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(WGN-AM)- An internal investigation has been launched into how students are enrolled in some of the best, most competitive schools in the Chicago public school system. CPS chief Ron Huberman announced the investigation this morning, just days after the...
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(WGN-AM)- The relative of a top aide to Chicago Board of Education President Michael Scott got into prestigious Whitney Young High School through back channels before withdrawing after questions arose, in a case that's now part of an internal probe,...
Clout StPosted by John Byrne at 2:27 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today defended White House social secretary Desiree Rogers, who's leaving the job after being criticized for an incident where two uninvited guests crashed a state dinner in November. It wasn't......
Clout StUPDATED by John Byrne at 3:42 p.m. at Posted by John Byrne at 12:47 p.m. Mayor Richard Daley today said his office had "no role" in a back-door process to get students into select high schools, even though a list......
Tribune staff reporterChicago Transportation Commissioner Miguel d'Escoto came to a City Hall meeting with his resignation letter in hand Thursday, correctly sensing that he would be the next department head to be swept from his job in Mayor Richard Daley's housecleaning....
Mayor Richard Daley said Thursday he intends to take City Hall "out of the hiring and promotion business," proposing an independent public service commission to insulate city officials from possible criminal allegations of using clout to reward their...
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Tribune staff reporterThe ax fell Friday on city Water Management Commissioner Richard Rice and nine underlings--including the brother-in-law of Cook County Commissioner John Daley--after the discovery of an alleged timesheet scam. The nine workers had an arrangement in which...
Wednesday was the first full day of summer, but the wholesale spring cleaning at City Hall continued, with Mayor Richard Daley shedding two more top figures. Gone are Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez, whose department is one of those at...
Tribune staff reportersWith scandals mounting at City Hall, the Daley administration forced out its top corruption fighter Wednesday and accepted the resignation of one of the mayor's most visible cabinet members. Streets and Sanitation Commissioner Al Sanchez, a staunch Daley...
Tribune reportersA veteran CTA train motorman apparently disobeyed a red "stop" signal and overruled equipment that triggered the emergency brakes, resulting in a derailment Wednesday high above the ground, according to a preliminary investigation by transit officials....
BEIJING - On his first full day here, Chicago Mayor Richard Daley headed not for the famously sculptural sporting arenas, but rather for the bowels of the metropolis, taking a ride on a state-of-the-art subway that would turn Chicago commuters green...
Tribune staff reporterThe persistent drip, drip, drip of scandal at City Hall has taken a serious toll on Mayor Richard Daley, eroding his support, cutting sharply into his popularity and making him potentially vulnerable to a challenge by U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.,...
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