A big day got even bigger for a new Chicago police officer, when he proposed to his longtime girlfriend right after joining Chicago’s finest.
Almost 500 seniors graduated from Lake Zurich High School this year. One student who planned to go through graduation on May 31, Erin Adams, could not, as it turned out.
As teenagers get ready prom season and graduation, one suburban police department is asking parents to make sure they play it safe.
What does nearly $170,000 in tuition for four years of college get Northwestern University graduates? For honors students in the Medill journalism school, it apparently doesn’t get them a proofreader for their diplomas.
An incredible story out of Englewood that will make you smile: the very first graduating class at Johnson College Prep getting their diplomas. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Next Monday is a big day for a charter school in the Englewood neighborhood. Johnson College Prep High School’s first graduation will be staged at the Field Museum.
Two seniors who will graduate from Stagg High School in Palos Hills on Tuesday will stand out from the rest of their classmates in their determination to have never missed a day of school. Ever.
Four dozen Oak Lawn High School seniors won’t be graduating with the rest of their class on Wednesday, after allegedly cheating on their community service hours requirement.
Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.
Of all the cat memes on the Internet, this one takes the cake.
Make your grad feel extra special by getting him or her a great gift from one of these Chicago-area stores.
They are the newest line of a city’s defense; 59 men and women about to hit the streets as Chicago Police. For Tony Vincent, it’s personal in a way no other new officer can imagine.
This is the first day on the job for new detectives in Chicago: the first graduating class of detectives in the city in five years.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker was there Thursday when African-American firefighter applicants took the next step to their new careers.
The occasion was a beauty school graduation, but the scene was less than beautiful this past weekend when a thrashing fight broke out.
Many students don’t like missing class and want perfect attendance, but that’s not something you will find soon-to-depart University of Illinois President Michael Hogan going for.
Teens and young adults this time of year are beginning to get the proverbial glazed look in their eye of senioritis. Graduation cakes will soon be cut, yearbooks signed and the endless parade of graduation parties has begun. Celebrate their accomplishments with gifts they actually want. If all else fails, cold hard cash is always a party favorite.
Congrats 2011 graduates! What better way to celebrate years of hard work, whether high school or college, than going out to eat and toasting to the graduate.
Just in time for Christmas, the Indiana Department of Education has a gift to deliver.