Maine West High School

Former Maine West High School soccer coach Michael Divincenzo speaks to reporters after he was found not guilty of criminal charges tied to his players' hazing rituals, which some players have said included sexual assaults. Divincenzo has said he didn't know the details of the hazing rituals. (Credit: CBS)

Former Maine West Coach Acquitted In Hazing Case

A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been acquitted of misdemeanor battery charges, related to alleged hazing rituals committed by his players, shortly after a judge dismissed a charge of failing to report the hazing.


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

Trial Begins For Coach Accused In Maine West Hazings

While students at Maine West have said it was their teammates who assaulted them, prosecutors have said the coach was in the room, and did nothing to stop it.


White House

Local High School Students To Attend Inauguration

14 local high school students are heading to Washington this morning to watch President Obama’s swearing in ceremony.


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.


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.


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)

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

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Des Plaines High School Bans ‘Grinding’ At School Dances

A high school in Des Plaines is the latest to crack down on sexually suggestive dancing, or “grinding.”

WBBM Newsradio–02/22/2012

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Visitation Planned For Hit-And-Run Victim, 17

Visitation will be held Friday for a Des Plaines high school student killed by a hit-and-run accident last week.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2010

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Teen Mourned After Deadly Des Plaines Crash

Teachers and classmates are remembering a teen who was killed by a hit-and-run vehicle in Des Plaines, as police continue to search for the offender.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2010

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Police Release Description Of Vehicle That Killed Teen

A northwest suburban high school student was killed Friday night in a hit-and-run crash in Des Plaines.