A Northwestern University professor accused in a lawsuit of attempting to sexually assault a former student is now suing his accuser for defamation, claiming her false accusations invaded his privacy and hindered his career prospects.
A South Side high school was evacuated Friday afternoon, after a small explosion, Chicago Public Schools officials said.
An Indiana University student from north suburban Libertyville died at her sorority house Thursday night.
Police believe they know what happened to a University of Illinois student who disappeared after he checked in for a flight at O’Hare International Airport, but never boarded the plane.
Bond was set at $250,000 Monday afternoon for a Tinley Park High School teacher and coach who was arrested for having sex with an underage female student.
The incident allegedly occurred earlier this week, during a classroom disruption. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Sources tell CBS 2 the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services has been notified. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
A criminal court judge effectively removed 39-year-old Bridgette Miller from the classroom, by barring her from any contact with the student, witnesses, or anyone else under the age of 18.
The family of a missing Loyola University student from Evergreen Park is offering a $2,500 reward for information that helps find him.
The seventh-grade student knew her friends weren’t joking about her hair being on fire when they slapped her on the head as she began to smell smoke, said Park City 14-year-old Tatyana Butler.
An Illinois State Police trooper helped save a University of Illinois student’s life during the snowstorm in central Illinois on Monday, when he and two other men lifted a car off the young man after he’d been hit by a car along I-57.
Authorities are trying to figure out how a local college student died, after her decomposing body was found in a Pilsen apartment this week, more than a month after she went missing.
Edwin Klemm, 43, faces 11 counts of criminal sexual assault. He allegedly had a sexual relationship with a student in 2011, starting when the girl was 16 years old.
In a telephone message to parents, Principal Erin Utesch said the student showed the gun to other students, but did not threaten or use the pistol.
No students were in jeopardy at any time during the incident, Chicago Public Schools spokeswoman Robyn Ziegler said.
A male math teacher at Rich East High School has been put on paid leave and is facing further disciplinary action for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a student, officials said Thursday.
The Waukegan High School safety officer accused of having sex with a student faces a mandatory prison sentence if he is convicted, Judge Christopher Stride said Thursday.
Police say a 15-year-old student and 51-year-old veteran teacher exchanged words. Then, the student allegedly body-slammed the teacher and started punching him.
A University of Illinois student from north suburban Lake In The Hills was killed in an apparent hit-and-run in Urbana overnight.
Northwestern University student Harsha Maddula will be buried today just outside New York City.