David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

NIU Students Charged With Hazing Make Court Appearance

Three Northern Illinois University students, facing felony hazing charges in death of a freshman, went before a judge this afternoon.


Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Maine West Board Votes To Fire Soccer Coach Over Hazing Scandal

The Maine Township High School District 207 school board has voted to fire the school’s soccer coach, who has been accused of allowing criminal hazing activities, including the sodomizing of players.


David Bogenberger (Family Photo)

Arrest Warrants Issued For NIU Frat Members After Student’s Death

Twenty-two members of a fraternity at Northern Illinois University have been charged in connection with the death of a student from excessive drinking during a hazing ritual last month.


Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Alvarez Orders ‘Top-To-Bottom’ Maine West Hazing Review

Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez wants a “complete and thorough, top-to-bottom” review of alleged hazing abuses at Maine West High School.


Hoffman Estates Finds No Sexual Misconduct In Basketball Team Hazing

Rough horseplay, yes. Sexual misconduct, no. That is the finding of an investigation of off-campus hazing at Hoffman Estates High School involving the boys’ basketball team.


Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Students Back Embattled Maine West Coaches

Supporters of two coaches at Maine West High School are defending them, via Facebook.


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Hoffman Estates High School Boys’ Basketball Team Suspended For Hazing

After a one-day internal investigation, the entire boys’ varsity basketball team at Hoffman Estates High School was suspended Saturday for three games.


Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Former Students Rally Around Maine West Coach Embroiled In Hazing Scandal

Maine West soccer team members and other students whom Michael Divincenzo taught know him as “Divo.” He has his supporters in some former pupils, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.


Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Heat Turned Up On Maine West High Over Sexual Hazing Allegations

One mother is angry at Divincenzo and has joined several families filing lawsuits against Maine Township High School District 207 because of a series of alleged attacks coaches knew about dating back to 2007.


Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Three More Families Join Maine West Hazing Lawsuit

Three families have joined a lawsuit against Maine Township High School District 207, alleging their children were also hazed at Maine West High School.

CBS Chicago–11/28/2012

Photo from the 2012 Maine West Yearbook of Mike Divincenzo. (Credit: Chicago Sun-Times)

Another Hazing Incident Revealed At Maine West High School

A hazing scandal at Maine West high school is expanding, following revelations of an incident involving the baseball team back in 2008.


Hazing Scandal Widens At Maine West High School

More victims have reportedly come forward – in an alleged hazing scandal involving the Maine West boys soccer team.


"Jane Doe" and Attorney Antonio Romanucci (WBBM)

Student Allegedly Sexually Assaulted During Hazing Ritual, Family Sues

The family of a Maine West High School freshman is suing the school district, claiming their son was sexually assaulted during a hazing ritual in September. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

WBBM Newsradio–11/19/2012

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Suit: Coach Videotaped Physical Hazing Of Freshman Football Player

A Chicago father is seeking damages from the city’s school district for the psychological damage he says his son experienced at the hands of bullies.


This picture, which has been doctored to keep identities anonymous, allegedly shows a hazing incident among members of the Joliet Township High School girls' varsity soccer team. (CBS)

Photos Surface Of Girls’ Soccer Hazing

The pictures are now part of an investigation headed by police in Freeport, where the soccer team played in a tournament.


Joliet West High School (Credit: CBS)

Student: Hazing At Joliet West High School Is Blown Out Of Proportion

A police investigation is underway amid allegations of possible hazing at a high school in Joliet, but one student says he thinks it is all being blown out of proportion.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Joliet West High School (Credit: CBS)

Joliet Township High School Students Accused of Hazing

Officials at Joliet Township High School are investigating hazing allegations against members of the girls’ soccer team.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

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2 Coaches Charged In Hazing Complaint

New details were emerging Tuesday about a hazing incident at Prosser Career Academy that left a 14-year-old football player with bruises.