Claypool Apologizes After Being Accused Of Cover-UpChicago Public Schools CEO Forrest Claypool apologizes no fewer than four times for lying to ethics investigators and other missteps –- actions that have prompted some to call for his termination.
Barred From Working At CPS, 163 Former Staffers Find Jobs At Charter, Contract SchoolsA CPS spokesman said sharing “do not hire” information with charter and contract schools requires the consent of each individual on the list
Two Aviation Officers Fired, Two Suspended For Dragging Doctor Off United FlightDr. David Dao suffered a concussion and a broken nose, and lost two teeth when his head hit an armrest.
Inspector General Completes Follow Up To November Audit Of Food Inspection ProgramChicago's inspector general has completed a follow-up to his highly-critical November audit of the health department's food inspection program.
Hines VA Hospital Says It Has Fixed Roach Problem In KitchenA year after an inspection found roaches on food trays at Hines VA Hospital, the hospital said it has fixed the problem.
Former Doctor For Cook County Misspent Public Funds On Piano, Travel: Inspector GeneralThe unnamed physician is accused of submitting expenses that were approved for reimbursement. WBBM's Steve Miller reports.
Investigation Finds No Secret Wait Lists At VA HospitalAn internal watchdog for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs found patients faced delays accessing care at a suburban Chicago veterans' hospital, but its report uncovered no evidence supporting a whistleblower's claim of a scheme to hide the long wait times.
City Council Passes Watered-Down Ordinance Giving IG Oversight Of Aldermen The Chicago City Council has approved a watered-down ordinance regarding oversight of aldermen by an inspector general, reports WBBM’s Nancy Harty.
Vote On Ordinance Giving City Inspector General Oversight Of City Council Postponed An effort to bring Chicago aldermen under the city's top investigative watchdog was derailed today in City Council.
Principals Removed At Senn High School, Marine Leadership AcademyTwo Chicago high schools will start the new school year without their principals, who have been removed by the Chicago Public Schools, amid separate investigations by the district’s inspector general.
Former Illinois Treasurer Employees Sue Over FiringsThree former state employees allege in a lawsuit filed Wednesday that then-Treasurer Dan Rutherford fired them in 2014 in retaliation after they offered damaging evidence in a sexual harassment investigation conducted by a law firm into the Illinois Republican.
Four Charged With Stealing More Than $870,000 From CPSAccording to a CPS inspector general's report, this is part of a larger theft scheme that is connected to seven people who have worked for Chicago Public Schools.