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Eddie Johnson 2018

WBEZ News

In Firing Top Cop, City Loses Leverage To Force Him To Answer Questions

Chicago inspector general’s office says it can still compel Eddie Johnson to be interviewed. The ex-superintendent’s lawyer is not so sure.
8611 Lexington Cir Orland Park

WBEZ News

Group Charges Orland Park Landlord With Housing Discrimination

A federal court complaint alleges that an Orland Park landlord treated black prospective tenants differently than white applicants.
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WBEZ News

How A Madigan Operative Padded His Pension – With ComEd Work

Raymond Nice took direction from Jay Doherty, the power company lobbyist whose office was raided by the feds in May.
An illustration of a nose smelling a cloud of smoke vaguely shaped like the Chicago skyline

WBEZ News

Will The Entire City Smell Like Pot? Your Legal Weed Questions Answered

Experts say it's not a stupid question — even if asking it makes our questioner feel like "kind of a square."
Census EDU Summit 2019

WBEZ News

Illinois Hosts Summit To Ensure Children Get Counted In The Census

Officials said undercounting children in the census could result in the loss of crucial resources that could help them, such as food stamps.
Eddie Johnson

WBEZ News

Eddie Johnson Transferred Reported Love-Interest As Scandal Snowballed

A CPD spokesman confirmed the woman lost her plum job a couple weeks after she spent an evening drinking with city's top cop.
city sticker debt relief

WBEZ News

Drivers Have Until Dec. 15 To Get City Sticker Tickets Dropped

Only a fraction of drivers have applied so far, and city officials are urging residents not to wait.
Fred Hampton

Reset

50 Years After His Death, Fred Hampton’s Legacy Looms Large In Chicago

Chicago police officers shot and killed the Illinois Black Panther leader 50 years ago. Reset took a look back at his life and work.
Eddie Johnson

WBEZ News

Mayor Says She’ll Likely Release Investigation Materials Behind Top Cop’s Dismissal

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said city Inspector General Joe Ferguson’s probe led her to dismiss police Supt. Eddie Johnson.
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Nerdette Recaps His Dark Materials With Peter Sagal

Where Have All The Daemons Gone?: Nerdette Recaps His Dark Materials

Nerdette podcast and NPR's Peter Sagal met up to rehash the latest episode of HBO's 'His Dark Materials.'
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Curious City

Keeping the Season Bright: The Business of Christmas Tree Lots

"It’s fast, it’s furious and it’s over in about three and a half weeks."

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