Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley has cancelled his travel plans indefinitely to stay with his ailing wife.Daley's former top press aide Jacqueline Heard said in an e-mail to the Associated Press that the former mayor planned to fly to Harvard University next week as a visiting fellow.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he will review a city program that funnels public money to non-profits, after the city's inspector general this week revealed that a group led by Chicago's former first lady disproportionately benefited from the program.But Emanuel stopped short of commentin
The city of Chicago may have given preferential treatment to the non-profit founded by Mayor Richard Daley's wife, according to a new report from Chicago's inspector general Joseph Ferguson.Companies that receive subsidies from the city through tax increment financing, or TIF, are supposed to give a
Former Illinois First Lady Lura Lynn Ryan died late Monday after a long and public battle with lung cancer. Her husband, ex-Governor George Ryan, was at her side. Ryan is currently serving a six-and-a-half year sentence for racketeering, tax fraud, conspiracy and making false statements to the FBI.