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Study: 21 Percent Of Illinois Students Report Being Bullied At School

A survey of Illinois high school students indicates that younger white teenage girls are the most likely of any demographic to be bullied.

CBS Chicago–07/12/2012

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NIU’s Huskie Stadium To Host Illinois HS Football Championships

High school football title games will be held at Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium in DeKalb during odd years starting in 2013 and running through 2021.


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Onetime Top Football Prospect Exonerated Of Rape Conviction After 5 Years In Prison

A former high school football star whose dreams of a pro career were shattered by a rape conviction burst into tears Thursday as a judge threw out the charge that sent him to prison for more than five years.

670 The Score–05/24/2012

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Report: Facebook Squabble Led To Violent Attack On High School Girl

A Facebook and Twitter rivalry between high school girls has resulted in suspensions and a referral for expulsion, after a girl was attacked in the school hallway.

CBS Chicago–05/03/2012

Meet one of the residents of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. The school has a barn stocked with farm animals. (CBS)

Your Chicago: Ag High School In Urban Setting

The Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences is a little bit of the country on the city’s Far South Side. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.


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Video: HS Girl Charged With Assault After Brutal Soccer Beating

After Annette McCullough of Lewisville High was tripped while running down the sideline in a game against Chester High, all hell broke loose.

670 The Score–03/30/2012


Girl, 16, Stabbed At High School In Grand Crossing

A 16-year-old girl was hospitalized Tuesday after being stabbed at Hirsch Metro High School in the Grand Crossing neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–03/06/2012


Listen: High School Announcer Squeals After Game-Winning Shot

High school announcer gets a little excited after game-winning shot.

670 The Score–03/06/2012

Rocky Clark was paralyzed playing football at Eisenhower High School. (CBS)

Rocky Clark, Paralyzed High School Football Player, Dies

Clark passed away shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday following complications from abdominal surgery, his family announced.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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3 Busted Burglarizing Jewish High School In West Rogers Park

Police have arrested two convicted felons and a teenage boy after catching them red-handed burglarizing the Ida Crown Jewish Academy in the West Rogers Park neighborhood.


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Sexually Explicit Facebook Page Infuriates Portage, Ind. Parents

It’s a sign of the times in Portage, Ind., where parents are dealing with some sexually explicit postings that are being made about their kids on Facebook.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2011

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (CBS File Photo)

Kirk Extols Virtues Of Bipartisanship

U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) is trying to give a lesson on working across the aisle.

WBBM Newsradio–10/10/2011

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Lockport High School Employee Arrested On Student Sex Charge

A suspended southwest suburban Lockport Township High School District employee resigned this week and was arrested Thursday on accusations he committed an act of sexual conduct with a student in 2009.

CBS Chicago–05/27/2011

Jalen Hampton, 17, is charged with shooting a 14-year old girl after a softball game (credit: Chicago Police Department)

$2.5M Bond For Teen Charged With Shooting Girl After Ballgame

A teenage boy was ordered held on $2.5 million bond Thursday after being charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl following a high school softball game last week.


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Small Fire Evacuates Hyde Park Academy

Students are heading back to class this morning after a small fire in the janitor’s closet of a Hyde Park Academy high school in the Woodlawn neighborhood.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2011

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North Suburban Teacher Cuts Infuriate Parents

Some parents are up in arms over a plan by the Niles Township District 219 school board to cut ten tenured teaching positions at its two high schools.

WBBM Newsradio–02/07/2011

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2 Lane Tech Students Hit By Car

Two students from Lane Tech high school were hit by a car, after the driver is suspected to have had a heart attack.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2011


Some Schools Doing Away With Gym Showers

Could required showers after gym class be a thing of the past for high school students?

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2011

Austin Biehl talks Monday night Nov. 29, 2010 in Marinette, Wis. about being taken hostage at Marinette High School by another student earlier in the day, as his mother Carla looks on at right. A student armed with a handgun burst into a Wisconsin high school classroom at the end of the school day and held nearly two dozen students and a teacher hostage for more than five hours Monday, authorities said. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Student Holds Classroom Hostage, Shoots Self

A high school student who pulled a handgun and shot a film projector as the school day wound down held 23 classmates and a teacher hostage for about five hours Monday before shooting himself when police busted down a classroom door.



‘Straight Pride’ Shirts Raise Protest In St. Charles

Several students at St. Charles North High School are urging others to join them at a school board meeting next month to protest what they consider a too-lenient response in a t-shirt controversy.