Maine West

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

Judge In Hazing Case Puts Trial On Hold For Review

An unusual twist on Thursday in the hazing trial of a former north suburban soccer coach when the judge hearing the case put the proceedings on hold.

12/19/2013

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit In Maine West Hazing Case

A judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that claimed athletes at a northwest suburban school were sexually assaulted under the guise of hazing, according to the local school district.

10/15/2013

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Another Maine West Student Comes Forward With Hazing Charges

A 16-year-old boy has come forward with accusations of hazing at Maine West High School– the fifth student athlete to file a lawsuit.

08/27/2013

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Fifth Maine West Student Claims Sex Assault In Soccer Hazing Ritual

Chicago lawyer Tony Romanucci filed the complaint Monday on behalf of the 16-year-old boy and his parents, none of whom are identified by name.

08/26/2013

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

Former Maine West Coach Charged In Hazing Case

A former Maine West High School soccer coach has been charged with multiple misdemeanor counts involving the battery and hazing of players on his team.

05/15/2013

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

Maine West Coach Fired Over Hazing Charges Gives Up Fight For Job

The man soccer players at Maine West High School have come to know affectionately as “Divo” has given up his fight for the job he lost in a hazing scandal at the northwest suburban school district.

04/02/2013

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Second Maine West Coach Fired By School Board Amid Hazing Scandal

District 207 School Board members on Thursday evening moved to fire a freshman boys soccer coach in connection with the Maine West hazing scandal.

01/24/2013

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

Maine School District Confirms Subpoenas In Hazing Probe

Maine Township School District 207 confirms that subpoenas have been issued by a Cook County grand jury for records from administrators as part of an investigation into allegations of hazing.

01/15/2013

Maine West High School (Credit: CBS)

Maine West Hazing Victim Discusses Lawsuit Against School

The former soccer player is one of four onetime students who are suing amid allegations that sexual abuse occurred on multiple occasions.

01/03/2013

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.

12/19/2012

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.

11/29/2012

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.

11/26/2012

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.

11/21/2012

Composite Sketch For Choice Taylor Hit And Run Suspect (Photo From The Des Plaines Police Department)

Sketch Released In Fatal Hit-Run Of Maine West Student

The Des Plaines police have released a composite sketch of the truck driver who ran over and killed at 17-year-old Maine West High School student.

11/12/2010