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“You Lie You Die” rule coming into play in the Eddie Johnson fiasco

“You Lie You Die” rule coming into play in the Eddie Johnson fiasco

The Sun-Times is reporting “Multiple Chicago police employees are under investigation for allegedly engaging in a widespread cover-up to protect then-Supt. Eddie Johnson and conceal the circumstances surrounding an Oct. 17 drinking and driving incident that Mayor Lori Lightfoot says Johnson lied about, prompting her to fire him weeks before his retirement.”

Mayor Lightfoot brushes-off new Uber lawsuit

Mayor Lightfoot brushes-off new Uber lawsuit

lawsuit claims municipalities can’t collect taxes and fees on ride-sharing services because they violate the state constitution. Lightfoot says, “I don’t fear litigation.”

Dr. Jay Shannon out as CEO of Cook County Health

Dr. Jay Shannon out as CEO of Cook County Health

Cook Co Bd President Toni Preckwinkle says, “Now is the time for new CCH leadership and vision to continue to fulfill the health system’s historic charitable mission while directly addressing the tough financial and operational challenges ahead.”

McDonald’s sued for allegedly being negligent in protecting workers

McDonald’s sued for allegedly being negligent in protecting workers

McDonald’s says it “takes seriously its responsibility to provide and foster a safe working environment for our employees, and along with our franchisees, continue to make investments in training programs that uphold safe environments for customers and crew members. In addition to training, McDonald’s maintains stringent policies against violence in our restaurants.”