Monthly archives: May, 2017

With spotlight on Semaj’s death, DCFS director resigns

SPRINGFIELD — As his agency faces another crisis, George Sheldon on Wednesday resigned as head of the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. The exit comes as DCFS remains under fire over the Semaj Crosby tragedy. Sheldon has accepted a job at a nonprofit in his home state of Florida. Sheldon tendered his resignation …

JetBlue, Delta test biometric scans as an alternative to boarding passes

The airlines will test facial- and fingerprint-recognition technology at two U.S. airports to replace boarding passes, highlighting efforts by carriers to speed customers through congested airports while increasing security. JetBlue Airways  and Delta Air Lines will test facial- and fingerprint-recognition technology at two U.S. airports to replace boarding passes, building on industry efforts to increase …