Former 29th Ward Ald. Ike Carothers, the 31st Chicago City Council member in the past 40 years to be sent to prison, is now staying in a halfway house, the Sun-Times reported earlier this week.
To read more from Michael Sneed’s column, click here.
In June 2010, Carothers was sentenced to 28 months in prison after he admitted to accepting a bribe for $40,000 in enovations to his Austin home in exchange for granting a zoning change for a controversial land development project.
To read the AustinTalks story, click here.