Chicago Tribune reporter. My tweets are my tweets. And, if you're so inclined, find my music at

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Matthew Walberg is an investigative reporter for the Chicago Tribune, specializing in criminal justice and a wide range of governmental shenanigans. He covered the Cook County Criminal Courts beat for the Tribune for several years, and also worked as a legman for Trib columnist John Kass. Walber...

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@mattwalberg1 — 730 followers, 974 tweets

Jul 20, 2017

Judge slaps Harvey for illegal diversion of water $ owed to #Chicago in long-running dispute over unpaid water bills 

Jul 12, 2017

At the local open mic last night with my awesome wife who agreed to join me for Julie Miller's "all my tears." Love singing with her

May 26, 2017

Wow. Maybe I missed it, but I think @jmartNYT owes an explanation to @wabermes that's a little more expansive than "nope."

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

As a kid, yes. As a reporter, (thankfully), no. There is not enough white-out in the world....

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What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

The 2014 series on the City of Harvey that was named Pulitzer Prize finalist.