Posts tagged "Ald. Ed Burke"

The Laquan McDonald case: What did State's Attorney Alvarez learn on Day 400 that she did not know on day 40

—Alvarez’s prep for the State’s Attorney job The State’s Attorney office is similar to a nine hundred attorney law firm, handling a myriad of civil and criminal matters. But the glory and guts of the Cook County State’s Attorney office is in prosecuting hard core rapists, gangbangers, murderers and worse.  State’s attorney Alvarez mastered the... Read more »

Ald. Ed Burke opens the door some more to a run for Chicago's Mayor

Less than a week ago, Ald. Burke (Chicago’s 14th Ward) said running for Mayor would be “one of the farthest things from my mind.” However, he said, “In Chicago politics, people never close the door.” Well, the door just blew a little more open in the Windy City. Ald. Burke, in an impromptu   exchange with this... Read more »