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A List Of Chicago Aldermen Indicted, Raided Or Implicated By The Feds, Criminally Charged Or Convicted Since 2019

Chicago is routinely named the most corrupt city in the United States. We've had 30 aldermen convicted of corruption since 1973.

Citywide

Ald. Sigcho-Lopez Takes Aim At Disgraced Ex-Ald. Solis’ Use Of Campaign Cash To Pay Lawyers

Danny Solis, an FBI mole, paid $220,000 out of his campaign fund to cover legal fees in May.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Pilsen Historic Designation Plan Gets Thumbs Up From Landmarks Board — But New Alderman Calls For More Community Input

The proposal will be sent to the Committee on Zoning, Landmarks and Building Standards for consideration, city officials said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

With Pilsen Streetscape Overhaul, Decades-Long Plan To Connect Plazas Will Soon Come To Fruition

Wider sidewalks, new trees and curbs are on the way as part of 20 years of upgrades, officials said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

After Danny Solis’ Bombshell Federal Affidavit Is Unsealed, Disgraced Alderman Asks For Privacy

The federal affidavit alleged Solis received sex acts at massage parlors and campaign contributions in exchange for ushering deals through City Council.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

All Development On Hold In Danny Solis’ Ward For At Least 3 Months, Disgraced Alderman’s Office Admits

Solis, embroiled in a City Hall scandal that includes wearing a wire on Ald. Ed Buke, has been missing in action since the news broke.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Where Is Danny Solis? Missing Alderman Won’t Step Down — But He’s Not On The Job, Either

He wore a wire for the feds on Ald. Ed Burke, then went into hiding after Chicago found out. Now business is backing up in his ward.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

With Ald. Danny Solis And Ricardo Muñoz Missing In Action At City Hall, Little Village Industrial Plan Stalls

Since he was charged with domestic violence, Ald. Ricardo Muñoz has not been back to City Hall. Ald. Danny Solis has been missing since news broke that he wore a wire.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

TIF Subsidy For ‘The 78’ Development Faces Next Hurdle As 25th Ward Hopefuls Call For Delay

Developers of a project so large that it's been dubbed Chicago's newest neighborhood are on their way to securing a $700 million TIF subsidy from the city.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

On Call Taped By FBI, Lawyer Complains 4 Aldermen Steered Him Business … But Not Solis, Sun-Times Reports

Victor Reyes, former head of the powerful Hispanic Democratic Organization, complained Solis wasn't sending him business like Joe Moreno, George Cardenas, Ricardo Munoz and Roberto Maldonado.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Ald. Danny Solis Resigns As Chairman Of Zoning Committee After Report Details Corruption

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said in a statement that Solis “made the right decision” by resigning.

Downtown

Viagra, Massage Parlors And Sex Acts: Ald. Danny Solis Accused Of Abusing Power In FBI Investigation, Sun-Times Reports

A 120-page federal affidavit reveals the feds listened to 18,000 of Solis' private calls.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

25th Ward Candidate Forum At Benito Juarez Wednesday Postponed Because Of Extreme Weather

The forum will now take place on Thursday, Feb. 7, organizers said in a Facebook post.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Would 25th Ward Candidates Support A New Near West Side High School? Aldermanic Hopefuls Weigh In

The five candidates vying for embattled Ald. Danny Solis' seat weigh in on CPS' controversial $70 million high school plan.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Can Chicago’s Political Scandals Save The Montford Point Marines Building?

As politicians scramble to shed campaign cash given to them by Ed Burke and Danny Solis, the Englewood center is reaping the benefits.

Englewood, Chatham

Pilsen Alliance, Chicago Housing Initiative To Host 25th Ward Candidate Forum On Housing Thursday

The forum focused on housing and accessibility will take place at St. Pius V Parish.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

With Solis MIA, Community Meetings On 2 West Loop Developments Postponed

A bombshell report Wednesday revealed that Ald. Danny Solis wore a wire for two years as part of the federal investigation into Ald. Ed Burke.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

‘Where I Come From, If You Wore A Wire, Someone’s Gonna Kick Your Ass’: Aldermen React To Solis Helping The Feds

The bombshell report shook City Hall Wednesday. Ald. Ed Burke, charged with corruption, remained defiant: “I’m not only going to stay in the race. I’m going to win.”

Downtown

Candidate Vying For Ald. Solis’ Seat Calls For His Resignation: ‘You Don’t Wear A Federal Wiretap Voluntarily’

“Aldermen don’t choose to wear wires because they are innocent," another 25th Ward candidate said.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

Ald. Danny Solis Secretly Recorded Ed Burke For The FBI, Sun-Times Reports

Solis is expected to resign immediately now that his role as an FBI informant has been made public, the Sun-Times reports.

Downtown
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