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March 02, 2012 @ 5:06 PM

Beavers: U.S Atty. Fitzgerald 'wild man' responsible for three suicides

Chicago Sun-Times/

Cook County Commissioner William Beavers on Friday pleaded not guilty to the federal tax evasion charges he’s facing and then blasted U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald as “a wild man on a train” and declared “somebody needs stop him.” Beavers accused Fitzgerald of driving three people he investigated to suicide.

Related
  • Beavers Pleads Not Guilty, Calls U.S. Attorney ‘Worse Than J. Edgar Hoover’ [CBS Chicago]
  • Cook County Commissioner William Beavers pleads not guilty [Chicago Tribune]



January 30, 2012 @ 4:54 PM

Murders up over last year, Emanuel 'not happy with any of it'

Chicago Sun-Times/

Ten days after bragging about going 24 hours without a homicide in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday confronted a more sobering statistic: the murder rate is up 53.8 percent from the same period a year ago.


September 27, 2011 @ 11:48 AM

Chicago aldermen eye tax on suburbanites who work in city

Chicago Sun-Times/

Chicago aldermen on Tuesday laughed off a proposal to install toll booths on Lake Shore Drive, but warmed to the concept of a 1 percent commuter tax because the $300 million-a-year levy would be imposed on suburbanites — not city residents.

Related:
  • Chicago aldermen tweak suburbanites on idea of 'commuter tax' [Clout Street]



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