Report: Chicago area most corrupt in America

By Dylan Sharkey
Chicago is the most corrupt metropolitan area in America for the fourth consecutive year and Illinois is the second-most corrupt state, according to a new report from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Corruption can cost Illinois taxpayers up to $550 million per year.

TAGS: Chicago, corruption

3 bills would punish corrupt politicians in Illinois

By Dylan Sharkey
A package of anti-corruption bills were introduced in the Illinois Senate: one prohibits lawmakers from using campaign money to pay for legal defense, another fines felonious politicians $100,000 and one takes away their specialty license plates.

TAGS: corruption