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  • Chinese hackers got data on millions of U.S. federal workers, officials fear

    Chinese hackers got data on millions of U.S. federal workers, officials fear
    Hackers based in China may have obtained personnel data on as many as 4 million federal employees in a large-scale cyberattack uncovered this spring, administration officials said Thursday. Investigators discovered signs of the attack in April while...
  • Massive data breach could affect every federal agency

    Massive data breach could affect every federal agency
    China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time. The Department of Homeland Security said in a statement that data from the Office of...
  • China suspected in massive breach of federal personnel data

     China suspected in massive breach of federal personnel data
    China-based hackers are suspected of breaking into the computer networks of the U.S. government personnel office and stealing identifying information of at least 4 million federal workers, American officials said Thursday. The Department of Homeland...
  • Ex-Ald. Edward Vrdolyak at center of attorney's tax-evasion indictment

    Ex-Ald. Edward Vrdolyak at center of attorney's tax-evasion indictment
    Federal prosecutors confirmed Thursday that former Ald. Edward Vrdolyak is at the center of an indictment accusing a Chicago attorney of failing to pay nearly $800,000 in federal income taxes over two decades, including on legal fees he collected in...
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    1. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. The RedEye FREEkin Wknd Windy City LakeShake Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) is sponsored by RedEye, a Chicago Tribune Co.,...
  • FIFA scandal: Chuck Blazer's testimony is key to case

    FIFA scandal: Chuck Blazer's testimony is key to case
    Chuck Blazer was once one of the most powerful figures in world soccer, living a lavish life in two apartments in New York’s Trump Tower, hobnobbing with the likes of Nelson Mandela and Vladimir Putin. But on a November morning two years ago, he...
  • Randy Blaser: Another side to the Hastert story

    Randy Blaser: Another side to the Hastert story
    I'm no fan of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert. I once chased him for weeks seeking an interview before Election Day and wound up settling for a phone interview with his spokesman. Dodging an interview like that is enough to earn a black mark in my...
  • Lawsuit: Munster accountant charged with $3 million theft stole before

     Lawsuit: Munster accountant charged with $3 million theft stole before
    A Munster accountant charged a week ago in a 34-count federal indictment is accused of stealing more than $3 million from two of his clients beginning in 2002. But Lake County Superior Court Judge William Davis found last year that Jack Weichman, 62,...
  • 11 indicted in federal investigation of fraud, theft at Baltimore landfills

    11 indicted in federal investigation of fraud, theft at Baltimore landfills
    One morning in March, commercial trash hauler Adam Williams Jr. sent a text message to a Baltimore Department of Public Works employee at the city-owned Quarantine Road Landfill that read, "N. The. Gum." Two minutes later, according to a federal...
  • U.S. travel group calls for aviation changes

    U.S. travel group calls for aviation changes
    A travel organization on Tuesday called for major changes to the nation's aviation system, including how to pay for it and eliminating a tax loophole that it says encourages airlines to charge extra fees for services like checked bags. U.S. Travel...
  • Watchdog: IRS needs to do more to fight cyberattacks

    Watchdog: IRS needs to do more to fight cyberattacks
    The IRS has failed to implement dozens of security upgrades to combat cyberattacks, leaving the agency's computer systems vulnerable to hackers, a government watchdog told Congress Tuesday. The agency's inspector general outlined the security weaknesses...