Records obtained by WBEZ show Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx’s office began its own investigation of the Chicago lifeguard abuse probe nearly a month ago.
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Elaine Little resigned after WBEZ reported Little had herself been under investigation in a previous job for alleged conflicts of interest.
Elaine Little quit a government job while under scrutiny — and now leads a probe into alleged sexual violence against Chicago lifeguards.
Ald. Scott Waguespack raised concerns about the park district’s internal investigation into alleged sexual violence against lifeguards.
The termination letter was sent the same day Deputy Inspector General Nathan Kipp alleged outside interference in the investigation.
But Lightfoot dodged questions about the female ex-lifeguard’s call for the mayor to dismiss her park district chief and parks board president.
The park district says it has suspended two high-ranking managers. But what does the future hold for the Chicago Park District CEO?
The Park District’s deputy inspector general says he was taken off the job in an attempt to “impede and obstruct” the investigation into alleged sexual misconduct at the city’s public beaches and pools.
But Park District CEO Michael Kelly dodges questions about his conversation with a young female ex-lifeguard who filed a complaint.
City Manager Erika Storlie will leave as officials promise transparency about an investigation into sexual misconduct claims from young women.