A national radio report this weekend revealing that hyperlocal content provider Journatic used false bylines in several stories that ran in TribLocal online has prompted an investigation by the Chicago Tribune.
Chicago Public Schools is losing both its top legal officer and its top labor executive to retirement in the midst of tough contract negotiations with its teacher's union. General Counsel Patrick Rocks and Chief Labor Relations Officer Rachel Resnick will both be retiring.
The Chicago NATO host committee raised nearly $33 million from corporate heavyweights for this spring's summit, according to a report released Thursday that was short on information about how much of that money was spent by the city.
An Illinois Department of Labor investigation has found nearly two dozen problems at the Cook County morgue, from trays damaged by falling bodies to shortcomings in vaccinating employees against serious diseases they could encounter on the job.
The massive Medicaid expansion upheld by the Supreme Court will likely add more than $1 billion over five years to the cost of Illinois' struggling program, which can little afford any extra financial burdens.