Posts Tagged ‘Ellen London’

Urkel’s Girl

Are federal prosecutors alleging that TV’s Laura Winslow—you know, Urkel’s love interest—gave disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. a $25,000 kickback on a grant from the city?
An examination of court records, tax filings, and emails obtained through several Freedom of Information Act requests raises the question of whether Kellie Williams, the actress who [...]

Should CYITC Boss Get the Boot?

Youth advocates can probably rest assured that the Children & Youth Investment Trust Corporation, the city-funded nonprofit that doles out grants to other nonprofits, isn't going away.
The CYITC's been under a harsh spotlight ever since disgraced former Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. pleaded guilty to using the trust to help him fleece taxpayers of [...]

Thomas Staffer’s Emails: Show Me the Money

Attorney A. Scott Bolden broke some news on Newstalk last Friday by divulging that he's now representing Neil Rodgers, a former aide to embattled Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Bolden said Rodgers isn't a target of the feds, but a "witness" in a "broad" investigation. Bolden also said the feds have been asking questions about [...]

More Questions For CYITC

One tidbit that's now been cut from two of LL's columns, including the second part of this week's effort, is that the Child & Youth Investment Trust Corporation has given two grants directly to Team Thomas, the non-profit belonging to Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr.
Both the CYITC and Team Thomas play prominent roles in [...]