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  • Sen. Thomas Cullerton pleads not guilty

    State Sen. Tom Cullerton | Sun-Times file photo Cullerton is accused of being a ghost pay-roller for the Teamsters. State Sen. Thomas E. Cullerton pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges he had been a ghost pay-roller for the Teamsters. Cullerton, a cousin of Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, is just the latest local politician caught up in what appear to be multiple federal investigations targeting classic examples of Chicago corruption. A grand jury indicted Cullerton, a...

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Illinois state senator pleads not guilty to embezzlement

    CHICAGO (AP) - An Illinois state senator has pleaded not guilty to federal charges alleging he took more than $250,000 in salary and benefits over three years from the Teamsters while doing little or no work. Democrat Thomas Cullerton of Villa Park was due to be released on his own

    The Washington Times
  • Todd Chrisley Pleads Not Guilty in Court; What's Next?

    Todd Chrisley has already proclaimed his innocence on social media. And now the embattled reality star has done so in a court of law. Earlier this week, the very rich USA Network personality was indicted, along with wife Julie, on multiple charges; foremost among them: Wire fraud, conspiracy to commit bank fraud and conspiracy to defraud the United States. Todd and Julie are accused of forging bank documents and not paying federal taxes over a period of multiple years. If convicted...