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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.


Marquis Harrison, 16, was charged as an adult with one count of first-degree murder and driving under the influence in a crash that killed a 911 dispatcher for the city of Chicago. (Photo credit: Scott Schneider)

Teen Indicted In Crash That Killed 911 Dispatcher

A Chicago teen has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with a police chase and deadly crash that killed a 911 dispatcher.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2011

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Urban Prep Sending Every Grad To College Again

More than six of every ten African-American boys will not graduate from public high school in Chicago, but at a high school in one of city’s poorest neighborhoods, every single black student is headed to college.

CBS Chicago–02/16/2011