School Fires Cheerleading Coach For Sending Profane Text MessageThe head cheerleading coach at Stagg High School in southwest suburban Palos Hills is reportedly out of a job in a war on words.
Fired Sheriff's Officer Returns To Work After Judge Orders Her ReinstatedCook County Judge Diane Larson ordered Dixie Rios be reinstated as an officer on Friday, ruling she was illegally fired by the sheriff’s merit board.
Ogden International School Staffer Fired Over Camera-Like Device In RestroomA staff member at a Near North Side school has been fired, just days after a device resembling a camera was found in a staff restroom.
Law Clerk Accused Of Posing As Judge Has Been FiredA law clerk accused of donning a robe and posing as a judge at the Markham courthouse has been fired from her job.
Three Lake County Jail Guards Fired Over 2012 Inmate DeathThe terminations of Corrections Officers Rodney Holmes, Robert Schlesser and Lilia Cruz were upheld by an arbitrator Aug. 4, according to a statement from the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The demotion of Corrections Sergeant Lance Ware was also upheld.
Commentary: McCarthy's Firing Doesn't Even Begin To Fix Chicago's ProblemsChange won’t come from the the Mayor’s Office. Change will come from Chicago’s citizens, and the Mayor will be lucky if he's allowed to help.
Judge Upholds Firing Of Cop In Offensive "Hunting" PhotoA Cook County judge refused to give a former Chicago police officer his job back on Wednesday, after he was fired more than 10 years after posing for an offensive photo that made it look like he and another officer had just hunted and killed an African-American man.
Fired Rutherford Employees Seek Back Pay, Threaten LawsuitThree ex-state employees who claim former Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them 10 months ago in retaliation for providing damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation are threatening legal action unless the state gives them back pay and scrubs personnel records of the misconduct charges used to show them the door.
Attorney: Malcolm X Health Sciences Dean Fired For Blowing Whistle Improperly Stored Cadavers"It was a very macabre discovery," said Dennis Stefanowicz, the attorney for Dr. Micah Young, who was fired as dean of Malcolm X College health sciences in February.
South Suburban Officer Fired Over Brutality AllegationsThe officer was caught on surveillance video shoving a detained suspect into a door and onto the ground and allegedly hit him while he was handcuffed.
Absentee-Ballot Handling Got City Election Board Supervisor FiredA supervisor fired by the Chicago election board was “terminated for gross dereliction” of duty in the wake of problems with absentee ballots that were discovered as votes were being tallied in the hotly contested race for Illinois state treasurer, according to newly obtained records.
Chicago Election Board Manager FiredA 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.