Washington High School

Tornado damaged homes are seen on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. According to reports the tonado that ripped across Washington, Illinois has been preliminary classified as an EF-4. A fast-moving storm system that spawned multiple tornadoes which touched down across the Midwest, leaving behind a path of destruction in 12 states and killing at least five.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Student Raises $15,000 For Victims Of Washington Tornado

When a powerful tornado ripped through downstate Washington in November, Joe Ranallo set out to raise $10,000 as part of a class project to help provide some measure of relief to the victims – a goal he surpassed, and then some.

02/07/2014

Tornado damaged homes are seen on November 18, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. According to reports the tonado that ripped across Washington, Illinois has been preliminary classified as an EF-4. A fast-moving storm system that spawned multiple tornadoes which touched down across the Midwest, leaving behind a path of destruction in 12 states and killing at least five.  (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Bears Players Visit Tornado Victims In Washington

More than a dozen Chicago Bears headed to central Illinois to help with cleanup efforts in the tornado-ravaged community of Washington and meet with members of the community’s high school football team.

12/05/2013

The sun rises over the devastation in Washington, Ill., on Monday.  (Credit: by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Football Game To Give Washington, Ill. A Respite From Tornado Aftermath

The Panthers traveled an hour south to the state capital this morning to take on Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, which has organized efforts to help the fans of their rivals.

11/23/2013

Eutimio Rodriguez, 18, is charged with bringing a gun into his old high school. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Former Valedictorian Brings Gun Into High School

Cops say a Hegewisch teen arrested with a loaded gun in an ankle holster said he was going to see a teacher at his alma mater.

12/02/2010