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Chicago Police Officer John Mathews was beaten to death in May 1988. (Credit: Chicago Police Memorial Foundation)

Officer’s Son Wants Youth Baseball Board Ousted For Letting Cop Killer Coach

Joey Mathews can still name all five men convicted of killing his father, Chicago Police Officer John Mathews, in Hegewisch 26 years ago, and he’s furious one of them has been coaching youth baseball in the same neighborhood, years after finishing his prison sentence.

07/29/2014

(File photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Coach Hit By Shot Put, Seriously Injured

An assistant track coach from Marmion Academy is beginning his recovery after being struck Friday by a shot put during warm-ups at an IHSA sectional meet in Elgin.

05/23/2014

Basketball (Getty Images)

Suspended Homewood-Floossmoor Coach Reinstated

Anthony Smith was suspended in February amid allegations of recruiting violations. The association now says Smith is reinstated and is eligible to coach at any IHSA member school immediately.

04/23/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Tinley Park H.S. Coach Accused Of Sex Assault Released On Bail

A Tinley Park High School teacher and coach posted bond Monday night, after appearing in court on charges of having sex with an underage female student.

03/11/2014

Ryan Dolan (Credit: Will County Sheriff)

Tinley Park H.S. Teacher/Coach Charged With Sexually Assaulting Student

Bond was set at $250,000 Monday afternoon for a Tinley Park High School teacher and coach who was arrested for having sex with an underage female student.

03/10/2014

Brandon Brown (Booking Photo)

Ex-Coach Acquitted In 2010 Sex Assault Case

Former Waukegan High School physical education teacher and coach Brandon Brown was acquitted Thursday of having sex with one of his students in 2010 when she was 17 years old.

02/21/2014

Daniel Horyn (Credit: Facebook)

Skokie Students Mourn Teacher Who Died Of Cancer

Daniel Horyn, 34, was diagnosed with cancer a year ago, but kept up his work as an English teacher and track and cross country coach during his treatment.

09/10/2013

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Howland Holds News Conference To Thank UCLA Players, Staff

Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.

03/26/2013

Edwin Klemm (Credit: DuPage County Jail)

Wheaton North H.S. Teacher Accused Of Having Sex With Student

Edwin Klemm, 43, faces 11 counts of criminal sexual assault. He allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student in 2011, starting when the girl was 16 years old.

03/20/2013

Kevin Jones, 35, is accused of sexual assault. (Chicago Police Dept.)

South Side High School Coach Charged With Sex Assault

Bond was set at $500,000 on Friday for a man who up until the day after he was charged last week with the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl in the South Chicago neighborhood was varsity basketball coach for a South Side charter school.

01/24/2013

Darrell Bevell with Brett Favre when Bevell was the offensive coordinator in Minnesota. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Bevell, Trestman, Arians Are Finalists For Bears Coaching Job: Reports

Published reports say the Chicago Bears have zeroed in on two finalists – possibly a third – including Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman.

01/14/2013

Northern Illinois head coach Rod Carey. (Courtesy NIU)

NIU Promotes Rod Carey To Head Football Coach

Northern Illinois University has tapped offensive coordinator Rod Carey as head coach of the Orange Bowl-bound football team.

12/02/2012

Running enthusiast Ryan Baker, 13, has several medals from Special Olympics events. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Coach’s Mistake Costs Special Olympics Athlete

CBS 2’s Dave Savini talks with family members about the campaign they are starting to “Let Ryan Run.”

06/14/2012

Photo Credit: Thinkstock

Father’s Day Gift Guide For All Budgets

Father’s Day is fast approaching. But don’t fret; CBS Local did the browsing for you. Find dad-friendly gifts for any budget.

06/07/2012

Deep River Devils

Sports Store Donates To Little League Team After Coach Took Money And Left

It appears there will be a baseball season after all for a team of 11-year olds who learned this week about the bad, and good, in life.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2012

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Police: Indiana Youth Baseball Coach Took Parents’ Money And Ran

Multiple felony charges are expected Wednesday against a 40-year-old man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Little League team in northwest Indiana.

CBS Chicago–04/24/2012

Football (FILE/Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Former Super Bowl Bear Kurt Becker To Coach At Aurora East

A high school in Aurora has a new football coach with a super background with a legendary team, as well as a super-big job ahead of him.

CBS Chicago–03/20/2012

University Of Illinois Logo

Illinois Extends Deadline For Football Coach Applications

Illinois has extended the application period for candidates for its head football coaching position until late Thursday night.

12/07/2011

Mike Maddux (left) and Pete Mackanin (right). (Left photo by Ezra Shaw, Right photo by Jed Jacobsohn)

Mackanin, Maddux To Interview With Cubs First

Phillies bench coach Pete Mackinin and Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux will be the first to interview for the vacant Cubs manager job.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011

High School Football Helmet Concussions

HS Coach Crosses Line

Listen to a high school football coach’s over-the-line rant.

670 The Score–10/27/2011

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