Diana Ferguson

Kelly Kraft, an aide to Gov. Pat Quinn, was confirmed Thursday to run the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority. (CBS)

Quinn’s Pick Installed As Sports Facility Director, Suggests Concerts At U.S. Cellular Field

Handing a rare defeat to Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn appeared to outmaneuver the mayor on Thursday in a heated battle over a key state board post. And the governor’s pick to run the Illinois Sports Facilities Authority was quick to suggest holding regular concerts at U.S. Cellular Field to improve revenue.


Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Schools CFO Set To Resign

The chief financial officer of the Chicago Public Schools is resigning, just as a new school leadership team stares down a $720 million deficit.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011