State Rep. Sandack Resignation: How It Happened And The Police ReportRon Sandack who abruptly resigned in July as a state representative, is now describing himself as a victim of ‘sextortion’ in a social media statement.
Chicago State University President Resigns, Gets $600,000 SeveranceAfter less than nine months on the job, Chicago State University president Thomas Calhoun Jr. has resigned, and will receive $600,000 as part of a separation agreement approved by the board of trustees on Friday.
Troy LaRaviere Resigns As Blaine Principal, Slams Emanuel's "Destructive Political Agenda"Accusing Mayor Rahm Emanuel of "incompetent and uncaring mismanagement" of the Chicago Public Schools, and using a "kangaroo court" to try to dismiss him as principal of Blaine Elementary, Troy LaRaviere has announced his resignation in a blog post.
Top-Ranking GOP Illinois State Lawmaker Ron Sandack ResignsTop-ranking Republican state Rep. Ron Sandack says he's resigning from the Illinois House, citing "cyber security issues."
Cook County Medical Examiner Stepping Down After Overhauling OfficeDr. Stephen Cina took over in 2012 after the previous medical examiner resigned amid criticism that bodies were stacking up in the morgue. Preckwinkle says Cina took the office from "crisis to full accreditation."
EPA Regional Chief In Chicago Resigns Amid Flint, Mich. Water CrisisSusan Hedman, head of the EPA regional office in Chicago whose jurisdiction includes Michigan, was stepping down Feb. 1 so the agency could focus "solely on the restoration of Flint's drinking water."
Indiana House Majority Leader Resigns After Apologetic TextA ranking Republican lawmaker who abruptly resigned Tuesday from the Indiana House sent a text message last week apologizing for "anything offensive" that may have been sent from his cellphone recently.
Another Top Official At University Of Illinois ResigningProvost 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.
Gov. Rauner's New State Prisons Chief Abruptly ResignsThe governor's office gave no reason for the premature departure of Donald Stolworthy, named to the $150,228-a-year job on March 9.
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.
Boehner OK With Schock ResignationThe 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.
Schock Leaving Congress With About $3.3M In Campaign FundsThe 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.