Could the Feds Do More to Clean Up the Illinois Corruption Problem?

Considering that local State’s Attorneys seem to be hamstrung when they go after fellow officeholders, perhaps my title is too harsh. After all, throughout my lifetime, it has been pretty much the U.S. Attorney’s Office and newspapers that have gone … Continue reading

Subject of Request of Special Prosecutor in Cook County Follows Sheriff Nygren’s Path

The Richard Daley nephew who decked a young man who ended up dead is following the example of McHenry County Sheriff Keith Nygren. R.J. Vanecko is petitioning Cook County Judge Michael Toomin to be allowed to participate in the proceedings … Continue reading

Cook County State’s Attorney Charges Algonquin’s James Lurito of Felony Theft from Million Dollar Round Table

A press release from Cook County State‚Äôs Attorney Anita Alvarez: Two Suburban Men Charged With Stealing More Than $1 Million From Not-For-Profit Insurance Association Bond was set at $ 1 million today for two suburban men charged with bilking an … Continue reading