Police from Streamwood and several surrounding suburbs responded after a racially-based lunchroom brawl quickly spun out of control.
After reviewing video recordings of a series of fights Monday at Crete-Monee High School, police will seek charges of aggravated battery against a 15-year-old male student who allegedly kicked a teacher.
More than two dozen students were arrested late Tuesday morning at Percy Julian High School, after a large fight inside.
In an abrupt reversal, Rich Township High School District 227 officials decided to lift a ban on spectators from the varsity football game between Rich South and Rich Central, in the wake of a brawl between students of the two schools.
A special school board meeting to address last week’s fight between rival high schools in Rich Township got a little testy itself on Tuesday.
Richard Cowser, 54, was trying to break up a fight between two girls at Thornwood High School in South Holland, when he collapsed and died.
The first fight happened inside Proviso West’s lunchroom on Monday. Hillside police arrested 15 students, all of them taken out of the school in handcuffs.
A 21-year-old cheerleading coach was stabbed in the chest on Wednesday during a fight between a group of students at a West Side high school.
Seven north suburban high school students were arrested after police broke up a fight at the school on Wednesday morning.