Former Rep. Aaron Schock, former CPS CEO Barbara Byrd Bennett, Ald. Willie Cochran and Ald. Ed Burke are among those charged or convicted in corruption cases listed in Simpson's report. DNAinfo Chicago

Chicago Is Still Nation’s Most Corrupt Big City, New Report Says

Illinois remains the third most corrupt state, based on the formula that compares the number of corruption convictions with an area’s population.

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Belmont Cragin Residents Ask Candidates How They Plan To Revitalize Neighborhood’s Business Corridors

Because Belmont Cragin is in the 29th, 30th and 31st wards the Northwest Side Housing Center invited all nine candidates running to participate in the Saturday morning forum.