State Senator Accused Of Sexual Harassment Resigns Leadership PostSen. Ira Silverstein, D-Chicago, is no longer Majority Caucus Chair, Senate President John Cullerton’s office announced Wednesday. Silverstein earned an extra $21,000 from the post.
Gov. Quinn's Newly Appointed Child-Welfare Director Resigns Amid Theft ScandalArthur Bishop was appointed last month to succeed the late Richard Calica at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
Quinn Calls On Torture-Probe Director To ResignGov. Quinn says the commission's director, David Thomas, should step down because of a "gross failure to follow the law."
Metra Board Chairman Resigns Amid Payout, Patronage ScandalsBrad 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 Principal Resigns Amid 'Stress, Turmoil' At CPSRavenswood 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.
Dean Out At Stevenson H.S. Following Texting ScandalThe dean, Paul Weil, was under investigation for sending texts to an 18-year-old male student.
Northwestern Professor Known For Death-Row Reversals Will RetireDavid Protess, the Northwestern University journalism professor who is credited with helping free wrongfully convicted prison inmates, will be resigning from the university.
Muller: Jim Tressel Needs To ResignNo one likes it when they find out a person who they thought they could trust is a complete phony.