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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Dog Park Planned For Jefferson Park Stalls As Ald. Gardiner Pulls Plug On Funding

Now-former Ald. John Arena (45th) promised a group advocating for a dog park at Austin-Foster Park $100,000. But new Ald. Jim Gardiner says hundreds of neighbors oppose the plan.

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Another One: DJ Khaled Brings Miami Soul Food Franchise To Austin

Miami's DJ Khaled opened The Licking this week at 5045 W. Madison St., thrilling West Siders with its unique spin on soul food.