A Chicago election official has been fired in the aftermath of a contentious election that has resulted in a criminal probe of disruptive robocalls and complaints about “irregularities” in handling ballots in the state treasurer’s race. A spokesman declined to say why the person was fired, saying it was a personnel issue.
A fired Chicago cop caught up in a plan to plant drugs and a gun in a suburban woman’s car got his job back after the city’s police board this month took a second look at the case.
Colin Collette was a popular and respected music director at Holy Family Church in suburban Inverness. But his announcement of same-sex marriage on social media went against church teachings, and he was fired.
Apollo the German shepherd mix growled and approached the officer, who shot the dog and killed him in front of the homeowners’ six-year-old daughter.
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Morris Elementary School District 54 Supt. Teri Shaw said she doesn’t know why the driver dropped all 20 students from White Oak Elementary at a local park Tuesday afternoon.
Thirty-two Chicago police officers who were fired from the department or who quit while facing firing since 2004 have been collecting city pension that cost more than $1.2 million a year.
Sun-Times photojournalists who were fired last week staged a protest rally – along with some of their family members, former colleagues and other supporters – outside the newspaper’s offices in the River North neighborhood on Thursday.
The governor’s brother, John Quinn, will remain on the faculty as a social studies teacher. He’s been at the Catholic high school in Oak Park for more than 30 years, and won a Golden Apple Award in 1992. Both brothers are alums of the school.
Donald Grady, the chief of police for Northern Illinois University, was fired Tuesday, five years after he was praised as a hero for his reaction to a mass shooting on campus.
Officials in Libertyville High School District 128 say band director Jeffrey Daeschler has been fired for having an “inappropriate physical relationship” with a female student.
Bears general manager Phil Emery said Tuesday it was a “tough decision” to fire Lovie Smith as head coach after nine years on the job, but he said the team did not have enough offensive success under Smith, and it was time to go in a new direction.
One of Drew Peterson’s defense attorneys is furious at remarks made by his former co-counsel after he was fired from the defense team.
A Pilsen man was behind bars Tuesday night, accused of threatening a former co-worker in west suburban Oak Park.
A top-level official with the Chicago City Colleges has been fired, just weeks after he was hired, for lying on his application.
Officials First Baptist Church of Hammond., Ind., said Wednesday night fired Pastor Jack Schaap admitted to having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl who is a member of the church, prompting their decision to fire him this week.
The former chief financial officer of the Argonne National Laboratory is suing the organization, claiming it fired him for blowing the whistle on some alleged illegal accounting at the lab.
Police in Riverside have busted a man for selling phony magazine subscriptions around the western suburb.
A woman filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday claiming she was fired from her bartending job in Tinley Park when it became apparent she was pregnant.
A Police Board hearing into the alleged harassment of a man by two Chicago police officers has ended, and the officers will soon learn whether they will be fired.