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Terrance J. Gunn, 21, a convicted felon from the 100 block of Custer Street in Evanston was charged with multiple firearms violations in the Tuesday shots fired incident in the 1600 block of Dodge Avenue in north suburban Evanston, according to police.

Man Charged For Firing Gun Outside Evanston School

An Evanston man has been charged with firing gunshots Tuesday afternoon in the front yard of a residence across from Evanston Township High School.

06/12/2013

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Lawmakers Debate Lowering Mandatory School Age From 7 To 6

The Illinois Senate has passed a measure that would require parents to send their kids to school before their 7th birthday, in a vote that broke down along party lines.

05/22/2013

Jeanette Baum (Kane County State's Attorney)

Woman Going To Prison For Driving Child To School While Drunk

A west suburban woman has been sentenced to prison for her fourth DUI arrest after she dropped her child off at school while intoxicated.

05/13/2013

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Police: Two Teens Charged After Bringing Shotgun To School

Two teenage boys have been arrested in Elgin, after a shotgun was found in a locker at Gifford Street High School on Thursday.

04/12/2013

A classroom in Wolcott High. (CBS)

New School Unveiled To Help Dyslexic Students

This weekend, the city’s first high school dedicated to students with dyslexia will hold an open house. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

03/07/2013

Mike McGee

Coding School Founded By African Americans Thrives

The creators of multimillion dollar companies like Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and Dropbox are pushing a You Tube video promoting the importance of teaching students how to code.

02/28/2013

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Student Arrested For Bringing Gun To NW Side High School

A 15-year-old student was arrested Monday morning for trying to bring an unloaded handgun into a Northwest Side high school.

02/18/2013

Kevin Jones, 35, is accused of sexual assault. (Chicago Police Dept.)

South Side High School Coach Charged With Sex Assault

Bond was set at $500,000 on Friday for a man who up until the day after he was charged last week with the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl in the South Chicago neighborhood was varsity basketball coach for a South Side charter school.

01/24/2013

A 13-year-old boy is arrested at John Marsh Elementary School on Jan. 9, 2013, after bringing an unloaded revolver and ammunition to school and putting them in his locker. (Supplied to CBS 2)

Teen Arrested After Bringing Gun To School

A teenager was arrested after bringing an unloaded gun to school and stored it in his locker.

01/10/2013

Parents watch their children enter Central Elementary School in Riverside. (CBS)

Local Schools Stepping Up Security In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

Across the country, schools will be on high alert following Friday’s shooting in Connecticut.

12/17/2012

Von Meyer, 60, of the 9300 block of West 133rd Avenue was arrested Saturday on felony charges of intimidation and misdemeanor charges of domestic battery and resisting law enforcement. (Credit: STMW)

Cops: Cedar Lake Man Threatened His Own Elementary School Massacre

Police on Saturday seized 47 guns and ammunition from the home of a northwest Indiana man who a day earlier had threatened to set his wife on fire and kill as many people as he could at a nearby elementary school.

12/16/2012

Marsha Lanza talks about the family life of the shooter in Newtown Conn. (Credit: CBS)

Crystal Lake Aunt Gives Insight On Newtown Shooter’s Family Life

CBS 2’s Courtney Gousman spoke with Nancy’s former sister-in-law Saturday morning in Crystal Lake, and learned a lot more about the killer.

12/15/2012

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Locals React To Connecticut School Shooting

Chicagoans react to the school shooting in Newton, Connecticut shooting.

12/14/2012

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Local Expert Offers Tips For Talking About Tragedy With Kids

Stefanie Norris of Willow House offers tips for helping kids deal with the school shooting in Newtown Conn.

12/14/2012

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Antioch Teacher Under Investigation After Girl Is Bruised

CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with the family of a fifth-grader who says an Antioch elementary teacher gripped her arm so hard there were bruises.

11/14/2012

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Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends 25 Students To Hospitals

About 25 children were hospitalized in good condition after a carbon monoxide leak at a school in the Far South Side Burnside neighborhood Monday afternoon.

11/05/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: The Mayor Can Find Money For Schools

Mayor Rahm Emanuel seems to find money for everything his administration wants, CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson reports. So why can’t he find money for the schools?

09/13/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: More Transparency In School Negotiations Is Elementary

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson says taxpayers should have a better look into contract negotiations between teachers and Chicago Public Schools.

09/06/2012

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Police Can Now Share Information About Dangerous Students With Schools

The bill Gov. Pat Quinn signed allows police departments to notify school administrators when a student is a part of an ongoing investigation, even if they haven’t been arrested or charged.

08/27/2012

Chicago Students To Get Free Ride … On CTA

The CTA is giving some Chicago students free rides to high school.

08/27/2012

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