Resignation

Photo Of The Quad At The University Of Illinois. (U Of I Photo)

Another Top Official At University Of Illinois Resigning

Provost Ilesanmi Adesida said in an emailed statement Monday he’ll step down Aug. 31. His resignation follows this month’s exit of the top official at the flagship campus, Phyllis Wise.

08/24/2015

Prison fence

Gov. Rauner’s New State Prisons Chief Abruptly Resigns

The governor’s office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year job on March 9.

05/22/2015

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) smiles during an interview at the Republican National Convention in Tampa in 2012. (Photo credit: BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

In Final Speech In Congress, Schock Says He’s Leaving ‘With Sadness And Humility’

In his final speech on the House floor, embattled Congressman Aaron Schock apologized for letting down his constituents, and vowed to “work tirelessly to make it up” to them.

03/26/2015

John Boehner

Boehner OK With Schock Resignation

The U.S. House Speaker said he was stunned by the announcement. But he says members of Congress must be held to the highest ethical standards.

03/19/2015

Congressman Aaron Schock at a hearing of the Ways and Means Committee in Washington, DC, on October 29, 2013. (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Schock Leaving Congress With About $3.3M In Campaign Funds

The Peoria Republican controls funds for himself, the GOP and one for other candidates. Schock may use the cash to pay any legal bills he’s incurred amid recent questions about irregularities in his spending. He also could return the money to donors or give it to other candidates, the GOP or to charity.

03/19/2015

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (left) and his father, Dr. Richard Schock (right) | Photo credit: Getty Images/CBS

Father: Schock Might Have Been ‘A Little Careless,’ But Most Allegations ‘Lies And Innuendos’

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock’s father said the congressman is a “broken” man, after announcing he’ll resign from Congress at the end of the month, in light of a growing scandal over his business deals, and possible misuse of taxpayer and campaign funds.

03/18/2015

U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock (R-Illinois) smiles during an interview at the Republican National Convention in Tampa in 2012. (Photo credit: BRIGITTE DUSSEAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Schock To Resign From Congress

Embroiled in a growing scandal over how he has spent taxpayer and campaign funds, U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has announced he is stepping down from Congress at the end of the month. The Peoria Republican said questions about his use of taxpayer dollars and campaign cash have become a distraction.

03/17/2015

Police in riot gear respond to demonstrators blocking traffic during a protest outside the Ferguson Police Department on March11, 2015 in Ferguson, MO. Protests erupted after the announcement of  the resignation of Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson earlier in the day. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)

2 Officers Shot At Protest Outside Ferguson Police Station

Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city’s police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.

03/12/2015

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield

After Federal Raid, Elgin State House Member Resigns

One day after the primary election and less than a week after federal agents raided his home and office, a state house lawmaker from Elgin has resigned.

03/19/2014

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State Official Resigns After Going Fishing On Sick Leave

A top administrator at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has resigned because the agency says he violated rules by participating in professional fishing tournaments while on sick leave last summer.

02/14/2014

Richard "R.J." Vanecko, a nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley, has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the 2004 death of David Koschman. (Credit Chicago Police/CBS)

Prosecutor Who “Threw Away” Koschman File Resigns

The prosecutor who declined to charge former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew in the killing of David Koschman — and apparently “threw away” the case file — has left the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.

02/11/2014

Cassandra Feuerstein slams into a bench after video tape showed her being thrown into a jail cell. (CBS)

Skokie Cop Accused Of On-Duty Battery Resigns

Michael Hart, a 19-year veteran of the Skokie Police Department, was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct following a DUI arrest on March 10 in which a woman suffered injuries.

11/15/2013

Waukegan Police logo (Credit: City Of Waukegan Website)

Waukegan Police Chief Quits Over False Military Service Claims

Robert Kerkorian resigned as Waukegan Police Chief on Monday, July 1, two months after being sworn in and three days after he released a public statement acknowledging that he falsely claimed to have trained as a Navy SEAL on his 1987 police department job application.

07/02/2013

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Metra Boss Steps Down, Taking More Than $400,000 In Severance

Metra executive director Alex Clifford has resigned, taking a $442,000 buyout as he leaves the commuter rail agency.

06/21/2013

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Highwood Alderman Resigning Over Citizenship

Highwood Ald. Harvey Knapp is from Britain. He was appointed to the city council five months ago to fill a vacancy. At the time, neither he nor Highwood’s mayor realized state law requires municipal officials to be citizens.

WBBM Newsradio–03/07/2013

Cardinal George talks with reporters Monday about the pope's resignation. (CBS)

Cardinal George Surprised At Pope’s Resignation

George says the Pope is a very private person and his public role was the most difficult for him.

02/11/2013

Pope Benedict XVI delivers his annual 'state of the world' address to accredited ambassadors at the Regia Hall on January 7, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. During his address Pope Benedict XVI appealed for an end to the conflict in Syria which he described as being "torn apart by endless slaughter". (Photo by Stefano Carofei - Vatican Pool via Getty Images)

Pope’s Resignation A Shock For Many Catholics

Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down has surprised many Catholics around the world, including church leadership in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2013

Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) speaks to reporters at City Hall, where she attended her first City Council committee meeting since her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., resigned from Congress. (Credit: CBS)

Sandi Jackson’s Resignation Takes Effect Today

South Side Ald. Sandi Jackson’s resignation takes effect on Tuesday.

01/15/2013

Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) speaks to reporters at City Hall, where she attended her first City Council committee meeting since her husband, Jesse Jackson Jr., resigned from Congress. (Credit: CBS)

Ald. Sandi Jackson Resigning From City Council

A month after denying rumors she planned to step down, Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) has submitted a resignation letter to the mayor’s office, effective Tuesday, citing the need to focus on “very painful family health matters.”

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Former U.S. Rep Jesse Jackson Jr. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jackson Jr. Staying In D.C. As Resignation From Congress Made Official

As Congress returned from its Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s resignation from Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District was made official on Tuesday.

CBS Chicago–11/27/2012

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