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
Cubs-Pirates Game Suspended In 7th InningThe teams were tied at 3 when a storm rolled through the area. With more rain in the forecast, the game was called after a delay of 1 hour, 52 minutes.
Keidel: Rice Regrets, The World ForgetsNo matter what Ray Rice said yesterday, it can't change what he did or the near-universal perception that aristocrats get more chances than we do. But Rice made one refreshing statement: His wife could do no wrong.
School District Suspends, Moves To Fire Hall Of Fame Coach Over DUI ChargeLongtime Hillcrest High School girls basketball coach and social studies teacher John Maniatis has been suspended without pay, with the intent of having his employment terminated at the Country Club Hills school, school district officials decided late Thursday night.
City Watchdog: 17 Firefighters And Paramedics Falsified Mileage RecordsA group of Chicago firefighters and paramedics have been suspended for falsifying thousands of dollars’ worth of mileage records.
Police Board Rejects Deal To Suspend Chicago Cop 60 Days In Woman's DeathThe police board scrapped the deal that police Supt. Garry McCarthy had struck with Sgt. Steven Lesner. Instead, the eight-member panel of mayoral appointees has ordered a full inquiry into the events that led to Catherine Weiland’s death.
Chicago FOP President Suspended, Called 'A Dictator'The Illinois FOP has suspended the president of the union representing Chicago Police officers — and prohibited Mike Shields from negotiating with the city — after accusing him of violating his oath and branding him a “dictator,” the Sun-Times is reporting.
Governor Again Suspends State Funds For Uno; Puts $15M On HoldFor the second time this year, Gov. Pat Quinn has suspended state funding to the scandal-scarred United Neighborhood Organization, the biggest charter-school operator in Illinois.
Jail Officer Suspended After Penning ‘Graphic’ Letters To InmateThe Cook County Sheriff’s office has suspended a high-ranking jail officer who kept up a secret relationship with a female inmate awaiting trial for the alleged murder of her 6-year-old daughter
Royals' Tejada Suspended 105 Games For PED Use Former MVP Miguel Tejada was suspended for 105 games on Saturday for testing positive for an amphetamine, one of the longest suspensions given by Major League Baseball.
Teen Arrested For Setting Off Fireworks Inside Gary SchoolArrested inside a northwest Indiana high school for allegedly setting off fireworks after police banned him from the building, DeAngelo Rock appeared in court and said, “I am not a criminal.” Gary City Court referee Itsia Rivera replied, "Yes you are."
VIDEO: Guard Allegedly Pushes Dunbar Student Down StairsAn employee at a public high school in the Bronzeville neighborhood has been taken off the job after being recorded on cell phone video pushing a girl down a set of stairs.
Suspended Frankfort Cop Facing New Burglary ChargeDonald Walsh was initially charged with domestic battery and aggravated domestic battery in July after Mokena police arrested him for allegedly beating his ex-girlfriend at her home. This week, a Will County grand jury indicted Walsh on a residential burglary charge, for which he was arraigned on Friday.
Indiana Boy Suspended For Bringing BB Gun To SchoolIn a telephone message to parents, Principal Erin Utesch said the student showed the gun to other students, but did not threaten or use the pistol.
Chicago Marathon Will Announce Solution To Registration Glitch Next WeekRegistration for this year's Bank of America Chicago Marathon remains suspended through late next week.