Video: Another oops for Sneed? Stroger claims raid story all wrong

October 22, 2010

UPDATE: Lauren Kamm, a junior publicist at 20th Century FOX Television, which produces "Ride-Along," confirmed the show was filming in Cook County Board President Todd Stroger's office late Thursday night. Kamm said the show has more filming scheduled in his office and the scene filmed last night is scheduled to air in the show's eighth episode. This morning after appearing on Eight Forty-Eight, Todd Stroger sat down with Justin Kaufmann to tape an episode of The Wikipedia Files. We'll publish the whole interview next week, but we had to get this clip up today. You may have seen Michael Sneed's column in today's Sun-Times where she claimed

"Cook County investigators hauled boxes of hard drives and photo electronic devices out of Cook County Board President Todd Stroger's executive office at 118 N. Clark St., after business hours Thursday evening."

Stroger told us that there was an after-hours film shoot (for a series called "Ride-Along") and the witness must have seen the crew loading out around 1AM. Of course we're checking into this claim, but either way it's an interesting he-said, she-said.  This, of course, coming on the heels of last week's Lisa Madigan's announcement that she was not running for mayor, the same day that Sneed reported she was.

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