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McDonald’s Sales Hit By China Scandal, US Weakness

McDonald’s says a global sales figure fell 2.5 percent in July, dragged down by persistent weakness in the U.S. and a food safety scandal in China. The results reflect what is likely to be just the beginnings of the fallout from a Chinese food scandal late last month.

08/08/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Kirk Seeking Criminal Probe Of VA Scandal

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk said Friday he has evidence the Veterans Administration falsified wait times for patients at VA hospitals, and he said the matter demands criminal investigation.

06/13/2014

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS)

Sen. Kirk: Changes Needed At The Top At Hines VA Hospital

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk says five cases had to be settled in court after treatment delays harmed Hines VA patients.

05/22/2014

James R. Thompson Center

Gov. Quinn’s Newly Appointed Child-Welfare Director Resigns Amid Theft Scandal

Arthur Bishop was appointed last month to succeed the late Richard Calica at the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

02/26/2014

Jordan Elementary School. (Credit: CBS)

Two Rogers Park School Staffers Step Down Following Texting Scandal

A teacher and an assistant principal at Jordan Community School in the Rogers Park neighborhood have resigned, following a text messaging scandal that came to light earlier this year.

11/08/2013

Jordan Elementary School (CBS)

Jordan Elementary Teacher: Scandal Was ‘Swept Under The Carpet’

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards interviews a teacher about allegations of misconduct against two co-workers.

09/12/2013

Photo Credit Getty Images

5 First-Time Emmy Nominees Who Deserve To Win

It’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.

08/22/2013

Dick Durbin

Durbin: Special Counsel May Be Necessary To Investigate IRS

Senator Dick Durbin says he will think about the idea, floated by his colleague, John McCain.

06/03/2013

(Alex Goykhman/B96 Chicago)

REWIND: Was The GRAMMY Best Dance Recording Hijacked?

This week on REWIND: Awards Show Edition, there’s yet another GRAMMY scandal and it goes by the name is Al Walser. He’s the relative unknown who somehow landed a nomination against GRAMMY winner Skrillex’s “Bangarang”, Calvin […]

01/07/2013

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Former Students Rally Around Maine West Coach Embroiled In Hazing Scandal

Maine West soccer team members and other students whom Michael Divincenzo taught know him as “Divo.” He has his supporters in some former pupils, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.

11/30/2012

Dr. Stephen Cina is the new Cook County medical examiner. (CBS)

New Cook County Medical Examiner Wants To Turn Page On Morgue Scandal

Dr. Stephen Cina says with about 5,000 bodies passing through the facility each year, the challenges are great. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

10/25/2012

Dr. Nancy Jones

Former Medical Examiner Grants Newspaper Interview In Wake Of Scandal

The former Cook County Medical Examiner is speaking out for the first time after being forced from office two months ago.

CBS Chicago–08/17/2012

Crestwood Water Tower

August Trial Scheduled For Two Indicted In Crestwood Water Scandal

Two south suburban Crestwood officials indicted on federal charges in the village’s tainted drinking water scandal will be going to trial in August, according to a recent U.S. District Court filing.

04/29/2012

Joe Paterno. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Ex-PSU Coach Paknis: Paterno Knows Everything

A former child-abuse victim himself, former football grad assistant Matt Paknis believes Joe Paterno knew about Jerry Sandusky’s alleged sexual abuse against children years ago.

CBS Chicago–11/15/2011

Sexual Abuse

Officials Advise Parents To Be Vigilant About Sexual Abuse

The scandal at Penn State University has parents wondering what to look out for when they sign up their kids for various youth programs, and how to talk to their children about sex abuse.

WBBM Newsradio–11/10/2011

Joe Paterno

Bernstein: You Must Read The Grand Jury Report

They hurt to read, I won’t lie to you. You cannot un-know them or un-see them. You will stop multiple times in the 23 pages of the grand jury report, needing to avert your eyes or shudder.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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

Jim Tressel

Sports Illustrated Probes Downfall Of Buckeyes’ Tressel

An investigation by Sports Illustrated delves into the decline and fall of Ohio Buckeyes coach Jim Tressel, who resigned Monday amid NCAA violations from a tattoo parlor scandal.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

Tostitos Fiesta Bowl

After Scandal, Fiesta Bowl Will Remain Part Of BCS

After a scandal that involved apparent illegal campaign contributions and inappropriate spending, the Fiesta Bowl will be allowed to remain part of the Bowl Championship Series, though it must pay a $1 million fine.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

Terrelle Pryor

Report: Ohio State Players Received $14K, SUV In Trades

A newspaper has reported that several Buckeye players traded dozens of items to the owner of a tattoo parlor, receiving tattoos, $14,000, and in one case a sport-utility vehicle.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2011

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