Former CPS Boss Concerned About “Stable Leadership” Amid Federal Probe A major player in Chicago school reform was expressing serious concerns about the uncertainty swirling around the Chicago Public Schools, as chief executive officer Barbara Byrd-Bennett faces a federal probe into a controversial no-bid contract. Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett To Step Aside Filling the void with be Jesse Ruiz, a member of the school board.
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Police: Attacker Shot In Logan Square, Charges Pending A man shot another man in self-defense Friday night in the Logan Square neighborhood on the Northwest Side, police said. Man Stabbed To Death In Humboldt Park Restaurant A man was stabbed to death early Saturday inside a restaurant in the Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side.
Police: Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash On Kennedy Expressway Police: 1 Killed, 1 Seriously Wounded In Humboldt Park Shooting 2 Investigators: County Rapped After Using Public Resources For Private Agency’s Move Don’t Forget Abuse Victims, Cardinal George Critic Says Accused Hit-And-Run Driver Extradited, Charged In North Side Death From 2009 Visitation, Funeral Set For Cardinal George Chicago Schools Chief May Be Due Another $250,000 Burge Slams Chicago Torture Payouts