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Weekend Headlines (December 6, 2009)

While I was away at the Renaissance hotel on State and Wacker last night with Eddie, living like a lucky princess: (room on a restricted access floor, steam room and jacuzzi, deep tissue massage – I guess there are some perks after all to having a husband who traveled all year and earned enough Marriott points to settle the national debt), I awoke from the lazy haze of anniversary pampering long enough to pay attention to the following: 219 more words

Contemplating My Navel (Personal Blog)

The Carry Out 5-18-15

Justin offers his humorous bent on the top stories of the day including  Rahm Emanuel and the City Council being sworn in, the suspension of the CTA’s Yellow Line, Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger’s wish to get back into politics, and the reported acrimony between Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler. 7 more words

The Download

Greg Hinz. Rauner and Quinn and Stroger and Madigan.

– Greg Hinz

If you put together a list of Illinois politicians whom Bruce Rauner would be least likely to funnel campaign cash to, Chicago’s Stroger clan and Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan would be right at the top. 250 more words

Early And Often

Former Stroger Aide Gets 6 ½ Years In Prison In Corruption Case

CHICAGO (STMW) — An ex-aide to former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger was sentenced to 6 ½ years in prison Wednesday for steering more than $300,000 in phony county contracts to her own company and her pals. 189 more words


Former Stroger Aide Gets 51 Months For Bribery

CHICAGO (STMW) — Eugene Mullins — Todd Stroger’s onetime chief media spokesman and best friend since childhood — was sentenced Friday to more than four years in prison on seven counts of bribery and wire fraud. 266 more words


Former Stroger Aide Convicted On Corruption Charges

CHICAGO (CBS) — Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger’s top aide has been convicted on charges of mail fraud and taking kick-backs. WBBM’s Bob Roberts has spoken with attorneys. 144 more words


Stroger Pal Depicted As Sweet 7-Year-Old As Trial Opens In Kickback Scheme

CHICAGO (STMW) — He’s a highly-educated 49-year-old man accused of running a classic government kickback scam from his clouted position as former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger’s lifelong pal. 351 more words