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Chicago Superintendent Prepares Students For Success

Dr. Art Fessler, superintendent of schools in Arlington Heights CCSD 59, shares his insights and knowledge of over seeing a public school district in Illinois.


Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy talks with CBS 2 about the upcoming NATO summit. (CBS)

McCarthy On City Relationship With CeaseFire: What The Mayor Says Goes

The police superintendent previously faulted CeaseFire for bypassing the police as it negotiated truces.


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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

Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy (CBS)

It’s Official: McCarthy Sworn In As Police Superintendent

Although he has served the last several weeks as Chicago’s top cop, Garry McCarthy took the formal oath Friday as former superintendents looked on.


Cook County Seal

Controversy-Ridden County Highway Supt. To Step Down

The superintendent of Cook County’s Highway Department, Rupert Graham, is stepping down.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Deadline Arrives For Police Supt. Applications

Today is the deadline for applications for the job of Chicago Police superintendent.

CBS Chicago–04/11/2011

Illinois State Capitol

Quinn’s School Consolidation Plan Finding Little Support

The ideas of saving state money by combining school districts and eliminating the regional offices of education seem to be on their way to the recycle bin, maybe in the section marked “Easier Said than Done.”

CBS Chicago–03/31/2011

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard

Report: Hillard Making Changes At Police Department

Even though he is only holding the job for a few months, interim police Supt. Terry Hillard is looking to make some changes.

CBS Chicago–03/24/2011

Charles Ramsey

Philly Top Cop Says He Talked To Emanuel

Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel is preparing to make his choice for a new police superintendent, and Philadelphia police Commissioner Charles Ramsey confirms he has been contacted about the job.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2011

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard

Hillard Hits The Streets Again As Top Cop

Interim Chicago Police Supt. Terry Hillard was back on the street for the first time in years on Friday.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2011

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

Chicago Police Supt. Jody Weis

Clock Nearly Run Out For Police Supt. Weis

Chicago’s top cop apparently will be out of job when a new mayor takes over in May. The big question: Will he leave when his contract expires Tuesday, or help with the upcoming transition?


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Panel Put Together To Identify New CPS Chief

A blue-ribbon panel hopes to put together three top choices for CPS chief by the time the new mayor takes office in May.


Fred Rice

Former Police Supt. Fred Rice Dies

Fred Rice, the first African-American Chicago Police superintendent, has died.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2011

Chicago Police Superintendent Jody Weis (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Candidates For Mayor Want New Police Chief

No matter which of the four top candidates running for mayor in Chicago is elected, it’s all but certain the city will soon have a new police superintendent.


Police Supt. Jody Weis

Weis: ‘I Can’t Make Everyone Happy’

Police Supt. Jody Weis appeared on the CBS 2 Morning News today to talk about the pressing issues of the Police Department.

CBS 2–10/20/2010