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Wilmette School Superintendent Sorry About Closing Schools For Cold Weather

A north suburban school superintendent apologized to parents Thursday, after cancelling classes due to the cold weather, after he had second thoughts about his decision.


Despite warnings not to do so, many graduates of Ridgewood High School tossed their caps in the air at the end of their graduation ceremony, prompting the school to withhold all diplomas until students apologize. (Credit: Home  Video)

School Backs Down, Won’t Punish Grads For Tossing Caps In The Air

Tossing your cap into the air after graduating high school might seem like the perfect way to celebrate, but a suburban school superintendent found it so “disrespectful and insubordinate” he’s withholding every graduate’s diploma until they apologize.


Snarf's is closed in River North. (CBS)

Restaurant-Chain Boss Sorry About Mass Layoff Right Before Christmas

The top executive for a restaurant chain that abruptly fired nearly 20 of its Chicago workers right before the holidays – by email – has apologized for the “insensitive and poorly planned” way it was handled.


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Principal Apologizes After Shaming Girls For Length Of Shorts

Parents at one of the highest ranked elementary schools in the state are upset that their principal shamed some students over the length of their shorts.


UP West Metra Train

Metra Apologizes To BNSF Line Riders For Recent Delays

Metra and the BNSF Railway are apologizing to riders, because of a series of delays on the BNSF commuter line over the past few weeks.



RTA To Apologize For Calling Paratransit Vans A ‘Limousine’ Service

The chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority is expected to issue an apology Wednesday for calling its paratransit vans a “limousine” service.

WBBM Newsradio–10/23/2012


Tribune Apologizes For Badly-Timed ‘Broom-Hilda’ Cartoon

The Chicago Tribune issued an apology this week, after running a Broom Hilda cartoon that seemed to be in bad taste following the Colorado movie massacre — even though it was written well beforehand.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2012

Annazette Collins

Collins Demands Apology From White For Comparing Her To Blago

State Sen. Annazette Collins (D-Chicago) is demanding an apology from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White for recent newspaper comments about her.

WBBM Newsradio–02/19/2012

Former ThyssenKrupp sales representative Montrelle Reese says he was subject to repeated use of the N-word and other acts of racial discrimination and harassment while working for the company. Executives have apologized and promised a full investigation. (Credit: CBS)

Target Of Racial Discrimination At ThyssenKrupp Hopes For More Than Apology

A former employee of a German-based elevator company was taking a wait-and-see approach after a top executive apologized and promised a full investigation into allegations of racial discrimination that created a hostile work environment at the firm’s suburban Chicago office.

CBS 2–02/08/2012


ThryssenKrupp Apologizes For Racially Hostile Workplace

German-based ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. apologized Tuesday for the racially-hostile work environment that had been created at its suburban Chicago office.


Illinois Senate Chambers

State Senator Apologizes For Punching Incident

One Illinois state senator who allegedly punched another following floor debate has apologized for his actions, but the other senator says this goes deeper than the brief scuffle.

WBBM Newsradio–06/08/2011

Northwestern University Professor John Michael Bailey

NU Professor Apologizes For Sex Toy Demonstration

The Northwestern University professor who allowed a live sex toy demonstration to take place in his classroom last month has apologized, although he maintains he sees “absolutely no harm” in what happened.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2011

Timothy Hercog

Man Apologizes For Threatening Alderman Burke

A Southwest Side man charged with threatening Chicago Ald. Edward Burke (14th) apologized on Wednesday, saying he’d had too much to drink when he left Burke threatening phone messages.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Tribune Tower (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Trib Exec Apologizes For Raunchy E-Mail

E-mail flap comes a week after New York Times detailed “frat house” culture in the Tribune executive suite.

WBBM Newsradio–10/13/2010