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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.


Hyde Park Academy

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

Empty Classroom

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

Lane Tech High School Campus

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.


High School Football Helmet Concussions

Ordinance Would Yank Possibly Concussed Students

Two key city council members want schools to pull athletes out of play if they show signs of concussion head injury.

WBBM Newsradio–11/11/2010

(Photo From Lake Zurich Police)

Lake Zurich Teacher Charged With Sex Abuse

A Lake Zurich High School drama teacher has been arrested and charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse.

WBBM Newsradio–11/02/2010


Downers Grove School Secretary Resigns After Theft

A west suburban high school secretary has resigned after allegedly stealing $4,000 in cash from the school’s homecoming funds.