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Luis Aguilera claims he was fired as a Chicago Public Schools teacher over a memoir in which he reveals an affair with a teacher when he was 16. He says claims that he also had an affair with a student after he became a teacher are false and unsubstantiated. (Credit: CBS)

Fired CPS Teacher Says Personal Memoir Cost Him His Job

A former Chicago Public Schools teacher has sued the district, claiming his right to free speech was violated when he was fired following a flap over his personal memoirs.

CBS 2–01/11/2012

Empty Classroom

Former CPS Teacher Says He Was Fired Over Frank Memoir

A former teacher is suing Chicago Public schools claiming he was fired over his memoir.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2012

Ron Zook

Illinois Fires Zook After 0-6 Collapse

Illinois coach Ron Zook was fired Sunday after the Illini followed a 6-0 start to this season with a six-game losing streak.

11/27/2011

Highland High School teacher Sam Fies was fired on Nov. 23, 2011, for what the school board described as "inappropriate conduct" with a female student. (Photo courtesy: Northwest Indiana Times)

NW Ind. Teacher Fired Over ‘Inappropriate Conduct’ With Female Student

A northwest Indiana high school teacher has been fired and is expected to soon face criminal charges for what the school board described as “inappropriate conduct” with a female student.

CBS Chicago–11/23/2011

Parking Ticket

Report: Officers Set To Be Fired For Bogus Tickets

A suburban man who has received a steady stream of Chicago parking tickets says he feels vindicated now that the Police Department is acknowledging they were bogus.

CBS Chicago–11/07/2011

Scales Of Justice

Lawsuit: Man Was Fired Over Muslim Prayers

A Chicago man is suing his former employer in federal court, claiming he was fired because of his religious beliefs.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2011

Toni Preckwinkle

Preckwinkle Fires County Comptroller After Audit

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle says it was more a matter of negligence than anything criminal that led her to fire of the county comptroller.

WBBM Newsradio–10/06/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Fraction Of 54 Firefighters To Be Fired In Mileage Scandal

WBBM Newsradio has learned that the Chicago Fire Department now plans to fire four of the 54 firefighters accused of padding their mileage expenses.

WBBM Newsradio–09/15/2011

Chicago Fire Department

Firefighters To Be Fired For Padding Mileage Expenses

The Fire Department has moved to terminate 54 firefighters accused of padding their mileage expenses, WBBM Newsradio has learned.

CBS Chicago–08/25/2011

The Chicago Cubs fired general manager Jim Hendry on Friday. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Fans React To Firing Of GM Jim Hendry

Some Cubs fans are thrilled with the news that general manager Jim Hendry got the axe, saying the move was long overdue. Others say it’s not right to kick a man when he’s down.

CBS 2–08/19/2011

The Chicago Cubs fired general manager Jim Hendry on Friday. (Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Fans React To Firing Of GM Jim Hendry

Some Cubs fans are thrilled with the news that general manager Jim Hendry got the axe, saying the move was long overdue. Others say it’s not right to kick a man when he’s down. An informal survey Wrigley Field found that the supporters of Friday’s move far outnumbered the detractors.

CBS 2–08/19/2011

Crime Lab

Former Stroger Lab Technician Says She Was Fired After She Went Blind

A one-time Stroger Hospital lab technician is suing her former employer, alleging she was fired rather than put her in a new job after an illness left her legally blind.

04/15/2011

Daniela Rossmann

New Trier Teacher Fired For ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With Student

New Trier Township High School has fired a German teacher accused of having an “inappropriate relationship” with a student.

03/16/2011

Drew Peterson

Drew Peterson Angry Over Son’s Firing

Murder suspect Drew Peterson is speaking out, sort of, about the firing of his oldest son from the Oak Brook Police Department.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2011

Stephen Peterson

Drew Peterson’s Son Fired From Oak Brook P.D.

The Fire and Police Commission in west suburban Oak Brook voted unanimously Saturday to fire Officer Stephen Peterson from the force.

CBS Chicago–02/19/2011

Jay Cutler is sacked. (Getty Images.)

Packers Tie Costs Car Salesman His Job

A Chicago area car salesman’s loyalties to the green-and-yellow of the Green Bay Packers have cost him his job.

WBBM Newsradio–01/25/2011

Tammy Hultman

Woman Says TSA Fired Her For Having Breast Cancer

She’s been fighting breast cancer. Now she is fighting to get her job back – taking on the controversial TSA. The Tinley Park mother of three says she was unfairly fired from her TSA job because of her illness. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

CBS 2–11/23/2010

Gay Rights

University Defends Firing Of Gay Employee

Roman Catholic officials are defending Benedictine University’s actions leading up to the departure of the school’s education director.

11/14/2010

Felicia Nichols

Breast Cancer Patient Fired From Job Files Suit

A Dolton woman says she asked her boss for two weeks off to undergo cancer treatment. She says her boss turned her down, then fired her. Now, she and the Federal EEOC are suing the company. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

CBS 2–11/10/2010

Todd Stroger

Fired City Worker Hired By Stroger To $90K Job

Fired city worker Tommie Talley has returned to government work — this time for lame-duck Cook County Board President Todd Stroger.

10/13/2010

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