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Chicago Students Reminded About First Day Of School Next Week

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes us to Pilsen, where the push involves the entire community and a little help from nearby college students.

08/26/2014

Donald Ratcliff, 60, faces child porn charges. (DuPage County State's Attorney)

Former Wheaton College Professor Gets 3 1/2 Years For Child Porn

A former Wheaton College professor who has written books on children’s spirituality has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for having child pornography on his home computer.

02/25/2014

Donald Ratcliff (Credit: Carol Stream police)

Former Wheaton College Professor Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography

When he was arrested last year, Donald Ratcliff had on his computer at least 500 pornographic images of children — some of whom appeared to be younger than 13 years old, DuPage County prosecutors said during his brief court hearing.

08/05/2013

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Best Ways To Bring Middle-Earth To Chicago

For those excited about the release of “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,” there is no need to travel to Middle-Earth to celebrate the movie’s premiere in style. While you might not immediately associate Chicago with the Shire, the Windy City still offers plenty of ways to prepare for the movie’s opening on December 14.

12/10/2012

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U Of I Ranks Fourth Among Top Party Schools

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is making headlines – but not for its academics.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Scales Of Justice

Wheaton College Joins Lawsuit Against Obama Birth Control Mandate

Wheaton College on Wednesday joined Catholic University of America in filing a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s requirement that employers, except for churches, provide insurance that covers birth control services.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2012

Donald Ratcliff, 60, faces child porn charges. (DuPage County State's Attorney)

Ex-Wheaton College Professor Faces Child Porn Charges

Formal charges have been filed against a former Wheaton College professor, who is facing facing seven child pornography counts and divorce.

03/28/2012

Donald Ratcliff, 60, faces child porn charges. (DuPage County State's Attorney)

Bond Reduced For Prof Accused Of Child Porn

Over the strenuous objections of a DuPage County prosecutor, a judge Thursday ordered bond reduced to $300,000 for the Wheaton College professor accused of keeping child pornography on his home computers.

CBS Chicago–03/09/2012

Donald Ratcliff, 60, faces child porn charges. (DuPage County State's Attorney)

$750,000 Bond For Wheaton College Prof On Child Porn Charges

Bond was set at $750,000 Friday morning for a Wheaton College professor who stands charged with possessing child pornography after police seized several computers from his home.

CBS Chicago–03/02/2012

Donald Ratcliff, 60, faces child porn charges. (DuPage County State's Attorney)

Wheaton College Professor Faces Child Porn Charges

Donald Ratcliff, 60, of Carol Stream allegedly had images and videos containing child pornography, prosecutors allege.

03/01/2012

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Wheaton College Student Among 4 Killed In Crystal Lake Plane Crash

All four people aboard a small plane, including a Wheaton College junior, her sister and businessman father, were killed when the aircraft crashed Saturday morning near northwest suburban Crystal Lake.

11/26/2011

Mayor Daley At Wheaton College

Mayor Daley Says The U.S. Is A Nation Of Whiners

Mayor Richard M. Daley said Thursday that the United States has become a nation of “whiners,” and said it’s time to snap out of it.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011

Mayor Richard M. Daley

Daley To Speak At Wheaton College

Mayor Richard M. Daley plans to go on the speaking circuit after he leaves office in May, but he’s already getting a head start today.

CBS Chicago–03/03/2011