Boy Scouts

Annette Eichorst (Credit: Plainfield Police)

Boy Scout Troop Treasurer Accused Of Swiping $17,000

Annette Eichorst, 50, of Plainfield, if facing multiple theft charges surrounding missing funds from Troop 19’s bank account.


Boy Scouts (AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER)

Thief Makes Off With Boy Scouts’ Collection Box

It’s not quite taking candy from a baby, but stealing a Boy Scout troop’s money is still pretty low.


Tanya Sellers, her son Eagle Scout Lawrence Sellers, and his girlfriend Danetria Hutson. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Chicago Boy Scout To Receive Special Award For Shielding Girlfriend From Bullets

This evening – a South Side teenager will get an award from the Boy Scouts of America: an honor only a few other scouts have ever received in this country.


Boy Scouts (AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER)

Lawsuit Targets Boy Scouts For Failing To Stop Sex Abuse

Fifteen men who say they were molested as children by a Boy Scout leader in the southwest suburbs, filed a lawsuit in Chicago today against the Scouts.


Boy Scouts (AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER)

Boy Scout Bombshell Includes Illinois Abuse Cases

There are more than 70 alleged abuse cases from Illinois — the earliest from 1960, the latest 1985.


Boy Scout

Oak Park Man Returns Eagle Scout Medal Over Continued Ban On Gays

The Boy Scouts of America’s policy of banning gay scouts and scout leaders has driven a local man to take action.

CBS Chicago–07/30/2012

Owasippe Scout Camp

Boy Scout Camp Celebrating 100 Years

A Boy Scout camp that has meant summer fun for hundreds of thousands of boys from the city of Chicago celebrates its 100th birthday this weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–07/18/2011