Wilmette School Superintendent Sorry About Closing Schools For Cold WeatherA north suburban school superintendent apologized to parents Thursday, after cancelling classes due to the cold weather, after he had second thoughts about his decision.
School Backs Down, Won't Punish Grads For Tossing Caps In The AirTossing 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.
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.
Principal Apologizes After Shaming Girls For Length Of ShortsParents 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.
Metra Apologizes To BNSF Line Riders For Recent DelaysMetra 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' ServiceThe chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority is expected to issue an apology Wednesday for calling its paratransit vans a "limousine" service.
Tribune Apologizes For Badly-Timed 'Broom-Hilda' CartoonThe 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.
Collins Demands Apology From White For Comparing Her To BlagoState Sen. Annazette Collins (D-Chicago) is demanding an apology from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White for recent newspaper comments about her.
Target Of Racial Discrimination At ThyssenKrupp Hopes For More Than ApologyA 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.
ThryssenKrupp Apologizes For Racially Hostile WorkplaceGerman-based ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp. apologized Tuesday for the racially-hostile work environment that had been created at its suburban Chicago office.
State Senator Apologizes For Punching IncidentOne 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.
NU Professor Apologizes For Sex Toy DemonstrationThe 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.