| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:52 PM
Former Mayor Richard Daley popped up to give a tour of Millennium Park Monday, but did not address why more than a dozen companies subsidized by city taxpayers were required to give more than $900,000 to the charity founded and led by his wife.
| Jul 15, 2011
| 2:08 PM
A group of liberal voters who said they volunteered and donated to President Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign are threatening to pull their support if he signs off on cuts to Medicaid, Medicare and Social Security during ongoing debt negotiations with...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:47 PM
Embattled Chicago Housing Authority CEO Lewis Jordan will resign his post effective June 30 in the wake of questions about his credit card use, according to a copy of his resignation letter the Tribune obtained today.
Jordan’s departure comes after...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel today made three appointments to the Chicago Housing Authority board, which is being overseen by an interim CEO while the mayor searches for someone new to helm the agency.
Carlos Ponce, who has served on the board of commissioners...
| Jan 3, 2011
| 12:36 PM
From the Z on TV blog:
WBAL-TV Monday answered one of the bigger questions of Baltimore media 2011: Who will replace Oprah in Channel 11's afternoon lineup?
The answer is Ellen DeGeneres, according to Jordan Wertlieb, WBAL's general manager.
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Veterans of the charter school movement and the turnaround model of school reform are among the people Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel has selected to help lead Chicago Public Schools under new CEO Jean-Claude Brizard.
Emanuel said his appointments were made on...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel pushed ahead with his pledge to reshape Chicago Public Schools on Monday, introducing an executive team led by a reformer from Rochester, N.Y., who has been unafraid to mix it up with teachers unions and parents.
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Best Buy Co. named a new chief executive Monday, proclaiming Hubert Joly -- the current head of Radisson and T.G.I. Friday’s parent Carlson -- as the best bet to save the beleaguered electronics retailer.
Minnesota-based Best Buy has struggled in...
| Mar 10, 2011
— Vivian Schiller's resignation as president and chief executive of National Public Radio comes at a perilous time for the public broadcaster, as Republicans in Congress press ahead with plans to slice its federal lifeline.
Schiller's exit on...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:31 PM
President Obama on Tuesday nominated former Edison International Chairman and Chief Executive John E. Bryson to be Commerce Secretary, tapping an environmental lawyer-turned-corporate executive in hopes of reaching out to a business community that has...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Best Buy Co. Inc. just can’t catch a break. Chairman and founder Richard Schulze is jumping ship earlier than expected, taking with him a 20.1% stake in the struggling electronics retailer.
Schulze, 71, told the company’s board Thursday...