Schock To Resign From CongressEmbroiled in a growing scandal over how he has spent taxpayer and campaign funds, U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock has announced he is stepping down from Congress at the end of the month. The Peoria Republican said questions about his use of taxpayer dollars and campaign cash have become a distraction.
2 Officers Shot At Protest Outside Ferguson Police StationTwo officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.
After Federal Raid, Elgin State House Member Resigns One day after the primary election and less than a week after federal agents raided his home and office, a state house lawmaker from Elgin has resigned.
State Official Resigns After Going Fishing On Sick LeaveA top administrator at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has resigned because the agency says he violated rules by participating in professional fishing tournaments while on sick leave last summer.
Prosecutor Who "Threw Away" Koschman File ResignsThe prosecutor who declined to charge former Mayor Richard M. Daley’s nephew in the killing of David Koschman — and apparently “threw away” the case file — has left the Cook County state’s attorney’s office.
Skokie Cop Accused Of On-Duty Battery ResignsMichael Hart, a 19-year veteran of the Skokie Police Department, was charged with aggravated battery and official misconduct following a DUI arrest on March 10 in which a woman suffered injuries.
Waukegan Police Chief Quits Over False Military Service ClaimsRobert Kerkorian resigned as Waukegan Police Chief on Monday, July 1, two months after being sworn in and three days after he released a public statement acknowledging that he falsely claimed to have trained as a Navy SEAL on his 1987 police department job application.
Metra Boss Steps Down, Taking More Than $400,000 In SeveranceMetra executive director Alex Clifford has resigned, taking a $442,000 buyout as he leaves the commuter rail agency.
Highwood Alderman Resigning Over CitizenshipHighwood Ald. Harvey Knapp is from Britain. He was appointed to the city council five months ago to fill a vacancy. At the time, neither he nor Highwood’s mayor realized state law requires municipal officials to be citizens.
Cardinal George Surprised At Pope's ResignationGeorge says the Pope is a very private person and his public role was the most difficult for him.
Pope's Resignation A Shock For Many CatholicsPope Benedict XVI’s decision to step down has surprised many Catholics around the world, including church leadership in Chicago.
Sandi Jackson's Resignation Takes Effect TodaySouth Side Ald. Sandi Jackson’s resignation takes effect on Tuesday.
Ald. Sandi Jackson Resigning From City CouncilA month after denying rumors she planned to step down, Ald. Sandi Jackson (7th) has submitted a resignation letter to the mayor's office, effective Tuesday, citing the need to focus on "very painful family health matters."
Jackson Jr. Staying In D.C. As Resignation From Congress Made OfficialAs Congress returned from its Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s resignation from Illinois’ 2nd Congressional District was made official on Tuesday.
Quinn Sets Election Dates In Early 2013 To Fill Jackson Jr.'s Congressional VacancyJesse Jackson Jr. resigned from Congress last week amid health problems and reported plea-deal negotiations with federal prosecutors.