“I’m ashamed, and I’m sorry. I want to apologize to the people of Illinois, to my constituents,” said former State Sen. Martin Sandoval, (D-Chicago). [Alex Nitkin/The Daily Line]

Former State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Chicago) promised to “go balls to the walls” to protect the interests of a red-light camera company in exchange for $5,000 in monthly bribes, according to a plea agreement Sandoval signed as part of a guilty plea he entered on Tuesday.

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