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Kenneth Jackson (right) is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of Michael Flournoy III (left), a student and football player at Simeon Career Academy High School. (Credit: Family photo/Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With April Slaying Of Simeon Football Player

Kenneth K. Jackson, 31, is charged with first-degree murder, murder during commission of a felony, and mob action, all felonies, in connection with the death of 16-year-old Michael Flournoy III, according to a statement from Chicago Police.

07/23/2014

Demarius Reed (Credit: Eastern Michigan University)

Trial Set To Begin In Murder Of Former Simeon Football Star

The family of a Chicago man murdered last fall in Michigan will be in court this week in Ann Arbor, as one of the accused killers goes on trial.

07/22/2014

Michael Flournoy (Family Photo)

Simeon Students Shocked At Football Player’s Slaying

Michael Flournoy III, 16, a sophomore who was on the football and wrestling teams at Simeon, was shot and killed near a relative’s house Saturday night.

04/07/2014

Drew Williams (Photo supplied to CBS)

Lane Tech Football Player Back In ICU After Suffering Infection While In A Coma

After some initial improvement, a high school football player has suffered a devastating setback in his recovery from a serious injury that left him a coma.

11/06/2013

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Lyric Opera ‘Show Boat’ Star Once Played College Football

A former Citadel football player has changed gears 180 degrees in his career, and now performs at the Lyric Opera.

WBBM Newsradio–01/26/2012

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Former Glenbard West Football Player Convicted Of Rape

A former Glenbard West High School football player was convicted Thursday of raping a 15-year-old girl last year shortly before a car crash that killed another teen implicated in the assault.

10/06/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

NIU Football Player Speaks Out About Shooting

Three days after he was released from the hospital, Northern Illinois University football player Devon Butler was back at school, talking about the shooting that left him critically wounded earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

NIU Football Player Speaks Out About Shooting

Three days after he was released from the hospital, Northern Illinois University football player Devon Butler was back at school, talking about the shooting that left him critically wounded earlier this month.

CBS Chicago–04/22/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

Practice Canceled After NIU Football Player’s Shooting

Spring football practice is canceled at Northern Illinois University, as a Huskies football player remains critically wounded from a shooting.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

NIU Linebacker Devon Butler

Practice Canceled After NIU Football Player’s Shooting

Spring football practice is canceled at Northern Illinois University, as a Huskies football player remains critically wounded from a shooting.

CBS Chicago–04/07/2011

Mark O. Orozco (left) and Richard F. Van Arsdale III (right) have been charged with attempted murder in the shooting of a Northern Illinois University football player. (Credit: DeKalb Police)

2 Charged After NIU Football Player Shot Off Campus

A Northern Illinois University football player was shot and wounded overnight at an off-campus apartment complex and two other students were in custody Wednesday afternoon.

CBS Chicago–04/06/2011

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Chicago Hope Teacher Sentenced For Molesting Football Player

A former teacher was sentenced to two years of sex offender probation Wednesday after she admitted she molested a teenage student from the private Christian West Side high school where she taught.

01/12/2011