Former Chicago Ald. Ambrosio Medrano is likely headed back to federal prison after a jury found him guilty Monday of conspiring to pay a bribe. Medrano, 59, showed no reaction as the verdict was announced at the end of a two-week long trial.
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One is the life of the party — a guy who literally performs a stand-up comedy routine at his own campaign fund-raiser featuring spot-on imitations of his fellow politicians. The other is a loner — a man so intensely private, secretive and controlling, you’d be afraid to invite him to the party, but even more afraid not to invite him because of the power he wields and his penchant for getting even. Senate President John Cullerton and House Speaker Michael Madigan are vastly different, yet they have long held a strong public and private relationship — until now.
Jacquelyn Greco on Tuesday formally denied arranging the 1979 murder of her wealthy husband in their upscale Inverness home during what authorities contend was a bogus break-in. Greco’s attorney entered not guilty pleas on her behalf to the five counts of first-degree murder filed against …Read More
Chicago Police officers arrested rapper Chief Keef on Monday — just minutes after he was slapped with a second paternity case and pleaded guilty to Read More
Chicago aldermen vilified for leasing the city’s 36,000 parking meters and spending nearly all of the proceeds on city operations got a do-over Wednesday — Read More
This is the farthest Daley has ever gone in making a run for office. But he still remains in the shallow end of the political Read More
But an attorney for the former deputy chief of staff to Todd Stroger, said during opening statements at her trial: “There is no evidence that Read More
U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) has cut his ties to Chicago lobbyist Doug Scofield after a newspaper report revealed the lobbyist had paid more than Read More