Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr leaving his house in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 15, 2012 (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Resigns From Congress

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has resigned from Congress, citing health reasons and an intensifying federal investigation into the use of his campaign funds.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr smokes a cigar while leaving his house on Oct. 15, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by ABACAUSA.COM)

Jackson Family Not Talking About Jesse Jr.’s Tentative Plea Deal

There has been no official response from the Jackson family to the exclusive CBS 2 report that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. has been negotiating a plea deal with federal prosecutors that would lead to his resignation for health reasons and likely jail time. Reactions among his constituents on Saturday were mixed.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2012

Robert Blagojevich discusses the resignation of U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald, who prosecuted him alongside his brother, former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, but dropped all charges against Robert after a jury deadlocked on all counts against him. (Credit: CBS)

Robert Blagojevich: Fitzgerald Resigning ‘A Good Day For Civil Liberties’

Robert Blagojevich, who was caught up in the federal investigation that saw his brother Rod Blagojevich sent to prison for 14 years, said U.S. Atty. Patrick Fitzgerald’s decision to resign was a good day for justice, claiming Fitzgerald overreached and was unfairly allowed to gather unchecked power.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Illinois State Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) leaves the Dirksen Building federal courthouse on March 13, 2012, after he was released on bond, following his arrest for allegedly taking a $7,000 bribe. (Credit: CBS)

Secretary Of State: Rep. Smith Not Stepping Down Because He Needs Money

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is renewing his call for indicted state Rep. Derrick Smith (D-Chicago) to step down, and says the lawmaker would have done so if not for the paycheck.

CBS Chicago–04/03/2012

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Lincolnwood School Officials Quit Amid Spending Controversy

One week after voters in north suburban Lincolnwood District 74 overwhelmingly rejected a referendum to finance construction of a new school building, its two top leaders are out.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2012

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

Durbin: Hogan’s Resignation Won’t Fix All Of U Of I’s Problems

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Saturday that it was time for Michael Hogan to resign as president of the University of Illinois, but his resignation won’t cure the university’s problems.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2012

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

U Of I President Resigns

University of Illinois president Michael Hogan has resigned and will step down on July 1, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Corrections Officer Killed

Lake County, Ind., Jail Warden Resigns Amid Drunkenness Allegations

The warden at the Lake County Jail in Northwest Indiana has stepped down, amid allegations that he was drunk when he showed up to the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash that left one of his correctional officers dead.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

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North Chicago Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of Brutality Scandal

North Chicago Mayor Leon Rockingham has accepted the resignation of his embattled police chief.

CBS Chicago–02/28/2012

This screen grab of surveillance video allegedly shows a North Chicago officer using excessive force on a detainee. (North Chicago Police Dept.)

Interim Police Chief Quits In Scandal-Plagued North Chicago

After just six days, the man who was appointed interim police chief in North Chicago has decided he doesn’t want the job.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2012

Cardinal Francis George speaks to reporters during a visit to Children's Memorial Hospital on Christmas Sunday. (Credit: CBS)

Gay Rights Group Takes Out Ad Demanding Cardinal’s Resignation

A gay rights advocacy group is placing a full page ad on the Chicago Tribune, taking Francis Cardinal George to task for his remarks comparing the “gay liberation movement” to the Ku Klux Klan and calling on him to resign immediately.

CBS Chicago–12/30/2011

Antioch teacher Sara Glashagel has been charged with computer tampering for allegedly changing the grades of several student athletes. (Credit: Antioch Police)

Antioch Teacher Accused Of Grade Tampering Resigns

A north suburban high school teacher accused of changing student grades submitted a letter of resignation, effective immediately, according to school officials.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 06:  Apple CEO Steve Jobs delivers the keynote address at the 2011 Apple World Wide Developers Conference at the Moscone Center on June 6, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned from sick leave to introduce Apple's new iCloud storage system and the next versions of Apple's iOS and Mac OSX.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Chicago Apple Store Patrons React To Steve Jobs’ Resignation

Steve Jobs has stepped down as the chief executive officer of Apple, saying he can no longer meet his duties and expectations. Chicago Apple Store patrons are reacting.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

Lewis Jordan

CHA Chief Resigns Amid Credit Card Controversy

Chicago Housing Authority chief executive officer Lewis Jordan has submitted his resignation, in the wake of questions about his use of a government credit card.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011

Walter Jacobson

Walter: Rep. Weiner And His High And Mighty Colleagues

If ever there were a story in the news that won’t go away, it’s U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) and his Twitter. And Walter Jacobson says politicians don’t want to stop talking about him.

CBS 2–06/15/2011

Dick Ebersol

Ebersol Steps Down As NBC Sports Group Chairman

Dick Ebersol helped launch “Saturday Night Live” and established NBC as the home of the Olympics. On Thursday, he resigned as the NBC Sports Group Chairman.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

Chicago Public Schools

Chicago Schools CFO Set To Resign

The chief financial officer of the Chicago Public Schools is resigning, just as a new school leadership team stares down a $720 million deficit.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2011

Terry Hillard

Hillard Returns As Police Superintendent

Former Supt. Terry Hillard is back in charge at the Chicago Police Department nearly eight years after he left the post, as the departure of Supt. Jody Weis draws mixed feelings.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2011

Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago)

State. Sen. Rickey Hendon Resigns

Illinois State Sen. Rickey Hendon (D-Chicago) has resigned from his seat.

CBS Chicago–02/24/2011

Ron Huberman

Last Day For Huberman At CPS

This is the last day on the job for Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Ron Huberman.

CBS Chicago–11/29/2010