the increasing tensions, politics and dangers, facing law enforcement officers across...

Embezzling $53 MILLION: How Rita Crundwell Operated the Largest Municipal Fraud...

From the City Club of Chicago, Attorney Devon Bruce recounts how former comptroller and treasurer of the City of Dixon, Rita Crundwell, managed to...

COST OF SODA, SWEET TEAS, CAPPUCCINOS TO GO UP IN COOK...

  On Thursday, Nov 10, the Cook Co Board passed the One-Cent per ounce "Soda Tax" by 1 vote today, with Board President Toni Preckwinkle...

Investigating Death: Cinda Edwards on the Role of the Coroner

We talk with Cinda Edwards, Coroner for Sangamon County, about the role of the Coroner's office in determining the cause of death, gathering evidence,...

Lori Lightfoot Inaugurated as Mayor of Chicago “Get Ready because Reform...

Taking the oath of office, Lori Lightfoot became the first black woman to head the City of Chicago. And she is...

UPDATE: House Fails to Override Gov’s Veto of Bill that Prohibits...

State Capitol:  In a major victory for Gov Rauner, on Wednesday, House members attempted to override the Governor's veto of a bill that would...

Opposition to Raising the Felony Threshold on Retail Theft

From the State Capitol:  Rob Karr, of the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, is joined by the Illinois Sheriffs' Association and Counsel to the Illinois...

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Historian Mark DePue: Preserving Illinois’ Oral History

From the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library:  We talk with historian and fmr military officer, Mark DePue on his work of conducting indepth oral history...

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