FBI investigating suburban Illinois township road commissioner

By Vincent Caruso
01/24/2020
An ongoing corruption probe targeting Illinois officeholders has shown there’s no unit of government too small to attract the attention of federal investigators.

TAGS: Bloomingdale, Bloomingdale Township, conflict of interest, corrupt, corruption, ethics, FBI, federal investigation, fees, Illinois, JB Pritzker, Legislative Inspector General, recusal, red light cameras, reform, revolving door, tickets, transparency

Illinois comptroller calls red-light cameras ‘broken and morally corrupt’

By Ben Szalinski
01/07/2020
Traffic cameras collected more than $1 billion from drivers since 2008, but corruption probes are prompting state comptroller to stop acting as ticket collection agency.

TAGS: corrupt, corruption, David McSweeney, federal investigation, IDOT: Illinois Department of Transportation, Illinois, Illinois General Assembly, Jeff Tobolski, Lyons, Martin Sandoval, McCook, red light cameras, Redflex Traffic Systems, SafeSpeed, Springfield