Alderman expected to plead guilty to bribery charges

January 29, 2010 4:11:11 PM PST
Alderman Isaac Carothers of the 29th Ward is expected to plead guilty on Monday to bribery charges.Carothers is accused of accepting gifts and 40-thousand dollars in improvements to his home in exchange for fixing a zoning case for a local developer.

Carothers, who began cooperating with federal authorities in 2008, is expected to cooperate with federal investigators and act as a witness in the March trial of that developer.