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

Jackson Jr. Avoiding Spotlight By Staying In Minnesota

A day after Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. left his second stint at the Mayo Clinic, a source close to the Jackson family said the congressman was still in Rochester, Minn., in an effort to avoid the spotlight.

CBS 2–11/14/2012

Rochester Plane

Plane From Chicago Skids Off Runway In Rochester, N.Y.

Passengers were alarmed Wednesday night when a flight from Chicago to Rochester, N.Y., skidded off the runway as tit landed.

CBS Chicago–02/23/2012

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Ex-Ill. Firefighter Gets 30 years For Child Porn

A former central Illinois firefighter has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to child pornography charges.


Jean-Claude Brizard

Brizard Says He’s Up To Daunting Task At CPS

In a series of interviews, incoming Chicago Public Schools chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard says he looks forward to handling a daunting task.

WBBM Newsradio–05/04/2011

Jean-Claude Brizard

Emanuel Defends Choice Of Controversial New School Boss

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel defended what to some was a controversial choice to run Chicago’s public schools.

CBS Chicago–04/20/2011

Jean-Claude Brizard

Schools CEO Pick Locked In Contract In Rochester

Is new Chicago Public School chief executive officer Jean-Claude Brizard coming to Chicago, or not?

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Jean-Claude Brizard

Rochester, N.Y., Schools Supt. Named Chicago Schools Chief

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has named Rochester, N.Y., schools superintendent Jean-Claude Brizard as his choice for the next Chicago Public Schools chief executive.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2011