Cleared By DCFS Four Months Ago, CPS Social Worker Remains On Paid Suspension, Awaiting Fate Of His JobThe Morning Insiders stay on the case of taxpayer money used to pay Chicago Public Schools employees on suspension while under investigation.
Chicago Public Schools Spending Millions On Pay For Suspended EmployeesThe district is currently shelling out more than $200,000 a week to pay employees who have been placed on leave.
Where Do Suspended CPS Employees Go While Under Investigation? Some Were Placed In School BuildingsSome suspended CPS employees are immediately sent home while the district investigates, but accused teachers – up until a few months ago – were sent to CPS network offices.
Two Pritzker Staffers Fired Over Charcoal Mask Post On InstagramTwo campaign staffers for Democratic candidate for governor J.B. Pritzker have been suspended without pay, after one of them wore a charcoal face mask in an Instagram post, making it appear he was wearing blackface.
New Law Prevents Preschools From Suspending, Expelling StudentsGov. Bruce Rauner signed legislation that forbids Illinois preschools from receiving state money from suspensions and expulsions.
Lansing Cop Seen Pinning, Threatening Black Teen On Video Placed On LeaveThe mayor’s actions were praised by Andrew M. Stroth, a civil rights attorney hired by the boy’s family.
Northwestern Suspends SAE Fraternity, 5 Weeks After Loyola DidThe suspension comes about 3 weeks after school officials closed an investigation into an alleged sexual assault at the Evanston frat house.
Teacher, Vocal CPS Critic Faces Firing, Calls Attempt A 'Witch Hunt'CPS has confirmed it is attempting to fire Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy teacher Sarah Chambers, who called the effort a "witch hunt."
4 Cops At Laquan McDonald Shooting Suspended For Faulty DashcamsChicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson has suspended four officers who were at the scene of the Laquan McDonald shooting in 2014 for not ensuring their dashboard cameras were working properly.
3 Animal Control Workers Suspended After Dog Left In Van For 5 DaysThree Chicago Animal Care and Control workers responsible for leaving a dog in a van for five days have been suspended, even though the city’s inspector general recommended two of them be fired.
Three Fox Lake Cops Suspended For Altercation With Man In Holding CellTwo Fox Lake police officers and a detective have been suspended after acknowledging they broke department rules during an altercation with a suspect in custody last year.
Department Of Public Health Temporarily Closes Downtown Chipotle Over Health ViolationsHungry workers in the Loop were confused when they flocked to a popular Chipotle on Tuesday and found the restaurant dark and empty inside.
Review: The Sad Dad Batman Strikes Again… Hopefully For The Last TimeFor hardcore fans of the series, Batman: Arkham Knight delivers on nearly every front. For those of us capable of acknowledging its flaws, it’s both innovative and frustratingly half-baked.
Warner Bros. Suspends Sales Of Broken PC Version Of 'Batman: Arkham Knight'There are major problems with Batman: Arkham Knight, with fingers being pointed at a Chicago-based game developer.
Judge Tosses Lawsuit By White Teacher Suspended For Using N-WordLincoln Brown, 48, was suspended without pay for five days in 2011 for using the n-word in front of his majority African-American class at Murray Language Academy after one of his students passed a note to a girl with rap lyrics including the n-word