Pay-To-Play at O'Hare?
Alderman's brother at center of O'Hare construction probe
"Pay to play" may have been part of a number of recent construction contracts awarded at O'Hare Airport.
Updated at 6:07 PM CST on Monday, Feb 23, 2009
Federal investigators and the city inspector general's office are looking into city aviation deals relative to O'Hare Airport construction contracts and the brother of a Chicago alderman.
Alderman Patrick Levar's brother, who once oversaw construction contracts at O'Hare Airport for Mayor Daley, is a focus of the investigation, and campaign contributions from construction companies to the alderman's coffers are a key factor.
Sound like a scandal in the making?
The Chicago Sun-Times offers an exclusive look at the probe.