James R. Thompson Center

Gov. Quinn’s Newly Appointed Child-Welfare Director Resigns Amid Theft Scandal

Arthur Bishop was appointed last month to succeed the late Richard Calica at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Calls On Torture-Probe Director To Resign

Gov. Quinn says the commission’s director, David Thomas, should step down because of a “gross failure to follow the law.”


Brad O'Halloran, former Metra chairman. (Orland Park village website)

Metra Board Chairman Resigns Amid Payout, Patronage Scandals

Brad O’Halloran sent his letter of resignation to Cook County board members Thursday afternoon. He was among board members who OK’d a more than $700,000 severance deal with former Metra CEO Alex Clifford.


Ravenswood Elementary School (CBS)

Ravenswood Principal Resigns Amid ‘Stress, Turmoil’ At CPS

Ravenswood Elementary is closed for the summer, but when it opens this fall the principal who has headed the school for the last five years will be gone. Heather Connolly quit Thursday.


Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire. (CBS)

Dean Out At Stevenson H.S. Following Texting Scandal

The dean, Paul Weil, was under investigation for sending texts to an 18-year-old male student.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2012

David Protess

Northwestern Professor Known For Death-Row Reversals Will Retire

David Protess, the Northwestern University journalism professor who is credited with helping free wrongfully convicted prison inmates, will be resigning from the university.


Jim Tressel

Muller: Jim Tressel Needs To Resign

No one likes it when they find out a person who they thought they could trust is a complete phony.

CBS Chicago–04/26/2011